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      06-24-2014, 05:27 PM   #1
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What's the best plan of attack on a Silverstone M3?

Planning to polish and coat my Silverstone M3 sooner than later. I already have an idea on what i'm going to use on the vehicle but i'm curious what you folks would do. A start to finish list from compound/polish to coating would be much appreciated.
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You'll get so many different answers it's almost subjective. A better approach at the question is listing what you will be using and then we can give you comments and feedback on if there are better products that might better fit certain steps of the detailing process
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What is the condition of paint? May not need compound save clear coat if you can.

Basically:
Wash and clean all surfaces, wheels, exhaust etc.
Decontaminate (iron x)
Clay
Polish (1-3) passes with different pads and polishes depending on condition
Coat plastic and rubber if desired
Polish exhaust pipes
LSP (coating, sealant or wax your choice the more permanent the LSP the higher the standard of perfection before you seal).
Wax or coat wheels
Dress tires
Clean and dress interior if needed/desired
Clean glass (inside and out)
Drink Beer

Think I got everything that should keep you busy.
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You'll get so many different answers it's almost subjective. A better approach at the question is listing what you will be using and then we can give you comments and feedback on if there are better products that might better fit certain steps of the detailing process
That's exactly what i was trying to achieve. I didn't want my idea to swap any opinions others may have.
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My favorite combo is meguiars 105/205. My paint isnt in bad shape so I decided to do a test panel with 205 with an orange pan. It barely made a dent on light swirls. The paint is hard as hell. I used 105 on an orange pad followed up with 205 with a white pad. It's not 100% swirl free, but I'm not doing more than that.

Do a test panel and see what gives you good results.
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