Civic Nice work on a Civic

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by StuH, Thursday 12th Feb, 2015.

  1. StuH Premium Member Club Supporter

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  2. FirstHonda Premium Member Club Supporter

    That is just brilliant :Thumbup:

    Before and after shots like that never fail to impress me. It's amazing what can be done to restore paintwork...the rear wing pictures half and half, especially - wow, just wow!

    Thanks for posting :clap::clap::clap:
     
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  3. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    Stunning work !

    I've not read the whole post, is that a hand polish he did ?
     
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  4. FirstHonda Premium Member Club Supporter

    ^^ I don't think it actually says, but given the masking done assume it must have been a rotary polisher of some sort. If not, I would't like to see how big his arms are :Grin:
     
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  5. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    Yes, I was going to say ! LOL
     
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  6. AccordCU2 Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    No chance you can get that results with hand polishing.
    He used machine polisher.
    Kotsos work is amazing, seen quite a bit of his work.
    Wax used is the one I bought, good stuff.
     
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  7. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    Oh buddy that reminds me, I need to buy some of that, can you WhatsApp me please.
     
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    Will do in a minute.
     
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  9. exec Premium Member Club Supporter

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    All that with a bit of polish? Looks like brand new paintwork, does the polish take out the laquer?
     
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  10. RogerH69 Premium Member Club Supporter

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    That IS impressive
     
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  11. StuH Premium Member Club Supporter

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    At that level of correction you will take quite a bit of the laquer so you can't do it too often. He notes at the beginning that he measured the paint depth, this is to be aware of the amount of correction he can do without damaging the paint. If the paint was any worse then I suspect he would of wet sanded before polishing.

    Even with an orbital or rotary machine it's still hard work and the work the person in the thread does is very very good.
     
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  12. Bugsy Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Very nice job you can do my FR-V next most kostas lol
     
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    Excellent work, fantastic transformation
     
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  14. chris2982 Premium Member Club Supporter

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    What a transformation. . Very impressive work!
     
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