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Old 04-10-2014, 02:50 AM   #1
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Black specks all over car wont come off! Done everything I can at home (NOOB)

Hi all, this is my first time posting in the forums, so bear with me. Ok, so here goes! The whole mess started a few moths ago after returning from Europe studying abroad. My sister used the car in the meantime so it wouldnt just be sitting in the driveway. When I left it, it was perfectly clean, but now all of a sudden I see black specks all over the car, they wont come off no matter what I do and it is very upsetting, especially since I dont know what the stuff is. I have tried everything I can think of, aside from buffering (not comfortable just yet to do it) from tar/sap remover, rubbing compounds, and even clay bars! Nothing will get this stuff off?
I'm looking to you guys for some advice, I have no idea what to do.
I actually am making marks on the car trying to get the stuff off and all of it still isnt gone
Sorry for the long post, but being a broke college student, all I really have is my car and I love it, but the spots are driving me nuts


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Old 04-10-2014, 05:17 PM   #2
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sounds really familiar
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Have you tried a paint thinner? Hit up a body shop & see what they say.
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Old 04-13-2014, 08:53 AM   #4
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I would not use paint thinner.bit may take the clear off of the car. I had something similar on an 08 Pathfinder that I had.I used kerosene to get it off. You just have to wax it when you are done..
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Pictures? Honestly, I'm surprised no one has mentioned rail dust yet. Do you see it mostly on the doors behind the wheels and the rear of the car? Though, they're usually rust-colored more so than black, but who knows what color they'd look on your car since it's not white.

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