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Aric'sX15 09-12-2013 04:39 PM

Waxing your car/truck?
 
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

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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

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I use meguires black wax on my truck, it works great on dark colors.

This is mine last Saturday after a fresh wax Attachment 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

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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.


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