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Thankfully clay bar does work! (Pictures)

So I havn't washed my ranger within like 8 months. It was looking nasty so I thought I would give it a good wash job. After washing it twice and it getting dark on my I got it looking half way decent. On my way to work this morning driving down I20 the state was painting the strips on the road. I tried to stay away as much as possible but after I got to work and was on my way to lunch a friend ask what was all over the side of my truck. Well I ignored him and went on. When we got to lunch I noticed my truck had white paint on the side of it. I stopped by ABC auto parts on the way home and grabbed a clay bar kit. Here are the pictures.







And here are the after pictures after along time of scrubbing and scrubbing.






Here are some after pictures of the truck today after being cleaned.


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Looks real good man. When you going to come do mine?
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looks really good
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Ha when the money hits my hand. I have some residue left over under the fender flares but I will probly undercoat it.
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looks good a few years back i ran into the same problem tryed that well tryed every thing its still on the truck it will not come off.
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I'd be pissed. You did a great job getting it off.
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that would suck on sooo many levels... but you did a dang nice job getting it off!!!
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oh man that sucks!! good work on the clean up though. same thing happened to me a few years back but it was yellow paint, not near as bad as you got it though
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Old 04-07-2009
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Did you cross a white line? Did they have road striping signs out?
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I'd be pissed. You did a great job getting it off.
X2! Id be so pissed!!!!
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damn that sucks, good thing it came off...


a clay bar seems to be the one little known tool that gives great results
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No signs just a truck with a flashing arrow 2 miles ahead. The wind was BAD and I think it blew me over the line. Didn't think anything about it because they are always doing work to I20.
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Great job! That reminds me of when I went down a road that had fresh oil put down. Didn't have any fresh oil signs posted. I was in the mustang and the car is yellow. I went really slow but it didn't help much. Yeah I then had some work to do.
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No signs just a truck with a flashing arrow 2 miles ahead. The wind was BAD and I think it blew me over the line. Didn't think anything about it because they are always doing work to I20.
Well if they didn't have proper warnings up they could be liable for repairs. Sucks about going over the line.
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oh my gawd. i would **** my pants if i got out of my truck and saw that. nice work getting it off
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damn id be pissed too, woulda tried to get on a diff road or flip a ***** or somethin if possible, at least you got it off
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