Little help with 46 steering wheel polish

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:24 pm
Have a 46 IHC steering wheel that I restored and laid on clear (eastwood 2K clear). And first two layers went on great then on last two I had one run and some dust particles. I did lay in a drop of clear on small creators. How should I go about polishing? I want to be careful and not go crazy looks like it only need a little work. I do have that red polishing cone I could use, or do I need lambs wool? Will and simple scratch remover compound work or do I need to do like 3 steps of different polish etc. And what grit would be good, also wet or dry? Thanks guys.
P.S. Also noticed near run, it has a slight milky appearance will that eventually clear or dry out?


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:09 am
You may want to do a lot of hand polishing there, if so it
will save a lot of work to first sand it to a really fine grit
to make the polishing go faster.
I would work my way up to 4000 grit first.
Mirka makes a foam pad up to 4000 that would be good
for that, it's very flexible and can be used wet or dry.
It's called Abralon.

(It's not custom painting-it's custom sanding)

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:12 pm
Thats gonna be hard

I would use a razor on run do other Rub work by hand on bads spots with 1200 and rest with 2000 and Probably try those small Cone type Mag wheel Buffing Buffs ... B01N8WCXVL ... ing-wheels ... n=imglarge

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