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Help Please. White emulsion on my 10 month old red GT

what can I use to remove the white emulsion splashes on my GT.
It rained very hard whilst we were painting my factory and my car got splashed with fairly weak emulsion.
T-cut will do it but will take ages.
Is there anything else?
Needless to say I am fairly distressed
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If it's all over then i don't think there will be a quick way to do it I'd clay bar it followed up with AG super resin polish
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I'll try it.
I can't imagine there's any quick way.
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Yep, a clay bar should sort it. If not, get some panel wipe from a paint factors.
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Hopefully clay will sort it on its own. If not then careful polishing firstly with SRP, and then if that doesn't get all of it, a more abrasive polish such as Menzerna intensive polish 85 RD. Always start off with the least abrasive you can. I realise it will take a long time, but it is easier to remove paint than put it back on. The same thing happened to my blue 156 4 or 5 years ago, before I knew better, and I went straight for the T Cut. It certainly removed it the emulsion spots, along with a fair bit of the clear coat, and thereafter I had little patches where the paint had been damaged, which showed up badly in strong sunlight.
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I'll get the clay bar started.
thanks for the advice.
I used to be a metal polisher by trade, so I know a bit about abrasives and always trying to use the least abrasive .
I'll keep you posted

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If its emulsion would a strong mix of your usual shampoo and a couple of caps of all purpose cleaner not take a fair bit of it off before you clay? I know alot of the folk over at detailing world use an all purpose cleaner in their mix to strip off wax and traffic film more easily.
 
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I thought emulsion was water based and shouldn't be used outdoors? Anyway, if you do have water based emulsion on your car, I would just try a pressure washer and a gentle rub with a sponge.
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If its emulsion would a strong mix of your usual shampoo and a couple of caps of all purpose cleaner not take a fair bit of it off before you clay? I know alot of the folk over at detailing world use an all purpose cleaner in their mix to strip off wax and traffic film more easily.
i've seen this mentioned too. i try not to let my car get that dirty.
i'm yet to get to the stage where i get the brushes out and make the door shuts gleam
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emulsion?
actually its santex exterior paint

BUT
CLAY BAR

OMG

my car is red again.
and it didn't really take that long.

you chaps on here are brilliant
Mille grazia
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