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clay bar question

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by bobwilson1977, Jul 23, 2009.

  1. Jul 23, 2009 at 10:24 AM
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    bobwilson1977

    bobwilson1977 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I've never used a clay bar nor even really know what it is or does. But here's the deal. I have a 55' Mercury that has a 3 coat poly paint job I got 6 years ago. It sits outside. I wax it probably every 2-3 months. But the paint surface seems to be not as smooth as it was when it was new. Does clay work to smooth down paint?
     
  2. Jul 23, 2009 at 10:28 AM
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    dennyct@hotmail.com

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    It smooths the paint, taking out contaminants and makes it look like a mirror after waxing. Here are pics of my 09 Sport after clayed and waxed with Turtle Ice.

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  3. Jul 23, 2009 at 10:29 AM
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    luk8272

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    Would make her look like new.
     
  4. Jul 23, 2009 at 10:57 AM
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    Clay bar rocks!!!

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