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Old 09-28-2011, 11:48 AM
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So I haven't had a chance to do a full detail on the BOSS yet (just a few washes) and I can already tell that the sticker on the hood is going to be a bit of a pain. It looks great now, but I'm worried that over time it will swirl or fade or whatever.

Any tips on how to maintain the sticker and avoid swirls, etc.? I'm pretty sure I can't polish the sticker like the rest of the car, correct? Wax?

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Old 09-28-2011, 12:16 PM
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Looks like you answered your own questions,
 
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Old 09-28-2011, 12:19 PM
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Looks like you answered your own questions,
Uh, how so? I am asking if I can polish it, wax it, what kind of products to use, etc?
 
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Old 09-28-2011, 12:19 PM
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Originally Posted by PorscheAudi View Post
Uh, how so? I am asking if I can polish it, wax it, what kind of products to use, etc?
Looks like you asked a question.
 
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Old 09-28-2011, 12:21 PM
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It pisses me off they use stickers now.
 
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Old 09-28-2011, 12:22 PM
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^ Me too. At least the roof is painted and not a sticker..
 
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Swiss vax. Maybe?
 
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You are correct that you can't polish the sticker on the hood.

To prevent any swirls or wash marring throughout the entire vehicle, proper wash technique (Two bucket method) with plush microfiber towels needs to be used. Swissvax has an Opaque wax that works on matte surfaces but i'm not 100% sure whether it'll work on a sticker.
 
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PA, how about you take it off and get it painted to match the sticker? Is the 302 side graphic a sticker also?
 
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