What is Orange Peel?

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by Japs4eva, Dec 5, 2003.

  1. Japs4eva

    Japs4eva Guest

    Everyone talks about it, but I dont know what it is..

    i searched, but u guys merely mention it, and there are no context clues...thanks
     
  2. 4C FED

    4C FED Ain't my GOD DAMN planet understand monkey-boy!

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  3. Japs4eva

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    gotcha, thanks
     
  4. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Look at the texture of this paint and that will give you a very good visual of orange peel.

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    Scott, did that car come from the factory like that?
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Unbelievably for a $130,000 car, yes. :hs:
     
  7. Japs4eva

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    i'd get my money back if my s600 .. let alone my GTI came like that
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Its his wife's car and she treats it like shit, so I don't think he is too concerned about orange peel. Besides, his Bentley and Diablo have no orange peel.
     
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    would u wet sand that out, or start with the compound. doesnt look to bad. i have some orange peel on the back of my truck, that just got painted. did really good custom welding and body work, but the paint has orange peel. I think im going to try to compound it out during the spring. what you think? il take a picture and show you guys
     
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    has anyone seen the commercial for the lincoln aviator where at the end it zooms into the aviator badge by the front driver's side wheel well??? how in the HELL does that end up in your commercial....worst orange peel evaar
     

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