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    Vehicle : Vectra

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    Engine : Z19DTH (Re-mapped)

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    Default More engine bling!

    Finally got round to finish sanding the Vec B cam cover.
    below is right up to 1200...



    Was going to leave it for another day but got excited so out came the polishing kit for my drill

    After stage 1 first cutting:


    Stage 2: medium compound


    Stage 3: finishing compound


    Very impressed with it, taken a few hours but well worth it... Looks chrome...

    Should finish the engine bay off nicely, well after new TB pipe

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    that looks awesome mate..............hard work paid off bud

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    great job there .

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

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    That looks great nice work.

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    Nice job that.

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    Surprised how well it came up... Once it's on I just need something to put on to protect the finish, any ideas. Someone mentioned car wax but not sure if that would just go wierd looking...

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    looks mint fella

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    You done well there mate, ive used jetseal 109 on metal before with good results

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    Nice one Dan, is it a wax? I'll have a look

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