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Old 11-30-2013, 11:05 AM   #1421
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Lasting power. The product lasts almost 3 months for 1 application.
Okay. I get the same out of Rain-X but then reapply it more based on convenience than pure need. Certainly another product to consider once the Rain-X runs out but that takes quite awhile even with 3 cars to keep up with.
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Old 12-05-2013, 03:43 AM   #1422
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Autogeek has Souveran paste wax on sale 1 day only for $59. This is my go to wax for the summer. Your paint will look deep dark and just drippin wet. If you ever wanted to try a high end wax this is a nice sale. Pick up a few microfiber towels and the shipping will be free.

http://www.autogeek.net/promospecials.html

If you have a stormtrooper Tacoma this wax is the best I have used for the color white.

http://www.autogeek.net/pinliqsouvwa.html
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Old 12-11-2013, 07:36 AM   #1423
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Any recommendations for cleaning window tint film? I don't want to use anything that will cause or accelerate fading; if standard glass cleaner isn't the best idea, what should I use?
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Old 12-11-2013, 09:44 AM   #1424
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Any recommendations for cleaning window tint film? I don't want to use anything that will cause or accelerate fading; if standard glass cleaner isn't the best idea, what should I use?
stoner invisible glass in the aerosol and news paper
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Old 12-11-2013, 12:25 PM   #1425
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for the guys without weathertech liners, whats the best way to get rid of fine grass particles weaved into carpets? for the areas around my oem all weather mats.
thanks guys
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Old 12-11-2013, 12:31 PM   #1426
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for the guys without weathertech liners, whats the best way to get rid of fine grass particles weaved into carpets? for the areas around my oem all weather mats.
thanks guys

You could try the brush attachment for a vacuum cleaner. Some vacuum cleaners have an attachment that has plastic spikes that might work. Otherwise you will need to pick them out by hand.
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Old 12-11-2013, 12:43 PM   #1427
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You could try the brush attachment for a vacuum cleaner. Some vacuum cleaners have an attachment that has plastic spikes that might work. Otherwise you will need to pick them out by hand.
yeah thats what im going on, been doing it for years. i was hoping (besides new mats of course) that there was a magic wand i didnt know about.
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Old 12-11-2013, 12:48 PM   #1428
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yeah thats what im going on, been doing it for years. i was hoping (besides new mats of course) that there was a magic wand i didnt know about.

Not for that problem. You just need to suck it up and do it.
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Old 12-11-2013, 02:14 PM   #1429
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Any recommendations for cleaning window tint film? I don't want to use anything that will cause or accelerate fading; if standard glass cleaner isn't the best idea, what should I use?
Anything that is ammonia free. I use the glass cleaner from Chemical Guys.
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Old 12-11-2013, 10:40 PM   #1430
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yeah thats what im going on, been doing it for years. i was hoping (besides new mats of course) that there was a magic wand i didnt know about.
A dog hair brush might help
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Old 12-16-2013, 07:37 PM   #1432
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I have black & milled Fuel Kranks
What is the best/safest cleaner for black wheels?
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I would assume that this is the wheel.


http://www.fueloffroad.com/wheel.cfm?id=2569


initially I would remove the wheel and clean with a car soap and clean microfiber towel. After the rim is dry I would put 2 to 3 coats of decent polymer sealant on the wheel, testing on a part of the rim that is on the inside face. Remove the sealant with a clean microfiber towel. What you are doing in this step is making it harder for dirt and brake dust to adhered to the wheel. Remember that when you brake the generated heat is actually transferred to the rim. A sealant melts at a higher temp than a wax.


Link to a decent low cost sealant. http://www.autogeek.net/meguiars-21-...alant-2-0.html


I would then apply a Wheel Wax to further protect the wheel and make it easier for dirt to be washed off.


Links to two decent products.
http://www.autogeek.net/wheelwax.html


http://www.autogeek.net/dp-wheel-glaze.html


Hope this helps.
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Old 12-16-2013, 07:40 PM   #1433
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I would assume that this is the wheel.


http://www.fueloffroad.com/wheel.cfm?id=2569


initially I would remove the wheel and clean with a car soap and clean microfiber towel. After the rim is dry I would put 2 to 3 coats of decent polymer sealant on the wheel, testing on a part of the rim that is on the inside face. Remove the sealant with a clean microfiber towel. What you are doing in this step is making it harder for dirt and brake dust to adhered to the wheel. Remember that when you brake the generated heat is actually transferred to the rim. A sealant melts at a higher temp than a wax.


Link to a decent low cost sealant. http://www.autogeek.net/meguiars-21-...alant-2-0.html


I would then apply a Wheel Wax to further protect the wheel and make it easier for dirt to be washed off.


Links to two decent products.
http://www.autogeek.net/wheelwax.html


http://www.autogeek.net/dp-wheel-glaze.html


Hope this helps.
Have you tried the Griot's one step sealant? I recently used this and thought it worked fantastic (for a one step type product). Could this be used, say, on my TRD trail team black wheels?
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Old 12-16-2013, 08:16 PM   #1434
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I have not tried that product. If you are happy with the GG product then keep on using it. I use a sealant then the DP product and it works for me. But then I have a street Tacoma and do not off road.


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Looked at the product and it would work as well.
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Old 12-16-2013, 08:19 PM   #1435
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Thanks! I recommend that Griots one step if you are pressed for time, some of the reviews put it as the best one step you can get. I threw some collinite 845 on top after it set though, very nice.
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Thanks! I recommend that Griots one step if you are pressed for time, some of the reviews put it as the best one step you can get. I threw some collinite 845 on top after it set though, very nice.
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What about matte black wheels? Tried armor all wheel protectant but it left a faint white residue after it dried. Think it was meant for alloy colored wheels.
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Old 12-17-2013, 07:45 AM   #1438
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Thanks! I recommend that Griots one step if you are pressed for time, some of the reviews put it as the best one step you can get. I threw some collinite 845 on top after it set though, very nice.

That would work as well. The Collinite 845 is a great wax.
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Any suggestions for spot-cleaning Wet Okoles?
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Old 12-20-2013, 04:16 AM   #1440
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Any suggestions for spot-cleaning Wet Okoles?
Folex works for me. I spray some on a clean microfiber cloth and wipe down the Wet Okoles. Follow up with a wet, heavily wrung out, microfiber cloth and do a second wipe down.
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