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Old 03-03-2010, 03:09 PM   Thread Starter #1
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Default Removing Paint Transfer

I have some paint transfer from another car hitting mine. Whats a good way to clean this up? I was thinking of trying my clay bar and follow up with some wax.
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Default Re: Removing Paint Transfer

Did you try Brillo? just kidding.... Is it deep? or just superficial without cracking? you can use rubbing acohol first to see how much comes of...them follow with buffing wax....I don't know about the clay bar...
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Ill try the alcohol first. Now only if there was something i could use to remove the dent.
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Default Re: Removing Paint Transfer

suction cups...i think they sell a tool that can pop plastic back....but if not the only way inexpensively to do it is to remove the bumper and use a heat gun to push it back...from the inside.
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Default Re: Removing Paint Transfer

Acetone use it wisely tho dont wash the car with it
But you need the 100% ones not nail polish crap..........you can find in autozone or auto stores
Also paint thinner will work too but like i said they are real strong so watch out
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Acetone use it wisely tho dont wash the car with it
But you need the 100% ones not nail polish crap..........you can find in autozone or auto stores
Also paint thinner will work too but like i said they are real strong so watch out
Doesn't paint thinner eat plastic????
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doesnt paint thinner eat paint?? and clearcoats?
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Default Re: Removing Paint Transfer

DONT USE PAINT THINNER, BECAUSE YOU'LL MAKE THE SITUATION WORSE THAN IT IS. AND THE DAMAGE WILL BE COSTLY IF YOU USE THAT CHEMICAL. IT CAN BE RUBBED OFF EASILY. AS FOR THE DENT WHERE IS IT LOCATED AT.
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Default Re: Removing Paint Transfer

Id try some sap remover first, something easy on the paint and clear. Acetone and paint thinner are way too strong. If yo use those chemicals, might as well just repaint the bumper.
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