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Old 02-21-2011, 02:31 PM
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I stated in another post how I had a brake fluid leak from the master cover, well I fixed that then I was cleaning up the brake fluid with brake cleaner and that was yesturday then today I noticed my gauges had white spots all over it... The over spray from the brake cleaner got onto the black part of the gauges and turn white damnit... Does anyone know how I could get these white spots off? I tried soap and water, Engine degreaser and nothing. Thanks
 
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Old 02-21-2011, 02:50 PM
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That sucks....

The only thing I can think of is sand and polish but that's gonna be a PITA on that imitation CF look the cluster case is molded in. I think you can get replacement cases though. Someone posted a link not too long ago in another thread...
 
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Old 02-21-2011, 02:53 PM
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As a first chance I would try mequire plast-x or plexus. Both seem to work wonders.

https://cbrforum.com/forum/showthrea...hlight=plast-x
 
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Sounds good im guna run over to autozone and pick some up and hopefully it works! Thanks!
 
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+2 to jp's idea that should take it right off, if it removed the stuff ive seen it remove off headlights before
 
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Old 02-21-2011, 03:04 PM
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I'm not sure if that's something you can fix. If I'm not mistaken, brake fluid on paint is like bleach on dark clothing. I hope I'm wrong and you can clean it up, but as far as I know brake fluid is decently corrosive to the right materials.
 
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Old 02-21-2011, 03:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Aken View Post
I'm not sure if that's something you can fix. If I'm not mistaken, brake fluid on paint is like bleach on dark clothing. I hope I'm wrong and you can clean it up, but as far as I know brake fluid is decently corrosive to the right materials.
Brake fluid on paint is more like paint stripper on paint. Lol

Brake cleaner etches the surface of some plastics. I think that's the problem he's got
 
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