going to detail my gf's black 2000 jetta...

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  1. xxpanipuri

    xxpanipuri Gideeyup Motherfuckers....

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    up until i started taking care of her car last yr it was never properly taken care of...

    last summer i detailed it using meguiars paint cleaner /meguiars swirl remover and meguiars #26 wax it came out pretty good...the problem is it still has quite a few swirl marks left on it and the times it gets bird shit on it she doesn't bother cleaning it off...

    i have been reading all the threads but all i am is thoroughly confused...


    i am pretty happy with the swirl remover and the #26 wax from meguiars..BUT is there anything else i can use to clean the paint besides a clay bar...( i will be using a claybar) but anything anyone else can suggest...

    i want to try the s100 and some of the other products listed here but i want to finish up the meguiars stuff i have first b4 i go and buy something else....

    thanks for your help!

    here's a pic of it sorry for the HUGE SIZE but see how the reflection is really rippled this was after i detailed it last august....

    i want a crystal clear reflection...

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  2. Don_Rumsfeld

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    that's orange peel my friend and not swirls. No product can get rid of that.
     
  3. xxpanipuri

    xxpanipuri Gideeyup Motherfuckers....

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    that rippling effect is orange peel? shit...

    the car has swirl marks too some of which i've gotten rid of but still there's quite a few more...

    is that REALLY BAD orange peel?
     
  4. Don_Rumsfeld

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    I'd say it's moderate to moderate bad
     
  5. RedWuken

    RedWuken Ph34r teh Wuken.

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    its still somewhat reflective.. so its moderate
     
  6. bunmango

    bunmango OT Supporter

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    black VW paint is one of the hardest paints I've had to deal with... DACP + yellow LC cutting pad + PC on 6 wouldn't get rid of all the swirls (DACP is the strongest product in my arsenal)

    I recently picked up a rotary so hopefully thing will go well with that + SFP + white polishing pad.
     
  7. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Only wetsanding will remove orange peel-provided the paint is thick enough.
     
  8. Jackhole

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    Yeah, not bad orange peel, but not perfect, either.
     
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    Chadder007 OG Diamond Member

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    Meh...my Black BMW Z4 has orange peel. :/
     
  10. Priest Tango

    Priest Tango Custom User Tits

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    OP owns teh dubbs :hs:



    all though you can see mky red sentra which is parked in the street...about 50 feet awat :coold:
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  11. Jackhole

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    That's our rating scale now? "Moderate to moderate bad?"
     

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