Removig excess meguires 105 ultra cut

Discuss anything after that final masking comes off.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:35 pm
I flattened out my entire car after painting and used maguires 105. Areas that got splattered due to bad masking or too much compound getting thrown around are really hard to clean.
I didnt clean up at the time so its well dried.
Some spots are near impossible to clean like its embedded in the paint. Is there a solvent or product available to help remove this?
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:56 pm
ive had good luck with dawn dishsoap and water with a microfiber towel to wipe to remove dried up 105.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:25 am
i will agree with tom in the post above and will add

Valspar 170 Aqua clean and micro fiber towel
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:48 am
I like 3M "Clean and shine" for cleaning up excess buffing residue.
Best I have found, I will try the Valspar 170 Aqua clean product if I can find it cheaper than 3M's. ... 940&rt=rud
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:16 am
If you're getting splatter you're doing it wrong.

Compound on the pad, not the panel, spread around the work area and start the buff slow. Don't tilt the pad and clean up as you go.

Warm water and dishwashing detergent, as above.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:53 pm
It was my first time ever buffing paint and i did the entire car. Stuff going everywhere.! I was using a spray bottle with some water to keep the pad moist, messy... Ill know again. I ended up using methyl hydrate to remove the dried excess.
Worked really well.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:47 pm
Wax & Grease remover worked better than the rest for me.

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

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