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Old 05-13-2013, 03:56 PM   #1
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Sand paper feel on the hood and side

Hey guys so I was wondering what the best way would be to get rid of the gritty sand paper feel on the hood and sides of my 2012 Mustang? Clay bar? Polishing compound? I tried waxing it but it still feels like sand paper and doesn't have the smooth glass feel to it anymore.
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100 percent ....clay bar !!!
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Hey guys so I was wondering what the best way would be to get rid of the gritty sand paper feel on the hood and sides of my 2012 Mustang? Clay bar? Polishing compound? I tried waxing it but it still feels like sand paper and doesn't have the smooth glass feel to it anymore.
Clay bar then wax the f*ck out of your car and omg it will feel amaxing!!
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Clay bar! Best thing ever if done 2x over
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Wtf is Claybar lol?
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Claybar no doubt. I always get compliments on how smooth my paint is. Mequiars and Mothers both have great claybar kits - can't go wrong with either one. Clay the whole car then throw a polish on it and follow it up with some carnauba wax - you will be AMAZED!!!
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^^^^ what they said clay bar. And do it again three weeks later to get the remaining fall out when it raises to the surface. Sometimes it takes a few washes before you can feel and see it again
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Wtf is Claybar lol?
Its a bar that looks n feels luke clay lol it removes any and all surface contaminants that lead to sandy feeling paint.
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Wtf is Claybar lol?
Google it. Best thing for removing airborn contaminates from the paints surface and restore the finish, providing you still have your clearcoat intact.
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ditto

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Its a bar that looks n feels luke clay lol it removes any and all surface contaminants that lead to sandy feeling paint.
ahh... should of kept reading before 1st post...
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ahh... should of kept reading before 1st post...
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Claybar gets off all exterior imperfections. Its awesome
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Wash with dawn dish soap, clay bar, wash with car wash soap, polish, wax. = Glassy, smooth feel.
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Thanks everyone! Got a claybar kit from Meguiar's, came with detailer, a microfiber towel, and of course the clay bar. It did get rid of the sand paper feeling for the most part. It's still a little grainy but not nearly as bad as it was. Now I feel like I'm driving a brand new car again!
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