new car waxing

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Jostudly
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Car: 2009 Nissan Rogue

new car waxing

Postby Jostudly » Thu Apr 18, 2013 6:52 am

My wife just bought a new white 2013 Hyundai Elantra. Before I applied the 1st coat of wax I noticed some grey dots on the doors about the size of a tip of a pen. I am not sure if this is rail dust since they are grey not brown but I tried to remove with my finger nail and also varsol but would not come off. I am thinking it may be under the clearcoat from factory. I am going to try some solvent and a clay bar but wondering if anyone else had seen this and how they removed them. Also I have been using Mother's Canuba wax and cleaner but someone at a detailing shop said I need to use the 3rd step wax sealer. Is this sealer necessary to protect my paint?


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Thorshammer
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Car: FX35

Re: new car waxing

Postby Thorshammer » Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:32 pm

Avoid unnecessary friction on the paint. If it is in the clear coat there is no easy fix. If it is on the paint a paint deoxidizer such as ALR*C could offer a quick and easy fix.

Jostudly
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Joined: Tue Sep 08, 2009 2:46 pm
Car: 2009 Nissan Rogue

Re: new car waxing

Postby Jostudly » Mon Oct 28, 2013 5:51 am

Yes its under the clear coat unfortuantly. I have just decided to live with it rather than have the doors repainted and possibly not match.


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