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Bird dropping damage to paint

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Geraldy212, Jul 6, 2012.

  1. Geraldy212
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    Geraldy212 Sportback owner

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    While I was away, our group of neighbourhood owls decided to have a meeting in a tree above by beloved A3. Result, it looks like the droppings have etched away at the clear-coat, and left their marks. I am looking for a kit to correct this problem. By a kit I mean everything needed to do the job in one box. I am not intending to detail the whole car, just repair the bird damage (about 6 square inches of surface). I have see a Meguires Quick Clay kit, and another from www.car-scratch-remover.com Can any member recommend a kit that they have tried? All information very much appreciated.
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    Can you provide any photos of the area please....
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    moag she's no d-turbo

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    Could probably do with being machine polished.

    Meguiars scratch-x and lots of elbow grease might fix it
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    Thats gunna need machine polishing buddy im sure of it
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    If it's rough to touch need to polish the surface then have clear coat reapplied to bring it up to corret depth. I'm sure a stone chip company should be able to sort it.
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    bez101 Yorkshire & Humber Rep. Regional Rep VCDS Map User

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    when its fixed you have 2 options
    cut the tree down
    or
    kill the owls
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    3 options actually - don't park it under a friggin tree !!! lol
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    3M makes a product, but honestly, I'd take it to a high end detailing shop that could wet sand the clear and respray it to match if you want it to be seamless.
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    That will polish out with a machine polisher just take it to a bodyshop they will do it for you pretty cheap only take them 5 mins tops!
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