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    Quote Originally Posted by chris_elevate View Post
    Thanks Neal,

    So there's no way to get rid of the swirls myself?

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    You can do it by hand which means taking a little of your clear coat away, but I would leave it to the professionals if you are not confident
     
     

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    Cheers Neal,

    So does this always happen after you've clayed your car and followed the steps I have done? Is this avoidable?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chris_elevate View Post
    Cheers Neal,

    So does this always happen after you've clayed your car and followed the steps I have done? Is this avoidable?

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    It happens when you use supermarket hand car washes, automated car washes, and washing the car with a sponge that doesn't absorb grit. Best thing to avoid swirls is to hand wash with a micro fibre or lambswool mit, using the 2 bucket wash method.
     
     

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    The swirls are marks or fine scratches on the car you know?

    They are like greese marks/polishing marks.

    The marks weren't there after I washed, clayed or polishes. It was using the meg wax that caused them to appear.

    Don't know if were talking about two different things here?
     
     

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    Take a pic and post it up.
     
     

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    Here we go...

     
     

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    They look like wax holograms, maybe too much product was used or it dried out prematurely in the sun.
    Have you tried re-buffing with some detailing spray?
     
     

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    Yes you're probably right. It was a hot day when I was doing it and I was working as fast and as evenly as possible to get a good finish. Like you can see it looks pretty bad compared to the amount of time I spent on it.

    Can I use....

    My watered down car shampoo to re-buff? I've not got any megs detailsing spray left.

    What should I do after this? Use another product to finish it off? Or is it worth using the Meguiars Deep Crystal Carnauba Car Wax again?

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    Is there a way to fix this messy looking car now?

    I'm proper cheesed off that at the end of a full day of washing, claying, polishing and waxing my car looks so pathetic! Arrrgggghhhhh!

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    Hi chris,i was a professional valeter for 8 years,i'd recomend going over your car with pre paint to remove any crap from the paint then go over with a good quality polish and sealant, meg is really good,personally i'd use 3m handglaze,beware,a little goes a long way,apply with a clean cloth and remove with a mutton/microfibre one,it should come up like new!
     
     

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