Buffing a bug deflector?

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by Murray, Jul 12, 2008.

  1. Murray

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    I want to put a bug deflector on my truck, but I don't really feel like spending the money on a new one right now. As I was walking through the used car lot at work (I work for a Chevy dealership) I noticed that we have a lot of used trailblazers with bug deflectors. So I figured why not just take one off of a used car for my own. They're in used condition so I was wondering if there's way to buff/polish something of that material to make it as new looking as possible. Any input?
     
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    Paulie Walnuts Im an agent of chaos

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    Sorry, after getting to bed at 5:30 and waking up at 7 for work, followed by the immediate downing of coffee and redbulls, I'm a little out of it.
     
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    edited it for ya ;)
     
  5. Morgan06

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    They polish out quite well. Some compound and a wooly pad- presto changeo.
     
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    Ok now that we have an idea of what you are saying....yes its very easy to polish them out. Very similar to polishing out a car. I typically do not get super deep into them but I will get out the rotary with a foamed wool pad with some Megs plastiX and give it a good once over. If that doesnt work any compound with a buffer will work nicely.
     
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    You aren't going to just steal one are you? :eek3:

    I polish them out on customer's trucks all the time.
     
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    kinda sounds that way. [​IMG]
     
  9. Murray

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    They add no value to the vehicles we sell. Minus whale take one off and save the $. Our used car manager said "go right ahead." Thanks for the info:bigthumb:. Gonna take one today and try it tomorrow.
     

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