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How to get rid of swirls on paint after hand wash/drying?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by bakchod87, Mar 5, 2017.

  1. ⚡️ELECTROMAN⚡️

    ⚡️ELECTROMAN⚡️ In loving memory of Version 8

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    I had some body work done on part of my car, and the body shop took it on themselves to "detail" my four month old black car. They swirled the sugar out of it. It looks horrible now in the sun and with lights shining on it at night. Even the panels that they repainted have swirl marks all over them. I don't see how running a buffing machine all over it removes swirls. It only seems to make things worse. I just don't see why they would do that to brand new paint. They said they could fix it, but I don't see how. I don't think they know what they are doing. Any advice?
     
  2. davidc18

    davidc18 Active Member

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    As always the skill of the detailer will dictate the quality of the outcome. You need to find someone who knows what they are doing.
     
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  3. Jean-Claude

    Jean-Claude Local Vendor - Southeast

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    With a craftsman, a lot is possible.
    Here is an example of a black TMS that had pretty gnarly damage getting the paint corrected.
    Vendor - Extreme paint correction and clear bra wrap on black Tesla in Atlanta [image heavy]
     

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