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Paint stain from Wire Loom

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by sdpnoy, May 28, 2024.

  1. May 28, 2024 at 12:19 PM
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    sdpnoy

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    Any recommendations on how to remove the stain on the roof? So far, I've only used Meguires Ultimate Wash and Wax soap. I didn't want to try anything new yet until I ask here before going blindly and wasting money on cleaners, soaps, etc. TIA

     
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  2. May 28, 2024 at 12:24 PM
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    A good wax pre-cleaner and then some wax should do it.
     
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  3. May 28, 2024 at 12:25 PM
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    JasonLee

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    That looks more like the look has scratched the clearcoat.
     
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    I think you have abrasions in the paint, tiny scratches from the loom. Those tiny scratches are holding dirt.

    I'd give it a pre-wax cleaner, then some of that polishing compound to buff out the scratches, clay bar it especially in the direction of the scratches, before coating with some ceramic coating to fill the scratches in with clear
     
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  5. May 28, 2024 at 12:29 PM
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    I'll keep that in mind, thanks.

    It doesn't feel like it (the paint feels very smooth), but then again, it could be micro scratches and there was paint transfer from the loom.

    +2 on pre-wax cleaner. Great tips, thank you.
     
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    I'll add, use a ceramic wax, that stuff is slicker then snot. I watched a spider slide down my car after using it, thing couldn't even get a grip.
     
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    Looks like the wire loom is sliding back and forth from the wind and marring the paint. Meguiars ScratchX will work perfectly on than then a nice coat of your favorite wax or ceramic.
     
  10. May 28, 2024 at 2:54 PM
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    Good to know! Thanks for the recommendation.
     

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