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Car Club machine polisher offer - any good?

Discussion in 'Summit Detailing' started by GazHyde, Jul 9, 2013.

  1. GazHyde

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    Hi Chris Summit Detailing (and everyone else),

    Having just bought a swirly blue Zed I'm feeling the need for a machine polisher... The car club are offering the following member offer, and was wondering if it's a good starter kit.

    Meguiar's G220v2 polisher
    Polishing Pad
    Finishing Pad
    Ultimate Compound
    Ultimate Wax

    It's £199.99 + P&P apparently saving £65.
     
  2. hard top

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    What have you done with the other Z.....?......
     
  3. GazHyde

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    Nothing yet HT, just sat on the drive waiting for me to decide what to do with it...
     
  4. badman gee

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  5. badman gee

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    The kit with the he logic and meg compounds are ok (144 pounds)

    I prefer the scholl S3 compound as it has a bit more bite.

    The chemical guys hexlogic pads are excellent.

    Mark
     
  6. badman gee

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    I prefer using a rotary for correction and a da for finishing.

    Mark
     
  7. GazHyde

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    Hmmm, certainly seems like all the kits are cheaper on that site :confused:
     
  8. badman gee

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    Excellent site gaz.

    It's harder to correct using a da over a rotary (pad and compound selection needs to be correct)

    The BMW paint is hard, I'd go for a yellow pad with scholl S3 compound to start with.

    That might sort it, but you can refine down after.
     
  9. MAURICE THE MARTIAN

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    Told u that fistfull of cash.:D:D:D
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  10. Summit Detailing

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    Evening Gary!

    In answer to your question, yes that's a reasonable kit, although as Badman says BMW lacquer is usually pretty hard so you'll only get so far with a DA & those pads/polishes. It may well leave you disappointed with the results.

    I have an idea if you want to PM me;)

    Chris

     
  11. badman gee

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    I also have an ep801 rotary which gets excellent reviews, but I haven't had time to use it yet!

    My process

    Wash and dry using correct method

    Wet sand (by hand not da)

    Rotary for paint correction (using scholl s3 gold as its low on fillers too)

    Da for finishing/refining

    Then a wipe down with gtecqnic panel wipe (for maximum adherence of lsp)

    Lsp

    That's ok isn't it chris!
     

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