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    2000 or 3000 grit wet sanding,m?

    Here I go again I guess no one wants to answer my other 2 questions, so this question is, on factory paint on a new toyota, would like 1500 or 2000 grit be to abrasive to start with, I want to wet sand a repaired scratch and then wet sand around the repair , so there's going to be some factory paint that I will be wet sanding also.

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    Re: 2000 or 3000 grit wet sanding,m?

    Hi Indiglofish61,

    I know you have probably heard the phrase before, but especially when it comes to factory paint, and especially when sanding, we recommend using " the least aggressive method" needed. In general, yes, 1500 or 2000 hand sanding is a bit aggressive. We would recommend starting with a quality 3000 grit foam finishing paper or disc.

    Quote Originally Posted by Indiglofish61 View Post
    I want to wet sand a repaired scratch and then wet sand around the repair , so there's going to be some factory paint that I will be wet sanding also.
    Can you further explain the above statement so we can fully understand your situation?

    Thanks and hope this helps.

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    Re: 2000 or 3000 grit wet sanding,m?

    After the coats of clear , I need to know also how long until I can wet sand the clear coat, unless there is a reason not to wet sand the clear coat, since I'm new at this what would be the reason to wet sand and not to wet sand?

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    Re: 2000 or 3000 grit wet sanding,m?

    Wet sanding helps remove paint residue product from the sandpaper's grit. This helps the paper function with more consistency.

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