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Old 04-30-2008, 04:15 PM   #1
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The new enthusiast

Hi all!
I wish to polish a paint and to put a wax. I have made the preliminary list of necessary things to begin with.
Porter Cable 7336
Mothers California Gold Clay Bar System
Menzerna-power gloss, intensiv, final polish
Klasse High Gloss Sealant Glaze
Probably Finishing Paper 2000 grit
Help to choose pads (the size, the manufacturer) and any other thing I've missed to mention,which can be helpful for me.
here are the examples of my problematic areas
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Old 05-02-2008, 02:15 PM   #2
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is it me or do i see few scratches next to the door handle?? otherwise everything looks nice strongshine.
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Old 05-09-2008, 08:24 AM   #3
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The machine that you have will only get the swirl out. You will not get the scratches out with it. You will also need a yellow, orange and white pad for you PC. When you use the 2000 sand paper, you should lightly sand first in a small area and use the yellow pad with Menzerna compound to see if it works out for you. Hope this help.
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Old 05-10-2008, 03:54 PM   #4
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The machine that you have will only get the swirl out. You will not get the scratches out with it. You will also need a yellow, orange and white pad for you PC. When you use the 2000 sand paper, you should lightly sand first in a small area and use the yellow pad with Menzerna compound to see if it works out for you. Hope this help.
Thanks for the help!
Here the first results, but work it is not finished yet.
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Old 05-10-2008, 04:02 PM   #5
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Wow! Awesome dude!
Do a write up!
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Old 05-10-2008, 07:43 PM   #6
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Good work. Some of the scratches might be too deep. You're doing good bud.
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Old 05-11-2008, 01:20 PM   #7
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That is exceptional work. I see very little trace of the scratches remaining and the blue has no or little signs of oxidation. Good stuff!

To give yourself a goal, try and see if you can achieve a clear reflection with details of your face. It's a little fuzzy there but a finishing polish may help you get there.

EDIT: You weren't finished.
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Old 05-11-2008, 02:27 PM   #8
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Good job

I detailed my crx myself in 2007..
came out great original paint btw.


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Old 05-12-2008, 04:32 PM   #9
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Wow! Awesome dude!
Do a write up!
Thanks!
The description is very short.
I used the 2000 grit sandpaper, DeWalt 843 with Dyna-finish medium Duty Rubbing Compound
That's all, meanwhile.
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Good work. Some of the scratches might be too deep. You're doing good bud.
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That is exceptional work. I see very little trace of the scratches remaining and the blue has no or little signs of oxidation. Good stuff!

To give yourself a goal, try and see if you can achieve a clear reflection with details of your face. It's a little fuzzy there but a finishing polish may help you get there.

EDIT: You weren't finished.
Cheers for the comment.......
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I detailed my crx myself in 2007..
came out great original paint btw.
Excellent work!
Looks like a new one!
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Old 05-12-2008, 09:02 PM   #10
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Dam, at first I thought you use a PC for that result. Now I believe it with the Dewalt. PC would take you forever for the whole car.
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Old 07-03-2008, 04:40 PM   #11
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Some details of this story.
I ordered Flex 3401 VRG instead of PC. But not waiting for him, I come to a friend, who works in the bodyshop. He took to try DeWalt 843 with Dyna-finish medium Duty Rubbing Compound (he was still Heavy Duty). He told me it is a very good polish, even without using wax. Here are results of that day(at 2 PM).
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Old 07-03-2008, 04:49 PM   #12
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And this is what I saw in the direct rays of the sun at the morning
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Old 07-03-2008, 05:11 PM   #13
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Then everything is clear without comment.
Flex 3401
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Old 07-03-2008, 11:25 PM   #14
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OH WOW!!! very well done im impressed!!! wanna polish my car? if u do ill bring some beer!! (h)
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Old 07-04-2008, 08:38 AM   #15
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WOW, that's SO fu**kin shiny. Good job dude! And I'd def pay for you to do my car!
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