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I had the hood bra on for a few days just for a road trip. Took it off today and the damn paint has a haze over it. What's the best way to remove the haze?

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Is scratch remover different from the polishing I did using 3M IHG and Einszett Paint polish with an orbital buffer? I did like 5 applications and there's still a haze. :oops:
 

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Is scratch remover different from the polishing I did using 3M IHG and Einszett Paint polish with an orbital buffer? I did like 5 applications and there's still a haze. :oops:
Depends on the orbital and the pad used wether it will be effective or not. If its a $19.95 one from WalMart and the pads that come with it it will be a struggle. If you have a Porter Cable and a yellow pad from Lake City then your on the right track .

3M IHG is not at all agressive and is more oils and fillers , the 1Z Paint Polish is in the same class .. very mild. To get either to work you will need a good buffer and an agressive pad.

I have removed a lot of these including off my black B5.5 with a PC and a white pad with Meguiars DACP #83.

If they are stuborn move up to a yellow pad.

DACP can also effectively be used by hand but it takes work.

Also when I use the bra on mine I spend 3 minutes and apply a few strips of black electrical tape or blue painters masking tape to the rub areas and just pull it off when the bra comes off. Saves a lot of messing later.

I bet this pix shows the exact spots you have issues with.

 

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Thanks for the great info! I was hoping you'd chime in. Is the Meguiars DACP #83 readily available at local auto store places? Or is there a comparable one that is?
 

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Thanks for the great info! I was hoping you'd chime in. Is the Meguiars DACP #83 readily available at local auto store places? Or is there a comparable one that is?
Check the auto parts stores that sell body shop supplies too .. There is a few others out there that will remove it but a lot are full if oils or fillers and just mask the job. Meguiars ScratchX will do in a pinch but once you feel your happy rub the area down with a 50/50 mix of rubbing alcohol & water to remove the oils and fillers then look at the spot. If your happy wax over it .. if not .. keep buffing.

If you find DACP also get a pack of Walmart Microfiber towels for $5 / 5 , Uses on to apply the DACP and when doing so rub the DACP till it just about dissapears. It has diminishing abrasives so the more you rub the finer they get. Buff off with another towel.

Good luck.
 
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