Next, the sand scratches needed to be removed, and to do that we enlisted the help of Mothers. Mothers has a three-part system, to polish and protect paint, which worked out great for what we were doing. Step One involved the Pre-Wax Cleaner. This will effectively cut the scratches left by the paper and leave a few small scratches of its own. This step took the most rubbing of them all, so eat your Wheaties.