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    Going to go over car again next week, but i am going to pick up some G3 to go over it as i am going to need a heavier cut for my front end as needs a little bit of painting (stone chips) before i go over with a DA

    but what is better to use? G3 paste or liquid?

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    But why do you need/want to use G3 Paul? Are you going to fill the chips then try to cut them back when dry?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DasArab View Post
    But why do you need/want to use G3 Paul? Are you going to fill the chips then try to cut them back when dry?
    Hit the nail on the head bud

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    Watch what your doing with G3, especially on a black car, its a quite a heavy cut so will leave scratching and marring, body shops use it to cut back orange peal after spraying.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DasArab View Post
    Watch what your doing with G3, especially on a black car, its a quite a heavy cut so will leave scratching and marring, body shops use it to cut back orange peal after spraying.
    I know I am going to haveto take bumper off to do a few bits anyway so going to take my time

    Just don't know wether to use paste or liquid

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    What paper will you be rubbing down with? G3 removes down to 1500 grit, I would suggest using 3000 to rub down the filled in stone chips, which would mean you do not need to use something with such a heavy cut.

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    ive used g3 on my BLACK car and no scratches was found i used the paste and a buffer. it works wonders m8

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    Cheers lads

    Going to rub down with 1500 or 2000 first the go over with g3, want my car looking good again so i can go to some meets!

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    have you got a machine polisher to do it with? what are you using after G3?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ginge7289 View Post
    have you got a machine polisher to do it with? what are you using after G3?


    You will need to be looking at G3 then G10, or Megs #83 then #82, something like that. But be warned it soo easy to burn through doing the whole wet and dry then machine polish thing.

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