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Hyundai excel has paint cover coat fading can we cut and polish and relacquer

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Buff it back into place. They make a polymer that does that. If this is found helpful, please post as such. TY

Posted on Jan 18, 2009

  • bob collins
    bob collins Jan 27, 2009

    If this worked, it could upgrade the post to fixya? TY

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