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Bird droppings...

PostPost by: JonB » Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:43 pm

Took Mrs JonB out for lunch last week in the +2, parked in the shade under a tree. Next day I found a huge splat of bird poo on the bonnet and removed it immediately. Too late, it seems; the lacquer coat is damaged and it looks permanent. :(

Not sure it's easy to make out, but here is a picture:

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The non reflective splat is about 4.5 inches wide. I have tried to T-cut / polish but it has not improved. I guess the bird in question had breakfasted on Nitromors or something!

Anyway - the moral of the story is: Park away from trees, or keep a sharp eye out for droppings.
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PostPost by: Chrispy » Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:45 pm

Had something similar happen to my +2 a week ago. Under some power lines and a bird did it's business right next to the badge on the nose. I haven't tried a 'proper' polish with my DA polisher yet. Should be able to fix yours up with a power polisher.
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