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Old 04-28-2013, 09:59 AM   #8
dbenney
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just thought i would keep you guys updated. I bought some ccs foam pads and attempted to remove swirls by hand using an orange, red and white pads with maguiars ultimate compound and swirl x. WOW what a PITA! after doing only the deck lid my shoulder was sore and very little difference.
I decided to go the DA route. I bought a portercable 7424 and a variety of lake country ccs pads and again used ultimate compound with a yellow cutting pad followed by swirl x and an orange light cutting pad... WHAT A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE! my deck lid looks new now. I didnt take any pics before and after but i will take some of the hood if you guys are interested.

any way, i learned my lesson about the snow brush. i guess next winter im gonna look like one of those tards that drives around with a foot of snow piled up on their roof hood and trunk LOL
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