I ran over some gold spraypaint a few weeks ago

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  1. dirteemac

    dirteemac hey, how are you?

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    I've scrathched off a few splatters fairly easily in 4-5 seconds with my fingernail, problem is, there's a million of them. Any suggestions?
     
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    clay.
     
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    or mineral spirits.
     
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    dirteemac hey, how are you?

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    Thank you for these detailed responses. I tried the clar bar already, it didn't help.
     
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    The edge of a credit card.
     
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    if you don't want to use mineral spirits, you can put in the elbow grease with some optimum compound.
     
  7. dirteemac

    dirteemac hey, how are you?

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    Can I use just some turtle wax compund? Rubbing compound? Will it hurt the finish underneath?
     
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    By hand, I can almost guarantee you will leave significant marring unless you follow the swirl removal by hand instructions (in the detailing edu). Paint thinner should also work, just make sure you wash the area very well after, hit it with some light polish and rewax.
     
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    Clay won't work because the top edges are fairly smooth I imagine if they're splatters. I think a light polish would remove them, one with medium to light cut, by hand.
     
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    Maybe some light WD40 over it quick? Then scrape with a plastic auto body spatula?
     
  11. dirteemac

    dirteemac hey, how are you?

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    Maybe I'm just better off taking it to a body shop.
     
  12. Buck-O

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    3M Adhesive Remover may do the trick too.
     
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    When my mom drove through paint my dad used gas to get it off :o I doubt it's good for the paint but it looks the same as before the paint to me
     
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    Buffing compound + buffer + buffer pad + application and buff = No more pray paint. If you need to, wet sand (meaning use water during the sanding process) the door with 1500 - 2000 grit sand paper, then buff and polish entire panel. Have fun dont break anything.
     
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    Dude that looks pimp!
     

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