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Buffing Paint: How To Buff Paint To A New Car Shine

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This is not a commercial, infomercial, or free advertising for Meguiar’s, let’s clear that up right away. Yes, Meguiar’s Orange County headquarters are close to our editorial office, and yes, we like the company’s products. We also have a good relationship with media/PR reps Michael Pennington and Mike Stoops, guys who love their jobs and love detailing cars. We respect them for not only their enthusiasm for car care products but also for their honest, plain-spoken message. It is true that they’d like us and all our readers to buy Meguiar’s products because they believe in what their company sells, but they will also readily admit that other wax companies make excellent products. If you prefer Mothers, Aero, Jax Wax, or Turtle Wax, that’s OK. Mike and Mike both recognize your car’s finish is a significant investment, whether you’ve got a new car, a newly painted car, or an older paintjob you want to keep looking as good as possible. On a basic level, they strive to educate people on how to properly use a particular product, no matter what brand it is. If some of those people end up becoming Meguiar’s customers, all the better, but their willingness to help is not predicated by whether a person will buy up all the Meguiar’s products on display at his local parts store. In that spirit, we drove Editor Glad’s ’06 Mustang to Irvine for a debrief on the right way to rehabilitate a car, both inside and out. It represents an average daily driver with a five-year-old paintjob. These paint buffing techniques will work for virtually any car that is still shiny, not chalky.

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15 comments
Robert Stafford
Robert Stafford

I had a pontiac with 750 thousand on it was the best car i ever had and it was a t1000

Andrew Hershfeld
Andrew Hershfeld

Really I have two Ford trucks one with 100k and the other with 200k miles. Both run as good as new and never broke down

Eric Haley
Eric Haley

Love that legend lime green.i had an 05 Mustang GT with legend lime paint. And loved it

Donnies Mustang
Donnies Mustang

Next weekend well be combining two 69 mustangs to make one. The coupe was crashed in the rear and the sport roof was crashed in the front. It's the shell I'm using for the 598 boss car.

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