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Old 06-29-2007, 11:12 PM   #1
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Well I finally got a chance to give my car the once over with the new Menzerna polishes that I bought a few weeks ago, and I can surely say I was impressed. The brand I previously bought last year did a decent job, but just didn't remove all the swirls, even with two applications. Well this stuff took out all of the marring in one step except for the deeper stuff that I'm not going to thin my clear over. I was also amazed by the even deeper and better shine I got with the finishing polish compared to the other brand.

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Notice the grill outline actually is quite noticeable in daylight.



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Have you used anything to cut the orange peel, or has the various polishing compounds done that for you?

Looks great, I'm in the market for a polish to PC the GTI with, way too much orange peel, and a lot of spider webs going down the side of the car.
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Looks good.

was this by hand or with a buffer?
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looks great, I wish my car looked like that once in a while... well it does just with LG ... beautiful car though, black always looks great when its clean
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Thanks for the comments. I did it with a Porter Cable da buffer. It has had any affect on the orange peel that I can tell. You really have to wet sand to get rid of orange peel, but then you will probably end up thinning the paint too much. A lot of people say that factory paint isn't that thick, plus the fact that if you go past the first third of the clear, you compromise the UV protection.
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I think you stole those pictures from a Pontiac ad in a magazine!!

She looks clean enough to be in a magazine, actually.

Great work man!!
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NICE!
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I knew these pictures looked familiar! I was just shopping for some Collinite on Autogeek and ran across this picutre...
http://www.autogeek.net/collinite.html
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Wow the is stunning!!!!
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I knew these pictures looked familiar! I was just shopping for some Collinite on Autogeek and ran across this picutre...
http://www.autogeek.net/collinite.html
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Yeah, that was from last fall when I posted in the Show N Shine section. They gave me a couple free goodies for using the pictures. When I looked at the one shot I took yesterday I noticed how much it looked like the one from the Collinite page. But it is noticeably better when you compare how the tree looks in the hood.
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