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    Re: Q's about removing orange peel.

    OP is removed by sanding first.
    i run my PC on top speed after spreading the m100 and an orange lake country pad. takes longer than with a rotary but it works
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    Re: What is the car?

    '62 i think was the only year they had the angle/sweep on the front fender going towards the hood

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    Re: Show us your pet.

    this lil girl is vera- my pupperz for a couple days. she came into the rescue with 7 litter mates. 4 months old. the litter spent their entire first 4 months in a basement so we're (staff and...
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    Re: Show us your pet.

    this thread has me thinking there should be a love button added. what an awesome bunch of dogs! this is Baby Girl- a pupperz thats goin up for adoption at the rescue i volunteer at in a couple days....
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    Re: Use old business name or start new one?

    many companies change names for a fresh start
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    Re: Soft Clear Coat? Help!

    duplicolor is a lacquer. rusto an enamel.
    lacquer over enamel is a recipe for disaster. SOME lacquers can be sprayed over enamels but mixing them just aint a good idea. stick with one or the other...
  7. Re: Is Anyone Else Tired of All the Ceramic Pile-Ons?

    but are ya turtle wax old fashioned?:xyxthumbs:
    no fancy schmancy words and catch phrases with that stuff.
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    Re: fixing clearcoat aluminum rims

    polishing aluminum requires the right buffs,compounds, and high rpms.
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    Re: Paint discolouration of White Car

    i also think the door was repainted. candy white isnt bright white. does the color on the front fender(fronts are fenders-back behind the door is the quarter panel) match the hood? what about the...
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    Re: Sealant on a tombstone

    yes. there are exterior stone/granite sealers for the occasion. i used miracle 511 on a granite outdoor counter top a few years ago. it gets full effect of weather through the summer. saw it back...
  11. Thread: 90 Day Cure

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    Re: 90 Day Cure

    that cure time can change with geographical location. if its in a northern climate where its rather cold at this time and the hangar isnt heated, the cure time will take longer.
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    Re: Rust or Rust Dust Spots or Something Else???

    open the hood and look on at the underside of that edge. the sheetmetal should be folded over on itself right there. is that rusted up? if so, your best bet is a new hood becuase what youre seeing on...
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    Re: Rust or Rust Dust Spots or Something Else???

    im with robert. imo, IF that area was repainted, then prepwork fell short. its not the best of light or angles in the pic but it looks like filler was put over that rust then painted. no proper prep...
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    Re: Removing Clearcoat

    if theres cc failure then the basecoat underneath isnt ok. if the plan was to just remove the clear,the basecoat will be wasted in no time. that basecoat needs clearcoat on top for protection. ...
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    Re: To 3k sand or not

    yes. sanding with 3000 is doing more work than necessary.
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    Re: In the market for new woolies

    ive been using schlegel for years. love em.
  17. Re: Please Help Me With A Long Term Protection Plan For My New Truck.

    that should be a base/clearcoat paint job then. one thing ya have going for ya either way is that white . white is the most uv friendly color there is.
    i highly doubt theres a stealership that puts...
  18. Re: Please Help Me With A Long Term Protection Plan For My New Truck.

    is this a brand new truck or new to you?
  19. Re: Two Schools of Thought - Sanding in Straight-lines or in a Crosshatch Pattern

    most definately. its real easy to sand through clear on body lines. also easy to not make clear flat. i did quite a bit of work on this 96 about 6 years ago. new rockers,cab corner, and lower door...
  20. Re: Two Schools of Thought - Sanding in Straight-lines or in a Crosshatch Pattern

    great stuff,mike. when i started doing bodywork/repaints as a hobby im glad i had my sons step dad- a man with 30+ years in the trade- to guide me. cross hatch sanding(with hard block backers) is one...
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    Re: Prevent morning freeze on the windshield

    the trick ive heard is have a garage.
    i havent mastered that trick yet.
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    Re: Thinking of getting a black car, that crazy?

    my 08 grand prix daily driver is ivory white. gave it a fine buff job when i bought it in january. it was pretty nasty even for a white car but now the swirls/scratches arent noticable unless really...
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    Re: Thinking of getting a black car, that crazy?

    check out the arctic white. nothing shows less swirls/scratches than whites.68384
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    Re: Ceramic Coating Prevents Rust?

    seems ceramic coatings are very thin. have a tire throw a rock and it would chip through it,the paint,and the primer leaving a place for rust to start. theres many times the rust starts from inside....
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    Re: Marring? New Black Single Stage Paint

    1200 to 2000 grit is way too big of a jump in grits, which you could be seeing the 1200 grit scratch pattern still.
    try a different test spot- sand with 1200 in one direction like this \\\\\\\\\....
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