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SquadOne Jun 18, 8:04pm - #201403 
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Bird droppings...

I have a couple bird stains on my car. I've been told rubbing compound would help remove it. Does anyone know if that's true or if there's another way?

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RicePowered Jun 18, 8:06pm - #201404 
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rice yes it will, because it will slighty remove some of the clear coat as well.
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CaLiGTS Jun 18, 8:10pm - #201405 

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i just use bug and tar remover for cars, it says it also waxes the paint as it cleans. been working fine for me. I also try to clean off bird droppings asap!

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slidr Jun 18, 8:18pm - #201406 

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I've heard that water works as well.

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andrews Jun 18, 9:04pm - #201407 

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Originally Posted by slidr
I've heard that water works as well.

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falkkor Jun 18, 9:07pm - #201408 

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Yeah Pressure washer at the Local carwash works wonders. Gets them damn pesky bugs off too..

Is it really a problem? Did bird in question crap on your car 9 months ago and your car has been in the sun ever since?

Worse case just use Bug and Tar remover smile

I sware we have fugging condors where I live, Most mornings I have to spray off my windshield just to do to work. Its never the rest of the car, just the Windshield.
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Subarashi Jun 18, 9:08pm - #201409 

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yea just don't let the bird crap stay on for too long and you should be okay.

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Chelica815 Jun 18, 9:48pm - #201410 
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I hate bird droppings!

But water works wonders. Just cleaned about 10 bird dookies today. Nasty ass birds!

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GTS2003BLK Jun 18, 10:23pm - #201411 

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Claybar gets them (the stains) out, and is easier on the paint than rubbing compound.

Use regular soap and water to get the big stuff off first, then claybar the stains.

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RevMonster Jun 18, 10:25pm - #201412 

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rofl rofl rofl

Plain water should be fine. Failing that, soap and water. If that doesn't work... rubbing alcohol.

Rubbing compound?! Why not just use sand paper? tongue

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SquadOne Jun 18, 11:15pm - #201413 
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i think most of you are thinking that i'm talking about the bird crap itself. i meant the stains that it leaves after washing it off.

there was shit on my fender at work while it sat in the sun as soon as i got home to wash it off, it was too late. i guess ill try that tar remover.

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Virgilson Jun 18, 11:16pm - #201414 

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yea, you should remove bird dropping as soon as possible, because the droppings has some tip of acids in it, further damaging the paint.
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RevMonster Jun 18, 11:25pm - #201415 

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Originally Posted by SquadOne
i think most of you are thinking that i'm talking about the bird crap itself. i meant the stains that it leaves after washing it off.

there was shit on my fender at work while it sat in the sun as soon as i got home to wash it off, it was too late. i guess ill try that tar remover.


Ah, okay. That makes much more sense. I thought you were trying to basically wash your car with rubbing compound. rofl

Try some rubbing alcohol, seriously. That stuff is non-abrasive but removes pretty much anything. If that fails, try just waxing it with something good like Mother's... or clay bar. thumbsup

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falkkor Jun 19, 1:26am - #201416 

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Oh yeah hehe Definatly Bug & tar and follow up with claybar.

Beware the acid Bird Pooh smile

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CelicaPrincess Jun 19, 1:37am - #201417 
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Bird droppings always come off my car simply when spraying it with water, thats all you need.

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bug and tar remover thumbsup if it is tuff

if not use water under pressure thumbsup
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RevMonster Jun 19, 2:01am - #201419 

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Originally Posted by CelicaPrincess
Bird droppings always come off my car simply when spraying it with water, thats all you need.


You probably wax your car on a normal basis. grin

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GTQuentin Jun 19, 3:03am - #201420 

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Yea i have more than one permanent spot on my car thanks to the birds. I just leave it alone. Some how its like corrupetd the paint. Not a stain but like mest up the paint. it sucks thumbsdown
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jrd Jun 19, 3:24am - #201421 

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And that at a high concentration.
Get it off your car ASAP.
No doubt keeping a good wax job on your car helps.
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falkkor Jun 19, 3:39am - #201422 

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Mcquires Wax put on with an orbital every 3 months, And Spray on wax once a week when I was it.
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CelicaPrincess Jun 19, 3:40am - #201423 
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Originally Posted by RevMonster
Originally Posted by CelicaPrincess
Bird droppings always come off my car simply when spraying it with water, thats all you need.


You probably wax your car on a normal basis. grin


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SquadOne Jun 19, 4:14am - #201424 
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thanks for help guys. i'm glad i cleared up what i was trying to say. lol grin

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401Celica Jun 19, 4:58am - #201425 
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I just got hit-up the other day too. There was a group of them and I was by myself. Two hit the front winshield one hit the back. My car took a little beating, but it's aight.

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morris Jun 19, 7:43am - #201426 
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Originally Posted by jrd
And that at a high concentration.
Get it off your car ASAP.
No doubt keeping a good wax job on your car helps.



I agree... thumbsup
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falkkor Jun 19, 7:50pm - #201427 

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I got you beat... Sunroof open driving home from work.. Splat on the Windshield "CRAP I JUST WASHED IT!"

.. then.. Splat right on my sholder. frown was more mad about my clean car getting crapped on the it coming in my sunroof lol.
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SquadOne Jun 19, 11:59pm - #201428 
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Originally Posted by falkkor
I got you beat... Sunroof open driving home from work.. Splat on the Windshield "CRAP I JUST WASHED IT!"

.. then.. Splat right on my sholder. frown was more mad about my clean car getting crapped on the it coming in my sunroof lol.


lol.. at least it doesnt stain your clothes.. or does it? rofl

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Sultan Jun 20, 3:26am - #201429 

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Originally Posted by falkkor
I got you beat... Sunroof open driving home from work.. Splat on the Windshield "CRAP I JUST WASHED IT!"

.. then.. Splat right on my sholder. frown was more mad about my clean car getting crapped on the it coming in my sunroof lol.


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xXMaGNuSXx Jun 20, 3:31am - #201430 
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lol. Well since bird droppings not only contain fecal matter, it also contains their urine. I just spray it off with water. I guess waxing it often also helps.
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