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How do you remove swirl marks?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by Tacomzz09, Feb 19, 2010.

  1. Feb 19, 2010 at 8:31 PM
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    Tacomzz09

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    I went in the garage and switched on the lights and looked at the paint and i saw LOTS of little streaks, my truck is Silver streak mica, and the reason why i bought it in this color is so that these marks wont be as noticeable than a dark coloured car, how do you remove these swirls, and by now im guessing it is normal for all cars?
     
  2. Feb 19, 2010 at 8:39 PM
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    you need to polish them out with some swirl remover type polish then wax it and you'll be good
     
  3. Feb 19, 2010 at 8:40 PM
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    so these swirls do come around once in a while? and for every car as well right? I swear my moms MGM Corolla has soo much swirls
     
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    Automatic car washers are the worst for this. They never get the car totally clean, and them some kid appies what amounts to a sand paper rub to dry it.

    You can always tell after a really short amount of time who uses the automatic car washes by the finish on their vehicle.
     
  6. Feb 20, 2010 at 7:20 AM
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    Use a swirl remover polish. If your results aren't to your liking you may become addicted to the above website.

    For prevention use the two bucket wash method or get a wash bucket with a tray built in that allows for grime and debris to fall out of your wash mit. Use a wash mitt that is either microfiber or wool. Good luck.
     
  7. Feb 20, 2010 at 7:41 AM
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    Use a high-quality micro-abrasive polish, a buffer and a very soft pad.
     
  8. Feb 20, 2010 at 7:45 AM
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    Spray the underwear's swirl marks with Shout or other similar product and then wash in hot water. Add a cup of bleach if the load is whites.:)
     
  9. Feb 20, 2010 at 1:59 PM
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    But make sure you take them off first...... :cool:
     
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