You might try disolving 3 tablespoons of baking soda in a bucket of warm water; lightly sponge on vehicle , rinse then wash. be sure to towel dry to avoid new spotting. If spots have already etched into finish this will not remove them
How do you get tape adhesive off of car paint without damaging the paint?
A rag with some Goof Off on it will remove any tape adhesive without damaging your paint. -I've tried it on 3 different popular cars, it works. ...
Asked in Paint Jobs
Can you mix your clear coat with the paint and how much clear coat should i use?
Mixing clearcoat with paint, will ruin the paint. For enamel paints, make sure you use an enamel clearcoat. You should allow the paint to fully cure (at least a week) before attempting to apply the clearcoat. Never use a lacquer based clearcoat on an enamel based paint. It will ruin it. For lacquer based paint, you should only use a lacquer based clearcoat. The paint should be dry, but does not have to be fully cured, since the lacquer will wet the...
How do you remove crazy glue off a car without damaging the body paint?
Goof Off is excellent for this. I've tried it on 3 different cars from GM, Ford and Chrysler. It takes the glue or spray paint particles off without damaging the original paint. After using it for this, I would recommend waxing that least that portion of the car. ...
Asked in Cleaning, Painting and Staining
Can nail polish remover be used to remove old latex paint from vinyl covered metal without damaging the vinyl?
No. But you should be able to scrape it off.
What name brand of clearcoat would you use to paint over oilbase enamel?
If I wanted any clearcoat to make a paint shinier, I'd use a Krylon spray gloss varnish. Most oil based gloss paints are so hard and shiny they really don't need a clearcoat. ...
Has car wax become obsolete in the view of new technology?
No, car wax has not become obsolete in the view of new technology. Let's look at the situation a bit more closely. Paint can oxidize and is affected by the elements. Though paints (called coatings by the industry) are improved constantly, there is still no paint that will not be attacked (however slowly) by weather and the other assaults on automotive finishes. Even a clearcoat is just another layer of paint. It is not a wax or sealant. Clearcoat dries out and oxidizes...
Asked in Painting and Staining
How do you remove paint from a bathroom shower tile without damaging the porcelain white tub any suggestions?
scrape it with a razor blade...assuming the tile is untextured porcelain
Can you use normal spray paint to paint a surfboard?
Yes, you can, but you should also cover it with a clearcoat to protect against abrasion by beach sand. ...
How do you remove red window paint from white painted cement walls without taking off the white paint?
If the white paint is well-bonded to the surface, and the red is very fresh, a lot of times you can use a sharp razor blade to peel the red paint off the white. If the red is stuck on there, I would use a sanding block to remove as much red paint as I could without damaging much of the white paint, then put a coat of white paint over the area. Next time, get a newspaper and tape...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
How do you mix metal flake in paint?
you dont mix it in the paint. you put on a base coat . then spray the flake on in a clearcoat. about 25grams per liter of mixed clearcoat. spay as much for required for efect. then spray abut 6-10 more coats of clear on top to give gloss and cover flakes. easy. not. you dont mix it in the paint. you put on a base coat . then spray the flake on in a clearcoat. about 25grams per liter...
Asked in Painting and Staining
How do you remove spray paint from card board boxes without damaging the design on it?
A methylated spirit or turps would get rid of it, but you might remove the design on it. Even so, i don't think there's much you can do or you can try nail polish remove that gets a fair few things off ...
Asked in Chemistry
How can you remove silicone caulk from painted wood?
It can be rather difficult to remove silicone calk from painted wood. The good news is that the paint will largely prevent the calk from having seeped into the wood itself. The bad news is that it will be tough to remove it without damaging the paint. Peel off as much as of the calk as possible with either a knife or manually. Then take an abrasive green dish pad and hot water to the rest. Alternatively, paint thinner will remove...