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    Goatherder SublimeZ's Avatar
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    Black car blues

    I picked up an SL550 roadster on Memorial Day. It looked good, but all horizontal surfaces were VERY rough. So out comes clay bar

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    eww.

    Cleaned up a bit

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    Re: Black car blues

    Looks pretty good, right... not so fast. Under LED lights the scratches are very visible

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    Re: Black car blues

    Didn't think my PC buffer would be enough, but it's what I got.

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    Hood done (cut only, no glaze or wax). Made a big diff, but still needs a rotary

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    Gonna finish tomorrow, more pix then

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    Re: Black car blues

    Whew, that was a lotta work.

    Had just enough time to get 2 pix before rain

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    Final thoughts: eliminated some scratches, needs a rotary to be perfect. Still, car looks better

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    Re: Black car blues

    Time for some shiny car top down driving
    2017 CR-V

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    Re: Black car blues

    Just to go get fuel. Too freakin hot for topless
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    Re: Black car blues

    Dang, where do you live, Ramtown? Think I counted 4 of them on your street there.
    "Pushy" has a completely different definition when Sean Connery says it.

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    Re: Black car blues

    This is Texas, there's trucks (of all flavors) everywhere

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