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Old 04-10-2006, 11:38 AM   #1
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Bird Krap Stain on Hood HELP ME!!

A bird Krapped on my hood and now I have a stain on it. I tried everything, wiped it off with water and a towel, turtle Scratch remover, windex, goof off, those instant liquid wax things from Mcguires.... nothing will remove the stain, can someone help me out with some advice?
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Old 04-10-2006, 11:44 AM   #2
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Old 04-10-2006, 11:46 AM   #3
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^bug squash? or maybe try alcohol
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First let me say be very careful removing bird droppings. A strong stream of water is always the prefered method. Birds don't have teeth to masticate their food like we do. They have a specialized stomach that helps do this. Some birds will actually swallow very tiny pieces of sand or rock to help mash the food in ther stomacks. This mixed with undigested seed is what makes bird droppins so abrasive. The other propble with their left overs is that depending on their diet they can be highly acidic. If you have removed all the residue and you are left with what looks like a stain it is porbably an etched area of clear cloat. To remove it you need to polish the area with something like Poorboys's SSR2.5 and follow with SSR1.

To prevent or reduce the amount of damage in the future try using a polyer sealant like Klasse. There are aviary dropping that can eat through concrete but anything you put on your fininsh will buy you time.

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Old 04-10-2006, 12:27 PM   #6
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Since you tried a lot of products already, I would try the Poorboy's World Bug Squash first to help break up the mess. Then wipe it away very carefully with microfiber towel.

If the dropping etched into the clear coat you'll need an abrasive polish to help smooth out the clear coat. Polishes like the Poorboy's World Super Swirl Remover 2.5 followed by the Super Swirl Remover 1.0 or Menzerna Intensive Polish and Finall Polish II should leave it looking brand new again. These polishes will permanently resolve the problem, not just hide it. I'd be happy to explain how to best apply the products or you can check out the "How To" Section at www.detailedimage.com. Let me know if you need any help in applying the products or ensuring you get the desired results.

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First let me say be very careful removing bird droppings. A strong stream of water is always the prefered method. Birds don't have teeth to masticate their food like we do. They have a specialized stomach that helps do this. Some birds will actually swallow very tiny pieces of sand or rock to help mash the food in ther stomacks. This mixed with undigested seed is what makes bird droppins so abrasive. The other propble with their left overs is that depending on their diet they can be highly acidic. If you have removed all the residue and you are left with what looks like a stain it is porbably an etched area of clear cloat. To remove it you need to polish the area with something like Poorboys's SSR2.5 and follow with SSR1.

To prevent or reduce the amount of damage in the future try using a polyer sealant like Klasse. There are aviary dropping that can eat through concrete but anything you put on your fininsh will buy you time.

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