Category Archives: Machine Polishing

Ex-Works Ford Escort Twin Cam Mk1 – Prepared In Honour Of Jean Todt

The Ford Escort Twin Cam Mk1 is instantly one of the most recognisable cars, particularly for Blue Oval fans or followers of rallying. This particular 1968 Ex-Works Ford Escort Twin Cam Mk1, with the registration BEV 782G, has particular pedigree. Prepared at the Ford Performance Centre at Boreham Airfield for entry in the 1969 Monte […]

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Machine Polishing – What’s It All About?

Keeping a vehicle’s paintwork in perfect condition is a time consuming and tricky job. All too often it falls victim to swirls from poor washing techniques, scratches from hedges, etching from bird droppings and even marks caused by acid rain fallout. Removing these blemishes by hand can be incredibly labour intensive and some of these […]

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Fast Ford Magazine Test The Rupes BigFoot LHR 15ES

Dan gives the big estate a good going over with clay, followed by a machine polish. For a relatively new car the paintwork on my car is, quite frankly, shocking. It was a lease car in its former life, and I get the impression the previous owner took great delight in washing it with gravel […]

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Fast Car Magazine ‘Tool Of The Month’ – RUPES LHR 15ES

If you’re into cleaning cars and I mean, REALLY cleaning cars then you probably know what this is – if not then let me tell you. It’s a Random Orbital Polishing Machine called the BigFoot. The machine is designed to make a truly random orbit, but manages to stay perfectly balanced, so much so that […]

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Meguiar’s DA Power System Turns Your Drill Into A DA Polisher

Polishing and waxing your car by hand can be a time consuming process and it’s rare to achieve the same results as when using a dual action machine polisher. However for many who simply want to keep their own car in the best possible condition the transition to the full sized DA polisher can be […]

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RUPES Extend Their ‘BigFoot’ Range Of Machine Polishing Kits

The RUPES BigFoot Random Orbital Polishing System has been a Dual Action revelation both for the enthusiast and the professional detailer. They have recently extended the range, bringing out new kits for both the LHR15ES and the LHR21ES machines. The RUPES BigFoot System was designed to make machine polishing easy – easy for everyone and […]

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NEW – Dodo Juice Fin Cut Machine Polishing Pads

Machine polishing pads come in all sorts of materials, shapes and sizes – wool pads, microfibre pads, foam pads, waffle pads, big pads, small pads…..the list is endless. Everyone has their favourite combinations. Ultimately, all the pads are designed to help users achieve a ‘showroom’ look on their vehicle, whether compounding to remove oxidation and […]

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Autoglym Paint Pro System – Machine Polishing Made Easy

Introducing the Autoglym Paint Pro System, an easy-to-use, two-step polishing system which takes care of most paintwork blemishes and leaves a perfectly swirl and hologram-free finish along with an amazing shine. Suitable for use with both Rotary and Dual Action Machine Polishers, the kit centres around the use of two pads and two compounds which […]

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RUPES ‘BigFoot’ Random Orbital Polishing System

Traditionally Random Orbit (or Dual Action machine polishers as they’re also known), have been considered the domain of those new to machine polishing who simply want to improve the overall appearance of their vehicle’s paintwork. Rotary polishers require experience and careful handling and so true paintwork correction has always been the remit of the professional […]

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All New Machine Polishing Kits Available Now !

Ultimate Finish has been supplying Machine Polishing Kits to enthusiasts and seasoned professionals for many years. Customer needs evolve over time, requiring kits to become more sophisticated for some users, whilst maintaining an accessible entry point for those just starting out with machine polishing. In order to keep abreast of these on-going changes the entire range […]

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