Polishing your Paintwork

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Re: Polishing your Paintwork

Post by BMWJMR » Sun Apr 06, 2014 3:27 pm

Iv got a white car and love how easy tripple is to use.

Should I top with tough coat or autoglym HD wax for the best finish?


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Re: Polishing your Paintwork

Post by Blackroc » Sun Apr 06, 2014 4:46 pm

BradBmw118D sport wrote:Can anyone recommend good value microfibre cloths.


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Yup - check out the ones on my site. Very good value and excellent quality

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Re: Polishing your Paintwork

Post by Blackroc » Sun Apr 06, 2014 4:48 pm

BMWJMR wrote:Iv got a white car and love how easy tripple is to use.

Should I top with tough coat or autoglym HD wax for the best finish?


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I'd stay sealant based on white. HD Wax is better on warm (reds, blues, greys etc..) cars

Is Tough Coat your only choice?

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Re: Polishing your Paintwork

Post by BMWJMR » Sun Apr 06, 2014 4:50 pm

Blackroc wrote:
BMWJMR wrote:Iv got a white car and love how easy tripple is to use.

Should I top with tough coat or autoglym HD wax for the best finish?


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I'd stay sealant based on white. HD Wax is better on warm (reds, blues, greys etc..) cars

Is Tough Coat your only choice?
Tough coat is all I have atm. Will be looking to get Ti-22 when I'm out of tough coat.


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Re: Polishing your Paintwork

Post by Blackroc » Sun Apr 06, 2014 4:53 pm

You won't be disappointed with Ti-22, even easier to use than TC! TC is a great product though

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Re: Polishing your Paintwork

Post by BMWJMR » Sun Apr 06, 2014 4:54 pm

When the weather picks up I'll be getting into contact for a proper do anyway. The paint is pretty good no swirls so just needs a protect anyway.


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Re: Polishing your Paintwork

Post by Davis2014 » Tue May 13, 2014 9:04 am

Hi got a few questions, where can I find a decent clay bar? And which of these is best for applying the polish:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/261477724284" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/400693290182" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/271466426474" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Or is someone able to recommend something different which they use?
Also what is a good wax to use after polishing?

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Re: Polishing your Paintwork

Post by Davide82 » Tue May 13, 2014 9:08 am

James (blackroc) pointed me in the direction of a clay cloth / mitt
much easier & faster to use than a traditional clay bar
and it is re-usable

Can pick up a G3 Farecla clay mitt from Halfords for £12ish

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