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Old 12-08-2017, 10:35 PM   #11
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What do you recommend for decontamination of the paint? I've already got snowfoam and some new claybars?



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Well before you start the decon a pre wash followed by a hand wash is required then I would get tar remover especially for the lower panels, it will be hard to see the tar because of the colour but they will be there then get some fallout remover then clay your car, depending on what clay you have, you will need some clay lube then once it's fully cleaned and decon then your ready to begin
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Well before you start the decon a pre wash followed by a hand wash is required then I would get tar remover especially for the lower panels, it will be hard to see the tar because of the colour but they will be there then get some fallout remover then clay your car, depending on what clay you have, you will need some clay lube then once it's fully cleaned and decon then your ready to begin
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Lovely car, it will look fantastic once its had the paintwork corrected. I would recommend trying S20, you can use a Scholl Orange pad or go to a burgundy pad for more cut. I've just done a friends Audi Q5 and that was grey, hard to see the swirls anyway but horrible to try and correct. Paint was hard as nails. The Meguiars microfibre pad plus S20 worked wonders on another mates 2yr old Audi A6. That was a darker grey, possibly Daytona grey? and looked immense when it was finished.

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This might be of interest..

http://www.polishedbliss.co.uk/acata...er-winner.html

Either way talking to someone like Polished bliss (admittedly still 3 hours drive for you) might point you to something that works reasonable easily, with decent results, for a novice.
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Lovely car, it will look fantastic once its had the paintwork corrected. I would recommend trying S20, you can use a Scholl Orange pad or go to a burgundy pad for more cut. I've just done a friends Audi Q5 and that was grey, hard to see the swirls anyway but horrible to try and correct. Paint was hard as nails. The Meguiars microfibre pad plus S20 worked wonders on another mates 2yr old Audi A6. That was a darker grey, possibly Daytona grey? and looked immense when it was finished.
Thanks mate I'll give that a go! I heard about scholl spider pads also? Have you heard of or used these?

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This might be of interest..

http://www.polishedbliss.co.uk/acata...er-winner.html

Either way talking to someone like Polished bliss (admittedly still 3 hours drive for you) might point you to something that works reasonable easily, with decent results, for a novice.
Just had a look at the link percimon and it looks exactly like what I was looking for! Thanks mate

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Did you manage to get the correction done on the S5?

My paint on my B7 is the same and in very similar condition so interested to know what you have used
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