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Car compound, polish and wax

Posted by msocratous - Created: 9 years ago
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Posted by sneakyweasel - 9 years ago

http://www.prodetailexpert.com/

I went to these guys who are located in Nicosia and they were absolutely fantastic. They have done a fantastic job on my '95 car which looked like an oldish car but right now after I have made a polish and something else which I forgot the name it looks like a brand new car in and out.
I would highly recommend them.
Hope that helps.
Cheers

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Posted by Paris35 - 9 years ago

Well, you could diy it, but judging from your description, it will need a machine polisher, to get rid of the fading, and then a good polish and protectant.

For the amount of money they ask for that kind of work, it is worth buying your own polisher, and good quality paint products and doing it yourself.
That way, you will do a better job and still have all the tools and products to re-do again, once a year or so.

So you will need:

1. A paint orbital polisher (SUPER HOME CENTER)

2. a pack of microfiber cloths (SUPER HOME CENTER)

3. a good mild compound, a good polish and a good sealant.

For the last one, I am using an excellent brand that I am importing from the US. It is actually a german brand, 2 step system, acrylic based, used for high end new or as new cars, but it is cheaper to buy from the US rather than europe.

Let me know if you want to sell a pack to you.

Overall, the price of all the paint products will be:

i €8 for the fine compound

ii € 55 for the 2 step acrylic sealant and polish.

These should last you for around 5 years.