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    Dodgy paintwork? HELP!

    My irmscher spoiler got ript off my car couple of weeks ago and damaged so i bought another one off ebay. Finally got it back from the paintshop today but im f**kin ragin with the finish. Can anyone tell me whats gone wrong or is it because it was just a cheapish copy of an irmy spoiler? Sorry but this is best pic i can get. Cheers.



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    looks like they didnt rub it back down or flat/polish it long enough. Tell them your not happy and ask them to do it again, ask nicely before you lose your rag with em. They'll be a lot more helpful with the polite approach.
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    looks like too much paint has been applied in one blast to me, but i could be wrong
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    Cheers mate. bin waitin ages for them to do it aswell. To be fair he did say he would buff it up some more when i was in again next week. Would this cure it?

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    at least he's accepted already it aint perfect, it should sort it out. If not tell him you still aint happy.
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    Just looks like it's not been flatted back to me - that's all

    It should buff up OK once sorted

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    Sorry if im bein stupid but what does "flatted back" mean/involve?

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    Basically rubbed down with a cutting compound (fine abrasive paste or similar) to get an even smooth polishable surface - and it will get rid of the "cellulite" pattern that most newly sprayed parts have.

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    The orange peel effect isnt actually a paint defect according to Standox the paint manufacturer. It needs to be flattened with a cutting compound like Farecla ( T-Cut just wont cut it, poor pun, sorry)

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    Thats what is knowen as "orange peel" effect

    it happens when it has had too much paint put on in a hurry

    as said before i may well come out with a good compound and buff

    something like G3 should do it
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