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    Question Happy to be here. Interesting question...

    Thanks for having me. I have a somewhat unusual (maybe not for the experts on here) question about silver metallic paint. I own a Nissan GTR in super silver (metallic) paint. I noticed an interesting area of the paint on the rear quarter panel, just heading east from the gas door. Here's the best way I can describe it: It's a cloudy, blotch that is brighter than the rest of the panel. It seems to me that its under the top coat of the paint, somehow trapped inside. I can only see this if the light catches the paint at the right angle. Inspecting the paint closely doesn't show anything out of the ordinary.

    Has anyone ever had experience with this before? The cars paint is perfect and has been well kept. I'm trying to figure out what the heck this is and if there's a way I can fix it.

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    Re: Happy to be here. Interesting question...

    Welcome to Meguiar's Online. It would be best for us to help you evaluate this paint condition by seeing a picture. Each forum member has the ability to upload to our "Gallery - Photo Upload" Section, then you simply copy & paste the image into your post.
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    Re: Happy to be here. Interesting question...

    I can try, but its very difficult to capture on camera. The light has to hit it just right.

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    Re: Happy to be here. Interesting question...

    Quote Originally Posted by Nobs21 View Post
    I can try, but its very difficult to capture on camera. The light has to hit it just right.
    It is very difficult to assess without seeing it.
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    Re: Happy to be here. Interesting question...

    Along with being "Super Silver", the GTR's have super soft paint. Do you have access to a polisher or would you be working by hand? A finishing polish like Meg's #205 would be a good place to start, maybe a cleaner wax, both cases with a soft pad.

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    Re: Happy to be here. Interesting question...

    going off of what you describe, it reads like there could have been a repair/touchup done there.

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