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gy1

Posted 11 November 2013 - 08:10 PM

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Hi,

I just noticed on my 2 week old car that the plastic black shiny b pillar has tons of swirl marks. Not sure if it is because of my washing method but I do use the 2 bucket method with a micro fiber cloth. Anyways was wondering if there is anyway to bring the condition back to original which is to remove the swirl marks. Are there any products out there to fix this problem?

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Posted 11 November 2013 - 11:26 PM

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QUOTE (gy1 @ Nov 11 2013, 08:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi,

I just noticed on my 2 week old car that the plastic black shiny b pillar has tons of swirl marks. Not sure if it is because of my washing method but I do use the 2 bucket method with a micro fiber cloth. Anyways was wondering if there is anyway to bring the condition back to original which is to remove the swirl marks. Are there any products out there to fix this problem?


can you snap an image and share here ?

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Posted 12 November 2013 - 07:23 AM

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QUOTE (g88 @ Nov 11 2013, 11:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
can you snap an image and share here ?


Kind of difficult to do so as you can only see it when there is direct sun light shining on it.

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Posted 12 November 2013 - 08:23 AM

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QUOTE (gy1 @ Nov 12 2013, 07:23 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Kind of difficult to do so as you can only see it when there is direct sun light shining on it.

Try shinny a LED torchlight on it and take the picture.


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Posted 12 November 2013 - 10:20 AM

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I am not surprised any more that new cars can have so much swirls. They probably used some dirty cloth to wipe down the car before they give it to you. smile_blackeye.gif

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Posted 17 November 2013 - 12:07 PM

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QUOTE (cbsteh @ Nov 12 2013, 10:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I am not surprised any more that new cars can have so much swirls. They probably used some dirty cloth to wipe down the car before they give it to you. smile_blackeye.gif

New cars always dirty as they sit in an open yard or parking space. Most of the time they simply wash the car. When I was GM of a car company I would get detailer in to do the whole car. Now a day they just don't care.

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Posted 18 November 2013 - 08:07 AM

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QUOTE (jonlsl @ Nov 17 2013, 12:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
New cars always dirty as they sit in an open yard or parking space. Most of the time they simply wash the car. When I was GM of a car company I would get detailer in to do the whole car. Now a day they just don't care.

I was at Audi in Glenmarie, their cars came down the transport lorry all wrapped up.... smile_thumbup.gif Should have taken a picture.... smile_tongue.gif

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 02:19 AM

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QUOTE (vr2turbo @ Nov 18 2013, 08:07 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I was at Audi in Glenmarie, their cars came down the transport lorry all wrapped up.... smile_thumbup.gif Should have taken a picture.... smile_tongue.gif

Yah the cars I worked with also wrapped but have to be careful as if left on the car for too long can spoil the paint and I've seen it happen.

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 07:42 AM

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QUOTE (jonlsl @ Nov 19 2013, 02:19 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yah the cars I worked with also wrapped but have to be careful as if left on the car for too long can spoil the paint and I've seen it happen.

Probably wrapped for transportation, but saw them in storage out in the open too. Probably until they can be clean them up before delivery...

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Posted 22 November 2013 - 08:48 PM

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QUOTE (vr2turbo @ Nov 18 2013, 08:07 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I was at Audi in Glenmarie, their cars came down the transport lorry all wrapped up.... smile_thumbup.gif Should have taken a picture.... smile_tongue.gif


I have detailed many launch event vehicles for Euromobil (Q5, A5, A6, A8 etc), and i can confirm that their Audi vehicles are very well protected during shipment and transportation to Glenmarrie. All top surfaces and most side surfaces protected by white sticker, rims covered by plastic discs, and all anodized aluminium trim protected by translucent blue tape.