Did some paint correction, very happy with results !

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:55 am
Long story short, I repainted this hood on my Mustang 93GT last spring after modifying it.
I had some heavy orange peel after spraying clear so I started wet sanding with 1000 grit and worked my way up to 2500.
After that I went with a compound pad combo I have used in the past but wasn't getting the
results I had hoped for, frustrated I left the hood that way drove the car for the summer .
Did some research and last week decided to attack it with some Menzerna 400 heavy cut
compound, Lake Country MF cutting pad on my cheap long throw DA.
All I have to say is WOW ! I was impressed, it removed all the wet sand scratches and haze and even finished nicely.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:23 am
Now go over that with a rotary buffer, twisted wool pad and Meguiars M-100, followed by a foam polishing pad and Menzerna FF3800 and the reflection will be crystal clear.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 12:24 pm
My next step was going to be polishing with Sonax perfect finish on a foam pad.

I do have a rotary and twisted wool pad , so a wool pad wouldn't be overkill
at this point ?

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:25 pm
Not sure how many coat of clear you put on but it should be pretty hard by now.

You shouldn't have to worry with the M-100 as all you are doing is going over it to remove any remaining scratches.

You have to use care with the rotary to always approach body lines and edges with the pad spinning "off" the edge and not "into the edge."

Try one section with the rotary as described above for comparison, I think you will be pleasantly surprised.

The Menzerna FF3800 polish is great for removing the micro-fine scratches that you see in direct sunlight.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:45 pm
Finished up today with some Sonax perfect finish on a white polishing pad.
Cell pics don't do it justice it's got a mirror like refection !
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