8-year-old VW w/ dark blue metallic paint. How to detail it?

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  1. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Scott, what would you recommend for a VW with Windsor Blue paint? As far as I know, the car's been waxed once in its life, at the dealer, long before I owned it. There's some swirling in the paint that needs to be polished out, but the clearcoat isn't faded or anything like that. No stripes or decals that need to be avoided, but there are a few textured rub strips and chrome logos.

    I'm far too lazy to do it myself, but I at least want to know what I want the detailing shop to use.
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    I recommend reading the stickies, especially the EDU. Should have 99% of the information you need.

    I'd go to a few detail shops on bright, sunny days and ask to see a few finished cars in the full sun to see if they are leaving buffer holograms (swirls) in the paint. If so, leave.
     
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    Heh...buffer holograms...who says you need lasers?

    I made a couple holograms in high school.

    Good point, though.
     
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    VW?

    belt sander
     
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    hahahahaha...so true thought :(
     
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    Excuse me?
     

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