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    Hi All

    it would appear the previous owner washed the car with wire wool, now the sun is out you can see how bad the paintwork is. Where do i start i don't want to spend a fortune. Whats the best place to start? Claying?

    No pressure washer so can't snow foam (can I?)

    any help would be appreciated guys.

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    snow foaming wont help any way .
    sounds like you need the help of one of the detailing gurus and their pc and cutting compound.
    if your own your own then its got to be megs scratchx to try and get rid of the swirls etc then auto glymm super resin polish .then a good wax to finish .

    others might have other ideas

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    post above says it, you will need some sort of correction with the problem or a mask of sorts to hide it. either way it will be upkeep and cost

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lump View Post
    post above says it, you will need some sort of correction with the problem or a mask of sorts to hide it. either way it will be upkeep and cost

    cheers Lump, where's the best place to start then, products, techniques etc. apologies if you've answered this before on here.

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    Depends on what you want, quick fix or long term project ?

    quick fix is get it sorted and keep it up

    Long term gradually build of products and technique

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    ok thought i had answered that ....oh never mind

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    well i keeping it for few years all going well, so best to go long term.

    but if you wouldn't mind both options, just so i know whats involved with both.

    Thanks much appreciated Lump

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    option 1 pay some one to sort it

    option 2 get some bits and spend 6 hours every saturday cleaning you motor like the rest of us

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lump View Post
    option 1 pay some one to sort it

    option 2 get some bits and spend 6 hours every saturday cleaning you motor like the rest of us

    not afraid of hard work

    rather do it myself then pay someone else to be honest.......if all else fails your not too far from me

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    advice is always free

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