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      07-30-2011, 11:41 PM   #1
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Restoration of a Montego Blue 335

This Montego Blue 335 came to me in pretty rough shape. The paint's gloss was essentially nil due to oxidation and severe swirling. Total time invested: 32 hours.

If anyone has any questions about the process used, feel free to ask.

Before wash:

Severe swirling on hood:

Severe swirling on trunk:

Trunk before and after polishing:

Fender turn signal removed prior to polishing:

Passenger side door panel before and after polishing:

Three deep scratches on driver side door during wet sanding:

Driver side door after polishing, compounding (Chemical Guys V34), and wet sanding:

Column cover before and after hand polishing:

Polish used on column cover: Chemical Guys V36:


Wax used: Chemical Guys Celeste Dettaglio:

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