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Old 10-02-2010, 07:17 PM
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Buffing paint is hard work!

I got the bright idea to buff the faded paint on my passenger's side today. It turned out to be a terrible idea. My body hurts, I smell terrible from all the sweat, I made a huge mess... and I only got the quarter panel done.


However... the progress I made was excellent.

Yes, I realize the bumper is a different shade of red. The whole car is getting resprayed in the spring.


The reflection of my mom's car in my freshly polished paint.
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Old 10-02-2010, 07:56 PM
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Re: Buffing paint is hard work!

Looks good man. Do you have a buffer or are you doing it by hand?
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Re: Buffing paint is hard work!

I bought an adjustable high speed buffer from harbor freight today at the parking lot sale they had going.
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Re: Buffing paint is hard work!

Looks great bro. Do you have a before shot of the quarterpanel?
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Re: Buffing paint is hard work!

looks shinny
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Looks great bro. Do you have a before shot of the quarterpanel?
Kinda, but nothing real definitive. The door is untouched and the same texture as the quarter was. I'm doing the door tomorrow so I'll post a pic of that.
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Re: Buffing paint is hard work!

your bike looks awesome!
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Re: Buffing paint is hard work!

I bought my nephews the red Huffy bikes so they could match my Prelude. LOL.

Not really, but I thought it sounded good.
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Re: Buffing paint is hard work!

paint looks good man, all that hard work was worth it.

the wifey has a '00 accord coupe that's white. I have to compound and wax it 4 times a year or the paint turns grey. I feel your pain.
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paint looks good man, all that hard work it worth it.
Nah not really. The paint on the roof and trunk aren't able to be salvaged, and I have a couple unexplained pink patches where I guess the paint faded unevenly. However, for the next few months she'll be nice and smooth lol.
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