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Title: Polishing Questions
Post by: february2020 on February 14, 2020, 12:09:11 AM
Expertise needed over here. What is the best brand for polishing my Ď79 Firebird? Also, I have the snowflake wheels, anything specific for wheels like Motherís metal polish? Thankful for any info amidst the hundreds of products out there. Also, I was also told not to use a power polisher on old clearcoat and should polish by hand and Iím hoping thatís not true.
H. E. Ramsey

Title: Re: Polishing Questions
Post by: firebirdclub on February 14, 2020, 12:17:44 AM
Iíve used multiple stages of Meguiarís cutting/polishing compounds and done all by hand. It is amazing what it can do to old black paint. Then I did a full wax afterwards with Meguiarís gold class. My daily driver, a beat up old 2001 Mustang with factory old dull paint came out unbelievably well.
I was thoroughly impressed with this stuff. Very much worth the effort,
   The red line and number indicates the abrasiveness. The higher the number the more abrasive. I worked from left to right across these products. Took a long time but so worth it. The wax I used is the black bottle .
Randy McDonald

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