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Old 01-19-2007, 03:15 PM   #1
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Mysterious White Marks

Anywho, I was at my friend's son's little league game cheering him on the other day and when I was leaving, my car looked like this:
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My question is, how do I go about fixing this? I'm pretty broke, so the cheaper, the better. I am also thinking about purchasing a new SAP bumper in spring instead of now, so temporary fixes would be pretty sweet.

I also looked for any cameras or witnesses, and found none. The parking lot is pretty much in the middle of nowhere and there are no cameras.


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Old 01-19-2007, 03:26 PM   #2
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damn, not much help, but I imagine whoever did it, will have to go back if they were there for baseball, go back a few times and look for a car that color with damage.


First of all, just get a megiures(sp) or brand generic paint cleaner, to get the white off.
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and and after you get the white off then what you want to do is get a rubbing compound and use a polisher..if you have one if not by hand and do swirl motions on the scratches/scuffs untill they are gone then use a polish then a wax and you should be in business.

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It looks like something rubbed agressivley agsint your car.. almost like it was hit by a marshmellow man.. i dont know what it is.. try this..

Buy 3 things:

Kit SCRATCH OUT (Yellow bottle 7 FL oz.) Red Lettering.
GUNK Bug and Tar Remover (Bright Green Spray bottle)
Polish Compound. Turtle, Whatever brand you want.

Wash your car.

Spray Infected area with GUNK Bug and Tar Remover. Let it sit for about 3 minutes.

Spray with water again

Use a microfiber towel or spounge applicator a little bit of KIT, and use small circles.. what this will do is take off the top layer of the clear / plastic, its an abrasive cleaner compound.. its ok to use on plastic as well.. so do that..

Once the markings are gone, they will go btw.. this stuff takes a lot off.. use a old T shirt (white) and remove the residue of the KIT. Wash the area, soap water, etc.. Wax area, or entire car.. Problem solved..

This should work.. I have confidence in the products.. I removed hazing and white marks from a soccer ball striking my car.. it looked similar, but the area effected on your vehicle is odd, almost like a white car struck it or something.. who knows.. its worth a try..


Hope it helps..

Should only be like 10 bucks total..
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Should I buy a new taillight plastic casing? The guy at the parts store said it was like 26$.
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