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Old 02-06-2006, 08:37 AM   #1
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Some final touch up tips needed from the professionals??

Ok so after reviewing all of the post on here about using a PC buffer, I broke down and got everything I needed to do a professional job

Here is what I did with my PC orbital buffer:

Menzerna intensive polish, (used 50/50 solution to remove)
Menzerna final (buffed with micro)
Menzerna glaze (buffed with micro)
Menzerna FMJ (buffed with micro)

Unfortunately it took me about 5-6 (lost track) hours to do. I did it in my garage and by the time it was done it was way to dark to admire my work outside, but from what I could tell it shined like never before. Then I hurried in and played like it didnít take anytime at all, and that I was simply working around house, that way my wife wouldnít get on my case. Iím sure you guys know what Iím talking aboutÖ

The next morning I noticed when the sun shined on a few of the side panels to my horror, I missed a few spots. Most of them were where I hadnít got all of the FMJ off, but some I think might have been glaze or some of the final polish that are now underneath the FMJ. I know this because when I tried to gently buff it out it didnít budge. Damn itÖ After all that work. Anyhow I was thinking that Iíll have to go around and do a spot job on each of those areas, Iíll take some 50/50 Alcohol/water solution remove the wax and glaze and then reapply like I did originally. Is this the correct method? Any advise??

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Old 02-06-2006, 12:02 PM   #2
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Ideally, you would want to redo those spots with the full steps, b/c if there are remains of the polish and you wipe it off, its also wiping off any protection you had on there as well.

It'll be worth redoing the areas in the long run.

Also, make sure you apply the FMJ overlapping areas that didn't have the polish remains on there so you don't miss any spots of protection.

Hope that helps.

George @ DI

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