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Re: Clay Bar Alternative

Post by nickkeyser » Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:56 pm

Thanks Rich.

I will have a think. The paint has quite a bit of ingrained grime which i'd like to remove (you can feel it when you run your hand over it), but I dont want to introduce any more marring and then spend a life time trying to get rid of it. I think I'll start with a good wash and a polish and go from there. Ive only had it a month or so, so it hasnt had a good clean yet.

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Re: Clay Bar Alternative

Post by PoshTwit » Wed Mar 12, 2014 1:17 pm

If you are going to polish, by hand or machine, then clay first if there are embedded contaminants. The marring is insignificant, and polishing will remove or disguise it.

Otherwise you will be potentially picking up these particles whilst polishing and rubbing them against your P&J! I'll cover it in more depth in an article, but in general your work should follow this order:

- Rinse
- Pre-wash or Snowfoam
- Shampoo stage
- Dry
- De-tar and fallout removal
- Clay
- Polish
- Protect
- Dress

Let us know how you get on?


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