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Sorry, no good pictures... the weather had turned "meh" by the time I was done...

So my car had started looking pretty shitty again. The paint was losing its shine, swirls/scratches were becoming prevalent, it was all getting hazy... you know. Just looked bad walking up to it in the sun...

So today I took it to work and spent some quality buffer time...

Befores:







Repainted fender standing right out...





A during (I got some color back in the spoiler, at least... looks less like shit :lol:



Afters....

















I'm pleased with the results, gotta get that black trim in order though.
 

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I love red 9000s, sexy car! Good job on removing the swirls. What compound did you use, and was it hand or machine buffed?
 

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Is that Carbrite Compound? If so, you will definately want to follow it up with a finer polish to remove any haze that the compound might have left over. It is amazing though how well single stage red responds to a bit of TLC, great job Stig!
 

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Thanks.

Palmer, I have considered rattlebombing the spoiler. We'll see.

Christian, I don't actually know what that one is called... but I do know it's the most aggressive compound we have. I only used it on the spoiler and a few trouble spots (like the ghosting from the debadge, which is still pretty visible :( )

Used a medium compound with a wool pad, then polishing pad on the whole car followed up by a swirl remover on a finishing pad. Don't know the brand or anything, they're all in pretty much unmarked bottles and I haven't stumbled upon the source yet...
 
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