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General Chat Thread, Car Boot - Marks in General; Originally Posted by nephilim Depending on when the paint was done, (older than 5 years old) IPA will ruin the ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    Depending on when the paint was done, (older than 5 years old) IPA will ruin the paintwork laquer and make it bubble up, ruining the coat. Not worth doing that unless you plan to respray the section after. Learnt from experience on this one.
    <Expletives> - tried IPA on a small finger print and didn't make any difference. If it does that will have to get it re done. Arrgghhh. 2001 car so yeah older than 5 years
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    That Micro Prime stuff sounds like it might do the job, although it's difficult to know for sure.

    Supernatural Micro Prime contains ultra-fine microabrasives to gently clean and prepare paint, removing fine swirls and contaminants

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    Righty, depending on how much time you have, you can do the following.

    G3 from halfords WILL remove the stain, just depends on time you spend, anywhere up from 2 hours will about do it. If you don't have the patience, but have some money spare (and a fair amount) some Autoglym Intensive Tar Remover will do it (be warned, this stuff can burn your skin but will remove the stain), or some of This stuff will work too

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    Righty, depending on how much time you have, you can do the following.

    G3 from halfords WILL remove the stain, just depends on time you spend, anywhere up from 2 hours will about do it. If you don't have the patience, but have some money spare (and a fair amount) some Autoglym Intensive Tar Remover will do it (be warned, this stuff can burn your skin but will remove the stain), or some of This stuff will work too
    Mechanic friend had a bottle of old tcut which got rid of it and used my newer t cut to get the colour back up for now as can't afford anything else at the min

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    Ha, I have those all over the car. The most annoying ones were actually in the lexan headlamp lenses! It is indeed suncream. I dealt with the headlights by using a machine polisher and cutting compound - the lenses were faded badly anyway. Not any more!

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