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Gas on Paint!!

Ya..well i was gettin gas, and the freakin pump ran over..ticks me off. I washed it off with soap..is that all i need to do? I sure hope so because its freakin cold out side!
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um ya thats it...good job you fixed it lol...its clear coated your ok..
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I think so. I have gotten gas on my paint many times and its ok.
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Gas gets paint off your hands...
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Ya thats what my uncle said, clear coat protects it, but i didnt want to take the chance.
Zach, your the detail specialist..whats the best way to get out small scratches?
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doesn't gas strip you wax? i think i heard that somewhere. Same thing happened to me and i washed it and rewaxed that area, and it was could when i did it to the stupid water kept freezing on the truck
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i would think that it would because gas is so strong, but im no expert.
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Ya thats what my uncle said, clear coat protects it, but i didnt want to take the chance.
Zach, your the detail specialist..whats the best way to get out small scratches?
scratch-x and NXT wax. might take a couple coats on the scratch-x depending on the scratch.

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doesn't gas strip you wax? i think i heard that somewhere. Same thing happened to me and i washed it and rewaxed that area, and it was could when i did it to the stupid water kept freezing on the truck
yes it does...
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who is the scratch-x made by...and when your applying it do you go back and forth or like in a swirling motion? Just back and forth takin it off?
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Zach, your the detail specialist..whats the best way to get out small scratches?
So now Zach's the detail expert too? haha
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who is the scratch-x made by...and when your applying it do you go back and forth or like in a swirling motion? Just back and forth takin it off?

circle motion might take a couple aplictions to the spot

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So now Zach's the detail expert too? haha
i guess so lol i didnt know that lol...
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Well the way that you made that Splash of yours turn out i turn to you for advice
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Well the way that you made that Splash of yours turn out i turn to you for advice
why thank you for the compliment. the splash is still getting there to me she is still a turd lol...
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