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    How to bring shine back to seadoo

    I was wondering if there is anything that will bring the shine back to the paint on my seadoo gtx? It's kinda full and wanted to see if there is some thing to bring it back.


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    XPS Spray Cleaner & Polish:

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    I used this on my 2K6 GTI with great results. A lil elbow-grease and it cut the oxidation right off, and left a nice shine.
    I followed it with this and things came out perfect.
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    I guess i might be a little aggressive on my approach to this problem... but...
    If i get a ski in that's real dull i wet sand with 1500 then 2000 grit wash and dry, then go with Wizzards Turbo Cut with a wool pad on a buffer at 1000-1500 rpm. Makes them look new every time, there is plenty of gel coat on these doos to work with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wkuadam07 View Post
    I guess i might be a little aggressive on my approach to this problem... but...
    If i get a ski in that's real dull i wet sand with 1500 then 2000 grit wash and dry, then go with Wizzards Turbo Cut with a wool pad on a buffer at 1000-1500 rpm. Makes them look new every time, there is plenty of gel coat on these doos to work with.

    This is definatly the way to go if you want the gelcoat to look as good or even better than new. I just finished up my ski, shich was baaaaaadly oxidized (first few millimeter of my red paint were completely white in some spots). Had to go 400 & 600 on the sorst spots, 800 on most of the ski then 1200 & 2000 on the entire ski. Finished off with two types of 3m polishers and a top layer of meguiars wax.

    Start with polishers first though to see if it works, otherwhise start with 1500 grit. If needed go rougher grit on the worst spots but remember you have to come back with finer grits (you cant jump from 600 to 2000 for example). Its time consuming but end result is worth it.

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    you have several brands and kinds of rubbing compound.. heavy medium and light oxidation... start with a light one and see what hapens.

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    sanding is the last thing i would do..

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    Quote Originally Posted by spacerrr View Post
    sanding is the last thing i would do..
    They sand spots on brand new cars off the assembly line... most body shops sand the clear and buff a brand new paint job... and clear coat is much less forgiving than the gelcoat that's on these skis. Anything 1200 grit or finer is ok, 1000 or more course and you will never sand or buff out the scratches before breaking through.
    Do some research and keep it very wet while sanding, i have done several skis and it's not hard to get the shine back on...

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    I use Mequires cleaner polish, then their wax..
    works for me..

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    I am in the same boat, De-Winterize the ski's in mid may, want to get the plastics and etc to shine. Looking to see what you guys think is the best to obtain this

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