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      07-15-2013, 11:35 AM   #36
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Originally Posted by claykin View Post
BMW clear is self healing. My F30 has it and my last 2010 E90 had it. Leave car in sun for several hours. This will help re-flow the clear to effectively make the spot disappear, though I would NOT recommend using a heatgun. They get HOT and can damage the paint finish. Stick with a blow dryer if you cannot find enough intense sun for a few hours. On the other hand, I've heard some in the paint industry say its the suns UV rays that activate the self heal. I guess it depends on which manufacturer's clear BMW used on your car.
If I get the car clayed and polished, will this not take off the clearcoat?
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