To buff a car, wash and rinse it, buff with a polishing wheel, rinse and dry the vehicle, and apply a coat of wax. Finish by allowing the wax to dry, then removing the wax from the vehicle.Continue Reading
Wash the vehicle with soap and water, and rinse well.
Apply a small amount of polishing compound to a damp polishing wheel. Polish one panel at a time, moving slowly and methodically and applying even pressure. The polishing wheel will heat the clear coat, allowing the polish to fill in any scratches or imperfections. After each panel is polished, rinse the wheel pad and apply fresh polish before beginning the next section.
Wash and rinse the car, and dry thoroughly.
Apply a small amount of wax to a foam pad, fitted to an orbital sander. Using a moderate amount of pressure, wax the car. Apply new wax as needed, taking care to apply the wax as thinly as possible.
With a clean cloth, detail the trim, wiping away any wax on the windows or trim work. Allow the wax to dry.
Using a micro fiber towel, remove the wax from the body of the car.