(Closed) Vent – scraped the entire side of my new car :(

posted 6 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
7431 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

I would try to buff it out. If you go to Advanced Auto or Auto Zone or something like that, you should be able to get a buffing pad and some of that cream to put on it. If it didn’t break the paint on your car, you should be good to go. 

Post # 4
2702 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

ugh I’m so sorry, that sucks! It happens to the best of us though.

Post # 5
680 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

Yikes, sorry that happened! You may be able to buff it out. I hope so anyway!

Reminds me of last summer when I decided to share a ride with my husband for work for a few days so my car was left in our aparment’s lot where we were living at the time. The next time I drove myself, I noticed later that day that there was a nice overspray of paint ALL over my entire car. I still don’t know how it happened, but we guessed that someone may have been spray painting or something on a balcony and the wind carried it. We spent a good 4 or 5 hours using a clay bar on the car to get it off. It worked great on the paint, but I can still see it where it got on anything plastic. What a nightmare.

So, yeah, I’d probably try a Mother’s or Meguiars clay bar, and if that doesn’t work, maybe pick up a rubbing compound.

Good luck!

Post # 6
5296 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: January 1993


Lol, sorry, I feel like every time I get something nice and shiny, I destroy it too. Hopefully you’ll be able to get it fixed up just like new!

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