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Old 07-24-2006, 02:39 PM
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Darn bird...poop

I have a big bird drop on my hood. I try to remove with everything i have in my detailing kits which include a lot of stuff. No success. I still can see it. Darn. Any suggestion?
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Old 07-24-2006, 05:57 PM
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Clay Bar or Meguiar Scratch-X
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Old 07-24-2006, 05:59 PM
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Nothing removes bird crap other than paint job..
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A top notch Zaino job will reduce the likely hood of
bird crap "sticking", in the future.
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Old 07-28-2006, 02:47 PM
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Leave it alone. It WILL evaporate. It etches in but I have noticed that the ones I have gotten in all my vehicles (my previous was JET BLACK), have all GONE away to an extent that it is barely visible, if even there... I PROMISE.

Best thing to do is to wash off as soon as possible (sometimes even 5 minutes there is too late). A clay bar will remove the top layer that still sits on the surface, but w/e has penetrated will end up staying for a little while longer, but will eventually go away. I have no real explanation for it, but thats my experience with all the cars I've owned and have worked with and seen later on.
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Old 08-14-2006, 03:21 PM
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Darn Birds

Nailed my Sapphire Black X-5. Tried everything from Scratch X to Citra Solv to hand cleaner to Bug and Tar remover. Nothing worked. I'm going to try a Clay bar next.
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Old 08-14-2006, 03:28 PM
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I used Zemol and plenty of elbow grease and i't came out. But to prevent it one needs to apply a good coat of wax.
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Old 08-14-2006, 03:47 PM
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This is why I always have a bottle of soda water on hand. Just pour a little on and then wipe away. I wouldnt wash the whole car with it, but good for small bird spots.
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Old 08-14-2006, 10:04 PM
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get a bottle of isopropyl alcohol and a rag. it works every time. just make sure you wax the spot afterwards. it also gets tree sap off.

trust me, it works.
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I think there is a bird poop thread here somewhere--I remember seeing it earlier in the year...G/L with the residual stain.
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