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      02-13-2018, 01:04 PM   #1
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Carbon roof blemishes

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Iíve got these weird white spots on my roof in a few spots. Does anyone have a recommendation on how to remove?
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result from bird poop being left on the roof and eating throught the first layer of clear coat. only choice is to wetsand and buff or reclear the roof.
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Ah, problems inherited from previous owner! Would a wet sand and buff require respraying the roof with clear coat?
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Ah, problems inherited from previous owner! Would a wet sand and buff require respraying the roof with clear coat?
It depends on how much wetsanding they have to do. I would take it to a good body shop, preferably one that has experience with CF and high-end cars and ask for their opinion. I certainly would not try to fix this myself.

They might be able to reduce these blemishes a bit by "dotting" the area with some clear coat and then wetsanding to blend; it would be less noticeable but not perfect. This is a common way to reduce visible fisheyes and other blemishes. Worst case is you're out maybe $300-$400 and it looks marginally better. Best case is you're out the $300-$400 and they're almost impossible to see unless you know where to look.

Ultimately, if you want it to look perfect, they will probably need to respray the entire roof. I would consider that a pretty big risk because it's a large flat surface and you will notice any imperfections. OEM painting is always nearly flawless due to the crazy hyper-sterile environments they have.
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