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Post by Russ59 » Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:44 pm

My wife caught a post in her car and its left white paint on her bumper, I'm almost sure its not done any damage, that I will find out when I have got rid of the white paint.
What's best to wipe off the paint? Thinners or Acetone? which won't damage original paint. Or anything else I could try.
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Post by Smartbear » Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:55 pm

You might be lucky with that, I wonder if a claybar/mitt would remove the white paint?
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Post by Buckz » Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:27 pm

G3 scratch remover and then go with G3 colour restorer.. can be bought at halfords! Bet that'll get rid of 90% of it. I've had great success with those products.
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Post by scooobydont » Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:54 pm

I would try a claybar. They were originally made for removing overspray (I believe) so should do the job. After that you can asses the paint underneath.

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Post by ph001 » Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:48 pm

I'm not sure clay would be aggressive enough, really needs polishing out with a DA and a cutting compound and buffing with a good polish to restore the finish.
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Post by Buckz » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:17 pm

ph001 wrote:
Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:48 pm
I'm not sure clay would be aggressive enough, really needs polishing out with a DA and a cutting compound and buffing with a good polish to restore the finish.
no need for a DA, elbow grease is all he'll need to get rid of that.
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Post by RickRob » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:38 pm

Buckz wrote:
Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:17 pm
ph001 wrote:
Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:48 pm
I'm not sure clay would be aggressive enough, really needs polishing out with a DA and a cutting compound and buffing with a good polish to restore the finish.
no need for a DA, elbow grease is all he'll need to get rid of that.
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Post by scooobydont » Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:38 am

Actually look a little further in to this, here you go:

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Post by Russ59 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:56 pm

Thanks for all comments, now sorted. I used some scratch remover with a bit of elbow grease, and no damage to the bumper.

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Post by scooobydont » Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:14 pm

Glad it is sorted :thumbsup:

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