How To Color Sand and Buff a Car After a Fresh Paint Job

Step-by-Step Color Sanding and Buffing Plus Tips & Tricks

Once your paint has had some time to cure and harden, its time to sand, buff, and polish. Mike takes you step-by-step through the process and offers some tips and tricks along the way. You’ll see how to color-sand and buff a fresh paint job to get that mirror finish you are looking for…

The first step is to wet sand with 1500 grit any nibs or dirt that you can see on the surface of the paint. Once any problem areas have been removed, jump up to 2000 grit to remove any orange peel. After that, wet sand the whole panel with 2500 grit, and finally, take a wool pad and 3M Rubbing Compound to buff out the scratches left behind from wet sanding…

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