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i have some moderate/severe swirling on the car and it really annoys me when the sun is out! i am a bit of a newbie with this detailing stuff...i have been looking at some polishes which are 'made' for the job of removing swirling and they warn of them being abrasive. i understand that to remove the swirls, some abrasion has to be used, but will the paint need protecting with another product after this?

i was wondering if anyone could recommend a product that they found good for this...and wont blow the bank?

cheers,
chris!
 

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Yes, it will need to be protected with a sealant and/or wax.

The choice often depends on what colour car you have, as some work better on certain colours.
 

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Removing swirls by hand is going to be very hard, it can be done but you wont achieve the results that you can with a machine polisher and you'll end up with very sore arms! Machine polishing isn't something to be entered into lightly either, if you're using the wrong equipment/polishes or a combination of that and bad technique you run the risk of seriously screwing your paint. I've seen it done before to owners of show cars at shows :S My advice would be to sign up to a detailing forum and see if there's anyone in or around your area who can show you what to do. I did this recently through a detailing day and i'm much happier about what i can achieve and how to achieve it. As i'm more cautious i'd probably go with a Megs G220 rather than a rotary that can be a bit more hardcore!
 

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Blacks an awesome colour if you have the patience to give it the work it requires!
 
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