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  • how often do you get your machine polisher out?

    how often do people machine polish there car?
    2008 Black Shaphire Astra VXR Ko6 Hybrid Turbo, Airtec Stage 2 Cooler, Piper 3" Decat and Resonated, CDTi Airbox, Bilstein B8's with Eibach Sportline Springs, Whiteline Rear Anti Roll Bar, Wavetrac Diff, Ksport 356mm Brakes, 18" Revolution Milleniums and lots more

  • #2
    twice a year on my own , mainly before and after winter to coincide with the winter prep of the car
    Last edited by Daz; 30 May 2011, 09:45 PM.

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    • #3
      Mines generally out 2 or 3 times a week.
      My own car once a year maximum.
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      • #4
        pretty much what mark said, most weeks im doing some sort of machine work, and do my car once a year at a push.

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        • #5
          once a year on my own car.
          Ex owner of various VXR's

          Current :2017 Golf R - APR Stage 2

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          • #6
            Once a year on my own car

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            • #7
              Only a DA so probably 3/4 times a year
              Originally posted by Bobbyp90
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              • #8
                So what you guys use for a polish i.e by hand or do you just clean/dry/wax?
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                • #9
                  I only polish mine once a year in Spring

                  I will put a coat of wax on every few months though

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by piemp_vxr View Post
                    So what you guys use for a polish i.e by hand or do you just clean/dry/wax?
                    Menz's starter kit with some Sonus SFX Pads via DA

                    Then just wash normally with wax every 4-6 weeks
                    Originally posted by Bobbyp90
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                    • #11
                      iv strip my car down 3/4 times over the last 12 month, then used my polisher to aply lime prime, then hand waxed

                      i'll be giving it a paint corretion end of this month, using all 3M products yellow/blue/ then lime prime or ZYMOL HD, then wax
                      ''we do not quit modifying because we grow old,''

                      '' we grow old because we quit modifying ''

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                      • #12
                        Once a year with 3m 80349, then Zaino sealant (z2 & cs ) before winter. Wash , wax , Z8 , rest of year.

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                        • #13
                          Depends how often I change my car in the year

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