Originally Posted by pfb
Pretty much anything you try in terms of buffing, sanding, plastic welding, painting will make it cosmetically worse, not better.
Replacing the tank protectors if the scratches are low is cheap and fast.
New tanks would of course solve the problem but are uber-expensive, then you get to scratch them again.
Put a FYYFF sticker on and call it done...
The best advise yet. Hell, ya might as well throw an M80 in the tank with some of the tool box answers you get here. This place never ceases to amaze me at what folks wth absolutely no farkin clue tell you what to do.
Plastic is tough to bring back even for the most experienced restorers, it is not a simple rubbing compound job. Live with it or replace it, but plastic ain't cheap.