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Remove Permanent Marker w/ Rubbing Compound

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by tencrawler, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. Feb 4, 2012 at 9:42 PM
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    tencrawler

    tencrawler [OP] Beaver Believer

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    Some hoodlum tagged my wife's Rav4 yesterday while she was at work. My wife is a 1st grade teacher and the faculty parks in a lot behind a 8 foot chain link fence in the front of the school, but the lot backs up to one of the canals that run through the city. The high school kids from down the road like to walk down the canal and jump through the teacher lot as a short cut to get to the residential areas. One of these promising American youths, jumped the fence and randomly tagged my wife's car. Acetone removed the bulk of the marker, but left a gray streak and haze. A little rubbing compound took the rest of the marker out, and I finished the rest of the car today with a full wash and wax.

    LONG STORY SHORT: REMOVE PERMANENT MARKER W/ RUBBING COMPOUND

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  2. Feb 4, 2012 at 9:52 PM
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    jbmccul

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    Sucks about your wife's car. At least you were able to get it out. Better than getting keyed!
     
  3. Feb 4, 2012 at 9:59 PM
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    tencrawler

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    I was pretty hot when she got home, but felt much better after we cleaned it up. The school is going to review all the security tapes to see if they caught the kid. JUSTICE WILL BE SERVED!
     
  4. Feb 4, 2012 at 10:01 PM
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    jbmccul

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    Good luck with getting everything resolved!
     
  5. Feb 4, 2012 at 10:02 PM
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    Stupid people piss me off.
     
  6. Feb 4, 2012 at 10:08 PM
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    Who Dat Popcorn

    Who Dat Popcorn Dafuq

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    Teenagers suck nowadays.

    I'm glad my parents raised me the way I am. I couldn't stand being in high school with a bunch of undisciplined kids. College is so much better, lol.
     
  7. Feb 4, 2012 at 10:16 PM
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    Agreed
     
  8. Feb 4, 2012 at 10:24 PM
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    :(
     
  9. Feb 4, 2012 at 10:27 PM
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    jbmccul

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    Most of us really do
     
  10. Feb 4, 2012 at 10:27 PM
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    krimson

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    Hit it with some WD-40. WD-40 works for everything.
     
  11. Mar 5, 2012 at 8:53 AM
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    Acetone works but it also might damage the clear coat.

    FYI my friend sharpied his car and over time it fades.

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  13. Mar 5, 2012 at 9:04 AM
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  14. Mar 5, 2012 at 9:19 AM
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    Agreed.

    Back in the day getting into mischief for us didn't involve destroying other people's property.
     
  15. Mar 5, 2012 at 9:51 AM
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    there is not justice here. if the school finds out who did it, what then? worst case, the parents take away the junk food for a couple days.
     
  16. Mar 5, 2012 at 9:56 AM
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    Parents pay for repaint if needed. Or at least clear coat.
     
  17. Mar 5, 2012 at 10:00 AM
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  18. Mar 5, 2012 at 10:09 AM
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    "not for painted surfaces" it says on the box
     
  19. Mar 5, 2012 at 10:12 AM
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    Use s high lighter and write over the mark then stub off its not hosh in the clear coat. I use it to remove permanent markers off ofacrylic all day long
     
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