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Old 09-12-2013, 04:39 PM
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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.
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Old 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.
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Old 09-12-2013, 05:10 PM
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Aric what color is your truck?
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Old 09-12-2013, 05:13 PM
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Old 09-12-2013, 07:11 PM
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Mike, your memory isn't to shabby. It is sterling gray metallic!
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Old 09-12-2013, 08:45 PM
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I use meguires black wax on my truck, it works great on dark colors.

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Old 09-12-2013, 10:17 PM
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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
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Old 09-12-2013, 10:19 PM
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i dont think ill need any cutting, because its only a 2011. so whats a good all around buffer pad for that?
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Old 09-12-2013, 11:00 PM
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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
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Old 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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