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Old 03-18-2021, 04:58 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Orange, white, black. Been using LC for a few years on various vehicles. And a boat.
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Are they love marks going left and right or swirls from a previous polishing with a circular buffer?
Swirls from poor wash technique and probably a few polishing passes. It's a DD so we're not going to tear up the clear coat for a perfect finish. But I bet we can get a lot of them out without too much cutting.

The real question is where do you draw that line between the amount of cut and perfection. I'm not asking that here because no one can answer that over the internet. Every car is different and we'll just have to see how it is when we get there.

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Orange, white, black. Been using LC for a few years on various vehicles. And a boat.
Exactly what I was already leaning towards. And precisely what I was looking for. Cheers, mate
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if you want to save on clear but hide some deeper scratches on a black car

https://carzilla.ca/products/xtreme-...ing-glaze-32oz

it contains acrylic resin filler to mask deeper scratches in a way that is semi permanent, and creates a good surface for bonding of ceramic coatings afterwards.

not really a fan of a typical glaze or filler but this is different than typical

for pads I really like uro fiber

Lake country CCS orange white and black

also sonax perfect finish and a rupes yellow foam pad works nicely for finishing
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The real question is where do you draw that line between the amount of cut and perfection. I'm not asking that here because no one can answer that over the internet. Every car is different and we'll just have to see how it is when we get there.
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Orange and white CCS pads should be all you need and really doubt you need the orange. If its a daily hitting it with M105 in the bad spots then hitting the full car with M205 will transform the car more than likely.
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Since we're working with a 7" polisher, I ended up not going with Lake Country pads as they only have 6.5" pads. Got some 7" Rupes pads for $10.50 each from The Rag Company. I got fine yellow foam pads for light correction/polishing and ultra fine white foam pads for wax/sealant application.
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