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Old 02-07-2015, 01:04 PM   #1
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Best polish to remove swirls and water spots

hey guys! Polished my car over the weekend with meguiars ultimate polish. Thought it did a good job but I guess it didn't do much seeing how I still have lots of swirls and water spots. I guess I need something more aggressive. What do you guys use? I have Pc 7424x
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Old 02-07-2015, 01:17 PM   #2
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Old 02-07-2015, 02:54 PM   #3
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Old 02-07-2015, 04:25 PM   #4
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i use meguiars but use an orbital machine. Looks spotless every time.
Than I apply was and sealer and I'm good for 3 months or so )
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Old 02-07-2015, 05:08 PM   #5
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Do yourself a favor and get a light so you can see what your doing. Polishing without a light is like doing it blindfolded. CD07 recommended this one which I got and it's awesome. Their are other types you can get cheaper, but get some type of light, you'll be glad you did.

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Old 02-07-2015, 05:11 PM   #6
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I'd say to move to a professional product line of compound and polish to get the best results. Meg's 105/205, menzerna FG400 are some that I've had great results with. The over the counter products are only so good and will never compete with the professional lines.
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Old 02-07-2015, 06:23 PM   #8
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Yep!! Agreed!!
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Old 02-07-2015, 08:29 PM   #9
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I know I have used ultimate polish to take out some nice size drying scratches that happened when I didn't realize a Microfiber had contamination on it and did a wipe down one night at dusk only to realize my mistake the next morning. took UP and an orange pad on my griots DA and made a few passes dropping the speed as I went and it finished up nicely. didn't think it would work as well as it did. simply picked the least aggressive item I had on hand and to my surprise I hit the mark. thought I would have to go much more aggressive.
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Old 02-18-2015, 11:32 PM   #10
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This stuff seems to be a little TOO aggressive.
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Old 02-18-2015, 11:43 PM   #11
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This stuff seems to be a little TOO aggressive.
Can you elaborate?
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Old 02-19-2015, 01:35 AM   #12
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This stuff seems to be a little TOO aggressive.
That's sarcasm, right?
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Ultimate polish starts like a polish and finishes like a glaze. guessing that it might have hide some swirls temporarily. The swirl finding light is a good idea, that way you know when correction is done for sure. wandering what pad was used initially
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Old 03-14-2015, 07:39 PM   #14
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I used this for the first time today on my wife's black daily driver and this stuff is truly awesome. Made the job much easier and the car looked terrific after.

This is the best new product I have used in a while.

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