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I've just wet sanded down a small portion of my trunk lid with 2000 paper grit to take away small imperfections in the paint...Paint is like 1 year old and now i'm wondering what to use to make that white film disapear on the surface of the clear coat left by the sanding..I've tried a soft polishing compound, but it didn't do much, so should i go with a soft rubbing compound ? and if so, what brand or kind should i go with ? thanks
 
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Would recommend Perfect It brand compounds from PPG. The initial cut should be with a wool pad and a polishing compound followed by a foam pad water slurry. You may follow with a glaze for final finish.
 

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It depends on your polisher. Is it a PC or a rotary? I did some 2000 wetsanding on my DD and followed up with Presta 1500 on an orange pad. I then finished with a SureFinish on a black 3M finishing pad. Turned out great.
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Stanger'66 said:
It depends on your polisher. Is it a PC or a rotary? I did some 2000 wetsanding on my DD and followed up with Presta 1500 on an orange pad. I then finished with a SureFinish on a black 3M finishing pad. Turned out great.
Grant
I'm using a PC polisher and using it at the fastest speed....would you mind telling me what an orange pad is....excuse my ignorance in this field, but i'm no body guy...Thanks
 

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Thanks for the link.. :thumbup: I'll drop by my local NAPA car care store tomorrow....see what he has to say about it...$$$$$$$$ ;)
 

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I believe Napa carries 3M products. Their polishing compounds should do the trick but I'm not sure if they will have PC pads for you. Worth a look.
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CharlesTurner said:
I made a mistake, the Perfect it is a 3M product!

BTW, looks like you got your signature pic fixed, looks good!
Not bad don't you think, i'm a fast learner... :p
 

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Just bought the 3M medium cut compound and it worked like magic, thanks for the info guys.. :thumbup:
 
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