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i just put a replacement door on my sister's cutlass ciera. the door came from the junkyard and there was some neon orange spray paint that got on some of the painted surfaces. is there a way to remove this without damaging the "good" paint? also how can i remove that yellow marker stuff they use to write the stock number on the car?
 

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I've used carb cleaner & starting fluid to take spray paint off cars before... the factory paint is some pretty good stuff.. Even for on a GM..
 

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i always had good luck with lighter fluid from a zippo lighter
 

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No don’t use lacquer or carb cleaner, not good for you stock paint. Get some 2000 grit sand paper, good stuff like 3M or better, and wet down the surface and sand LIGHTLY with paper, make sure to keep the paper flat, you may want to use a block for this. Sand until spray paint is gone. Keep the surface wet and rinse often while sanding. Try and avoid sharp edges with the paper. Once you have sanded the surface will be dulled so you will need to buff the paint. Use a ultra fine cut polish. You can use a orbital buffer for this, it will take longer than rotary buffer but it is safer, wont burn through the paint with a orbital. Once polished, seal then wax the surface and it will look as good as new.
 

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Try some rubbing compoound, followed by some polishing compound and wax.
 

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I've had good luck with rubbing compound also.
With any luck the original paing wasn't too clean and the spray didn't stick too well.
 

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Gasoline should work too without taking the stock paint off.
 

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A guy that paints the lines on the road keeps oven cleaner in the truck to remove over spray that gets on peoples cars. It removed just the bright yellow over spray that got on my truck and didn't damage my finish at all... He said it works on alot of different spray paints
 
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