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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 8:46 pm    Post subject:  Rough clearcoat problems Reply with quote

I am having issues with this on the top on the the rear bumper and on the side of the car right after the rear doors. This is something I just recently came across. It feels as if there's a layer of dirt on the paint, but it's perfectly clean. I can't see how this happened. I always put the car in the garage and wash it once or twice a week and I also use wax. Is there a solution too this???

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:53 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Have you tried using a clay bar on it? My guess is its the junk that accumulates on top of the clear coat that doesn't come off with a regular car wash.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 10:32 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

like iffy said, clay the entire area. After you clay it wax right after and it should feel smooth as glass.

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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 8:24 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Alright thanks guys, I didn't even think of using a claybar. DOH! I will do this today.

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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 9:49 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Clay -> COMPOUND -> POLISH -> wax.

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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 9:54 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

chibiblacksheep wrote:
Clay -> COMPOUND -> POLISH -> wax.


Too be honest chibi, I'm a little leary of using compound. I'm just a novice and I don't want too make anything worse.

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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 10:11 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

PushrodPower wrote:
chibiblacksheep wrote:
Clay -> COMPOUND -> POLISH -> wax.


Too be honest chibi, I'm a little leary of using compound. I'm just a novice and I don't want too make anything worse.


Do you have a highspeed orbital buffer? If not and you are just doing this by hand, compound wont' ruin a thing.

It's only when you get compound PLUS the buffer plus a lot of heat that you can ruin anything.

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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 10:14 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

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PushrodPower wrote:
chibiblacksheep wrote:
Clay -> COMPOUND -> POLISH -> wax.


Too be honest chibi, I'm a little leary of using compound. I'm just a novice and I don't want too make anything worse.


Do you have a highspeed orbital buffer? If not and you are just doing this by hand, compound wont' ruin a thing.

It's only when you get compound PLUS the buffer plus a lot of heat that you can ruin anything.


No I just polish and wax etc by hand. I'll try this though. I have some other dull spots as well.

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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 8:26 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Well I clay bared the trouble spot and the paint came out like glass!!!!

Thank you Iffy, chibi, and gg05 for everything! Big Thumbs Up Big Thumbs Up Big Thumbs Up

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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 9:07 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

glad we could help you.

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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 9:50 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

PushrodPower wrote:
Well I clay bared the trouble spot and the paint came out like glass!!!!

Thank you Iffy, chibi, and gg05 for everything! Big Thumbs Up Big Thumbs Up Big Thumbs Up


Clay bar FTW.

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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 9:19 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Glad we could help!

Did you compound or chicken out? Laughing

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chibiblacksheep wrote:
Glad we could help!

Did you compound or chicken out? Laughing



I actually did buy Meguiars rubbing compound, but didn't use it because the clay works so well. I'm going too try too claybar the whole car today.

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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 4:34 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Just remember to apply wax afterwards. This summer is gonna be a detail summer for me, compounds, waxs, clay bars, cant wait!

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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2012 2:07 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

I used clay on the entire car. Looks damn slick! Now off too wax!!!

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