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Old 04-01-2007, 03:17 PM   #11
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Steel wool on paint, yikes!!
what I was thinking when I did it. but it was a very very file wool.
(it was in my trunk)
when I used it it was very wet and only rubbed lightly.

yesterday a few people who seen the before and after up close were amazed at how good it looked.


and trust me guys I wont be doing it again in that area cause im done
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Cleaned up rather nicely
Now just send me the money so you won't feel bad for not having it professionally done
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now you have no excuse but to use the money for some mods... anyways though, looks pretty good with what you had to work with.
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Well with white I suppose scratches are going to be difficult to see, especially down low like that. But I sure wouldn't advise trying that with a dark colored car. The better route would be to use a clay bar or something chemical to remove the paint, and then use polish.
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Looking good Gumby.

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Well with white I suppose scratches are going to be difficult to see, especially down low like that. But I sure wouldn't advise trying that with a dark colored car. The better route would be to use a clay bar or something chemical to remove the paint, and then use polish.
I highly doubt a clay bar would do anything for scratches like that. You would need something abrasive.
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I didn't have bad paint transfer like that, but I used it before and it worked fine.
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Damn that looks way better!
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Jim:
Looks great. Did you use 0000 steel wool?
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Wow thats crazy. Nice job.
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Jim:
Looks great. Did you use 0000 steel wool?
Tom, I'm not really sure. it was left over in my trunk from a work job a while back.
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