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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-25-03, 04:32 PM Thread Starter
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AU paint care

OK, dads got a 3-4 year old AU Fairmont and the paint is starting to look a bit dodgy in bits due to acidic residue from bird pooh and scratches from cats skating down the C pillar.

Short of a respray which is certainly not an option for such a young car, what is the BEST way of getting rid of scratches and stains in the paint? (hang the expense, but I want to know exactly how difficult it is to get good results, and if its possible to bugger it up. I dont want to make it worse!).

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Re: AU paint care

Take it to a spray painter (a good reliable one) and get him to detail it, he may take some of the deaper scratches out with some 2000 grit wet'n'dry and he will then polish it. It would just as easy and less time consuming doing it this way.

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Take it to a spray painter (a good reliable one) and get him to detail it, he may take some of the deaper scratches out with some 2000 grit wet'n'dry and he will then polish it. It would just as easy and less time consuming doing it this way.
Cool, but how do I know who is reliable and who isnt? Any recommendations (i'm in the western suburbs of Melbourne).
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