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Old 05-23-2013, 12:08 AM   #1
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Tips on buffing wax and polishing car

What do I need? What are the best product and any little tricks? I wanna buff it becouse when the light hits the paint u can see really tiny Scratches
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What do I need? What are the best product and any little tricks? I wanna buff it becouse when the light hits the paint u can see really tiny Scratches
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Wax on.....wait till it gets white.... Wax off
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Sounds like you need to compound and polish.
Grab a beginner compound (like Meguiar's Ultimate Compound) and a polish (Meg's has a great beginner polish) and have at it either by hand or with a DA (for best results). Make SURE you use quality microfiber towels and a quality applicator.
I always do 2 coats of wax on the general paint and an extra sealant coat on my carbon fiber pieces. Of course I use a glaze as well, but that's just for looks.
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I'll second that, order the towels too, worth every penny.
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Turtle wax is my fav brand for all that
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Turtle wax is my fav brand for all that
Lotta bad things to be said about turtle wax.
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What do you use?
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What do you use?
Zaino stuff above. If not that and an emergency I use meguirs.
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Zaino stuff above. If not that and an emergency I use meguirs.
I've been looking into buying my detailing products and I've been watching chemicalguys.com videos and they seem to have really good products. Has anyone used them?
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I am going to second and third many of the comments listed above. First, if you can catch a sratch with your finger nail then buffing is most likely not going to resolve it. I also stress that before you buff the car, you need to clean and perform a full clay bar process in order to remove any imbedded containiments.

Then you can buff with compound and polish with a DA polisher or if you are more experienced a rotary machine. I will first say that Croftgate does have a two step compound and polish that is awesome. I will also say that Meg's 105 and Meg's 205 are great products as well. Depending on the surface, you can use a white pad on a DA polisher with Megs 205 and if you need to then you can step up to Meg's 105 followed by Megs 205. ALWAYS start with the least aggresive correction process. You can use a black polishing pad after the correction process is complete. I am always happy to add my thoughts and comments and if you need more info on Croftgate products feel free to PM me.
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