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THE OTHER DAY SOMEONE TOLD ME I SHOULD BUFF OUT MY CAR AND I WOLUD SEE A BIG DIFFRENCE IN THE SHINE AND FEEL OF THE PAINT. I THOUGHT TO MYSELF DOESNT WASHING AND WAXING YOUR CAR DO THE SAME THING. BUT I WANT TO GIVE IT A TRY ANYWAY I GOING TO BUY A BUFFER TO DAY AND SOME POLISH BUT I DONT KNOW THE FIRST THING ABOUT BUFFING. SO BEFORRE I GO OUT AND RUIN MY CAR I WOULD LIKE SO HELP FROM YALL ABOUT THE PROPER WAY TO BUFF OUT YOUR RIDE.
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If you have a darker colored car (black, green, blue, red)the Mother's Clay Bar worked great on my black coupe. Here's the link:http://www.mothers.com/products/products.html

To just buff a car is easier said than done. Here's a step by step:http://www.castrolusa.com/expert/ae_article.asp?article_id=15&section_id=2

If you have a orbital or a variable speed buffer, then forget step 3 and use the buffer with a clean pad to take the final coat of wax off. If you need more help, reply here again.
 

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luvmylegend said:
If you have a darker colored car (black, green, blue, red)the Mother's Clay Bar worked great on my black coupe. Here's the link:http://www.mothers.com/products/products.html

To just buff a car is easier said than done. Here's a step by step:http://www.castrolusa.com/expert/ae_article.asp?article_id=15&section_id=2

If you have a orbital or a variable speed buffer, then forget step 3 and use the buffer with a clean pad to take the final coat of wax off. If you need more help, reply here again.
Hmmm i thought the polish was an in between thing of waxing, i didn't ever think u do the polish then do the waxing...? So i'm thinnking the polish gives it a deep shiny look and the wax seals it in then? cuz after i polish my whip, it does look "wetter" and it does feel smooth to the touch...as a matter of fact i was polishing my whip on tuesday and when i was doing the top of the trunk i was wiping off and i noticed that the towel i was using was sliding clean across by itself, i was throwing the towel across the trunk and it would slide off the edge:D i was like DAMN NOW THATS SMOOTH BABY:D
 

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actually many people have said that buffing should only be done by the pros since it is possible that you'll remove the entire clear coat if you don't know how. Just clay the car and then use turtle wax polishing wax and follow the instructions... That will take care of most of the oxidation and many little things. Then, you should use Zaino if possible:D
 

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The ONLY buffer that should be used is a random orbital buffer (2600 rpm). This type of buffer has a cam that continuously various the orbit or circular path of the buffer head so as not to concentrate in any one area for very long. A regular circular buffer wheel can act like a grinder/sander and burn through the finish very quickly. Using a random orbital buffer is very easy to do. After washing and drying, apply a good cleaner/wax like Maguiars to the clean pad and apply to the flat surfaces of the cars. No need to PUSH down hard on the buffer (that will actually inhibit its performance), let it do the work and just keep the buffer moving around to cover all of the areas. Do not hold in one place. Any stains or problem areas should be handled manually before using the buffer. You can also use just a dedicated cleaner compound (not rubbing compound or polishing compound...they are abrasives and need someone who knows what they are doing). You can remove manually after haze formation and drying or with the buffer..manually is actually easier. Then change buffer pad (use a good pad...makes a big difference) and apply the wax you like in similar fashion....remove manually or with the buffer, cleaning pad often.
 
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