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    Paint restoration!

    k i gonna buy a astra this week, only problem is that its mostly pink! its supposed to be flame red and the only things that are that colour is the bumpers and all door shuts. What would you guys recommend to get the colour back as i dont really want a respray. Cheers

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    t-cut should do it! my cav was pink and i thought that the paint was proper knackered but underneath was the lovely fresh flame red colour! bit of elbow grease aswell
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    thought it wud be that, was thinking of megulars stuff but its proper expensive, think i will start with the cheap stuff and see wot happens

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    Meguirs sell loadsa stuff to replnish ya paint so try them mate, could be expensive though and t-cut mights just do the trick

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    T-Cut is classed as old school now, and many people avoid it....ive used it on my metallic paintwork and i dont like what results its had.

    There is a thread on sorting your bodywork out ill try finding it for you......the results were stunning in about 8 hours of work using various meguiars products.

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    heres the thread for you guys....http://www.m1gst.com/vb/showthread.php?t=39574

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    my red astra was look a little pink.
    i used 'original T-cut' on a buffer, and polished off, it was pink dust.
    then i used autoglym super resin polish, then NXT gen WAX

    its now back to red and looking great.
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    i got the good old RED t cut at the weekend and gave my roof a dawm good going over looks great and then i used auto glym super polish stuff
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    original T-cut is alot stronger and getting rid of the oxidised paint.
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