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Bird droppings and car wax for Alfa?? Help

Unfortunately have noticed a bird dropping on back of my 2 month old black Alfa Mito, unfortnately it appears to have damaged the paintwork (I didnt notice it was there), can anyone recommend a good way of getting rid of this damage and also a good car wax for a black Alfa Mito?
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Have a look in here https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/car-detailing/ & do a search for loads of info on both questions
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Bloody bird pap! Firstly what does the damage look like, Can you post a picture? Im thinking you would need to have someone correct it via machine polishing. Get yourself onto Detailing World
Detailing World - A world for detailers by detailers.
or CYC.co.uk
CleanYourCar.co.uk - Index
or even the detailing section in here and repeat your thread. Within minutes you'll be overwhelmed with help!
With regards to the Wax Chemical Guys Petes 53 is pretty damn good! Its 23 and is designed with dark cars in mind.
Chemical Guys - Pete's 53 Paste Wax
Another highly spoke of wax is VP Artemis
http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/wax/ch.../prod_337.html
I havnt used this one but as i say its very good value and rated highly on most forums.
If your after something more durable that'll last for yonks and still looks awesome try this...Collinite 476S. Its next on my list.
http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/wax/co.../prod_207.html
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Thanks for all that help, much appreciated, will look into those and get a photo up here soon of the damage, it looks like its taken a part of the lacquer off, sort off dulled it.




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Bloody bird pap! Firstly what does the damage look like, Can you post a picture? Im thinking you would need to have someone correct it via machine polishing. Get yourself onto Detailing World
Detailing World - A world for detailers by detailers.
or CYC.co.uk
CleanYourCar.co.uk - Index
or even the detailing section in here and repeat your thread. Within minutes you'll be overwhelmed with help!
With regards to the Wax Chemical Guys Petes 53 is pretty damn good! Its 23 and is designed with dark cars in mind.
Chemical Guys - Pete's 53 Paste Wax
Another highly spoke of wax is VP Artemis
Chemical Guys - Pete's 53 Paste Wax
I havnt used this one but as i say its very good value and rated highly on most forums.
If your after something more durable that'll last for yonks and still looks awesome try this...Collinite 476S. Its next on my list.
Collinite Super Doublecoat No. 476S
Hope this helps.
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The key is to remove it, without rubbing as soon as you can.

I carry AG's bird sh~t wipes in my boot.

If it's stuck fast, get an old flannel and soak it it hot soapy water. Put this on top of the mess and leave for a few minutes until it's really soft then wash it off, polish and wax.

You may need to cut the paint a little first though....
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Oh how much do i not regret the SUPERGUARD!!!!!
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Oh how much do i not regret the SUPERGUARD!!!!!
That will not protect against bird poop left on. Ask my mate with a few week old Black TT
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That will not protect against bird poop left on. Ask my mate with a few week old Black TT
According to this huge FAQ about Superguard, it provides that extra layer for it to eat through, but eventually, the poop does get to your paintwork: The Mammoth Paint Sealant FAQ Supagard - Diamodbrite - LifeShine
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