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    Carbon Bonnet

    My carbon bonnet is looking fairly dull and rubbish. Anyone have any tips for getting it back to it's glossy form? I messaged an Irish detailing retailer who said I can just use whatever I use on the paintwork... Clearly not the case:
    I tried a bit of Super resin polish and it left a dull white mark which doesn't want to come off I don't have a DA polisher but I'm thinking about it....
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    you tube id say be some good info on there https://www.youtube.com/results?sear...shing+compound
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    Quote Originally Posted by SCOOBYCOLM View Post
    you tube id say be some good info on there https://www.youtube.com/results?sear...shing+compound
    Been looking on there since I've posted but alot of it is US stuff and hard to find the products over here... Not keen to wetsand it either. Keep researching I guess

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    That's need wet sanding and lacquer to bring it back

    No amount of polish will bring that back

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    Some APC removed the worst of that mark. There isn't any lacquer peal on it, so surely there's no need to re lacquer?

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    I think they machine and relaquer to get the shine back.

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    From my own experience of fibre glass and carbon film resin coats the top coat is everything i.e. Lacquer you can't polish carbon only lacquer be careful not to tear strand in carbon by sanding if I was you I would get the bonnet relacqured and polish that I am sure when it's wet it looks shiny


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    John Ra on here will know how to bring it back send him a message in case he doesn't see this
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