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Old 25 January 2008, 19:56   #1
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GRP: Removing Fuel Stains

Can anyone recommend any products for removing fuel stains (neat petrol) from both gloss and matt (technical terms ) white fibre glass?

I'm going to give Star Brite hull cleaner ago at the weekend, but that seems to be more aimed at removing grime.

Would a bilge cleaner be better - don't want to harm the nice shiny surface though.
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Old 25 January 2008, 20:42   #2
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If nothing else works, try t-cut on the glossy surface. It'll make a mess on a matt surface though.
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Are they stains or has the petrol partially dissolved the surface???
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My plan of getting up early today to go boating was ruined by post exam celebrations - shan't get around to it until Wednesday now.

Cheers Nos, Iíll give that ago if all else fails.

Cod, I don't think itís damaged the surface - its just gone slightly yellow. I didn't realise GRP was quite so porous - my hulls quite yellow underneath and it sits on a rack most of the time
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i have tried similar to these on rust stains, they might work ok on fuel stains too

http://www.shop.trident-uk.com/acata...o_AM03035.html

http://www.duncanyacht.co.uk/showpar...utm_medium=cpc

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