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The Basic Guide To Car Polishing

Maintaining your car’s new car finish doesn’t require expensive equipment or specialized detail service. When a car polish using a rotating wheel like a professional detailer. The defects fill in and removed by briefly heating the clear layer of the paint. Limit this car polishing to once a year and wax your automobile every few months to avoid long-term paint damage. If you follow these guidelines, your car will shine like new in a couple of hours,

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Here Is A Basic Guide To Car Polishing:

Car Polishing

● Start by giving your car a hand wash in a shaded place. The car has to be thoroughly rinsed but not dried.

● On dark-colored autos, use softer pads and polishing compounds because they are more susceptible to swirl marks. On lighter colors, more aggressive chemicals and pads can employe.

● Cover whatever you don’t want to clean up after wheeling, including surrounding walls, other automobiles, and animals.

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● One body panel cover with a moderate compound after placing a clean. Somewhat wet pad on the polishing wheel. Spread the polish by turning the wheel steadily. Maintaining the spinning pad parallel to the car’s surface will help prevent swirl marks. Work your way back and forth across the panel’s full surface while maintaining consistent pressure.

● As the clear coat warms up and the paint becomes warm to the touch, scratches will begin to vanish. . A brighter finish will visible when the compound and water have toss away and absorbed by the foam pad. Stop. Repeat on the following panel.

● To avoid having the foam pad become saturate or gummed up with compound, stop as need and rinse it off with a hose or a power washer.

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● A burned finish is inevitable since the outer edge of the pad moves more quickly, produces more friction than the center, and typically carries less polish. Therefore, use extra care when polishing complicated trim sections. Such as washer nozzles, mirrors, emblems, and complex bumper curves, which can done using just the pad’s outer edge.

● After that, wash and rinse the vehicle by hand, paying special attention to the jambs on the doors, trunk, and hood. Dry completely.

● Swirl marks and most remaining surface flaws can conceal, and the paint give a coat of wax to help with that. Apply an estimated 60:40 mixture of paste wax and a fine finishing polish on a soft foam pad mounted on an orbital sander.

● Spread the wax onto the car in a back-and-forth motion while applying gentle pressure with the sander running at a medium speed. Just enough waxy haze should be left behind for drying visibility.

● Clean the inside, exterior, and other sections of the car while the wax is drying, and then use a microfiber towel to wipe the wax off.

● If necessary, add touch-up paint to scratches and any remaining chips. For a final check, move the car into direct sunlight.