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      11-01-2011, 04:52 PM   #1
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Pictures of my productive day!

This did take about 6 hours, but it was worth it

All that's left to do is take the wheels off and degrease and polish them

So, a quick run down of what I did:

Wash and dry it
Clay bar it - couldn't believe how much crap came off!
Wash and dry it again(!)
Polish with PoorBoys Black Hole
Wax with Collenite 476s, applying and buffing twice on each panel
Leather cleaned with Meguiars leather wipes
...usual trim cleaning and vacuum etc



Swirls and paint contaminents




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      11-01-2011, 04:54 PM   #2
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Looks ace mate. Impressed definitely. Did you use a polisher style tool?!
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Looks ace mate. Impressed definitely. Did you use a polisher style tool?!

Thanks! All by hand Now my arms feel like they're going to drop off! I used the DA last time, and that's what left me with the swirls, so I've given up on that
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      11-01-2011, 05:03 PM   #4
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Wow incredible results! Great job!
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      11-01-2011, 05:12 PM   #5
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Swirls from the Da? Are they not meant to remove swirls?
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      11-01-2011, 05:13 PM   #6
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wow very good results by hand!!!
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Swirls from the Da? Are they not meant to remove swirls?
That's what I thought, da + g3 + me = shit results
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Wow incredible results! Great job!
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wow very good results by hand!!!
Thanks fellas
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very very nice

i am hoping for a dry weekend to get one last wax in before winter!
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      11-01-2011, 05:31 PM   #10
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Looking mint - nice one.
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      11-01-2011, 05:47 PM   #11
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PB Blackhole certainly doing a fine job of filling those swirls/imperfections! looks good!
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Top job
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      11-01-2011, 06:34 PM   #13
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Looks like a top job mate.
I find le mans hard to keep clean myself.
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      11-01-2011, 07:41 PM   #14
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Looks very good
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thats further motivated me to try myself but isnt the general consensus that polishing by hand is pretty useless, dont think id be able to get results like yours
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Look great, wanna do mine

Wish I had the time and/or the otivation, great job
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