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My Discovery 2 has some good sun damage on the hood and the roof, any cheap way to fix it? Or would I just need to sand it down and repaint it?
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You might be able to get away with buffing it out with a rubbing compound and some elbow grease. If its pretty bad you will need to repaint it.
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It's not sun damage, it's called clear coat failure. There is no fix for clear coat failure except a respray.


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So you can sand off the clear coat, with many grits of sand paper then have it re-clear costed.




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Ok ,thanks. Anytime I try to hand wash it, the clear coat just comes off. So sanding it and getting a whole new coat is the best way then.
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It depends how deep the damage is. For diy solution try using Megs Ultimate Compound.
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I found that the rubbing compound will help with the sun damage or clear coat damage, but like he said if its really bad a sand and recoat.

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It's not sun damage, it's called clear coat failure. There is no fix for clear coat failure except a respray.


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I will really agree with you there. The only remedy for that is respray
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