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My car had some scrape show up on it in the last week. It kind of looks like something plastic was dropped on it. When I feel it with my finger it feels more like a transfer of substance from whatever came in contact with my car versus scratches in my clearcoat.

Here is a pick of the damaged area.



The size of the area is roughly an inch tall and a three inches long.

Any ideas on how best to approach removing this?
 

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patience and claybar
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there is a way faster method of madness for this minor paint issue.

laquer thinner>compound>polish

if that were in my shop i would have that removed in about 5 mins lol.

are there any deep scratches within that area?
 

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There were no pre-existing deep scratches in the area. Looking at the marks it's nearly impossible for me to tell if this encounter created scratches in my paint underneath it.
 

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Started with Cosmin's advice and clay barred the area. It really didn't look like a paint transfer, more like plastic residue. The clay bar quickly removed the white like color and made the area smooth to the touch, but there was still a streak there, but now looked more like a smudge. I pulled out some Meguiar's M105 cutting compound and applied it using a foam applicator by hand. Worked the area for a little over a minute, wiped clean and it was all gone.

 
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