How does the area look after touch up is applied. Would scratch remover be the alternative?
In my case, one of the scratch was a little too deep for scratch remover i had to fill it in a tad. It looks ok and you probably couldn't find it if i didn't tell you where to look, but i can still see it. I'll work on it a little more but the key to hide a touch up is to cover it with some clear once you are satisfied with the paint touch up. I aply it over my touch up with a very fine brush.
I have no association with Meguiar's, but I also use and recommend their products because their Ultimate Quick Wax and Ultimate Liquid Wax are very easy to apply and remove, especially the Quick Wax. After a wash, it can be applied in 15 minutes and leaves a great shine. The best part is neither product leaves a residue on the black plastic trim. In fact, I use the Quick Wax on the black trim because it prevents fading from UV rays and it doesn't leave a high sheen. These products can be purchased at any WalMart, Target and most major retailers with Auto Supplies.
Question for Johnny-D: Forgive my ignorance, but is that an aftermarket hitch? If so, is it better to go aftermarket than the factory hitch?
The factory hitch was over four hundred dollars. I planned on installing it myself but if you have one installed it is over $700.00 and it is a 1-1/4 hitch. Everything I own is setup for a two inch hitch. I have a modular bike rack that expands to four bikes and I didn't want to use an adapter, it is much stiffer mounted in a two inch hitch. I also tow a utility trailer and my attachments are two inch. The factory hitch looks better and will tow the same amount. I should have waited, other companies are coming out with nicer looking hitches that look more like a factory hitch. Torque lift I think also makes a good looking hitch or is coming out with one that is still half the price of a factory hitch.