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Drunk Uncovered: strange boot lid pattern

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Bit of an hobbyist detailer, who has a good fortnightly/monthly routine and loves chemical guys stuff. Anyways, my neigbour, who's a bit like me - went out and bought a Makita rotary polisher.

After washing and claying my boot lid, we tried to use his polisher to get my fine scratches and swirls out, using the 'up/down hill speed + 2/4 passes' method, and then i sealed it. For a first go, we we did a pretty good job

Or so i thought! The next morning it was a bit colder and through some condensation forming on my boot lit, some strange patterns were just visible. They seem perfectly symmetrical and the same width apart. it was like crop circles on my boot lid

Any ideas? What did we do wrong?
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its just condensation forming the shape of the strengthening under the metal.
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If it bothers you, fit Dynamat to the unstrengthened parts. This will eliminate it and stop any vibrations if ya fit a sub woofer in the boot.
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Yep, folded steel underneath will give a different rate of cooling and therefore condensation on the boot lid, hence the patterns.

Looks shiney BTW
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Yep, my bonnet does the same
 
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Here is mine

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Yeah it turns from the above colour on a cold night to this colour in the sun

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It also changed to a new set of front tyres this morning
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What they all said! He's showin' off his shine?
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