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    my other half has a red mazda mx5 and the paint (as all red paint it seems) has gone really flat the worst being the bonnet and the boot ive tried the dreaded tcut but this stuff is crap so what is the best stuff to get that shine back and then what do you guys suggest to seal that shine in
    i really need help with this as shes taken it to a body shop and they wanna charge her £200 to wet sand mop and polish it
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    Have you tried claying and then the Megs 3 stage clean / polish / wax?

    Failing that - I think it may be time to invest in a machine polisher?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisvectra View Post
    my other half has a red mazda mx5 and the paint (as all red paint it seems) has gone really flat the worst being the bonnet and the boot ive tried the dreaded tcut but this stuff is crap so what is the best stuff to get that shine back and then what do you guys suggest to seal that shine in
    i really need help with this as shes taken it to a body shop and they wanna charge her £200 to wet sand mop and polish it
    thanks guys
    Chris im sure me and Bob would be up for giving it a bash , im sure we can get it better than it is now . give him a pm see what he thinks . khalid

    the vectra has gone , but not far away so ill still see it form time to time

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    Quote Originally Posted by AntSSSS View Post
    Have you tried claying and then the Megs 3 stage clean / polish / wax?

    Failing that - I think it may be time to invest in a machine polisher?
    those aint cheap fella
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    Quote Originally Posted by happypostie View Post
    Chris im sure me and Bob would be up for giving it a bash , im sure we can get it better than it is now . give him a pm see what he thinks . khalid
    What a lovely offer ... I may have to come and say Hi too

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    Quote Originally Posted by happypostie View Post
    Chris im sure me and Bob would be up for giving it a bash , im sure we can get it better than it is now . give him a pm see what he thinks . khalid
    that would be excellent fella which bob lol?
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    bobsignum mate, south central RO.

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    Got any photos?

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    I will get some posted up
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    Should,nt be a problem chris ,will be happy to have a look for you if you like
    Driving vauxhall,s for 30 + years
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