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Magic Eraser - Suitable for Use on Car?

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LIZS Mon 19-Sep-16 17:21:59

Sustained some superficial damage from a piece of plastic which got caught on the front wheel, leaving some residue around the wheel arch rim and scratched paintwork on the wing. Would a magic sponge work on the paintwork or should I leave it to the garage?

thecapitalsunited Mon 19-Sep-16 17:34:46

I wouldn't. Magic erasers are slightly abrasive so will ruin the finish of your paint in the same way that using a scourer on stainless steel leaves a mark.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Mon 19-Sep-16 17:48:56

No they're abrasive.

LIZS Mon 19-Sep-16 17:51:00

Ah thanks, good job I asked! Any alternative suggestions?

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Mon 19-Sep-16 17:53:57

Have you tried just wiping with a damp soft cloth? Amazing how that works when I scratch the car

LIZS Mon 19-Sep-16 18:00:07

I'd hoped the rain might wash some away but not so far. Will try an e-cloth tomorrow.

LIZS Tue 20-Sep-16 11:33:11

Managed to get worst of the scratches and plastic residue off with chamois, wet sponge and car detergent. Hopefully the rest will polish out.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Tue 20-Sep-16 13:42:52


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