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Old 08-31-2009, 10:47 PM   #1
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HAZeY film on new car from Dealership?

I just got a lancer gts from north shore mitsu. I neglected to look over the car for scratches when I took delievery. a week later Iwas washing it and noticed a rash on the rim and a big chip on the roof. Tok it back and they gave me a courtesy ca to drive. That was nice of them. They fixed the rash and the chip and I just got the car back.

Problem is, there is this hazey film on the paint and even inside on the radio display screen. At first I thought they took sand paper to the screen. It was on there pretty tough. I took some wax and was able to take it off after heavy rubbing. The same haze is all over the car on the outside too. I have no idea what it is, anyone have any idea what they used? It can be taken off with wax if I rub it in good. Just curious what it is and if there's easier way of cleaning it off.

I will call the dealership tomorrow to ask about it.
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Old 08-31-2009, 11:04 PM   #2
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Rubbing wax on it won't do much. It could be paint over spray if they repainted anything. If it is over spray, then it would need to be wet-sanded/polished. You could always try some hand glaze over it first to see if that helps. If the haze is over any freshly painted panels, don't rub anything on it as you will scratch the surface.
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Sounds like it's going to need to be polished whatever it is. Get the dealership to pay for ken's work :P
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Old 09-01-2009, 08:17 PM   #4
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If its fresh overspray or anything else for that matter, try some clay first, Use a mild clay so you don't marr the paint. If that doesn't work, try a more aggressive clay but you will have to follow up with a polish as it will more than likely marr the paint. Use the clay on the glass as well. The retards will probably use a razor blade on the glass and scratch the hell out of it. Or as Ty said, bring the car to me and I'll give you a quote and see if the dealership will cover it.
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