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Old 10-13-2012, 11:50 AM   #1
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I used this product on my fog light and it looks amazing in this picture, however, when you get close you see some runs in it and some minor issues. I had to redo one by taking the stuff off with goo gone, and it was a nightmare.

So...what can I do to get rid of these runs and make it look as smooth as possible. Honestly, I might just buy the roush grill now and delete the fogs, but I want to try to fix these first.
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How did you prep them and how did you apply?
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I took my grill off. Cleaned the lens and sprayed.
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Cleaned then how and how did you spray them?
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When i sprayed mine on my old car i used to to spray them in layers till i was satisfied... Nice gentle pases... I then let them dry and clear coat after for a nice shiny finish
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Just clear coating them doesn't make them shiny. They need to be cleared,wet sanded and polished if you want the real deal look.
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Just clear coating them doesn't make them shiny. They need to be cleared,wet sanded and polished if you want the real deal look.
+1 Gotta wet-sand and polish to get it smooth and glossy.
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+1 Gotta wet-sand and polish to get it smooth and glossy.
Ok I wet sanded them and they are smooth. Now how do I polish them? I used some plastic polish, but it didn't work.
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What I did with my side markers after wet sanding was I used a rubbing compound and an applicator and applied a light later to the surface, then took a detailing towel and buffed it out. Once done, I waxed them. Now they're smooth and glossy like glass
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Or you can use a cheap buffer instead of doing it by hand.


This will explain it all.

http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?feature=plpp&v=HLlw7z2PqgY
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Or you can use a cheap buffer instead of doing it by hand.

This will explain it all.

http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?feature=plpp&v=HLlw7z2PqgY
Great video. And yes, a buffer makes things a load easier. I just didn't have one on handy at the time haha
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