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It would depend how much pressure you apply , how hot you allow the panel to get and what pad your using it with , nothing is an exact science in detailing but used correctly with the correct knowledge and knowledge of exactly how the product works it will be fine but not neccesarily my choice as i would start with a less aggressive product...
 

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I used the meg systems last time i corrected my car about 4months ago, for the price its great stuff and with honda paint i find you get good results.

I used my DA with 3m ultrafina pad(blue pad) and 3m perfect it(yellow) along with megs 205 and 105.

There is a link somewhere of the detail Heavenly did using the same system on a red van. Thats why i gave it a go as the finish looks good to me;)
 

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May I ask what youre polishing the Honda with?
Hand?
DA?
Rotary
What pads do you use?
How much have you polished before by any method?
Honda paint is soft and thin..I'm sure you know this
Yeh I know the paint is soft. Going to be using my DA polisher with it.

Iv polished a lot before by hand but just got a DA so want to try it with that.

Iv got chemical guys pads so I was going to start with the one with the least cut and then move up depending on whether I was getting results or not.

Is there any other polish you can recommend that might be more suited?
 

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Did you get the 105 with the kit you got for crimbo mate?
Nah mate but looking to use a good cutting compound to get rid of some of scratches and swirls in the paint and seen a lot of people talk about 105
 

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Nah mate but looking to use a good cutting compound to get rid of some of scratches and swirls in the paint and seen a lot of people talk about 105
I found 3m ultrafina and perfect it is better but you have to buy a big bottle thats the main downside. i even had to use a more aggressive polish then 205 on my NHB even after a couple of passes on the DA which is why i used 105 after, best thing is NHB looks perfect when your finished. Im no pro but i think with 105 and a DA your as safe as you can be as long as you have read up on a little of the basics
 

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I found 3m ultrafina is better but you have to buy a big bottle thats the main downside. i even had to use a more aggressive polish then 105 on my NHB even after a couple of passes on the DA, best thing is NHB looks perfect when your finished. Im no pro but i think with 105 and a DA your as safe as you can be as long as you have read up on a little of the basics
Thanks for the info mate. I have done a lot of reading and watching videos on how to use the DA. I also watched my cousin using his as he has done it for a few years now.
 

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just remember take picture and do some 50/50 shots, always good for motivation for others like me to sort my car out;)
 

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Just remember that Ultrafina has zero cut in it so any correction work was done by the pad not the product , its also regarded as one of the biggest filler polishes on the market due to the amount of oils in being oil based not water based so unless your wiping down with IPA you will be masking somewhat without knowing , you will only know once you start getting polish fall back when swirls will start reappearing and you may think your wash technique has created them when infact all the time the channels were filled.
Not in all cases but alot of cases....
 

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Just remember that Ultrafina has zero cut in it so any correction work was done by the pad not the product , its also regarded as one of the biggest filler polishes on the market due to the amount of oils in being oil based not water based so unless your wiping down with IPA you will be masking somewhat without knowing , you will only know once you start getting polish fall back when swirls will start reappearing and you may think your wash technique has created them when infact all the time the channels were filled.
Not in all cases but alot of cases....
Handy to know that. Thanks.

Can you recommend a polish that might not have as much cut as the 105 but will still do a good job?
 

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Its not all about polish as they come as a pair , changing pad is equally as important as the polish , if you think about it 3m make 3 what i would call mainline products for the enthusiast
Ultrafina - Finishing product
Extra Fine compound - correction and 90% of cars i do this can correct them
Fine compound - a step up in cut

yet there are possibly 8 to 10 grades of pad in the hexlogic range from finishing to severe cut , this is because with 3m extra fine you can do minimal correction with a finishing pad and little pressure in short sets provided yo have broken the product down or mega correction with a compounding pad or wool pad and creating more pressure and heat.
 
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