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    Which product would you use???

    I have a black pearlescent astra and would like your opinions on which product I currently have you would use?

    products are

    T-Cut (metalic)
    Autoglym Paint restorer
    Megs Paint cleaner
    Megs Polish
    Megs carnuba
    Turtlewax wax

    I also have a rotary too

    Option 1

    T-cut (metalic)
    megs polish (with rotary)
    carnuba

    Option 2

    Autoglym Paint restorer
    Megs Polish (with rotary)
    carnuba


    I have a few swirl marks in the car (who doesnt on a black car)

    Thanks

    Rob

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    To be honest i would look on this forum for advice really

    www.detailingworld.co.uk

    I would throw the t-cut straight in the bin, are you confident using rotary?

    I would do somthing like this

    Wash the car
    Clay the car
    use somthing like megs #83 / poorboys 2.5 (my fav) / menz ip with the rotary with light cut pad if the polishing pad will not remove the swirls.

    Always remember go for the least abbrasive and work your way to more abbrasive until you find a solution.

    all can be bought from www.cleanandshiney.co.uk or www.polishedbliss.co.uk

    Then go with the megs polish and then top off with the megs carnuba.

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    The Rotary is only a £30 jobby from halfords...


    I dont have any money to buy new stuff, so I can only use what ive listed....

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    Ok i dont think it is a rotary you have then mate, prob just bog standard buffer, which will be fine for applying wax etc but not for removing any swirls / defects.

    If you can not afford to buy any new stuff at the momont your option 2 looks the best bet.

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    Do you think autoglym Paint Restorer is better than Megs Paint Cleaner

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    Wouldnt like to say as i have never used autoglym paint restorer. Just split a pannel with masking tape and do a 50 / 50 split and see which one looks better / gives better results.

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    i have a black car. i had swirl marks. i used Colour Magic black polish twice then Megs NXT wax. hardly any visible. just wash the car and NXT it now using the black polish rarely for when the wax makes the stone chips white. Super gloss finish on the car now like glass.

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    www.polishedbliss.co.uk

    is where I get all my gear from. I just got some Poorboys SSR2 to take care of swirls on a 53reg laguna.

    i personally wouldn't use autoglym thru experience, meguiars crystal system stage 2 is pretty good for the money I found, then the meguiars gold class wax to finish. if ur gonna do it proper tho get in there with some sealant etc too so it lasts!

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