Embedded Waterspots?

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by VANOS, Dec 14, 2004.

  1. VANOS

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    I didn't wash the car for a while and I guess some water spots got baked in (its a black car, 2004). I washed it and they are still there in the light... what should I use to get rid of them? I have heard clay bar or glass cleaner. Is glass cleaner safe on the paint? Will clay bar do the trick?

    Thanks :)
     
  2. Outlier

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    i have the a similar problem but on a white car, clay barring didn't help me, anyone have any other suggestions?
     
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    I used DACP by hand on my roomate's black durango. It got them out.
     
  4. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Wash the car down with vinegar (about 25% of the total wash solution) and water first, then polish.
     
  5. Robb

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    If the vinegar wash does not work you may try using a polish, i would recomend starting with a paint cleaner then working up to a more abrasive polish after you try the lighter polishes.
    There is a great article on autopia about removing swirls and water spots, it is a good read.
    Autopia-Removing Swirls and Water Spots
     
  6. VANOS

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    does vinegar affect clear cote?
     
  7. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    No, but it will remove any wax.
     

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