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Old 03-17-2007, 09:26 PM   #1
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Well....anyone who lives in Ontario, Canada knows that here, there are only 2 seasons: Winter....and Construction.
Was on my way home the other day and to my dismay, a crew was on the road re-painting the lines. Not just the dividing lines but, the crosswalk lines too.
Anyway, I thankfully got only a li'll bit of the yellow paint on the inside of the front fenders and a little bit of "over spray" by the bottom of the doors.

I sure hope that SOMEONE in here can tell me that there is a cleaner out there that can "git-er-done"
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Clay bar would probably clean it up.
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Krud Kutter should work too, it'* water based, kinda like goof off or goo gone but without the solvent
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a very sharp razor blade and a careful hand.

depends how large the drops and over spray are. Street line paint is serious ****
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I am in the clay bar camp myself. Good luck.
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a very sharp razor blade and a careful hand.

depends how large the drops and over spray are. Street line paint is serious ****
If the claybar doesn't work you could try some of the plastic razor blades. Never tried them myself, but I hear they are much safer.
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I can tell you now road paint is a bitch to get offat work i use the laqure thinners and even that take a long time. and i can also tell you the longer you wait the harder it will get.

honesty go to crappy tire get a small can of thinners. put it on a old rag and start scrubbing. if you wax your car normaly, remember to rewax because it will remove it.
thankfully tho your paint will be ok
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My wife once drove her black Ford Exploder through high reflective white/silver road paint. The kind that is used in a school zone. The wingnuts had dropped 5 gallons of it off the back of their painter and never knew it. A few mils of it lasts on the street for years. It was an inch deep puddle. She had globs on her tires, wheelwells, and slings over the lower body.

I don't know how the other stuff works. Claybar wouldn't come close. Acetone and a lot of scrubbing with a cloth got it off without compromising the clearcoat. A lot of scrubbing.
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