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Magnet discoloring

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by gardenkeeper88, Jan 29, 2008.

  1. gardenkeeper88

    gardenkeeper88 Senior Member
    Messages: 115

    I had used magnetic signs for the 1st time and on my Burgandy truck it is getting discolored from the magnets. Its not faded it's more like gaswas spilled on the paint. Is there something that will take it off or who do i take it to to see what to do?
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    You suppose to take them off and wash behind them or that's what will happen.
  3. infineon954

    infineon954 Senior Member
    Messages: 251

    A quality rubbing compound should do it.
  4. yancy

    yancy Senior Member
    Messages: 124

    you could try to buff it out or use fine cut or 3M Imperial rubbing compound on a rag. 3M is about the best out there any auto parts store should have it for around $20 post a picture of what it is doing
  5. gardenkeeper88

    gardenkeeper88 Senior Member
    Messages: 115

    I always remove them when washing and even bring them in and wash tem in my bath tub.
  6. gardenkeeper88

    gardenkeeper88 Senior Member
    Messages: 115

    I will try to get a pic this weekend We just had a great salt event and are suppose to get 6-12" of snow starting tomorrow + it only was 4 degree w/ windchills of -12 so I couldn't wash today.