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Old 03-03-2020, 05:04 PM   #1
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I'll be working on bringing my paint back to showroom or better!!! MY paint is the dark imperial blue. I want a shine miles deep when I'm done waxing. the process as I understand it needs to begin with a meticulous clay bar cleaning of all contaminants. Then what compound do I want to use?
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I'll be working on bringing my paint back to showroom or better!!! MY paint is the dark imperial blue. I want a shine miles deep when I'm done waxing. the process as I understand it needs to begin with a meticulous clay bar cleaning of all contaminants. Then what compound do I want to use?
You are correct start with clay, then you would do a 2x2 test section with compound and blue foam pad ( most likely you will need compound & MF pad) then you will know if you need to step up with MF pad or not.
Both the foam & MF pad may leave a little haze but the next step Polish & white foam will remove the haze. Don't move on until you are satisfied with your test spot. Once your paint is corrected you then apply wax, sealant or a SI02 Coating product. BTW with a orbital polisher like our SK Pro you would be working on speed 4 & 5.
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Old 03-04-2020, 03:37 PM   #3
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For compounds?
Was Thinking of Menzerna 400, 2500, 3500. followed by a good sealent
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For compounds?
Was Thinking of Menzerna 400, 2500, 3500. followed by a good sealent
I can't speak for Menzerna products, however I know by experience that our compound & polish will get the job done.

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Try not to go too heavy with the abrasives. A good swirl mark removing type of polish and medium grade pads will do the trick. Assess the overall condition of the paint. The more damage and neglect may require a slightly heavier or more stages of polishes to get it right.
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OK, So my paint is not destroyed, just when fully cleaned and waxed bright light reveals fine swirl mark type scratches. I don't want to go too heavy, but I want Miles deep shine.
SO, ADAM'S what products do you recommend?
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OK, So my paint is not destroyed, just when fully cleaned and waxed bright light reveals fine swirl mark type scratches. I don't want to go too heavy, but I want Miles deep shine.
SO, ADAM'S what products do you recommend?
Start with white foam & Polish, you may or may not need to step up to Compound & Blue Foam or MF. It all depends on how hard your clear is. That's why I said always do a 2x2 test section so you will know what it will take to correct your paint. If you like, you can message & call me if you have anymore questions.
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Old 03-31-2020, 07:55 PM   #8
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The color of my car is summit white and have only hand washed it. After I'm done with that, I'll take it to the carwash what where I power wash it again with a final wax and then a chamois to dry it off. There are some little scratches in the paint from the dealer because they didn't care how they dried it.



If I want to get that mirror finish, what tools and product would I need?


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The color of my car is summit white and have only hand washed it. After I'm done with that, I'll take it to the carwash what where I power wash it again with a final wax and then a chamois to dry it off. There are some little scratches in the paint from the dealer because they didn't care how they dried it.



If I want to get that mirror finish, what tools and product would I need?


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To start you would want to clay then you would need to machine polish. With a orbital polisher like our Swirl Killer 15mm. You can start with white pad and Polish, do a 2x2 test section on your hood to see if that is what it's going to take to get your scratches removed. If so you can move on to wax, sealant or Ceramic products,
If that doesn't take care of them you will have to go with our blue pad & Compound. It's just hard to say without seeing in person.
However I know you will be able to get the job done with our products, pads & Polisher.
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