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Gas spilled Some gas spilled onto the paint and its all wrinkled up now. What can I do to remove this gas stain from paint??

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If the paint is, indeed, wrinkled up, then the battle is already over. That paint is coming off, one way or another. Best thing (in the short term) to do is to sand the wrinkled area out making sure you overlap well into into the non-wrinkled paint. Use a little self etching primer (or rust converter) and then top that off with a few good coats of paint. That will, at least, seal the area and prevent the appearance of rust.

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