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06HemiLtd 11-27-2009 01:49 PM

How to Remove Paint
 
i noticed yesterday that someone must have opened their door into the side of my jeep. i have red paint on the passenger door handle and a deep scratch. how can i remove the red paint off of my black jeep without damaging my paint

Matt 11-27-2009 01:58 PM

Re: How to Remove Paint
 
Try a clay bar. After that try scratch-x.

Scottina06 11-27-2009 02:04 PM

Re: How to Remove Paint
 
a simple compound is all you need or a cleaner wax

Scottina06 11-27-2009 02:06 PM

Re: How to Remove Paint
 
looks like me and matt popsted at the same time...yeah...like he suggested. Clay bar may take the paint off....scratch-x def, will or the M105 meguiers etc.

DAVY27 11-27-2009 02:54 PM

Re: How to Remove Paint
 
maybe goo-gone?

Matt 11-27-2009 03:51 PM

Re: How to Remove Paint
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by DAVY27 (Post 107006)
maybe goo-gone?

That shit is strong. I'd start with an automotive purpose chemical or at least dilute the goo-gone down with water.

Scottina06 11-27-2009 05:19 PM

Re: How to Remove Paint
 
ggo gone wont hurt the finish...but it wioll strip off any wax or sealnt

06HemiLtd 11-27-2009 08:14 PM

Re: How to Remove Paint
 
thanks for the suggestions. i used scratchX 2.0 and it removed the paint without any problems. now i'm left with a pretty deep scratch in my passenger side door handle.

Chaoul1 11-28-2009 10:40 AM

Re: How to Remove Paint
 
Wet sand it with 1500 grit and polish it with M105 or M205 with a PC7424 if you happen to have one.

Craig10114 11-28-2009 04:17 PM

Re: How to Remove Paint
 
take a bat.... and smash it in... you wont notice the scratch anymore. (thats terrible advice dont listen to me)

Try a good compound first if you cant tell the scratch is already down through the paint (ive personally always been a fan of the 3m rubbing compound). If its down through the base coat you can even it out with some wet sanding... but at the end of the day it may need to be touched up.


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