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Old Oct 06, 2012, 05:53 PM
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Add a little liquid dish soap to the water for wet sanding, makes a big difference, just a drop is all you need!

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Old Oct 06, 2012, 08:28 PM
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Hadn't thought of that. I'll give it a try.

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Add a little liquid dish soap to the water for wet sanding, makes a big difference, just a drop is all you need!

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Old Oct 07, 2012, 05:49 PM
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I myself am not too knowledgeable on this whole subject but I would guess that using a sander/polisher (and I understand you were planning on just maybe using it to only polish, never the less) being a pneumatic one, it would go way too fast. Orbiter polishers go relatively slow, and it's too easy to start creating low spots. MAYBE one or two quick passes, but still it would probably be best to just do it by hand and with the all foam pads to contour the airfoil well. Besides if you do it on your lap with a big towel over you while watching TV you'll be done before you know it.
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Old Oct 07, 2012, 06:05 PM
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Yep, +1 on the hand wet sanding to 2000 grit. Then polishing with a good fine polish, If you want a high end polisher here's a link to one. They deal in high quality products for people who are anal about their cars. I'm not associated to them in any way, but have used some of their products. Since you aren't going into production or doing multiple cars by hand is safer and cheaper.

http://www.griotsgarage.com/product/...ortby=ourPicks
Definitely not cheaper it looks like.
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 03:48 PM
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I recently tried adding a drop of liquid dish washing soap to the water bottle that I use for wet sanding. It helped a lot! The sandpaper seemed to last longer and stay cleaner. The sand paper also worked faster than without the drop or two of soap in the water bottle.

Thanks!!
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