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Old 27th August 2007, 22:46   #1
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Lightbulb Advice buying on Car Polisher

I was searching for an easier way to polish my car, and narrowed my search on this ebay item.

Would need your suggestion on this products worth and does it make polishing actually easier?
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Old 27th August 2007, 23:43   #2
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I think you should read thru this thread : http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/techni...car-clean.html (For All Car Lovers - Keeping Your Car Clean)

Lots of info. on how to go about keeping your car clean.

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Would need your suggestion on this products worth and does it make polishing actually easier?
You always have the option of trying 3M too.
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I was searching for an easier way to polish my car, and narrowed my search on this ebay item.

Would need your suggestion on this products worth and does it make polishing actually easier?
mav since your safari is almost new,you could go in for wuerth's new car paint treatment.
they'll do two additional coats during the year, price inclusive.
for regular upkeep like rjstyles has suggested go the thread started by the almost obsessive 'clean-car-lover' rudra da
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Old 28th August 2007, 01:31   #4
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Doc the problem is with the black color ... everyother day i have new swirl or small scratches on my car ,which i am sure will take a lot of effort if I choose to fix them manually using compound. Anyway I have ordered the polisher, if it aint good I will send it to my office to clean furniture

btw rudra da article was awesome!
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make sure that cloth buffer on the polisher is soft and clean at all times.
else they produce more swirls and circular micro scratches on the paint.
black is so so difficult to maintain.
OT:what happened to the side claddings job?mini meet in noida sounds fun.lets get it rolling.
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Default Where to buy a Car Polisher in Bangalore?

I want to buy a Car Polisher to apply polish. I searched ebay, it costs around Rs 1400, is it a good price, if not where can I buy it in Bangalore?

Also if I get the polishing done by some one , how much would it cost and where can I get it done?
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These motorized poilishers need utmost care on usage and skilled hands. If not you could be loosing your paint from the joints/ corners and curves.

You need to be really soft handed while using them and keep on moving.

Manually, garages charge anything upto 1k depending on the car.
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I think its best left to experts if you are keen on using machines. It is vital to know the amount of pressure that should be applied while polishing else it can lead to a depleted layer of paint.
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After buying it, I have used it once. It may work for some one but does not for me. It is very cumbersome and if you dont know how to use it, it may damage your car paint. IMHO, it is better to get your vehicle polished from a professional rather than using it.
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Was suggested to go for a clear coat paint job for 8k. Forgot the brand they use( St..something I guess). Its kind of scratch proof to an extend.
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Nowdays the Poly paints always have a factory topcoat i.e. the clearcoat.

You can get another one done outside, its like putting-on layers of clearfilm on the paint and will make it easier for buffing out the fine scratches but anything beyond that will tear through the clearcoat and the paint.

The clearcoat is only few microns thick.

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Was suggested to go for a clear coat paint job for 8k. Forgot the brand they use( St..something I guess). Its kind of scratch proof to an extend.
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Hey mav, did you buy the car polisher which runs on car battery?
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Can one suggest where can I get my car machine polished to remove swirl marks, in Bangalore.

I do not want filler based polish to be used as the affect doesn;t last long. I am looking for a pure abrasive polish to remove swirls permanently.
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No one has responded. Anyone...
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ST7677, 3M Bangalore comes highly recommended from Rudra. I'd suggest you give them a try.
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