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Dull resprayed paintwork

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I am after just buying a 2.5 v6 156 which has had the drivers side sprayed, its duller than the rest of the car and i was wondering what would be the best way to bring it up to a better shine?
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You could try polishing it up, SRP won't cut it which brings me on to..... T-Cut After you T-Cut use a finer polish followed by a wax. Failing that you will probably need a rotary polisher and a wool mop. It sounds like the bodyshop failed to do this tbh. This is not user friendly though so I would reccomend that you get another bodyshop to do this. You can burn through your paint very easily because the compound I use (Meguiars 105) has a cut rated at 12 on a scale which only goes to 10
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Hi,
I am after just buying a 2.5 v6 156 which has had the drivers side sprayed, its duller than the rest of the car and i was wondering what would be the best way to bring it up to a better shine?
Hi, do you have any photos? It could be a number of different things. If you could show me a photo I will let you know the best way forward.

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A rotary with a wool pad is just about the most lethal combination in the hands of the inexperienced. If you have never handled a rotary before don't even think of it. You will burn through your clearcoat!

First try a hand polish and wax and if this does not work then go to an experienced detailer for some paint correction.
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