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Old 21-11-2009, 02:15 PM   #11
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the only Nissan product with this paint on it, is the JDM X-Trail.
I don't believe the 370Z has it either, but may be wrong.
Yes, you are.

http://www.nissan.co.uk/GB/en/servic...cles/370z.html
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Old 21-11-2009, 08:33 PM   #12
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afaik it's used on some but not all gt-r s

as i suspected it sounded too good to be true. yes it does reflow and de swirl itself but it's so soft and in northern european temps it takes so long to reflow that the car looks terrible.
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Old 21-11-2009, 08:35 PM   #13
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It's reffered to by the BASF reps in Australia as Self Reflowing paint
I have had the luck of working on a brand new Nissan GTR earlier this year
We used Gtechniq P1 with white kompressor foam pads at 600 to 900 rpm to correct and polish it and the finishing step before Gtechniq C1 was menz 85RD

It was a piece of cake to work on, the paint is actually soft, not hard like the scratch resistant ceramics.

hey matt - iirc you did this car about two months ago - do you know how it is looking now? would be intresting to know if like on regular paint c1 helps to keep away the swirls in the first place.
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Old 23-11-2009, 12:25 AM   #14
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From what I've read the Nissan GT-R doesn't have this paint...

The Nissan 370z does have it, as does the Infiniti EX35 (that's a Nissan brand we don't get in the UK for anyone unfamiliar ).
Thats incorrect. The GT R does have it, I have seen these cars with many swirls and scratches repaired at body shops with heat lamps.
And the car I worked on certainly had it
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Old 23-11-2009, 12:44 AM   #15
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From the paint behaviour of a couple of the GTR's I've done I'd be tempted to say at least some of them have this applied also. The heat gun came in handy for me on one of them to remove some strange marks...
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Old 23-11-2009, 03:21 AM   #16
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The other issue is that the paint stops reflowing after 3 years according to the reports I've come across.
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I have a 370z to polish tomorrow so i will update the post. But from what i researched you have to keep the panels cool.
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I have a 370z to polish tomorrow so i will update the post. But from what i researched you have to keep the panels cool.
IT HAS scratch schield by the way it is a 370z gt 2011 euro version.
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Old 13-10-2019, 01:08 PM   #19
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IMG_4055.jpgFinished our 370z project. We had to use cooled lube spray to keep the clearcoat cool so the scratch shield components did not expand because of the d.a. Friction. We took out all the rids some induced by former attempt of polishing and also small scratches. We ferro decontaminated whole car and wheels. And afterwards washed the whole car manualy. We did it outdoors as it was a fresch morning to further keep the body cool. We used menzerna 400 heavy compound and a medium sponge pad for our first pass. We also did not tape the car as we had to spray it continuosly through out the passes it would off have come loose. After our first pass the body was ready for a 3in 1 menzerna polish which refined the body allover giving it a fabulous shine and reflection. We finished with a good cleaning. As the owner only wanted to have it polished to a optimum shine to prep for a ceramic coating. All wax used with the 3in1 was cleared.
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Old 13-10-2019, 04:59 PM   #20
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Don't believe the hype.

Possibly more scratch and swirl resistant but by no means scratch or swirl proof.
Also take "healing" with a pinch of salt.
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