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Old 09-27-2012, 12:19 PM   #1
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Is there any wax that....

Is there any wax that actually covers minor swirl marks? Have tried many kinds all say they do but none work. Any ideas?

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Old 09-27-2012, 12:49 PM   #2
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That would be called a 'glaze.' They only last a few days, a week at best.

Why not just remove them permanently?
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Old 09-27-2012, 01:08 PM   #3
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That would be called a 'glaze.' They only last a few days, a week at best.

Why not just remove them permanently?
I have tried but have had trouble in doing this

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How have you tried to do it?
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Old 09-27-2012, 03:45 PM   #5
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Get a clay kit and clay the car, get some swirl remover it'll get rid of most of it then wax after that.

Took me forever to do my whole car, probably about 8-10 hours total but the paint looks good as new!
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"some swirl remover"
For example?

Post some pictures of your paint under direct light, ie; the sun on one single spot of the paint.
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"some swirl remover"
For example?

Post some pictures of your paint under direct light, ie; the sun on one single spot of the paint.


I have tried swirl remover and it helped but there are still small swirls in the paint

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you need something less abrasive than what you already tried then
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Old 09-27-2012, 05:22 PM   #9
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That depends, does it not?

If what he used last time didn't touch the original swirl marks, he needs to use something more aggressive.

If what he used last time CAUSED the swirl marks, then the next step is a less aggressive polish or compound.

You generally need to polish out a scratch before buffing out the dullness created by the polishing. If you go right to buffing, you just have a shiny scratch.
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