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Old 12-05-2018, 06:59 PM   #1
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Time for a change?

I have an audi b7 and have been using the megs 105/205 combo. It took me close to 4 hours using my da and although i was happy with the results, it still wasnt as good as id like it is there anything better out there?
Any recommendations on pads and compounds?
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Old 12-05-2018, 07:15 PM   #2
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I'll say that it is the time spent machining not what your using, you want a better finish you need to spend much longer than 4 hours.
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Old 12-05-2018, 07:56 PM   #3
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I'll say that it is the time spent machining not what your using, you want a better finish you need to spend much longer than 4 hours.
+1 for this.
Audi paint is hard. I spent around 13 hours polishing my audi s3.
Spend a bit more time on it and you will see the improvement.
Meguiars 105 and 205 is a good combo but it will take time to get a good finish.

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I forgot to ask. What pads are you using?

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It's what I always recommend for Audi paints:

http://www.polishedbliss.co.uk/acata...-compound.html

Paired with a MF pad.
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Old 12-05-2018, 10:58 PM   #6
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To be honest I can't remember what pads I have. They are hex and the black is the softest pad Lol
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I've seen this in action. Looks great but also heard the MF can cut too much?
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It's what I always recommend for Audi paints:

http://www.polishedbliss.co.uk/acata...-compound.html

Paired with a MF pad.
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Sounds like you used a hex logic pad.

Dont worry about to much cut with a microfibre pad.


I used a microfibre cutting pad with merzerna super heavy cut 300 and that worked well on my old audi s3. Very good but still took a while to get rid of swirls and other marks.

Are you looking to do a full correction or just a spruce up?

I would let us know what colour pad you have used and then we can go from there.

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Well I'm more than happy to use the MF pads if you think it's any good. I know it was a medium cut on the pad but really thing I could do with a change as they are starting to fall apart now. What about compounds is there just one I can use rather than the two I'm using at the moment?
I did the whole car but could still see imperfections.
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Sounds like you used a hex logic pad.

Dont worry about to much cut with a microfibre pad.


I used a microfibre cutting pad with merzerna super heavy cut 300 and that worked well on my old audi s3. Very good but still took a while to get rid of swirls and other marks.

Are you looking to do a full correction or just a spruce up?

I would let us know what colour pad you have used and then we can go from there.

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I've seen this in action. Looks great but also heard the MF can cut too much?

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As above, you’ll be fine.

I find that a single pass with MF pad and Megs MF compound did a great job at cutting 90%+ of the defects on both my old A5, and my old S5. Also my partners Mini.

This was after being left dissapointed by hex foam pads and CG V-Line polishes.
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