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    Pads & backing plate for Rotary

    I finally picked up a rotary to add to my obitals. I realize that the backing plates are not interchangeable but can I use the same LC & BS pads on the rotary for finishing and minor correction? What...
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    Re: 3D ONE for failed sandwich bag test?

    Well, I am definitely entering the learning mode of the "detailing process". Great advice of clay baring one panel at a time getting it to the stage of where I want it. I did the entire car and was a...
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    Re: 3D ONE for failed sandwich bag test?

    Thanks Desertnate, Thanks for the heads up. I am using the Buff & Shine White pad for the LSP and a B & S dark blue (med/fine) with the 3D ONE
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    Re: 3D ONE for failed sandwich bag test?

    Thanks for replying Mike. I am going through with a med/fine pad using 3D one and finish up with a fine white finish pad puting down POXY for my LSP. Great info experience as always.
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    Re: 3D ONE for failed sandwich bag test?

    Thanks for the reply. It's a daily driver. are you saying go ahead with the 3D ONE then go with the PROXY for the LSP? With what pads? And when all finished not worry about the bag test?
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    Re: 3D ONE for failed sandwich bag test?

    I did try a test spot using both products, which did do the job, but would like to keep as much as possible the thickness of the clearcoat. I am looking for the least amount of invasiveness.
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    Re: 3D ONE for failed sandwich bag test?

    What would add more marring the clay bar or 3D one?
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    3D ONE for failed sandwich bag test?

    Situation: 1 year old Prius garaged kept car. After road film wash, foam wash, contact wash, then using a fine clay bar with ONR as a clay lube the finish felt smooth to the touch. Using the sandwich...
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    Re: Clear Coat ALMOST Gone Need Protection

    Hey Mike, I see now about posting questions on the forum so everyone gets a chance to chime in with there experience - even you. Many thanks for the compliments. ALSO thanks to the others for their...
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    Re: Clear Coat ALMOST Gone Need Protection

    I sent Mike P. before and after pics of my project and he noticed that some of the oxidation was still there and the clear coat was almost gone. Although the finished product was pretty good he...
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    Clear Coat ALMOST Gone Need Protection

    I have a 17 year old Pilot owned since new. I have just finished a paint correction, using 3D One as a compound/polish & 3D Poxy as a LSP, bringing back the paint finish to about 85%. Should I put a...
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    Sticky: Re: Roll Call - What's your real first name?

    It's Lou
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    Re: Prep Wipe/Wash After 3D ONE ?

    Thank you all for your info and advice. After reading all responses I plan on a prep wipe before the LSP. When finished hopefully I will be able to post some pics. ABSAV
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    Re: Prep Wipe/Wash After 3D ONE ?

    Thanks for the reply and info. I followed Mike's instruction video of the steps to complete the paint correction process. He is correct stating it's a "process" that's for sure! I am about ready to...
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    Prep Wipe/Wash After 3D ONE ?

    I am ready ( I THINK ) to apply 3D POXY as a wax/sealant to finish up my correction process. I am a bit confused - should I use an IPA solution or a solvent spray wipe down to remove any residue that...
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    Re: Bumper, Rubber, Plastic, Vinyl Coatings ???

    Thanks for the advice of CQuartz DLux Plastic & Wheel Coating. I will make sure to check it out. ABSAV
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    Re: Someone is using my account

    Sorry if I messed something up. I am new to the forum trying to start a new thread and must have gone where I shouldn't.

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    Bumper, Rubber, Plastic, Vinyl Coatings ???

    Just finishing up my first correction project and wanted to find out what a few of you are using for an outside coating for non metal bumper, rubber, trim etc. I am looking for advice for a product...
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    Re: Ipa prep ratio ?

    I'm doing the 2004 sunbaked Pilot we talked about. I have ordered into Autogeek and waiting for supplies but it seems every time I watch your instruction videos I see something I need and put in...
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    Re: Ipa prep ratio ?

    Thanks for your reply, Mike. After reading it and doing a bit more research I believe I will stay from the IPA solution and go with a name brand. Thanks again for your time and updated info. ABSAV
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    Ipa prep ratio ?

    What is the proper ratio of either 91% or 70% alcohol to water for a prep? Where and when do you use it? Is this fine to use instead of a name brand prep? Thanks ahead for your advice to this rookie...
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