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05-23-2002, 09:43 PM
Is carnauba wax more vulnerable to bird droppings than say an acrylic or other synthetic waxes? I've been using Zymol and got a etched spot I can't get rid of. Droppings couldn't have been on the car over four hours, but these Illinois birds must be eating some strange stuff. Anyone having better luck with another kind of wax?

05-24-2002, 04:42 AM
I use Zymol and never had a problem with bird poop. I will leave the rest to the experts here. :) I am sure there is a way to remove that spot. Look at some of the postings here and see what they have to say.

Have a good one.

05-28-2002, 11:26 PM
Hello Dedalo,

Have you read the previous posts on removing bird droppings? These steps may help you.

Now, you can take Meguiar's Fine Cut Cleaner and try to remove it yourself. Make sure you follow up with a good wax. Anything more aggressive, use a professional detail shop.

An excellent wax to try is P21S Carnauba Paste Wax. It seems to last longer than other waxes providing excellent protection.

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Eman 94 740i
06-04-2002, 12:12 PM
I have used both natural waxes (P21s, Zymol, Mirage) and synthetic (Armor all, Prestone's Bullit wax, Turtle Wax Emerald Series, Meguire's Gold class, etc.). Nothing holds up long against bird droppings especially if it has been in the sun for only a couple of hours! Most likely the dropping has carved a little canyon in your paint finish. You would have to smooth it out with a buffer and Meguire's Fine cut or Wax shop's Swirl and Haze remover.

Neil Chadwick
06-18-2002, 01:21 PM
carry a spray bottle of water mixed w/baking soda,in your trunk.When you encounter an bombing!,neutralize the acid in the bird droppings by spraying it completely and then rinising it w/cool water....this should eliminate all scaring of the paint/clear coat

06-19-2002, 11:37 PM
a coastal city with a lot of pigeons and sea gulls.<br><BR>

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