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Old 29-03-2018, 08:02 PM   #31
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There is as much correction available as you can require. The only real draw back is that you cant work very well on isolated scratches, and it may take longer

Ferraris are often quite hard paint, or even better hard on some panels and sensitive on others. Plus with all the curves and crevices you will need an awful lot of pads, polishes, and backing plates of ALL sizes. And you will need to take your time and figure out whats best for each. Expect to spend a LONG time doing it if you want good results though
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Old 29-03-2018, 08:19 PM   #32
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There is as much correction available as you can require. The only real draw back is that you cant work very well on isolated scratches, and it may take longer



Ferraris are often quite hard paint, or even better hard on some panels and sensitive on others. Plus with all the curves and crevices you will need an awful lot of pads, polishes, and backing plates of ALL sizes. And you will need to take your time and figure out whats best for each. Expect to spend a LONG time doing it if you want good results though


So when do you decide youíve done enough? And where do I go from here? Do I continue with the orange pad and pf2500 and keep doing it until I reach more correction, I do I step up the pad then polish? From 10am today Iíve only managed to wash, Clay and polish the bonnet and wings. I can barely move... I donít know how you lot do it. Iíll be back on it in the morning.


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Old 29-03-2018, 08:40 PM   #33
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So when do you decide youíve done enough? And where do I go from here? Do I continue with the orange pad and pf2500 and keep doing it until I reach more correction, I do I step up the pad then polish? From 10am today Iíve only managed to wash, Clay and polish the bonnet and wings. I can barely move... I donít know how you lot do it. Iíll be back on it in the morning.


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When you have finished it or when you are happy with the results and by going by your pictures of the bonnet you've done an excellent job

Carry on with 2500 and polishing pad, but you might come up to a panel that might not correct the same as the last one this can happen so don't worry you may need to give it another couple of light passes.

For your LSP I would use BOS on that colour

Good luck and put some more pictures up as you go on
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Old 31-03-2018, 04:18 PM   #34
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Ok so Iíve just finished with the SF4000 on a crimson hydrotech pad. Itís not perfect but it looks so much better. The colour in this light looks amazing. Just got the LSP to go.
If I wipe down with IPA will I still need to use a pre wax cleanser? (Iím guessing not) I have lime prime lite.

Btw, I bought some Swissvax seal feed. Left it on over night and buffed off this morning. Looks incredible! Highly recommended.






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Oberon......if you've improved the finish compared to what was there before (looks it to me), then it's a WIN. Car looks fantastic.........now enjoy driving it
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Oberon......if you've improved the finish compared to what was there before (looks it to me), then it's a WIN. Car looks fantastic.........now enjoy driving it


Drive it? Youíre joking arenít you? After all that work Iíve put in....



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did I say drive it..............I should have said admire it ;-)
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