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Old 26 Aug 2003, 08:36 am
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Yesterday I was driving down a road and I could see a city truck ahead of me. They were waving cars around truck because it was going slow, didn't know what they were doing to the road untill I got home. I COULD SCREAM, THEY WERE PAINTING THE WHITE LINES IN THE ROAD Now I have white paint inside my wheel wells, on the tires, and all over the side of my car,[xx(]In 1/2 a second they gave me a 4 hour job[:0]my tax dollars hard at work. Gary
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Old 26 Aug 2003, 09:43 am
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Gary,

Got the same treatment a few years ago up north in my Z24. They were painting the double yellow lines and it ended up (like you said) all over the wheels and inner fenders and a bit of spray on the side of the car.
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Old 26 Aug 2003, 11:51 am
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wow that sux !![xx(]
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Old 26 Aug 2003, 12:32 pm
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That's a real shame. I have encountered the same situation twice in recent months but quickly pulled over to the edge of the road and was lucky not to have gotten any paint on my car.
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Old 26 Aug 2003, 01:40 pm
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What did you use to take it off?
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Old 26 Aug 2003, 10:45 pm
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I feel your pain!!!!!

I made the mistake of driving behind a roofing company truck pulling a trailor with a tar pot. I had spots of tar feon the very bottom of the front end to the sunroof. It took me hours to get it all off with bug & tar remover. I couldn't even get it all done in one day.

Don't you just hate it when people are so irresponsible?
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Old 27 Aug 2003, 08:35 am
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Good thing I'm a little handy with detailing (doesn't make it any easier)LIP> SOLVENT CLEANER, PLASTIC RAZOR BLADES, PLASTIC SPONGE, AND LOTS OF RAGS, OH, AND A FEW HOURS OF TIME.
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Old 27 Aug 2003, 02:31 pm
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Ouch! Sorry to hear that Gary. The other day I was just about to pull into a parking spot at Home Depot when I saw a huge puddle of white paint on the drivers side of the parking spot. It looked like someoned had dropped one of the big 10 gallon paint buckets and just left it. Luckily I stopeed in time and quietly parked as far away from it as I could.
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