-3M 2,000 grit sand paper
-Mother's Claybar system
-Optimum Compound with a Lake Country yellow cutting pad
-Poorboy's World SSR1 Polish with a Lake Country black finishing pad
-Poorboy's Natty's Blue carnauba wax
Here are the befores:
Now I get to work...
Here's one of the wash processes I use:
YouTube - $30 Foam Gun Car Wash
I wet sanded problem areas with 2000 grit
I've seen these kinds of scratches in most cars because of the gas cap dangling on the paint.
1 pass with Optimum compound with yellow cutting pad...
1 pass Poorboy's SSR1 polish with black polishing pad...
I also wet sanded the whole rear wing and trunk lid because there was some major water etching on it. Here's a time lapse video of that process:
Here is what that rear wing looked like before the wet sanding and polishing:
And here's what it looked like after the whole deal...
And finally, some afters (result shots):
Here are some water beading shots from a rain storm the other day...
Finished up the interior with an Oreck Hot Water Extractor.
Stay tuned for "How to restore plastic lamp/headlight lenses".