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for glass, ie mirrors and head lights, a scotch bright pad, and for rear lights (plastic), i'd use polish
 

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Damn. Sorry to hear. :S[hr]
Bikerwog said:
A meguires clay bar with quick detailer spray should remove it.. That stuff works wonders!
But i dont know if its any good on plastic hmm...
Clay is non abrasive, it's only to pick up the small particles that get lodged in the surface. It's not going to remove the paint.

An abrasive is really what's needed.
 

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Tromac said:
Damn. Sorry to hear. :S[hr]
Bikerwog said:
A meguires clay bar with quick detailer spray should remove it.. That stuff works wonders!
But i dont know if its any good on plastic hmm...
Clay is non abrasive, it's only to pick up the small particles that get lodged in the surface. It's not going to remove the paint.

An abrasive is really what's needed.
You were saying...
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Hmmm.

Honestly I think there's a bit of false advertising there. Try it and see I guess; I'd be curious to see how a non abrasive is going to remove paint.

My logic is that clay is a non abrasive, designed to pick up tiny particles lodged in the paint. It most certainly shouldn't be lifting paint. That's the job of the cutting compound and, to a lesser extent, polish that may be used after.
 

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I used this stuff on my whole car when the paint surface felt a little rough and it lifted all the crap off it and made the paint feel silky smooth..
When you think about it overspray is a mist of paint landing on a possibly already sealed surface, which is more like a dust even when it dries..
So the clay bar will skim it back off as its not part of the underlying sealed surface if you get my point:p
 

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Yeah, I use clay all the time. The stuff is absolute magic.

I guess if it's a very light spray, but id take a guess that if clay can take it off then a cloth could too. Not being an abrasive, but rather something to collect fine dirt that the eye can't even see, I don't think it wod work. But I'm more than happy to be proven wrong. :)
 

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well i used a blade on the mirror and tail light that workesd well but i still have have the problem of the seats ive tried orange cleaner paint polish metel polish rubber and vinal cleaner prep sol so please help
 

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zane said:
for glass, ie mirrors and head lights, a scotch bright pad, and for rear lights (plastic), i'd use polish
DO NOT use a scotch brite pad on glass. It scratches it!
On glass you could use thinners with no dramas.

On plastic, you could use thinners very lightly, very carefully, very sparingly but you can end up melting the plastic. Wipe gently, don't rub.

Send your flat mate the bill for the new parts seeing as though he sprayed it.
 
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You can buy a plastic polish from meguires that works wonders on plastic surfaces.

As for the seats. You can try and use presol. I do have heaps in my shed if you need to try some Chris.
 
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