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Rollerdude 5th September 2014 12:43 AM

Help! Pink Ribbon Left Marks on Bonnet
 
Hello fellow TAIgers,
On 27th July 2014, we brought a new member in the family, our White crusader, the 2014 Honda City. The entire buying story is a different story altogether and will share it some other time. For now, I require help of you fellows.
So, we all know during the delivery the car comes decorated with a ribbon on the hood. since, my mother liked the car with the ribbon as it makes it look new, we had not removed it. Now, due to rain and getting wet, the ribbon lost its colour and as a result a light pink V-mark has appeared on the bonnet of the car [cry] which I noticed today only. Now, how do I get rid of it? Will washing it with any good car shampoo like Formula 1 car shampoo help? Or any other advice? I want to get it rid of it As soon as possible as I am afraid that it may become permanent! If needed, I will post the pictures tomorrow. :help:

350Z 5th September 2014 12:50 AM

Re: Help Needed, Pink colour ribbon mark on the bonnet.
 
Don't panic at all. I've faced the same issue and even removed some tough stains of Holi colors from my car. Get a car shampoo, mix with warm water and repeatedly rub the affected area using a microfiber cloth. Hopefully it will disappear. If not, repeat this process for a few minutes everyday for a week and it'll work.

Drive Safe,
350Z

Bump_that 5th September 2014 06:07 AM

Re: Help! Pink Ribbon Left Marks on Bonnet
 
If youre unable to remove them take the car to the nearest 3M outlet.

dhoom9 5th September 2014 10:00 AM

Re: Help! Pink Ribbon Left Marks on Bonnet
 
I was timely requested by
Quote:

Originally Posted by vijay (Post 400891)
A small request, try to remove those ribbons of the hood of your machine. With rains and water cleanings, it would make impression on the hood which at times gets difficult to clean up.

& hence was saved from it.

Please keep posted the result with options already explained. Also awaiting detailed decision making process, initial purchase experience & initial ownership review with pics.

Nanofreak 5th September 2014 12:10 PM

Re: Help! Pink Ribbon Left Marks on Bonnet
 
Hi, dont panic just spray some WD40, and leave it for some time and wipe clean, you will need to repeat this procedure, if stains still remain.

Rollerdude 5th September 2014 02:10 PM

Re: Help! Pink Ribbon Left Marks on Bonnet
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by 350Z (Post 404562)
Don't panic at all. I've faced the same issue and even removed some tough stains of Holi colors from my car. Get a car shampoo, mix with warm water and repeatedly rub the affected area using a microfiber cloth. Hopefully it will disappear. If not, repeat this process for a few minutes everyday for a week and it'll work.

Drive Safe,
350Z


Thank You. Will normal hair shampoo like clinic plus, head n shoulders work? What is the problem if I use them for long term? Since, I live in a sub-urban area I will have to order a car shampoo online which may take some days to come. Also, any recommended car shampoo? I was thinking of Formula 1 wash and wax but not sure if I will get the genuine product

Quote:

Originally Posted by Bump_that (Post 404606)
If youre unable to remove them take the car to the nearest 3M outlet.

Not possible as I live in a sub-urban area between Lucknow and Allahabad. I think the nearest 3M outlet from here is Delhi/Noida.

Quote:

Originally Posted by dhoom9 (Post 404613)
I was timely requested by & hence was saved from it.

Please keep posted the result with options already explained. Also awaiting detailed decision making process, initial purchase experience & initial ownership review with pics.

Sure, will keep posted. Currently I have two ownership threads pending one for the Crusader (my city) and other a long-term ownership thread for my lovely little Matiz. Accompanied with acute shortage of time, these threads are going to take some time coming into existence! :biggrin:

Quote:

Originally Posted by Nanofreak (Post 404625)
Hi, dont panic just spray some WD40, and leave it for some time and wipe clean, you will need to repeat this procedure, if stains still remain.

I am a novice in car detailing. So, what is WD40? Also, can you get me any link to buy it online?

Nanofreak 5th September 2014 08:40 PM

Re: Help! Pink Ribbon Left Marks on Bonnet
 
you are in kanpur, get it from a good hardware store in Lalbunglow, mall road, WD40 is quite commonly used

Rollerdude 13th September 2014 02:08 PM

Re: Help! Pink Ribbon Left Marks on Bonnet
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by dhoom9 (Post 404613)
I was timely requested by & hence was saved from it.

Please keep posted the result with options already explained. Also awaiting detailed decision making process, initial purchase experience & initial ownership review with pics.


Hello Dhoom9,
finally my initial ownership review goes live![:)] Here is the link - http://www.theautomotiveindia.com/fo...onda-city.html

Maneet92 30th September 2014 09:01 PM

Re: Help! Pink Ribbon Left Marks on Bonnet
 
I am using Amway car shampoo for my Vento and Indigo. It removes dust, dirt and grime very easily and leaves a pleasant smell for 2-3 days. Try to order it from Amway online or any other shopping site.

It will definitely help in removing the left over marks.

Rollerdude 30th September 2014 09:22 PM

Re: Help! Pink Ribbon Left Marks on Bonnet
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Maneet92 (Post 409262)
I am using Amway car shampoo for my Vento and Indigo. It removes dust, dirt and grime very easily and leaves a pleasant smell for 2-3 days. Try to order it from Amway online or any other shopping site.

It will definitely help in removing the left over marks.

Thanks for the suggestion. I have bought PROKLEAR RAW Xtreme Rinseless/waterless wash for now. I have tried it once and did lighten up the mark.

Maneet92 30th September 2014 09:29 PM

Re: Help! Pink Ribbon Left Marks on Bonnet
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Rollerdude (Post 409269)
Thanks for the suggestion. I have bought PROKLEAR RAW Xtreme Rinseless/waterless wash for now. I have tried it once and did lighten up the mark.

Oh! Great..

From where did you buy one?

rajesh_nk22 30th September 2014 09:43 PM

Re: Help! Pink Ribbon Left Marks on Bonnet
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Rollerdude (Post 409269)
Thanks for the suggestion. I have bought PROKLEAR RAW Xtreme Rinseless/waterless wash for now. I have tried it once and did lighten up the mark.

Don't panic, I had faced same issue.

Any shampoo will remove it, but don't try to remove it at first attempt itself. Try once or twice a day for next few days. I did same and it was gone in a week or so. [:)]

Rollerdude 30th September 2014 10:35 PM

Re: Help! Pink Ribbon Left Marks on Bonnet
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Maneet92 (Post 409273)
Oh! Great..

From where did you buy one?

I bought it from shopclues.com. You can also buy from ebay. Here is the link - Waterless Rinseless Auto Car Wash Concentrate
You also get 2 MF Cloths and a sprayer free!! [:)]

Quote:

Originally Posted by rajesh_nk22 (Post 409276)
Don't panic, I had faced same issue.

Any shampoo will remove it, but don't try to remove it at first attempt itself. Try once or twice a day for next few days. I did same and it was gone in a week or so. [:)]

Yeah, I have used Proklear RAW Xtreme Rinseless/waterless one time day before yesterday and the mark did lighten up a bit. Will use it again tomorrow morning. Thank You!

KShiv 13th July 2016 12:36 PM

Re: Help! Pink Ribbon Left Marks on Bonnet
 
Hi there,
I have a similar problem with my new Honda City, would like to know whether your were able to remove the marks completely. If yes, how did you do it.

Rahulchaprana1111 1st October 2017 07:50 PM

Re: Help! Pink Ribbon Left Marks on Bonnet
 
Hi i have same issue please guide as i have visited showroom but rubbing of 3m doesnt work.


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