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      09-20-2011, 09:25 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by gthal View Post
If you are having a detailer remove swirls (i.e. mechanically polish the car), I would be worried about having clearcoat failure after a couple of years. Every time you remove swirls (if you are getting a polish) removes a thin layer of clearcoat. Normally, it wouldn't matter but if you are doing this every month, 3 years or 36 polishes later, you run the risk of having issues. You might be fine but it would make me VERY nervous.
Very true.

For me personally I always wash and detail my own car. Just not a fan of watching someone else touch it.

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