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Old 4th September 2010, 21:46   #91
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Use a good quality rubbing compound, and target one small area at a time (say 1 letter) to break it down.
I used meguiars ultimate compound to totally remove it, then used cleaner wax, and finally topped that up with collinite.
Thank you for your inputs BA, where can I get this "meguiars" ultimate compound and at what cost?
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Thank you for your inputs BA, where can I get this "meguiars" ultimate compound and at what cost?
Usually from the US, however i may have one to spare, PM me your number.
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Usually from the US, however i may have one to spare, PM me your number.
Hey, thats great news. Thanks a ton Sir.
PMed you my number.
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Usually from the US, however i may have one to spare, PM me your number.
devdath - you are in able hands of mkh - our car care wizard from bangy!
Meguiar's is a world leader in car care products and UC is a great product.
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devdath - you are in able hands of mkh - our car care wizard from bangy!
Meguiar's is a world leader in car care products and UC is a great product.
Wow, I didnt know that I m in the guardian angel's hands already BA.
I have PMed him my number and yes, I am a bit too allergic to car scratches and swirls. I m sure I ll need a lot of inputs going forward.
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Just ordered Collinite 845, waiting for delivery.

Are there any special instruction on its application. What kind of cloth I will require to use it?
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Just ordered Collinite 845, waiting for delivery.

Are there any special instruction on its application. What kind of cloth I will require to use it?

Apply with a foam applicator and buff with a good MF cloth.
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Let me add a couple of more things.

1. Allow it to dry, i.e. you get a good white deposit. It is a wax with an emulsifier in water, so let it set a bit. I prefer to use a slightly damp sponge.

2. If you want a durable finish do not buff too hard. The little extra wax which remains will last far longer, though the gloss may be only 95% of the ultimate.
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Good to hear this is now available in India. I waxed with 845 in April and it is still beading well. Remember when washing your car to not use a wash that will strip the wax off.

The hard wax (476) is very hard to apply. I bought a tin over to India to use on our 550 and it needed a good arm workout to get it on.
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Apply with a foam applicator and buff with a good MF cloth.
And where can I purchase them? Of a good quality? Any brands/stores recommended, especially at Bangalore or online?
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Default Need guidance for complete process

My car is 6 months old. I have got few scratches and usual swirls marks. From the threads following looks like a complete process:

1.) Wash
2.) Clay
3.) Polish
4.) Wax

But for scratch, i guess i will need to use some rubbing compound, something like Formula One Scratch Out. When exactly this should be done?

For polishing what other products are good and easily available other than Sonax polish.

Yesterday, there was a scratch on my bonnet and my neighbor applied a 3M rubbing compound (MRP was 110 on bottle), and the results were surprising. I am gonna buy that product, but dont know what should be pre and post application (like washing / claying / waxing) to it.

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And where can I purchase them? Of a good quality? Any brands/stores recommended, especially at Bangalore or online?
I guess this would do:

BB Impex (P) Ltd. New Delhi, India, 5 Pack Yellow Microfiber

BB Impex (P) Ltd. India, MicroFiber 4 Piece Set

as for foam applicator, you can ask mkh if he has some extra, or fold n use one of the mf cloths to apply.
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I used a sponge which came as part of the Formula1 pack. You can easily buy a sponge from any General Merchant. Make sure it is foam and not the 'mild' scrubber.
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Meguairs is now available in India directly. There is a distributor in Mumbai Powai. Hope this information will help. They have stock of most of the products available.

High Performance composites & Coatings PVT LTD E-61/62/63 Solaris Complex, Unit No 1 Saki Vihar Road, Powai, Andheri (East) Mumbai 400 072 Mrs. Geeta Ramachandran Phone: 91-22-28570180 Fax: 91-22-28575844 Email: [COLOR=#0000ff]hpcc@bom3.vsnl.net.in[/COLOR]
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Good to hear this is now available in India. I waxed with 845 in April and it is still beading well. Remember when washing your car to not use a wash that will strip the wax off.

The hard wax (476) is very hard to apply. I bought a tin over to India to use on our 550 and it needed a good arm workout to get it on.
Bigman, you're the one who introduced BHPians to Collinite 845. You deserve the credit, thanks a ton.

Is the hard wax (476) a tougher breed than Waxpol?
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