Actually, it wasn't that bad at all. The white wasn't inside the lettering.............it was simply bordering the letters. The stuff inside of the letters was more yellowish. But here's the secret. In addition to your steel woll, you're gonna need a little paint reducer, too.
The little story about your wife made us laugh. Me and the husband both read it, and I think we got some weird mental picture of a car just bouncing from curb to curb.