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    Having looked around tinternet the consensus seems to be that wax will do little to stop a bird dropping though?

    Might give this a go- Sonus SFX-2 Enhance Polish
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by DirtyHarry View Post
    Having looked around tinternet the consensus seems to be that wax will do little to stop a bird dropping though?

    Might give this a go- Sonus SFX-2 Enhance Polish
    It will do a lot more than no wax!
     
     

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    If the bird drops a dollop onto a well waxed finish then it will come off easily, an un-waxed car has little paint protection so will stain much easier. My choice to remove the dollop would be Lime Prime, maybe do the whole car with it then a good wax coat after.
     
     

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    Tried some SRP on it just there and it has definitely improved it although considering there's now a blister on my thumb from how hard I was having to push it's done what it can.

    Might just get the whole car machine polished rather than spending more money trying things that may not work.
     
     

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    Or try some Dod juice lime prime, or any 'paint cleanser' for that matter.

    The mesh on the back of the meguires mitt is dangerous, not even fit for my alloys!
    Shiny Shiny Shiny!
     
     

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    Depending how long the bird lime was on the paintwork for it may not be able to remove it even by machine polishing, sometimes you can get away with it but it doesn't take long for it to eat into the lacquer.

    Keeping the car well protected will certainly help protect against bird lime but it is pretty potent stuff and always needs removing asap, best thing to do is to pressure wash the bird lime off. As birds eat tiny little stone to help break down their digestive system which means bird lime is quite gritty and rubbing it off can scratch the paint, if you keep the car well protected they wash of fairly easily.

    Here is a Z4 that I did a while back that was suffering with severe bird etching.

    http://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/...n-bird-t26476/

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    Nice work on that Z4, now all you have to do is pop up here and do it for me, happy days!
     
     

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    asda are doing these microfibre mits same one as other more expensive places believe it or not your getting 1 for £3 or 2 for £5 and trust me there the same
    WHO DOES IT BEST , ZEE GERMANS
     
     

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