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    Default day one of detailing over

    well my car was looking in a poor state, paint was very dull and covered in swirls marks.

    Start of day one

    Wash car using two bucket method in Megs Gold Class car wash.

    Dried car and then clayed car using meg QD and clay bar

    Washed car again with Megs Gold Class

    then started with 3 stage

    Bonnet, front wings and roof all done with all 3 stages

    just too dark now to carry on so time for a rest

    Back out first thing to finish off then start on the inside

    paint is like glass now so smooth and clean, well worth the hard work

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    its the law you know

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    Quote Originally Posted by shillbag View Post
    its the law you know
    yea but just too dark now, not only that its not all done yet, still doors, bumpers, rear wing and boot to do.

    then got to start on the wheels

    then inside

    then get the camera out

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    Sounds like its going to look great.

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    with all the hard work going into it i cant wait to see the piccy's dude
    Midlands Mod Shop - NFFC.

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    well thats another 2 hours, done stage 1-3 all over, must be mad as just given it one further coat of stage 3

    leaving it to cure for a bit the polish off, then got the plastic trim to clean, wheels (not spending too much time as they are a bit scuffed) then onto the inside

    If I can still lift my my arms later I will get the camera out and get some photos for you all

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    Did you manage to get rid of the swirl marks? and did you use a rotary polisher?

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    Well here goes, finished the car so here goes the pics.

    What a great background too










    now for the refection shots

    1st the roof







    Now inside




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    Superb job there fella. Looks gorgeous. Well done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vectravirg View Post
    Did you manage to get rid of the swirl marks? and did you use a rotary polisher?

    most of them came out

    and it was all by hand

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