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Aric'sX15
09-12-2013, 04:39 PM
looking to wax my f150 and get rid of some light scratching. what pads and wax do you guys recommend? already have a variable speed orbital buffer.

thatsmrmastercraft
09-12-2013, 05:04 PM
My black F150 was scratched up from a couples deer hunting seasons going down too narrow trails. I used a high speed polisher at medium speed with a good quality wool pad and some Black Magic wax I had. It came out beautiful.
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41PDNVTG1YL.jpg

clrussell
09-12-2013, 05:10 PM
Aric what color is your truck?

mikeg205
09-12-2013, 05:13 PM
Gray iirc

Aric'sX15
09-12-2013, 07:11 PM
Mike, your memory isn't to shabby. It is sterling gray metallic!

clrussell
09-12-2013, 08:45 PM
I use meguires black wax on my truck, it works great on dark colors.

This is mine last Saturday after a fresh wax 101023

98 Saleen Cobra
09-12-2013, 10:17 PM
What Random Orbital do you have?? a Porter Cable?? I would hit it with Maguiers swirl remover and go higher up if you need more cutting power.. I personally use Mag 105 with a orange pad and then follow up with a Mag 205 polish on a black pad. then wax

Aric'sX15
09-12-2013, 10:19 PM
i dont think ill need any cutting, because its only a 2011. so whats a good all around buffer pad for that?

98 Saleen Cobra
09-12-2013, 11:00 PM
Oh ok.. Then I would do this

-Wash with Dawn soap
- Clay Bar
- Swirl remover with a white pad
- Use a black pad with a liquid wax to apply
- buff off with buffing microfiber

Here are the pads that I like to use, on my Cobra..

http://www.autogeek.net/lc-ccs-6inch-pads.html

Aric'sX15
09-13-2013, 11:37 AM
Heres a few pictures of the truck. Pictures dont really make it look all that bad, but would like to clean her up to get rid of the new car itch.

agarabaghi
10-03-2013, 03:38 PM
If you want to do it right here you go:
Wheels:
- Amazing Roll Off for rims and tires with a wheel whoolie
- Coat wheels with Chemical Guys G6

Car:
- Wash car with 2 bucket method
- Prep paint surface with Surface prep cloth or clay + Lube
- Use a DA polisher an orange pad + Maguiar compound or m102
- Use a DA polisher and red pad + Chemical Guys 3n Nano polish
- Use a DA polisher and white pad + Blackfire wet paint finish
- Usa a DA polisher and black pad + colonite 845 wax

Done! you will be swirl free!

agarabaghi
10-03-2013, 03:42 PM
Here is some of my work:

http://imageshack.com/a/img849/2526/r0oc.jpg

http://imageshack.com/a/img832/1737/q53x.jpg

http://imageshack.com/a/img401/8348/vyln.jpg

ttu
10-03-2013, 04:00 PM
If you want to do it right here you go:
Wheels:
- Amazing Roll Off for rims and tires with a wheel whoolie
- Coat wheels with Chemical Guys G6

Car:
- Wash car with 2 bucket method
- Prep paint surface with Surface prep cloth or clay + Lube
- Use a DA polisher an orange pad + Maguiar compound or m102
- Use a DA polisher and red pad + Chemical Guys 3n Nano polish
- Use a DA polisher and white pad + Blackfire wet paint finish
- Usa a DA polisher and black pad + colonite 845 wax

Done! you will be swirl free!


if you get a chance come on over and hit my black touareg!

agarabaghi
10-03-2013, 04:10 PM
haha ... funny my dad offers me the same. I dont even charge for my work!!!

Im about to tackle this project...

http://imageshack.com/a/img51/9143/t75e.jpg

ttu
10-03-2013, 04:16 PM
look forward to seeing the results of that!

JohnnyB
10-04-2013, 10:55 AM
My black F150 was scratched up from a couples deer hunting seasons going down too narrow trails. I used a high speed polisher at medium speed with a good quality wool pad and some Black Magic wax I had. It came out beautiful.
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41PDNVTG1YL.jpg

Those scratches are called Yooper Pinstriping 'round here

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thatsmrmastercraft
10-04-2013, 11:00 AM
Those scratches are called Yooper Pinstriping 'round here

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Never heard that one before. :D:D

I forgot how much work it is to keep a black truck looking pretty.