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Bird poop stain removal?

Old 09-10-16, 08:24 PM
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Bird took a big dump on the front hood of my NX yesterday. Literally had it on for a few hours before i got home and was able to clean it off with some water and a microfibre cloth. The problem is that there's a stain on the paint now and will not come off. I tried some Mineral spirits on it and gave it a good wipe but still there. Researched online and some of the solutions that came up were 1) using compound to rub away the stain 2) wet sand or 3) using a heat gun. Anyone have experience with these? Thanks.
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Old 09-10-16, 09:07 PM
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I feel your pain. I had a new accord and the same thing happened to the middle of the roof. I never did get it looking quite right. I tried rubbing compound, which helped but didn't completely hide it. I imagine the paint is different so don't assume you will have the same experience. Honestly, your suggestions 2 & 3 would give me nightmares. If this happened to me, I would find a good professional detailer and if you feel comfortable with their proposed fix, let them take a shot at it. Good luck and please let us know what you decide and how it turns out.
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Old 09-11-16, 04:02 AM
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Might want to post this on the detailing forum. You can get some good advice here:
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Old 09-11-16, 05:19 AM
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+1 to what GlenK stated. From my personal experience, I've used Mother's Micro-polishing glaze or Scratch Out with solid results but the poop was not sitting for more than a couple hours baking in the sun.

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Old 09-12-16, 11:07 AM
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Best justification for bird hunting EVER!
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Old 09-12-16, 04:04 PM
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That sucks. I got my first bird poop today and glad I caught it in the morning when it hasn't been baked on by the sun all day yet.
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Old 09-12-16, 07:16 PM
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Try scratch x then meguiarrs ultimate polish followed by ultimate wax or carpro reload sealant. Always want to protect the paint!
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