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    A family member has recently purchased a Ford Sapphire RS cosworth which has under gone some heavy tuning work and a full respray (black). He is not impressed with the resprayy as I've been told there is noticeable 'orange peel' effect and the overall finish of the new paintwork looks 'flat', a bit like a matt finish in his words.

    Having got some quotes for around £350 for a bodyshop to polish the paintwork to restore the shine he thinks its expensive and I don't know how much the going rate is, hopefully this is where someone can help, even the professional detailers on here.

    Can anyone advise what products I could buy to use with a typical polisher to help him out and get the finish that the car should have?
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    Is it a metallic or base black?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparky68 View Post
    Is it a metallic or base black?
    not sure will have to find out, will drop him a text now and also ask if there's any pics somewhere, actually there may be on facebook I'll see...........
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    The car was metallic.

    yes pictures are on face book, just need to acess them and then I'll post them here shortly
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    Cannot upload pictures (something to do with the forum as of late)?????? not sure why this is.....
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    Try using imageshack
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparky68 View Post
    Try using imageshack
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    whoo facebook piccies work!
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