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Old 04-14-2005, 07:03 PM   #1
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Default Help, took my car to the wash, and then washed it by hand...

and I still can't get the stupid rainspots off the hood of my car!


i dont know what'* going on, there are what looks to be rain spots on the hood of my car, i cant get them off!


should i try using meguires scratch x all over my hood and then re wax my car?
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First thing that I would try would be a clay bar. I know that Advanced sells the Mothers Clay bar for something like $16 (or there abouts). If that doesn't work, then maybe a lightly applied polishing compound is in order, but the clay bar should do the trick.

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exactly what is a claybar?

and how do i use it?
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exactly what is a claybar?

and how do i use it?
Grasshopper..... you have much to learn....

http://www.mothers.com/products/prod...paintprod.html

http://www.detailguide.com/
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exactly what is a claybar?

and how do i use it?
Grasshopper..... you have much to learn....

http://www.mothers.com/products/prod...paintprod.html

http://www.detailguide.com/

hmmm, i will have to try that out. thanks for the info.
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here is another very good source to read


his DVD is also very good.

http://www.thedetailingbible.com/334940.html
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That is good site. I was driing my car wrong.
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