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    3 inch and 4 inch buffing pad options at Autogeek

    3 inch and 4 inch buffing pad options at Autogeek


    Griot's 3" foam pads
    Griots Garage 3 Inch Orange Polishing Foam Pad 3 Pack

    Griots Garage 3 Inch Black Finishing Pad, Set of 3

    Griots Garage 3 Inch Mini Red Wax Pad 3 Pack



    Flex 3" foam pads
    The Flex 3" foam pads work great with rotary or DA style pads, it's the taper that makes small pads work.

    FLEX PE8 Rotary Foam Pads – 1, 2, 3 Inch Diameter

    The 3" Flex pad will fit on this DA backing plate

    3" backing plate



    Buff and Shine 4" pads
    Buff and Shine offers a Mini Spot Buffing Kit. The kit includes a rotary buffer backing plate with an adapter to fit the rotary buffer backing plate to a DA polisher.

    Buff and Shine Mini Spot Buffing Kit


    The foam pads and wool pads in this kit will fit on this 3" DA backing plate

    3" backing plate




    These LC pads fit the above 3" backing plate too...

    Lake Country Hydro-Tech 3 x 1.25 Inch Foam Pads


    Lake Country 3 Inch Flat Pads 6 Pack - Your Choice





    If you can go 4" the Meguiar's 4" foam pads or the Cyclo 4" foam pads or the Buff and Shine 4" pads are great for that size category.

    Meguiar's

    Meguiars DA Compound Power Pads

    Meguiars DA Polishing Power Pads

    Meguiars DA Waxing Power Pads


    Cyclo

    Cyclo 4" pads


    Buff and Shine

    Buff and Shine 4" pads



    RUPES
    And the RUPES 4" foam pads are tapered and killer! I use the white pads for machine waxing.


    Rupes 100 mm (4 Inch) Foam Pads


    Lots of options!


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    Re: 3 inch and 4 inch buffing pad options at Autogeek

    wohoo!!!
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    Smile Re: 3 inch and 4 inch buffing pad options at Autogeek

    Lots of good information here Mike, thanks!

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    Re: 3 inch and 4 inch buffing pad options at Autogeek

    The Buff and Shine grip pads are fantastic. Love them on my PE8.

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    Re: 3 inch and 4 inch buffing pad options at Autogeek

    I thought the Rupes white had a small amount of cut since it is recommended to use with the ultra fine polish. Wouldn't it be better to use a soft red, black, or blue (LC)?

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    Re: 3 inch and 4 inch buffing pad options at Autogeek

    I've got to say, Mike, you are killing it on the forum today.
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