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Old 01-25-2014, 10:13 AM
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Clay bar and buff

I've been doing some Jeeps for a dealer. All spot jobs but sometimes the spots run together to where it may as well be a complete. He wants everything wet sanded and buffed for a dealer price. When they leave here they go to a dealer auction for detail and are suppost to be clay bared and buffed and waxed. Now should'nt this in itself take out any dust and dry spots if thats what they are doing with out me buffing it to look like a spanked babys behind before hand?

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It "should" but they aren't "buffing" like you would, how about tucked into body lines and that sort of thing, you have to give it a little extra attention there and they just aren't going to do it.

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Clay bars will only remove topical dirt and residue. It will leave a smoother surface but that's all.
Wet sanding with say 2000 grit paper will remove orange peel and very and I do mean very minor scratches.
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