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  1. Car Care RSX
    Well, I went overboard and bought a nice buffer. It's an ATD-10511 7 inch polisher. I also bought some really good 3M wax - one for taking out swirl marks and one called 'Ultrafine', along with the correct buffing attachments for each. I now have a new respect for bodywork professionals...
  2. Car Care RSX
    Hey guys I just got my buffer for 20bucks and some few pads.Its a Vector(have no clue if its good or not). I thought it was a good deal, but wat stuff would be best for my car and and if I could get some steps on applying them. I searched but couldnt find any threads...sorry if this a worthless...
  3. Car Care RSX
    So i got something like this just to make it easier to apply polish and wax. i'm a casual detailer so no porter cable for me. I couldnt resist the $20 price tag with the turtle wax brand name After using it today, a couple hours later i felt tingling and numbness in my wrist area. So...
  4. Car Care RSX
    Hello, so i wet sanded my headlights (1500grit) and I now I need to buff and polish it to get rid of that frosted look. I dont have access to a good buffer so i was wondering what is the cheapest way to do this. I know the 3M headlight restore kit comes with basically what I need but has...
  5. Car Care RSX
    Base on my criteria you think this should be fine? I don't want to spend $150 (PC). I don't want to tire my hands out. I want something portable. Remove some light scratches. Car doesn't have to look show room. http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_12605_00911597000P
  6. Car Care RSX
    well im thinking its time to finally take the plunge and get a PC ive been detailing my car for years by hand and have always been happy with the out come but not that my car is getting some body work done (in a accident) and ill have a fresh rock chip free surface i want to have the maximum...
  7. Car Care RSX
    hey I know you guys are crazy about the PC, but I don't want to shell out that much when my goal is only applying polish and wax (gets so tiring doing it by hand) I am not interested in smoothing paint or removing fine lines and all the other wonderful things the PC does. I'm looking for...
  8. Car Care RSX
    Hello all, i know some of you are gonna say 'USE SEARCH' but honestly most of the time i find the info found to be somewhat inaccurate or just outdated. I have owned my 02 type S ABP for almost a full year and i really love the color, the paint for the most part is in excellent shape, except...
  9. Car Care RSX
    I have some some really nasty 1500 grit sanding marks on my bumper. I have a shipment of touchup paints from Paintscratch.com coming and was wondering if some clearcoat would fix the problem instead of using a buffer because I do not own one and do not want to get one just yet (trying to save...
  10. Car Care RSX
    So i just bought a car polisher or buffer for $18 at a garage sell... BUT the rpm is at 3000 and its not adjustable just one set speed... ive searched and saw that anything above 2000 rpm is sanding speeds... is it safe for my car? The box did say its for automotive. Please help i dont wanna be...
  11. Car Care RSX
    ill try to get to the point - I do tail lights, and i need to color sand these. the problem is i cannot find a cheap powerful enough yet SMALL buffer to use on these. I have a cheap 10'' orbital hand buffer thing but it doesnt spin fast enough. i only wet sand them with 2000grit.. and use...
  12. Car Care RSX
    ive never buffed before but i always wanted to get one and today i am going to get a fat ass check and thought maybe i should get one now. i know porter cables are the best for beginners so i found the porter cable 7424 polisher for 99 bucks. Is this the best choice of the porter cables...
  13. Car Care RSX
    Well here the situation... I have a 03 abp-s. Its in beautiful condition for its age. You can tell it was well maintained by the previous owners. Anyways, the previous owner obviously used bathroom towels on it because theres swirl marks all over the thing. You can see them unless its in direct...
  14. Car Care RSX
    65000TW Powerful 0.5A direct drive motor develops 4,000 RPM Precision-tuned counterweight system reduced vibration Permanently lubricated ball bearings ensure smooth operation 6" diameter 3-layer foam polishing head follows contoured surfaces Polishing head resists chemicals for...
  15. Car Care RSX
    so i bought an electronic buffer today so that i could speed up my detailing process. this buffer is quite intimdating haha, so i was wondering what tips you all can offer so that i dont fuck up my paint...
  16. Car Care RSX
    Has anyone heard anything about Makita buffers? Im looking into a Makita 9227C, just seeing if anyone has experience with makita or this exact buffer. Thanks Jim
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