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Old 03-15-2008, 03:06 PM   #1
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I numbers that were put on the hood of my 95 from the junk yard are not coming off. I have the majority off, but in some lights I can still see where the numbers were. I have claybared it, and used a cleaner wax. Any other ideas?

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scratch X??
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Just tried it, gave it a damn nice shine, but its still there. I think it was actually on there long enough to start eating away at the paint.
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WD40

No kidding.
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Wd40 didnt do it either. I think the paint is actually damaged there. Damn yard
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what about wet sanding with 2000 grit, would that be too much?
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and chance screwing it up more? I think I'll just leave it for now.
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You may not like this idea, but....

1500 grit, then 2k grit wet sandpaper, then buff. You may get away with just using the 2k grit.

Practice on a junk panel if you still have them laying around.
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he'* got the old hood to practice on
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I wish you were closer to me Haro. I would wetsand the trouble areas and buff the whole car out for you. Those numbers would be gone and the car would look like new. Maybe find a detailer in your area?
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