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Old Feb 12, 2005, 09:22 PM
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Overspray on Lexan


I am painting my daughters 1st car..Tamiaya blazing star..and got overspray on the outside of the lexan body. It's been 15 years since I painted one of these. Ithought there was a trick to removing overspray from the outside(shiny/smooth side) of the body. Anybody have any suggestions?

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Old Feb 13, 2005, 08:27 PM
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not really a trick to it..
Old Mar 28, 2005, 03:20 AM
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paint remover


The best thing I have used is reagular brake fluid for full sized cars. Takes it right off then wash the residue off with soap and water. Use a soft cloth and put a dab of brake fluid on it to control where it goes. It will take the paint off of real cars too.

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Old Mar 28, 2005, 02:58 PM
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NON acetone fingernail polish remover, works everytime. Just be sure you use NON ACETONE.
Old Mar 30, 2005, 04:33 PM
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actually, your electric motor spray is safe and works well, and so does WD40 and hellmans mayonaise(no joke)
Old Mar 30, 2005, 08:43 PM
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Mayo? How can that get it? ...but your car sure will stink by the end of the day.
Old Mar 30, 2005, 09:46 PM
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LOL well you dont leave it on that long, the fat in the mayo emulsifies the paint, forgot to tell ya it only works on Parma faskolor or other acrylic based paint
Old Mar 31, 2005, 02:08 AM
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denatured alcohol works too

never tried mayo, great tip!
Old Mar 31, 2005, 02:43 AM
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lighter fluid does the trick also, for some paints, it removes sharpie marker very well.

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Old Mar 31, 2005, 09:06 PM
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nail polish and paper towl...dosnt work sos pad and wax to remove scratches
Old Mar 31, 2005, 09:51 PM
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LOL well you dont leave it on that long, the fat in the mayo emulsifies the paint, forgot to tell ya it only works on Parma faskolor or other acrylic based paint
I bet the low-fat mayo wouldn't work then. Yet another reason not to diet.
Old Apr 02, 2005, 03:03 PM
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nail polish and paper towl...dosnt work sos pad and wax to remove scratches
Your right nail polish and paper towel doesnt work, But NON ACETONE nail polish remover DOES work on acrylic and laquer paints, and use a cloth not papertowel
Old Apr 02, 2005, 03:05 PM
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I bet the low-fat mayo wouldn't work then. Yet another reason not to diet.
thats why I specified real hellmans mayo! Kraft, mircacle whip and the like dont work, and you need to let it set a bit too
Old Apr 02, 2005, 10:00 PM
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I never liked mayo, but now I guess I have a reason to keep some around.


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