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Hi there,

The thread title is kinda self-explanatory, but still. I park my car in a camping park, right beneath a oak tree for a couple of days. Obviously (obvious for me just now), spots of resin dropped and messed the painting. I tried to remove it with classic car stuff, with olive oil, hot water, nothing worked. Do you have any suggestions? Should I go to a professional to get the painting waxed and polished? What do you recommend?

Thanks a lot
 

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Have you tried Prep-Spray? DupliColor makes an aerosol alcohol based product called Prep-Spray that I use to remove tar stains, etc. Stronger than rubbing alcohol.
 

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I haven't tried it, but I'll give it a shot. Is it risky for the painting or completely safe?

PS: I won't give it a shot, cause it seems I can't find it in Portugal.
 

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My reply may be a bit late, but you'd be surprised what WD 40 can or could do.
That should be available ? Or at least a substitute.
 

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Another vote for WD40 -- it works great when you get fresh road tar on your paint so maybe it will work on the tree resin. I always clean the paint thoroughly afterwards though as WD40 is, in fact, a solvent.
 
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