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Old 09-10-2009, 11:39 AM
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Angry Help removing White Road Paint on my X

Had a pleasant trip into work this morning but when I got out of my X and noticed the entire passenger side (Doors, wheel wells, front and rear bumpers) were caked with white road pant from the new lines painted on the road, I was was a bit pissed. I made a valiant effort to avoid running over the lines, but still payed the price. Any ideas on how to get this crap off my beauty? Took it to a self-service car wash and attacked it with a high pressure hose and scrubbed the heck out it with the scrub brush, but that stuff is pretty resilient.
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Old 09-10-2009, 11:40 AM
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Clay bar worked for me. It's a pain in the arse.
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Old 09-10-2009, 02:12 PM
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I'll give it a shot. Thanks
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Old 09-10-2009, 08:19 PM
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Old 09-11-2009, 02:40 PM
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Never used a clay bar before. Can it be used on the front/rear bumper? Or just the painted surfaces?
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Old 09-11-2009, 04:54 PM
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Never used a clay bar before. Can it be used on the front/rear bumper? Or just the painted surfaces?
Clay bar will be fine on the bumper. I used it before (not on the bumper though), but the clay shouldn't harm the bumper. Can anyone agree with this?
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agreed...claybar will not harm the bumper

keep the area lubricated

I'm a detailer and I've removed paint overspray with the clay bar...it's like magic!
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Old 11-02-2009, 04:46 PM
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agreed...claybar will not harm the bumper

keep the area lubricated

I'm a detailer and I've removed paint overspray with the clay bar...it's like magic!

Post up some of your work! (if you have pictures..)
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Old 11-02-2009, 09:53 PM
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great work!
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