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Old 09-24-2005, 07:30 PM   #11
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if the clay didn't clean it all up, a polish is the next step. I would recommend einszett products.
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Old 09-24-2005, 08:29 PM   #12
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Was the bumper ever repainted?


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Old 09-25-2005, 12:25 AM   #13
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Was the bumper ever repainted?


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Nope original paint, I bought this car brand new about almost two years ago, just noticed it like back in January of this year. It definitely wasn't there before, my parents have white cars and they get oxidation like these red dots on them from the crappy air we have here in California, but that stuff always comes off when you wax. These don't come off when I wax, and didn't come off when I clayed it.
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Old 09-25-2005, 12:39 AM   #14
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Reason I ask, is because it almost looks like paint blistering, fisheyes or even rockchips. I suppose you can try and level it down with light/medium duty compound. Let us know how it turns out.


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Old 10-14-2005, 12:56 AM   #15
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NO, for sure, those will come out with clay! I had that same problem on the same part on the same color. I tried polish and buffing and that almost worked, but then I saved up, bought some clay and detail spray. After rubbing the bar over that area for a few minutes I could no longer feel or see those sandpaper-like bumps. Clay it and look at the clay when you are through. You will see so much crap that it pulled off the paint that you will flip-off the road for being so dirty! Hatchbacks always have dirty butts, they just need to be wiped a bit more often than others!
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Old 10-19-2005, 12:06 AM   #16
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The clay should pick them up. You may have to use some elbow grease, but surely, the clay will do the trick

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