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Unread 12-03-2007, 08:48 AM   #21
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I'm not sure where you are coming from. I said you need to wet sand to remove orange peel. I never said you could not remove wet sand makes with a coumpound. Before you start calling someone out on something you should read what they actually said. There are lots of polishes that will remove wet sanding scratches down to 2,000 grit. Above 2,000 grit I would use a compound. If I wanted to have my car wet sanded the last place I would take one of my cars to is a dealer. They don't even know how to wash a car right. I had to polish my 08 Z06 when I brougt it home from the detailer due to their worthless detailing. Menzerna is one of the top polishes and compounds in the world out of Germany. Optimum Polymer Technologies is one of the top polishes in the US. Go on any well known detailing forum and you will see a lot of threads by profressionel detailers on these products. You won't see a word about Flash Auto Detailing Products.
No Problem. I must have read your post wrong because there was a following sentence about not having to wet sand a new car. Take care.

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Unread 04-22-2018, 12:07 PM   #22
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Yeah, I spent quite a bit of time talking to Joe, and wound up buying a variable speed polisher he sells along with various pads and polishing compound. Joe also briefly touched on wet sanding, which may be something I will want to give a try one of these days to try to remove the orange peel look of the paint.

I already have a Porter-Cable oribital polisher and drying towels for cars cleaning, which does an OK job, but it just doesn't have the cutting power to deal with scratches and the other rough stuff. You CAN get swirl marks and scratches out using the PC and polishing compounds, but it will take longer and require more effort. But I would recommend going that route instead of jumping right into a rotating polisher as the PC is better to learn from as it keeps you from making mistakes that can damage the paint.

Maybe Joe will make up a video on DVD (or even post the videos here) for us one of these days showing us all the proper techniques for dealing with these problems and the correct way of using a polisher/buffer.......

Sure wish there was an easy way to deal with rock chips, however.... Got a new one on the way home today....... But that is another story....
Thanks for the details information. But i am looking a suggestion some quality waxing kit that i use after polishing time. Would you please suggest me under $30.
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Unread 05-06-2018, 12:05 AM   #23
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Generally I use a detail spray, which may or may not contain a form of wax.

As for an actual sealant, finish protectant, I find I have been using Meguiar's products fairly regularly with excellent results. I believe the latest product I have been using is their NXT Tech Wax which gives me excellent results.

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