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    confused ok... polish

    newbe to polish! neva used it, wash my car weekly, looks great. just the weather in this country sh##s it up so easly. i no polish give it a good shine, but alot of people polish in the winter? why? after a few days the rain etc mess's it up.

    im completely new to polishing thing so can some one tell me the benefits of the hole thing,

    be nice lol

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    It protects the paintwork from all the salt, cr@p, $hite on our roads m8

    If you use a claybar on the car every 6 months or so you will be surprised how much cack has stuck to it.
    Last edited by Caterman; 26th January 2008 at 23:08.

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    Simple answer, car looks better and protects the paintwork.
    3.2 v6 Signum and loving it

    http://www.freewebs.com/johnsdutton/

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    And have you never watched the Karate Kid, on with the right hand off with the left
    3.2 v6 Signum and loving it

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    Dont know about polish, but wax/sealant will protect the paintwork, and help repel some of the crud.........

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    polish will flatten the paint and remove surface defects, some polishes will add a layer of protection i.e SRP or Megs DC2

    if you want protection something like EGP, Collinite, Natty, Dodo will be better

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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnsdutton View Post
    Simple answer, car looks better and protects the paintwork.

    Quote Originally Posted by Caterman View Post
    $hite on our rods
    Everyone wants to avoid that don't they!

    Quote Originally Posted by jonr View Post
    polish will flatten the paint and remove surface defects, some polishes will add a layer of protection i.e SRP or Megs DC2

    if you want protection something like EGP, Collinite, Natty, Dodo will be better

    If your new to detailing I would recommend Autoglym Super Resin Polish and Extra Gloss Protection.
    SRP will condition and clean the paint like a normal polish with some fillers to help with swirl marks and the EGP will seal in the finish and keep it shinier for longer.
    Both easiy available from Halfords for less than £20.

    Ps. Pick up a couple of decent Microfibre cloths while your there.

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    just noticed that...............now edited

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    ok thanks lads, big help, but only think il polish in the summer

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    Quote Originally Posted by Caterman View Post
    just noticed that...............now edited
    Sorry couldn't resist.

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