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    Removing then reinstalling my mats

    I want to buff my ski's up they are pretty faded. First is there anything to clean them with that will help and second how can I get the mats off to be able to put them back on after I buff the ski. If you get buffing compound on the black mats I am sure it would suck to get off


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    the mats are riveted on. you would be better off getting hydro-turfs or something if you are going to go through the trouble of taking the stock mats off.

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    I was afraid of that how about something to wash it with to help

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    get some hydro-turf... Youll be glad you did

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    There is not much for the OE mats. Once they start to fade and wrinkle the best place for them is the trash can.

    They shrink over time so once they are pulled off it is very unlikely that they will go back on.

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    I am sorry I meant to wash and buff the SeaDoo I was only taking the mats off so I woldnt get compound on them.

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    my gelcoat is faded pretty bad as well. What product do most of you use? (rather than buffing all day)

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    I have some rubbing compund, I think made by Turtle Wax. Comes in a white and light green, flat circle container. It works really good. Even on clean looking skis, if you buff a spot with it, you will see the difference. You have to be careful though, if you rub long and hard enough it will start to take off clear coat and paint. I do not recommend using a buffer with the kind I mentioned.

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    3M makes some good stuff. It is pricey, and I have only seen it in paint stores.

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    I thought of rubbing compound but wasn't sure since I've never worked with gel coat. I'll give it a try

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