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Old 04-10-2012, 02:24 PM   #3197
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Originally Posted by Griff330 View Post
Got my car back from the dealer after a detail. It had swirls on the hood when I gave it to them, they're gone but now I see some oxidation marks on the hood. Isn't that something a detail would remove instead of uncover?
If they successfully removed swirls on the hood they would have had to have also removed the oxidation as those surface imperfections go hand in hand. The oxidation is easier to remove so I'm guessing that you may be seeing something else. Some possibilities are they left holograms in the paint, check out this article for pictures http://www.detailedimage.com/Ask-a-P...ograms-formed/. This happens when there is too much heat or pressure from a buffer. Another option is it's a residue left behind by some of their product. It's also possible with a good cleaning they revealed a flaw in the paint that was hard to see previously. If you have more questions try to attach some pictures and I'd be happy to help.

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