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post #1 of 7 Old 06-12-2010, 11:25 AM Thread Starter
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removing overspray

hey guys i noticed today on my 01 TJ that i picked up some over spray from something. Could have been spray paint while working on another project in my garage. Anyway my hood now feels like sandpaper. Is there anything i can do to take it off without hurting my paint? I assume that wet sanding would do it but that is out of my league. Is there any other options?

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post #2 of 7 Old 06-12-2010, 12:07 PM
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Clay bar, or try wax and grease remover, belive it or not, WD-40
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post #3 of 7 Old 06-12-2010, 04:47 PM Thread Starter
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any recommendations on a good brand of clay bar?

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post #4 of 7 Old 06-12-2010, 05:22 PM
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I think one brand is about is good as another. Sometimes Wal Mart even has them. If you've never used a clay bar you won't believe how good they work. I keep one in my garage all the time. They're good for cleaning other crud off your paint too. They require a little elbow grease but not too much.

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post #5 of 7 Old 06-12-2010, 08:33 PM
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Agreed. They are all pretty much the same. I would buy one in a kit that has everything you need. ANy auto parts store will have them.
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post #6 of 7 Old 06-15-2010, 08:10 PM Thread Starter
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I spent $20 on a kit at the local auto parts store today. Washed the jeep spent about 30 min on the hood with the clay bar then put on a fresh coat of wax and i was amazed. It is like brand new. The clay bar took all of the over spray off and left the paint smooth as a babies bottom. Thanks so much for the help!

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post #7 of 7 Old 06-15-2010, 08:13 PM
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Awesome! Good for you. Dont be suprised if your buddies want you to detail their car for them now Now get out there and do the rest of the Jeep!!
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