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Man, I hate to jump into a thread like this as it tends to hurt my head. I couldn't be more confused about a topic that seems so simple.
Perhaps you can shed some light.
I have swirls and am not sure about the process to remove and protect. From what I can gather you first have to wash, then clay bar to remove all fine particles. Next step is to apply a swirl remover? Any suggestions on brand there? Zaino any good? Next step is to apply the polish, in your case Zaino, any particular product within their lineup? The final step would be to wax, however, from what I understand this is not a step that you go through and it still lasts a few months?
Please, any clarity on this subject would be greatly appreciated.
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Zaino makes a swirl remover, but so does Meguiars and 3M. I used 3M on my 01 red PSD with good sucess and Zaino Z-PC swirl and paint cleaner (I thought it worked easier though). If the scratches are through to the paint itself, you can minimize them, but may not be able to remove all. Depends on how deep they are.
You don't really have to take swirl marks out, but it looks better (if you have them bad).
Two coats of Z-2 with the Accelerator and you don't do anything else to it other then wash it once and a while. Water runs off quick, does not stay long enough to etch and dirt and dust does not stick easy, so less washing.
I wind up clay barring maybe once a year (in the spring) and I apply two coats (in the spring) and 1 coat torwards fall. That's it.
This link describes the full process, but depending on your budget and how much work you need to do depends on you.
I don't buy anything other then the Z-2 and the ZFX accelerator additive.