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    Finished painting my VXR rear insert, there are some imperfections on the paint, so I took some 2000 grit and set about wet sanding. The imperfections are gone, but what to do now? Do I add a final coat of black paint, or go straight into the lacquer? I cant help but think if I lacquer then the finish will be pretty rubbish.

    Any advice is appreciated.

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    deffinately another coat ...

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    Ok, so another coat, then add lacquer coats and once they are dry, one final wet sand followed by a polish, seal and wax?

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    I only ever wet sand the lacquer then machine buff and polish.

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    polish/buff after wetsanding the lacquer. dont seal or wax you've got to let the paint/lacquer cure properly before waxing 1-2 months iirc

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    I posted the same thread up in detailing world and was told to finish the with another colour coat, then 2-3 Layers of lacquer, then wet sand with 3000 grit and polish buff.

    Wax after a few weeks to let it cure.

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