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Old 08-03-2011, 11:05 PM   #1
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so then, I'm new to all this and very excited about having a mustang

Me and wife just turned in our 2006 Mitsubishi cancer (four door family car) and walked away with a 2010 v6 imperial red convertible mustang. We love the car, today we tried to polish and wax the car with ice and there is a bunch of swirl after applying the wax. I'm totally new to this and could use some tips about how to shine and protect the paint job. Any ideas?
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Re: so then, I'm new to all this and very excited about having a mustang

Was the car used when purchased?
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Yes, it has 30000 miles on it but, in pretty darn good condition. I don't think the previous owners took very good care of it though. Couple scratches,

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Why do you ask if it was used?
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More than likely those swirls were already there. If they aren't that bad get some paint cleaner then follow with a polish then wax.
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Cool thanks, never thought of paint cleaner, any recomendations
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You can go to Auto zone and get the Meguiar's polish. They have all three stages,Paint cleaner,polish and wax. If you have never done it before read the directions on each bottle. Of course this is not the best fix but it is affordable and you can do it at home without a machine polisher.
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Maybe bring it to a body shop. They can polish the swirls out
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