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      01-10-2010, 05:39 AM   #1
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Bird droppings

Returned from to my car parked in the open to find birds depositing on the bonnet. When I tried to wash it off and dried it, you can still see a clear outline where the droppings were. It appears that clear/top coat of the paintwork has been eaten away... Sorry I'm no photographer but you see the four spots in a circle formation on the photo.

Any suggestions?? Is this reversible??
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      01-10-2010, 06:34 AM   #2
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Bird droppings have acids in them which can eat away at the paint. Its not usually an instant effect. Have you tried giving it a hand polish?
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Bird droppings are hard to get off.
You will need to use a reasonably aggressive hand polish or a machine.
don't use a cheap brand polish, but rather something like this: http://www.carcareproducts.com.au/pr...na/sampler_kit
You most probably will need to do it in stages, the aggressive cutting stage, followed by the finial polishing finish.
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you'll need to buy a decent random oribtal polisher (eg. Bosch PEX400, Festool) and Menzera Polish to remove it. otherwise might have to visit your local panel shop
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P21S Paint Cleaner works a treat and it's not abrasive.
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