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Old 07-22-2011, 02:06 PM
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After I got my Monte wash the other day I looked at it and it looks like there are thousands of fine scratches from the brushes they used at the car wash, anyone have an idea how to get rid of them, the seem very shallow.
 
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Old 07-22-2011, 02:17 PM
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A good polish and wax should do the trick. It's just a matter of smoothing the clear back out.
 
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Old 07-22-2011, 02:29 PM
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If scrathes are an issue with you as they are with me NEVER take your car to an automatic car wash. They will ruin a finish faster than anything. IN winter I take wifey's Monte to a quarter car wash and do it myself
 
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Old 07-22-2011, 02:53 PM
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Yep only hand washing for me too, and the self serve power wash in the winter. Like chibi said a polish and wax will fix it right up. Good luck.
 
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Old 07-22-2011, 03:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Tadcaster View Post
If scrathes are an issue with you as they are with me NEVER take your car to an automatic car wash. They will ruin a finish faster than anything. IN winter I take wifey's Monte to a quarter car wash and do it myself
x2. an automatic car wash is really hard on your car. especially the ones with brushes that actually touch your car. but probably a light polish with a buffer will do the trick depending on how severe the scratches are.
 
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Old 07-22-2011, 04:13 PM
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I take my crappy 1998 Monte through the auto sometimes.

Now, when I get the 1997 Monte, I won't.
 
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Old 07-22-2011, 04:30 PM
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Originally Posted by 7498MonteCarlo View Post
I take my crappy 1998 Monte through the auto sometimes.

Now, when I get the 1997 Monte, I won't.
I have never met a crapy Monte.... just a monte that needs some TLC
 
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compound? wash and wax?!
 
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Old 07-22-2011, 06:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Mr.Monte View Post
compound? wash and wax?!
i dont use compound very much...only when absolutely necessarily.
 
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Originally Posted by xxtheshockerxx View Post
i dont use compound very much...only when absolutely necessarily.
why??
 

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