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Getting rid of Staines on od paintwork?
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Rootes75



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:18 am    Post subject: Getting rid of Staines on od paintwork? Reply with quote

I have a few staines on the paintwork of one of the cars, its original paint which has lovely patina and I have no intention of respraying it.
The staines are those that look sort of oily looking in colour that generally run down from the chromework.

Has anyone any tips on removing them without damaging the paintwork?
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Autosol can remove rusty streak & oily-looking stains like you describe from paintwork I've found, the downside is that it'll polish up the paintwork perhaps to a greater shine than that which is around it, so you may end up polishing the lot to get it looking right again.

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