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    advice on machine polishing please *pics on pg 2

    Ok so I finally bought the G220 and Sonus kit from Ultimate Finish, its being delivered tomorrow but I have no idea on how to go about using it!!

    I have so many swirls and light scratch marks the paintwork is looking a bit sorry for itself atm, I really want to get rid of these and hoping I wont be disappointed lol

    Any tips on getting the best from the machine? what speed to have it set at, how slowly to move it over the paintwork etc...

    cheers guys!
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    Its hard work mate to remove them. Spread the polish over the panel with the machine on speed 2 or 3. Then once spread speed it up to 5. Move slowly over the paint, about an inch per second.
    Touch the panel every so often with the back of your hand to make sure it isn't getting too hot, but you should be ok as its a DA polisher.

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    spread it on speed 3, work it on speed 5 then drop to 3 and lighten pressure before finishing.

    do a section at a time. (18" square ish) and work it over each bit about 10 times. do it methodicaly and evenly. watch the vid in the guide.
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    Thanks, ok im quite glad i havent got a roof to worry about lol, so I'v got the Restore Polish, Enhance Polish and Final Finish Polish... do I apply thm all in the same manner?
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    yup. same way on all of them.
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    brilliant i'll give it a bash tomorrow hopefully, bit apprehensive but I dont think the car could look much worse atm, it was only when the sun came out earlier that i really noticed it so I came straight in and ordered it lol

    good times
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    remember to do it in the shade and the paintwork cool.
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    oh ok then cheers for that, i think thats where iv been going wrong lately, polishing and waxing in the sun...

    oh yea, I've got AG SRP as well as Dodo Juice Blue Velvet should i apply them after as well?
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    no need for srp if all the swirls have gone. and deffo apply the wax after
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    goodie gumdrops
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