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.
JC

(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

https://www.amazon.com/BaiFM-Polishing- ... B01N8WCXVL

https://discountcarcareproducts.com/col ... ing-wheels

https://www.amazon.com/Foam-Drill-Polis ... n=imglarge

For compounds I am a Fan of Presta
http://www.prestaproducts.com/Ultra_Cut ... tails.aspx

http://www.prestaproducts.com/Ultra_2_S ... tails.aspx
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