Cleaning 3M

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by Deleted User, Jun 18, 2009.

  1. Deleted User

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    My friend tells me that there is this "new" thinner 3M, you can put on your vehicle. That supposedly you cannot tell if it's on your car upon visual inspection.

    I was wondering, if any of you OT'ers have this on your car, and how hard it is to clean it?

    Do you still wax it ? or is it a waste because you're not actually waxing the paint?
     
  2. Scottwax

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    I have no idea what you are talking about. Link?
     
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    there are several brands of paint protection film. 3M is 8 mil, ventureshield, which is probably the thinnest, is 6 mil.
     
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    oh and I do have PPF on my hood and fenders. It's made by SolarGard and called ClearShield. It looks waaaaaay better than 3M ScotchGard ClearBra
     
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    Sorry Scotwax, I was referring to paint protection film.

    Jrock provided me with the correct name for the stuff, everyone I know just calls it "3M".
     
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    no prob. like i say, there are maaaaany different brands
     
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    and 3M is one of the lesser brands in the business. You're paying for the name.
     
  8. Deleted User

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    Ahh.. no wonder then!

    So, do you still clean it and was it like if it was paint ? or is there another process you use because it's "plastic" ?
     
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    nah, clean it like normal, just go easy with the polishes and compounds
     

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