Optimum products system - love them! Look here noobs with PC7424s...

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by autobahn, May 8, 2007.

  1. autobahn

    autobahn New Member

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    Just gotta put my line in for the optimum line... Optimum Hyper, Optimum Compound, and Optimum Polish.

    They're awesome and easy for noobs to use. I suggest you guys use this as your first polish. It works out quickly with great results. No dusting.

    In fact, it might be your first and only polish.... :bigthumb:
     
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    spitfyre OT Supporter

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    you should add some opti-seal to!
     
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    Slider Resident Lurker OT Supporter

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    How is that product? Does it last long? I'm looking for something durable and easy to use. Right now I just wax it by hand every month still I have a bunch of Meguairs wax that I stocked up on 2 years ago.
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    No pics?
     
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    i just bought the kit. hopefully it lives up to all the hype.. :)

    i got the polish, compound and poli-seal? in what order do i use them? and do i use all 3?
     
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    I just ordered a 7424, pads (orange, white and black), Optimum Polish, RMG, Souveran paste wax, and some cobra micro fiber towels.

    Some questions if you don't mind. How do you know when to stop buffing and remove the OP? Does it turn clear or start to dry?

    Can I do NXT, RMG, then Souveran. Or should I do RMG, NXT, then Souveran? Some people say the NXT will remove the RMG. And if I try the RMG on top of the NXT it might not bond.
     
  8. manontwo

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    i seriously have no idea what to do once i get my kit
    1) wash & dry
    2) clay
    3) wash again?
    4) polish
    5) wax


    can someone explain to me what pads i use with what polish or wax?
     
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    Depends on how bad your paint is. How old is the car? Are there a lot of scratches? Is the paint dull and oxidized?? Pics would probably be a big help here. Give us more specifics and we can help you out a lot more effectively.
     
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    well the age varies. my oldiest car is 91 but the paint is in excellent condition. but most of my cars have light-moderate swirls. my goal is to make the paint look extremely wet, that'd be totally sexy :x:
     
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    In that case, I would forget about using the compound for now. Start off with a polishing pad (light cut), and the optimum polish. Should be sufficient to remove your swirls. So the order I would go would be:

    Wash
    Clay
    Polish (Light cut polishing pad)
    Wash
    Poli-Seal (Finishing or finessing pad)
    And wax if you like. But Poli-Seal is a true all-in one. I would probably use either OCW or Opti-Seal if anything over the top.
     

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