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This would happen to me :(

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TG8, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. Nov 30, 2011 at 4:14 PM
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    TG8

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    Okay so the other day I was washing my taco and as I was drying it off i realized their was a lot of white spots everywhere and i tried rubbing as hard as I could with a microfiber cloth and nothing happened. My mom came out and she was puzzled as to what I was doing as she came closer she told me I had drove into someone painting something and white paint was on my truck. She has no clue as to how to get it off and Im not going to tell my dad because he's going to flip shit. If anyone has any idea how to get these white paint dots off my truck I would be greatly appreciate!

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  2. Nov 30, 2011 at 4:17 PM
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    Casey05Taco

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    Um would goo gone work? Just a suggestion, cause that stuff takes a lot off. But whatever you use to get it off make sure you put a nice coat of wax there after. Good luck
     
  3. Nov 30, 2011 at 4:17 PM
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    hetkind

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    I would use a razor blade to scrape the glass and the very fine rubbing compound on the body. Let us know how it goes.

    Howard
     
  4. Nov 30, 2011 at 4:17 PM
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    ImpulseRed008

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    I'm thinking some detailing clay and a good polish, but check out the detailing area. I'm sure you aren't the first to get junk on your truck.

    Good luck
     
  5. Nov 30, 2011 at 4:20 PM
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    steve o 77

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    clay bar should take care of that.
     
  6. Nov 30, 2011 at 4:20 PM
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    Konaborne

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    ^^^what they're saying. use a clay bar.





    If that doesnt work (idk why, didn't work for me. Clay bars hate me) then VVV

    I had tiny dots of paint on my truck from being parked too close to where we were painting (my house) with rollers.

    I CAREFULLY used a boxcutter replacement razor to get it off. Similar to using a razor on glass, it should peel the dried paint off
     
  7. Nov 30, 2011 at 4:21 PM
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    okay thank you guys!! I had a panic attack when I saw these dots
     
  8. Nov 30, 2011 at 4:21 PM
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  9. Nov 30, 2011 at 4:21 PM
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    clay bar
     
  10. Nov 30, 2011 at 4:23 PM
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    clay bar. may take some time. i still have get to get the red paint off mine...
     
  11. Nov 30, 2011 at 4:23 PM
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    i have seen that on cars, if the clay bar dont work, go to a professional detailer, i bet you they will get it out no problem
     
  12. Nov 30, 2011 at 4:24 PM
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    it works..just gotta use a little elbow grease
     
  14. Nov 30, 2011 at 4:24 PM
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    Magic eraser, works wonders
     
  15. Nov 30, 2011 at 4:25 PM
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    Are you sure its not your clear coat? that happened to a dodge truck I had, clear coat bubbles.
     
  16. Nov 30, 2011 at 4:27 PM
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    is magic eraser safe on paint?
     
  17. Nov 30, 2011 at 4:33 PM
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    They make an automotive one, I have used it to take off scuff on my bumper but I would double check to make sure it doesn't take the clear coat with it
     
  18. Nov 30, 2011 at 4:36 PM
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    just try the clay bar. if that doesnt work either polish it yourself or take it somewhere to get polished.

    clearcoat looks like it could use some love anyway ahah
     
  19. Nov 30, 2011 at 4:37 PM
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    Something very similiar happened to me once. Some workers were painting the lines on the road and some oversprayed or wind blown all over my car. I was seriouslly pissed when it happened. I had yellow spots all over my black car. Surprisingly a few months later most of the paint came off on its own.
     
  20. Nov 30, 2011 at 5:18 PM
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    Lighter fluid. Pretty much melts tar off of paint. Works like a charm. Like grill/campfire lighter fluid. No lie, I have done it to my motorcycle and my truck.


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