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Some ba$tard tossed an egg at the side of my truck and now I have to deal with the clean-up, how would I go about this? I've heard of vinegar. I think I have almost everything off of it right now, but is there anything else I can do? I know it'll have to be touch'd up and buffed because of the many, many microscopic paint chips, but is there anything I can do to save the rest of the door from falling victim?
 

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clay bar maybe?:think:
 

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water asap, it eats thru the clear so you wanna get it off as soon as possible
 

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start with a good washing, get all the excess crap off of it.

follow up with a pass with the claybar and feel the paint to make sure theres no dried crusty stuff leftover.

if you still have stuff sticking to the paint try a bug and tar remover like this one:



if you do use the bug/tar remover definitely REWASH to remove any residue, re calybar and follow up with your preferred wax.
 

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definatley give it a really good wash at least twice. after that you will want to go over it with a clay bar and some lubricant to get all of the enzymes out of the chips in the paint. then go over it with a good wax and buff her out
 

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like these guys said,.. make sure you wash really well. Get as much of the egg off as possible, that stuff will eat your clear. Claying wont do much for the micro-fractures in the clear, but I suppose it wont hurt to ensure you have a clean surface. You can try a polish/compound and hope for some luck improving some of the affected area, but more than likely, it'll need the attention of a body shop :( sorry to hear about the damage. .people suck sometimes.
 

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yea, my buddy had that happen to his 76 vette with 42,000 original miles. He bought it brand new. If you look you can barly notice the spot where they hit it with an egg. He doesn't want to repaint it cuz it is all original.
 

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Sorry to hear it, I'm still looking foir the person that got mine last week. Luckily I had just sealed it with EX from Chris and a coat of Gold Class on top of that. Mine washed off pretty easily and I quick detailed the truck. Only thing I can find is the "Spiderweb" on my A-pillar where the egg hit.
 

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Clean it with the ass of the person who did it.
That's my first thought.

It seems as though I have gotten it all off, I washed it twice and used GM glass cleaner to get the egg off. The glass cleaner and some towels worked awesome. I have a very close friend that works at a local dealership body shop and he said it's better to just leave it alone until I can afford to re-paint it instead of going the touch-up route. I am filing a police report and will also try and post some pics, because it's a lot worse than I originally thought. I've had this truck for less than a year and this really pisses me off. I've owned my '86 for 4 years and nothing like this has ever happened to it, :flame: The part that sucks is my truck was in the middle of 5 others in line on the same side of the street and mine was the only one hit.:murder:

Thanks for the suggestions everyone, it'll get a fresh coat of wax on monday or tuesday but the important thing is that it's all off and I find the one responsible.
 

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some of my friends back in the day thought it would be funny to throw eggs on my hood and make words with mustard on it and then TP my house well the TP didnt bother me but my black turned green paind on my truck did. and the eggs took of my clear
 

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Why can't people leave people's rides alone? Just fight me or something. At least there's a chance to defend myself.
 

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im bored since i got the wife working tonight, so ill tell an egg story :kiss:

Me and 3 friends decide one friday afternoon that we should make a trip out to NIU to do some boozin. We get a case of miller lites and get on the road...yes i was like 19 and we drank in the car, thats not the point here. we get out to the apartment complex of the girl we were supposed to meet, with a decent buzz goin and some vicodin in our systems and everything was A OK. the girl was out to dinner or somethin so we just cranked the tunes and hung out in the parkin lot drinkin our beers waiting patiently. this was a college campus so this was nothing out of the ordinary ya know. out of nowhere about 4 eggs hit my car, the door was open so 2 hit the inside on the door and splattered all over the dash and interior :flame: thank god i didnt own a gun at that time:guns:

one of my buds saw the sliding door on the balcony close right after the eggs hit so he took off towards the building and the rest of us followed. being in the heathly state of mind that we were in instead of calling the cops we(I) kick the door in and start swingin at the 2 losers that threw the eggs. the mt carton was sitting on the kitchen table and they were denying it as we kicked there asses:rofl2: hilarious!! they had 2 full handle of vodka and captain on the counter so we snatched them and took off. moved the car down the block after cleaning egg off at the gas station and tried to contact the girl we were supposed to meet.

this is where the story gets good, the guys who were having the party we were supposed to attend later were the same guys we just F-ed up and stole their liquor... and proceded to drink it right in front of their apartment. they called the cops and i got arrested for a buncha stuff but only the tresspassing stuck. IMO if you F with a mans ride you forfeit the right to not get your ass kicked. :endofshow
 

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That is one rule I couldn't figure out why people couldn't understand. You don't mess with a guys truck:nono:

Exactly, I would've rather gotten gang beaten than my truck having 1 egg thrown at it, I can be patched up a helluva lot cheaper. If I do ever find out who it was, I truly feel sorry for the poor kids parents :flame:
 
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