Detailing my WRX

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by tobagator, Dec 6, 2007.

  1. tobagator

    tobagator But see drugs and plastic thugs, ain't gon change

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    I will start with the before pics. I will be checking back for advice.

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    It has some bad hazing on the foglights and lamp housings.
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    These scratches are on the interior kick panel. I don't know what products are available to remove them
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    These are scratches on the rear bumper from a garage door accident Will try and see what can be done with them.
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    The plan right now is to use clay, meguires deep crystal paint cleaner and deep crystal polish followed by s100. I will use plastX on the lamps. Any advice would be helpful since this will be my first time using polishes. I will be using a Dual action buffer for the polishes.

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    THe sun had gone down by the time I finished. Any way the final products used were clay, scratch x, meguirs pro line show car glaze 7, then s100. I also used plastx on the headlights, but it didn't get rid of all the hazing.
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    The wheels need alot more attention, but first I need more brushes.
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  2. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Read the detailing EDU, has a lot of information that will help you. Go with Meguiars professional line if you are going to use the PC. The burgandy bottle stuff is formulated for hand use. You can get decent results using it with a buffer but you will get better results using the pro line. Typically, Pep Boys carries Meguiars #9 Swirl Remover and Car Quest and NAPAs also have some of the 80 series polishes like #83 Dual Action Cleaner Polish and #82 Swirl Free Polish.
     
  3. tobagator

    tobagator But see drugs and plastic thugs, ain't gon change

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    yeah I read the edu already. Also read the how to on autopia. He mentioned that even matte black trimmings can be polished. Have you ever done this?
     
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    You mean the plastic window frames? Yeah, you can polish those out.
     
  5. tobagator

    tobagator But see drugs and plastic thugs, ain't gon change

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    bump for new photos.
     

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