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#1 (permalink) Old 09-18-2004, 08:59 PM
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Guys, I have been here for a while and find the forum very helpful. Many weeks ago the window regulator broke on my 94 325is and I let the car sat outside under 100 degree sun for many days without even touch the car. After I finally got the money and time to have the windows fixed, I found out the hood of the car became very dull, lost all of it's shine and after I washed it, some color came off as well. I can never get it back to the way it shines to match the rest of the car anymore. Is there anyway to cheaply restore the oxidation (or is it not oxidation)?

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If the paint is actually coming off.. there is no restoring lost paint... it just cant happen... what you can do is ... put a layer of wax down on top.. to prevent any more of the color from going away... it makes sense to me. As for making it look like the rest of the car.. I would just repaint it. Then make sure you keep it waxed.. and make sure you care for it as you should if it is left in the baking sun for days on end.

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