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Dirt seems to be stuck in paint

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by RAWVORTEC, Mar 24, 2020.

  1. RAWVORTEC

    RAWVORTEC Full Access Member

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    I have a white vehicle that has a film of dirt that seems to be embedded in the paint. I tried a clay bar this past week, and it didnt seem to work. It seems to me that it needs a good polish maybe? It's not oxidized, but you can see where dirty hands leave marks on doors, and especially on the lower half of the car, the spray from rain days seems to have left behind a film that doesnt wash off. What process takes this film off?

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    Do you park under trees at home or work? It sounds like tree sap. It’s sticky and will show dirt. Usually a clay bar will help. If not try a little polishing compound or rubbing compound in an in’s conspicuous place. Be sure to read the instructions.
     
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    This is on rear door where someone would grab to shut. It's like the dirt is embedded in the paint. You can scrub really hard and see a difference, but what would get this sort of stuck on dirt off? I just got this car a few weeks ago.[​IMG]

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    A good detailer.
     
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