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Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by 1200mk, Jul 28, 2003.

  1. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    Today I washed my car and I was thinking that if I didnt hose my car down first that it would gimme more time to dry before the stuff dries by itself.

    So I did this to the entire top part of the car. Now there are soooo many scratches. What can I do about this? polish? scratch x?

    Thanks
     
  2. camo~

    camo~ I LURK

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    I have read that 5 times and still have no idea what your talking about!
     
  3. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    haha... opps..

    Basically I washed the my car without hosing it down first, so i guess the dust particles that were already on the car scratched my paint (swirl marks?) What could I do to fix this problem?
     
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    camo~ I LURK

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    If they arent any worse than swirl marks-just get some swirl mark remover (very mild rubbing compound)
     
  5. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    can you gimme some brand names?
     
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    camo~ I LURK

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    I use macguirez. But there are a ton of other good brands out there. Turtlewax makes a good one too I think.

    You may try just waxing it first in a little spot to see if it fills them in.
     
  7. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    coo...... thanks a bunch man!
     
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    If the scratches are very light, I would use Meguiar's Swirl Free Polish, followed by some Vanilla Moose or Final Polish.

    If they're deeper, use Dual Action Cleaner/Polish before the Swirl Free Polish.
     
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    Accords 4U2 NV OT's Resident Desi

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    not trying to be a dick, but isn't it common sense to hose a car down first?
     
  10. Buck-O

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    Really, since when has it not been?
     
  11. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    yeah...i usually do, but i dont know why i didnt this time.
     
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    Can I use the swirl free polish throughout the car?
     
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    Yes, you can
     
  14. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Not only can you, but I think you will like the shine you get from using it. I use it on all my customer's cars that need more than a light glaze to look good.
     
  15. 1200mk

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    Tell me if my gameplan is correct.

    1. wash
    2. dry
    3. swirl free polish
    4. wax

    is that all i need?
     
  16. camo~

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    Fixed it for ya!
     
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    1200mk Still same OG

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    ahaha..... see, i forgot all the damn time :p

    where can I pick up the swirl free polish for cheap online? Or is the meguiars site the only place? thanks a bunch guys!
     
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    Your gameplan is correct.
     
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    I bought mine from carparts.com.
     

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