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Old 09-07-2007, 11:17 PM   #1
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Default car paint -> shiney, bumpers -> dull

So i just washed the car and dried it. It pretty obvious that the factory clear coat is still amazing, but my bumpers arent as great. Anyone else'* bonne suffering this problem? Do i need to try polish on the bumpers? Apply a layer of clear coat? Any ideas are welcome


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I would try a Scratch X in a an out of the way place on the bumper to see if that helps.

Do you have access to a random orbital buffer?
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I would try a Scratch X in a an out of the way place on the bumper to see if that helps.

Do you have access to a random orbital buffer?

Yes, got one in the garage.
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I would start with Meg'* 83, available at some independant auto parts stores or on line. Here is the link to the Megs site.

http://www.meguiars.com/?pro-cleaner...Cleaner-Polish

I would apply with an orange or yellow pad using the ROB.
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I have the same problem on the front and back. I was just living with it

I would like to know what works...
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