Someone sideswiped my white '04 Trac, paint stains

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Adam Smith

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I've tried washing with a nylon brush, no results, their blue and white paint won't come off my rear driver's side quarter panel (and left rear tire). Any suggestions as to how I can safely get this paint off? I think he'd disguised his vehicle, it appeared to be spray painted. Thanks.
 

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curtis james

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i would take mineral spirit and lightly whipe, then wash it and hit it with a rubbing compound, do it lightly then clean and feel for deep scratches if not bad then if ya got a buffer hit it again with light rubbing compound and then hit it with polishing compound till ya hardly feel the scratches then wax it. if no buffer then just keep rubbing a cutter or rubbing compound it will take a few times but it is easy if ya take your time, a good detailer can do it or a friend who knows how. the tire a strong degreaser and pressure washer.
 

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I used a Magic Eraser to remove house paint when I swiped the side of the garage while pulling in. The swipe was hard enough to leave a crease, but the white paint came off using the Magic Eraser and did not leave a trace or any visible scratches. This was white paint on a black car.
Just keep the sponge wet while using it, it's worth a cheap try.
 

Adam Smith

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I ended up heating paint w/hair dryer; spraying w/WD-40 and letting soak; rubbing horizontally w/Mr. Clean Magic Eraser; washing; waxing. Worked. Still need to work on the tire, might try some tire bug and tar remover. Plastic rock guard needs a little more work too. Thanks to all who offered advice.
 

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