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Old 8th December 2008, 22:17   #1
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Angry nail paint problem with wagonr

yesterday, someone has put down nail paint on front on my year old wagonr when it was parked outside apartment.
today i tried using nail polish remover(acetone). it did remove the paint but has left some brownish marks on surface. how can i fix it?
i am terribly disappointed by this :(
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Old 9th December 2008, 09:10   #2
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Dont use acetone, use either automotive thinner or a rubbing compound now for the leftover.
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What is the Color of your Car ? Some what same problem happened in my Car too :(
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Rubbing compound will work. They give demos at lots of good petrol pumps around the city. Just go to one, ask for a demo on that affected area and drive away. You'll save the money too.
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don't use paint thinner on body. just use the rubbing compound.
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don't use paint thinner on body. just use the rubbing compound.
What is that rubbing compound ? can you explain .
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waxpol ka ata hai, in green tins.

but you need to use it carefully.
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