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Aprehensive - but gone the whole hog G220 !

Well finally gone the whole hog - Got a Megs G220

Ordered the Sonus kit and BAM - next day via Clean Your Car Jet Post - ding dong..

RTFM - not much mostly assembly. Did some investigation - Dave KG has done a ace article at DW - had a read, and made a few posts..

Machine Polishing by Dual Action Polisher - Full Guide - Detailing World

Also available in .pdf. If you fancy some serious polishing read it..

Last few days chucking it down. Today Sunny and bright - ideal

Cracked her open, and started on the bonnet with SFX3 pad and polish.

Followed this regime..


1. Spread or dab polish around the panel with the machine switched off.
2. Spread the polish with one or two passes at slow speed (between 2 and 3).
3. Begin to work the polish in for three or four passes at medium speed (around 4).
4. Thoroughly work the polish until the residue goes clear at high speed (between 5 and 6).
5. Buff off residue and assess result.

Good results but I wanted MORE (spoken with evil genius laugh)

So on goes the SFX2 pad and polish - MUCH better. Followed up with SFX3 / polish again.

Applied 2 coats of Jetseal and 2 of Pete's 53' by hand..

A full on day started at approx 10.30 - send coat of Pete's 53' at 18.00 and that's only bonnet, roof, sides of roof and back...

But as near as dammit perfect and now I have the tools to keep her that way -

OK a few afters - sorry my camera work is not too clever
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The car looks great

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The car looks great

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Thanks,

Isn't that 1st use pretty scarreeeyy though
 
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Very nice your Lordshipness!
You have to ignore some pretty major warning signs to do any real damage with the old rotary polishers and I reckon it's just about impossible with the megs G220 to do any damage (unless you drop it on her)
But great results anyway,well done
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Very nice your Lordshipness!
You have to ignore some pretty major warning signs to do any real damage with the old rotary polishers and I reckon it's just about impossible with the megs G220 to do any damage (unless you drop it on her)
But great results anyway,well done
Thankyou - that would be me "how did you do that damage !!"

Parked her under a flippin walnut tree when brand new.. Bloody walnuts dented the roof !
 
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It is possible to damage the paint but it would require some effort. These are great machines with a very quick learning process.

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Lowe,

Now the world of polish has opened up. Add to Sealant, Wax, QD, Shampoo, MF's, Glass Sealant, Wheel Sealant
 
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Do you have any after shots of your car :P?

Ill have to get a G220 at some stage.
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Do you have any after shots of your car :P?

Ill have to get a G220 at some stage.
You will Sir.

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Possibly upwards to a 147 GTA
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Sweet.. Will need piccies though
 
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Sweet.. Will need piccies though
If your good lol!
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