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"Leopold Stotch" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Friend has just bought a cheap (silver) 4x4 from an auction.
>What appeared to be dust all over the glass, etc. has turned out be
>over-spray from a really cheap 'n' dodgy bonnet respray.
>Anybody got an any ideas on how to best remove it?
Indeed as already suggested the overspray can simply be wiped off using
cellulose thinners or acetone.
However you must be aware that any spillage on the bonnet will remove or
at least spoil the finish.
If the paint is a silver it's probably a metallic in which case the
finish will have a coat or two of lacquer, The lacquer will also be easy
to wipe off because it will still be soft, especially as it is unlikely
the bonnet or vehicle has been subject to oven baking which would make
the paint (at this stage) almost impervious to cellulose thinners.
However this will work to your advantage because the overspray won't be
oven baked so it will quite easily be wiped off.
Continuing to use a clean rag in the wiping off process so you do not
re-contaminate the glass etc.
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