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Old 05-04-2010, 12:37 PM   #41
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This is exactly why I haven't painted my car. I don't want to HAVE to maintain the paint.
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Old 05-04-2010, 12:41 PM   #42
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Guys check out Adam's Polishes. Great stuff and 110% guarantee. No one else has that kind of back up.
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Buy my porter cable 7336.
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Awesome Sam.

My paint is oxidized and faded pretty badly. I went over the whole car with Turtle wax polishing compound and that brought the color back in before I waxed it. But after a few months it has gone and faded again. What do I buy?
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Awesome Sam.

My paint is oxidized and faded pretty badly. I went over the whole car with Turtle wax polishing compound and that brought the color back in before I waxed it. But after a few months it has gone and faded again. What do I buy?
Original paint? If so, nothing will help. Mine looked OK until I started using rubbing and polishing compounds on it, and it helped for a while, but then the paint just took a dump. Classic red is especially bad about this. When I got my car 3 years ago it was basically all one red, now it's 4 shaded between medium pink (front bumper) to still pretty red on the doors and hood. Trunk is dark pink and the rear bumper is slightly darker pink. Only thing that will help is new paint.
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Awesome Sam.

My paint is oxidized and faded pretty badly. I went over the whole car with Turtle wax polishing compound and that brought the color back in before I waxed it. But after a few months it has gone and faded again. What do I buy?
na6c guy is right, the reason it keeps doing this is because your car came from the factory with no clearcoat. it will keep oxidizing and getting chalky. the only thing you can really do is just keep up with it.
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Original paint, so it will be new paint time soon then. Thanks!
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I've almost gotten used to it looking like ****. At least I don't worry about scratches or door dings anymore. I close my door with my feet, and use grocery bags full of cans to close the trunk I caught myself doing that the other day and broke out laughing because I never imagined I would do that to any of my cars.
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