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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2007 7:41 am 
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Gareth mate, could you recommend some products for a white car to get the absolute best shine possible, and for removing swirls please mate!

I currently use mostly Meguiars stuff, and the gold class clear coat wax which I'm very impressed with, but was just wondering if there's a better combination of stuff to get the best from my paintwork!

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Mine looks like a grey Pulsar at the minute! lol

But when white is cleaned up to it's max, it looks awesome!

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Mine looks like a grey Pulsar at the minute! lol

But when white is cleaned up to it's max, it looks awesome!


Des, Gaz has this kit on his website
http://www.detailedobsession.com/catalo ... baec6d55f2

dunno if there would be any other products he would need to add to it tho

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Yeah, I did see that Jon, but thought I'd ask so I can get a full list of stuff that may improve the car including removal of swirl marks, and strange "pits" that have appeared on my roof! Grrr! lol

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Hi Des, the line up on my site produces this on Diamond White:

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Obviously you can't get it to shine like dark colours, but you can still get a great finish. If you wanted to add or substitute as paste wax, go for Collinite No.476s as it's lower carnauba content suits white.

For the swirls; working by hand you're limited, but SSR2 will be as good as it gets - or you can use SSR1 (not quite such good results, but easier to use over a whole car).

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Cheers Gareth mate, was just wondering if there was anything better I could use for white, so will be trying some of that stuff and see how it goes soon!

Cheers matey!

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My pleasure mate.

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Sorry to drag this one back up, but its a similar question, whats the best way to go about getting the best from silver as after the accidednt dmage is repaired its gonna get a proper clean, this is the best i could do with what i had already(deep crystal paint cleaner and gold class wax)
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And yes i know about waiting a couple of weeks before washing or polishing new paint, my mate learned that the hard way :lol:

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Moondust Silver and Diamond White are suited to the exact same products :)

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Hello Gaz,

Can you please recommend a product that i can use on the part above my windscreen and A pillar posts to make it black again???
(Its not painted, its material)

As you can see in the picture enclosed its a lot lighter compared to the roof so would like something to bring it back (that won't run off down the paint work and stain etc)

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Thanks in advance dude :)

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Hi mate - is that vinyl?

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No mate it isn't, its more like the roof material, if that helps :? 8-)

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Okay mate, let me look into it :)

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Okay mate, let me look into it :)

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Cheers mate nice one :)

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Hi mate,

Some extra questions for you:

1) When you say like the roof material - is it porous? Or is it more of a hard plastic?

2) Have you cleaned it at all?

3) If you spray it with APC or a 50:50 water/alcohol mix, does it momentarily look better while it is wet until it dries out? Does it turn darker when it gets wet?

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Hi mate,

Some extra questions for you:

1) When you say like the roof material - is it porous? Or is it more of a hard plastic?

2) Have you cleaned it at all?

3) If you spray it with APC or a 50:50 water/alcohol mix, does it momentarily look better while it is wet until it dries out? Does it turn darker when it gets wet?

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1) Yes its Porous

2) No never tried cleaning that part

3) Never got it wet so wouldn't know if it gets darker :) (but can try)

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Jon, if you could, that we be great :)

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Jon, if you could, that we be great :)

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Sorry mate, haven't forgot just been busy :(

Can you or anyone recommend or advise me on a product or top tip for getting over spray off glass without damage of course :)

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Jon, if you could, that we be great :)

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Sorry mate, haven't forgot just been busy :(

Can you or anyone recommend or advise me on a product or top tip for getting over spray off glass without damage of course :)



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