paint damage from clear plastic drop sheet?

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 23, 2021 3:04 am
Thanks for all the replies guys.

This is terrible news. The car is only worth about $10k AUD and a full respray is probably going to run $5-6k....

Clutching at the straws.... if it's a gas from the plastic that has penetrated the clear coat (which is hard concept to grasp... given both the plastic sheet and the paint is seen as "solids" to non-professionals like me), is there a way to "lift" this gas out somehow? I am thinking like leaving alcohol rub on it, or leaving "rice" on the surface (kinda like how rice lifts moisture from water damaged PC boards)?

Really clutching at the straws, as you can tell. LOL

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 23, 2021 8:45 am
If it is migratory plasticizers there is nothing to lift. They have "migrated" from the plastic sheeting "into" your coating. I can't really comment on the gas aspects but would still suspect that there is no "opening" of the coating which is going to allow things to go back the way they were.....
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