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How to fix Lower Valance back to Factory new look?

I have a 2001 f-150 4x4. I want to fix some scratches on the Lower Valance on my truck. Ideally I would like to make it look factory new again? Does anyone know what I would use to buff it out and what type of paint I would use or filler then paint to cover the scratches?
Heres a small pic of the lower valance I want to bring back to life, you cant see them but there are some deeper scratches on the valance I want to fix:





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You could smooth minor nicks and scratches with some 180 grit. then 320 grit paper... The good news is Sem Co.has a color that'll come close in a spray can and you don't need to clearcoat. You could use a little regular filler if you need to fill a deep gouge . . . It'll be a matter of smoothing a little then spritzing enough to cover.

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