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Old 10-16-2003, 04:50 AM   #1
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Debadging Problem

Okay took the stuff off my car pretty easy (broke the f/o) i got the glue off and waxed the spot but at night when a light hits the car you can kinda see a slight reflection of where the badges were. Anyone use polish or a rubbing compound my car is like a year old so its not gonna match exactly due to the orange peel but it bugs me. Its fine during the day though.


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Old 10-16-2003, 07:18 AM   #2
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best bet is to use a polishing compound. It doesn't have the abrasives that rubbing compound has ( even that won't take off orange peel) but should do the job for you. Then a good quality wax should put the oils back into the paint to make it match perfectly
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Old 10-16-2003, 07:22 AM   #3
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Hey guy, Spray on wax just won't do it. You need to go out and get meguires gold class wax and do it by hand then you will get the look you want
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i debadged mine while waxing so it all worked out.
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Old 10-16-2003, 04:01 PM   #5
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That is quick detailent to get the entire car shiny i used meguiars wax
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i guess next washing i will use polish and see what happens
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yeh well it kind of doesnt go away so easy, you can maybe buff it out a little, but if yours is like mine, guess what, its faded all around it and thats whats left of the old paint that hasnt been faded, it will probably fade to match, or youll stop noticing whichever happened to me first
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Old 10-17-2003, 12:15 AM   #8
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Have any of you guys went on the meguiars web site? They hav ethis thing where you answer a few questions and it will give you a report of what products/time you should use to get the desired look for your car. Mine said i should surface prep 3X/yr........polish 8X/yr........wax 10x/yr. but i also said i have no problem spending 4 hrs a month on it.

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Old 10-17-2003, 12:31 AM   #9
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I said I'd spend 1-2 hrs./month, and that it doesn't have to have a showroom finish, and they STILL want me to wax my car 10X a year...that's a wax every other time I wash my car?!?
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i guess the more you wax the more products you use !!! and since most of use have nothing better to do........
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