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Old 09-03-2007, 11:51 PM   #11
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nope no paint work, my buddy wetsanded his altima last week and it came out really nice so he told me how to do it and i tried it out...paints fine i just did it really lightly and made sure i had lots of water.. it took out some of the scratches and lil marks. Still shines really nice im going to claybar next weekend probably
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i really would not advise that. not good for clear coat. did u @least use 2000 grit?

the best thing to do before waxing is to claybar. most other methods are too aggressive.
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That is a lot of time to clean your car. Good job. I think the tire shine really projects the cleanliness.
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Hey a Connecticuter local.... You're in the heart of the east coast Bonne country....

The car looks good! You should keep an eye open on e-bay for a set of SSE/SSEi tails or tint the ones you have.
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Wow... looking great Jordan...

Next time stop on by.
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I did use 2000 grit and just rubbed it slightly on the paint..

also i do plan on tinting the tailights before winter hopefully.

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I was busy cleaning the car all day and i got your message at about 8pm but ill give you a call this weekend and maybe you can help clean up that tb if your not busy?
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i really would not advise that. not good for clear coat. did u @least use 2000 grit?

the best thing to do before waxing is to claybar. most other methods are too aggressive.
there is nothing wrong with wet sanding clear coat. Modern clear coat is just paint with no pigment for the most part.

Properly wetsanding will do the same thing as an abrassive and a polishing pad.
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i really would not advise that. not good for clear coat. did u @least use 2000 grit?

the best thing to do before waxing is to claybar. most other methods are too aggressive.
there is nothing wrong with wet sanding clear coat. Modern clear coat is just paint with no pigment for the most part.

Properly wetsanding will do the same thing as an abrassive and a polishing pad.
that may be true, but clay bar is 100% clear coat safe, sand paper is not.
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i really would not advise that. not good for clear coat. did u @least use 2000 grit?

the best thing to do before waxing is to claybar. most other methods are too aggressive.
there is nothing wrong with wet sanding clear coat. Modern clear coat is just paint with no pigment for the most part.

Properly wetsanding will do the same thing as an abrassive and a polishing pad.
that may be true, but clay bar is 100% clear coat safe, sand paper is not.
a clay bar removes surface contaminents not scratches and swirls that are in the clear coat/paint
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if ur tryin to remove scratches and swirls, then ok. ill def give that to ya.

i just dont think its necessary to wet sand for wax prep. just mop.
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