Is it worth doing a lot of cleaning?

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  1. pimphat

    pimphat hmmm

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    I park my car outside. I have noticed some swirls so I want to try fix those up and thought if I was going to I might as well do a full detail.

    My question is if I am parking my car outside should I do the full detail or will it be wasted after a few days?
     
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    Jackhole New Member

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    No, definately do the full detail. I park my car outside 24/7 and my paint is pristine (except for the mirrors :wtc: )
     
  3. pimphat

    pimphat hmmm

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    Is autopia my best bet for a quick run down on the steps?

    I tried a search but didn't know what I wanted ;)
     
  4. Jackhole

    Jackhole New Member

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    They're here

    DAC/P
    Swirl Free Polish
    Vanilla Moose
    S100/Carnuba Moose
     
  5. Renegade

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    My car is so messed up with so many different coats of crap, more swirl marks from the DACP not properly applied and such. If I wanted to start all over how can I remove the previous coats of Zaino, S100 and not use a claybar. I have:

    DACP, Swirl Free Polish, S100 SPEC, S100 Wax, and I want to put a polymer on.

    After I remove all the coats, which you guys will tell me how, do i do the steps in this order?
    Something like this:

    DACP, Swirl Free Polish, Polymer (like final polish), S100 SPEC(does this strip the polymer), s100 Wax?

    Is the polymer easy to apply, cuz Zaino was a bitch for the initial process.
     
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    Jackhole New Member

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    Switch the polymer and the SEPC and you should be all set. The polymer will apply just like the SEPC or Vanilla Moose. Not as tedious as Zaino.
     
  7. Renegade

    Renegade New Member

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    how can i strip all layers and such to basically start again.
     
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    Renegade New Member

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    oh and for the polymer...do you suggest final polish as the best one to use for longevitiy and shine.
     
  9. NoXeN

    NoXeN You can find me up on one

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    i do wash,clay,swirl free polish,vanilla moose,final polish,carnuba moose


    looks excellent after im done
     
  10. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Final Polish definitely lasts. I used it on a black Ford Expidition this past May and when I waxed it again in late September, it was still beading like mad...and this Expidition sits outside all day in the somewhat hot (hey, I'm from Phoenix) Dallas sun.

    Winner's Choice Polymer Finishing Creme is also pretty good, but it is non abrasive so you do have to make sure the paint is properly prepped first. It has a more of a carnauba glow to it than most polymers.
     

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