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Icon6 sonic04edge's dads f-150 buff

Well mike brought his dads truck over to the house today to get a good buffin and cleaning to surprise his dad when he get's home from the hospital. So i wanted to help him out!! Here's some pics we took.













ummmmm no dont think you can have my new tires!!!lol
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You can do mine next!
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Oh come on the tires will fit!!! lol
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BRANG IT!!! i'll do it!!
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I haven't washed the F150 since I bought it in November and it will be another month or two before it will get washed. I just cant spend money to wash it knowing 10 minutes later it going to be dirty again.
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You guys and being St. Luis fans.


Whats wrong with you southerns??


lol j/k Looks good man!
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My paint is so bad, water marks, swirl marks everything. It makes me sad
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You guys and being St. Luis fans.


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lol j/k Looks good man!
I coached a t-ball team last summer so that was my outfit for the day!!LOL!!

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My paint is so bad, water marks, swirl marks everything. It makes me sad

Its all good with the buffer and the right wax!! NO PROB!!
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Is that a DA or RA? also what kind of polish did you use on what pads?

looks really good btw I need to give mine a good polish havent done it in two years
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Looks darn good. You can buff and wax mine at the Knoxville meet. I'll show up a little early.
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Is that a DA or RA? also what kind of polish did you use on what pads?

looks really good btw I need to give mine a good polish havent done it in two years
Its a dewalt variable speed buffer. 1000rpm to 3000 rpm. the wax i use is a 3M wax that i have to order through a company. You MIGHT be able to buy through a auto paint store or something not sure though. It depends on how bad the paint is i usually start with the 308 which is heavy compound then step it down to a 208 that is a med compond polish then to 108 that is a polish. I usually start with a wool pad then to a green foam then blue foam. Like i said though it just depends on the condition of the paint. That took me about 4-5 hrs and i went over about 12 times steppin it down each time to finally polish and wax.
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Looks darn good. You can buff and wax mine at the Knoxville meet. I'll show up a little early.
HA!! I'll be sure to bring my 10ft ladder!! J/K...heck no man knoxville is gonna be a kick back have fun, grill some good food hell of a time!!
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I ask because I used to be a detailer at a local detail shop and was wondering what your method was... we always used meguairs and the g100's man we would literally bring the mirror back from the dead... we would save guys thousands of dollars by instead of getting the car repainted we would offer them a demo like do a quarter panel and let the owner decide what to do next.. lol... most of the single stage painted cars from the 40's-60's you can easily bring back the shine.... but looks really good from the pictures, I know that Fords paint is typically extremely hard and once a swirl or small scratch gets in there is near impossible to get it out even when using a professional line of products like that I use on my own truck
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I ask because I used to be a detailer at a local detail shop and was wondering what your method was... we always used meguairs and the g100's man we would literally bring the mirror back from the dead... we would save guys thousands of dollars by instead of getting the car repainted we would offer them a demo like do a quarter panel and let the owner decide what to do next.. lol... most of the single stage painted cars from the 40's-60's you can easily bring back the shine.... but looks really good from the pictures, I know that Fords paint is typically extremely hard and once a swirl or small scratch gets in there is near impossible to get it out even when using a professional line of products like that I use on my own truck
HAHA!! that a way to hook'em you do a quarter panel and now the rest of the car looks crappy!!! what ya wanna do?! lol...Yeah i can contest to that me and mike both got some brush scratches down the side of our trucks and i actually did a lil light wet sanding with some 2500 and buffed and they are still visible. may have to step up to 1000 or 1500 and just lay the buffer smack down on it. there more noticable on his because of the dark blue, mine's not as bad because of the yellow but if you look you can see'em. Gonna take care of those here soon now its warmin up a lil!!
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lol I hear you on that one, I was always so afraid to color sand the paint cause I knew that i would over work the paint down to the primer lol. I cant wait till it gets warmer so I can finally make my red shine like a ruby
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