Stains on painted white fenders - Page 2 - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Wrangler Forums > JK Wrangler Technical Forum > Stains on painted white fenders

Introducing MONSTALINER™ UV Permanent DIY Roll On Bed LineSavvy Billet LED Tail LightsLight up the holidays with LED lights from JeepHut

Reply
Unread 08-21-2013, 11:00 AM   #16
1222
Make mine a Jeep!
 
1222's Avatar
2012 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Henderson, Nevada
Posts: 11,952
I’d say the logical thing to do would be to buff it out, perhaps add some kind of wax and stay the heck out from under that tree.


1222 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 08-21-2013, 11:09 AM   #17
rjl
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by 1222 View Post
I’d say the logical thing to do would be to buff it out, perhaps add some kind of wax and stay the heck out from under that tree.
I think that's probably the solution, but it's still disconcerting that I'm just a few birds-on-a-bender away from having a stained fender again. How many times can I buff it out before I run out of paint?
rjl is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 08-21-2013, 11:22 AM   #18
Mello03
Registered User
2013 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Greensboro, NC
Posts: 61
Buffing depends on how thick the clearcoat is. It would take a while to get through it with regular polish, but aggressive stuff or wet sanding not as long. I can't imagine them not being cleared as the gloss wouldn't match and the paint wouldn't stand a chance. Clean them up good and try a product called Rejex. It's good stuff.
__________________
2013 JK Rubicon-Nth springs, Metalcloak arms, Warn M8000, Spod, 35" Nitto Trails, LOD bumpers....
Mello03 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 08-21-2013, 12:11 PM   #19
MoonyJohn
Mountain Climber
 
MoonyJohn's Avatar
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: West Linn, Oregon
Posts: 6,686
What did you use to paint them? Any body filler to make the plastic smooth? Just curious
__________________
"Water covers 3/4 of the earth, Jeep covers the rest"
MoonyJohn is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 08-21-2013, 12:33 PM   #20
rjl
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by MoonyJohn View Post
What did you use to paint them? Any body filler to make the plastic smooth? Just curious
Ask Chrysler (or maybe Fiat). These are the factory white fenders. If it was my own paintjob, I would just re-do it and try something different. With this being the factory paint on the white fenders, I am more inclined to have them fix it.
rjl is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 08-21-2013, 01:12 PM   #21
MoonyJohn
Mountain Climber
 
MoonyJohn's Avatar
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: West Linn, Oregon
Posts: 6,686
Ohh for some reason I got the idea you painted them yourself.. my apologies. Ive had bird poop on mine and nothing was left behind.. I would go back and take them in, thats just ridiculous
__________________
"Water covers 3/4 of the earth, Jeep covers the rest"
MoonyJohn is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 08-21-2013, 02:17 PM   #22
starscream
Registered User
1981 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 487
The paint on the fenders has to be a little different mix than the body because it will have a flex agent added to it to keep the paint from cracking and flaking off the plastic. That's usually just in the base coat, though. I suppose it could be single stage unlike the body. Perhaps it's the flex agent that's being stained.
starscream is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 08-21-2013, 02:20 PM   #23
rjl
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by MoonyJohn View Post
Ohh for some reason I got the idea you painted them yourself.. my apologies. Ive had bird poop on mine and nothing was left behind.. I would go back and take them in, thats just ridiculous
That's what I'm thinking. I'm taking it back to the dealership and see what they say.
rjl is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 08-21-2013, 02:38 PM   #24
1222
Make mine a Jeep!
 
1222's Avatar
2012 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Henderson, Nevada
Posts: 11,952
rjl,

Here’s something I found that might interest you about bird poop. Scroll down to #6 post, its kinda long but looks like it has lots of info on the subject.
1222 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 08-21-2013, 02:54 PM   #25
rjl
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by 1222 View Post
rjl,

Here’s something I found that might interest you about bird poop. Scroll down to #6 post, its kinda long but looks like it has lots of info on the subject.
Thanks. That looks very helpful.

In a previous career I had some expereince with 3M paint protection film. My other thought, if the dealership route doesn't give me any satisfaction, was to put that on top of the fenders. But the fenders are curved and my application skills are rusty (if I had any in the first place), so a good wax solution would be best.
rjl is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-17-2014, 05:49 PM   #26
hartmanjo
Registered User
2014 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Woodbridge, Va
Posts: 1
RLJ, I know i'm a little late to the post, but I just went through this on my new 2014 Sahara Unlimited. I took it to its first car wash and the tire shine stained the white painted fenders (mostly the rear) and nothing I or the car was did would remove it. When I read the warranty info from Jeep, it seemed like they would too many outs to even make the fight. I ended up getting both rear fenders painted today (with the car wash paying some of the bill. I'd like to hear if you heard from the Dealer of Jeep on this issue, because I don't think it's going away.
img_0639.jpg  
hartmanjo is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-17-2014, 06:14 PM   #27
jeeppaintsux
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Woodbridge, VA
Posts: 1
Jeep stains in my sheets

Looks like I'm not ever buying a Jeep now. A buddy of mine has this problem, what a load of donkey-doo-doo! No way I'm buying a Jeep ever, if it stains this easily.
jeeppaintsux is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-17-2014, 07:09 PM   #28
MoonyJohn
Mountain Climber
 
MoonyJohn's Avatar
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: West Linn, Oregon
Posts: 6,686
Quote:
Originally Posted by jeeppaintsux View Post
Looks like I'm not ever buying a Jeep now. A buddy of mine has this problem, what a load of donkey-doo-doo! No way I'm buying a Jeep ever, if it stains this easily.
Troll. get outta here!
__________________
"Water covers 3/4 of the earth, Jeep covers the rest"
MoonyJohn is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-17-2014, 09:07 PM   #29
442Wrangler
In like Flynn.
 
442Wrangler's Avatar
2008 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Little Lamplight
Posts: 2,154
Quote:
Originally Posted by jeeppaintsux View Post
Looks like I'm not ever buying a Jeep now. A buddy of mine has this problem, what a load of donkey-doo-doo! No way I'm buying a Jeep ever, if it stains this easily.
Agreed. A no good, steaming hot, big old pile of donkey ****.

To the OP did a simple polish (not buffing compound) work?
__________________
2008 JK Rubicon
-255/80/17 BFG KM2s, 16/59 JKU springs, 2013 Rubi rims, RC stubby hybrid front bumper, XRC8 winch with synthetic line, RR evap skid, and more to come

1998 TJ Sahara Sold
-3.25" RC spring lift, Eagle alloys 125s, 33x12.5x15 Cooper STTs, XRC8 winch with stock bumper mount

1994 YJ SE Sold
-4" RC spring lift, 33x12.5x15 Firestone M/Ts, Eagle alloys 125, and a 4 cylinder to boot

1960 Willys Wagon
-Going to be restored and painted Omaha Orange


"I would rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on earth."
-Steve McQueen

Male RN Jeep Club #1
442Wrangler is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-17-2014, 09:50 PM   #30
DWRAT
Registered User
2013 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Phx, AZ
Posts: 28
I had the same problem on my 2014 Tacoma and the only thing that would get rid of the stains was the sun.
After about 2 weeks all staind gone.
DWRAT is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools






Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.