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    on my car ive got 2 sections of paint (1 on corner of back bumper and 1 on corner of front bumper) that have been resprayed by previous owners,

    one seems to have been done with an aerosol and although for an aerosol its not actually that bad its duller than the rest.. the other bit seems to have got some grit and sh*t in the lacquer when resprayed..

    i never noticed either of these imperfections but after speaking to a mate who works in a bodyshop he pointed them out and now they are really bugging me!!

    dont want to have to pay for a respray of both panels because to have a proper job done they will have to paint a lot more than just the bad patches and its going to cost a lot!

    is there any way to reduce the problem??

    maybe some sort of paint restorer or cutting compound???? any suggestons??
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    Unfortunately if its been painted badly then more than likely the whole job has been done badly so it not worth it trying to recover to restore the paint. If you can do it yourself, sand it down and start from scratch, theres loads of guides online so do some research or you can get some one who can do SMART repairs.
     
     

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    well like i said the one patch looks like an aerosol job so im going to get hold of a polishing machine and some chemical guys cutting compound then try a paint restorer, think ive got a bit of autoglym restorer around somewhere! see how that goes, if it doesnt make any difference at all i might have to look at getting it resprayed cos its pis*ing me off now i know its there!!

    the other bit though where there seems to be very small bits a grit in the lacquer.. would an aggresive clay then a machine polish with some cutting compound maybe improve that???

    not really 100% sure what clay will and wont do too be honest!
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    Hello everybody! Got a quick question...My front bumper was resprayed proffesionally, however there is some overspray on the plastic foglight surrounds...I've tried removing it using nail polish remover but hasnt worked, any other suggestions? Thanks!!!
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by haz_65 View Post
    Hello everybody! Got a quick question...My front bumper was resprayed proffesionally, however there is some overspray on the plastic foglight surrounds...I've tried removing it using nail polish remover but hasnt worked, any other suggestions? Thanks!!!
    try a little bit of white spirit or meths, that'll get it off, then wash straight away with soapy water afterwards!!
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