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Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by Ldytaco05, Mar 7, 2007.

  1. Mar 7, 2007 at 1:32 PM
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    Ldytaco05

    Ldytaco05 [OP] it's all about me

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    Hey everyone i was planning to purchase this auto buffer that's on sale on ebay. someone told me that this does not go with my "Diva" because she's BLACK is this true?
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  2. Mar 7, 2007 at 1:33 PM
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    Ldytaco05

    Ldytaco05 [OP] it's all about me

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    the reason why is the speed of the motion would be too rough on my diva, it works best on lighter shaded vehicles not dark ones. help!!!
     
  3. Mar 7, 2007 at 4:06 PM
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    Skies20

    Skies20 small town girl

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    I'm not sure about that buffer.. but I would be careful! You don't want to scratch the diva!
    I use products from this website: www.griotsgarage.com
    I find their stuff to be excellent... take a look, maybe you'd be interested in some of their products! :D
     
  4. Mar 7, 2007 at 4:54 PM
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    Ldytaco05

    Ldytaco05 [OP] it's all about me

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    Thanks skies, since we have the same vehicle color did you ever have your vehicle buffed by this griot orbital polisher?
     
  5. Mar 7, 2007 at 4:57 PM
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    sunruner19

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    I am attaching a link to a site that might help you before you buy a polisher. at the bottom of the page that you will go to, they compare the differences between the two machines.
    As far as the buffer you found on ebay, I never heard of that brand. Personally i would stick with name brands in case something goes wrong with it.

    Hope this helps you. Ignore the polish they recomend using, k. I think they are getting paid to plug it, lol. However, the article itself is quite informative.

    http://www.autopia-carcare.com/inf-polishing.html
     
  6. Mar 7, 2007 at 5:31 PM
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    Skies20

    Skies20 small town girl

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    No problem. No, I have never had it cleaned using any sort of buffer before. I can imagine that it would work well providing you find the right one.
     
  7. Mar 7, 2007 at 5:44 PM
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    2003greenbean

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    you have to becareful with a buffer like that one it might go to fast and you can burn the pain advand auto or wal-mart sells ones that are slower that is what i use i have a dark truck
     
  8. Mar 7, 2007 at 6:24 PM
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    I had a buffer like that. It takes a long time to learn how to use it correctly.If you do not use it every day like profesionals do you will do more damage than good. Even profesionals will leave some swirl markes. Now I do it by hand. I have friends that use to take thier cars and trucks to a detail shop and pay 100. to 250 but Once they saw that my truck looked as good as thiers if not better and they found out most detail shops in our area use Hi-lustre they started doing it by hand.

    A friend of our family has been making car care products since 1930. His father started the company and he took over and took the company to another level. I am going to talk to him about giving members a discount. This is profesional grade stuff you can't buy it at a auto parts store. When placing a order add reference# mike o.

    This is the last stuff you will ever use. I don't know how to add a link.

    HILUSTRE.COM
     
  9. Mar 7, 2007 at 6:44 PM
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    06tacoma

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    hey i checked out that web site you posted hilustre.com looks like some good stuff which one do you use i really want to order one but it cant be a wax it most be a polish you got any one you like in particular
     
  10. Mar 7, 2007 at 7:53 PM
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    I wash with the wash and shine. Dish soap strips the wax off. Not good to use. Two cap fulls of wash/shine is all you need. I use "FINISH IT" every six months it is a polishing compound. I use the "CRYSTAL LUSTRE" it's a wax, once a month.

    The "SILVER BILLET" is good for the older tacomas that have oxidized head lights. "HIGH GLOSS" works real good on tires and the interior. Its not greasy like other products.

    FYI; I do not get a comission. I already get a family discount so I have nothing to gain. I think you guys and girls will benifit from these products. If you care about your TACOMA like I do it's worth trying.

    I said to use ref.# Mike O. so they will know the sale came from members of TacomaWorld. If there is enough orders in the future he will give members an even better deal.
     
  11. Mar 8, 2007 at 4:27 PM
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    Ldytaco05

    Ldytaco05 [OP] it's all about me

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    thanks for the response, i really need that from my fellow taco owners it does help. i was this I I close in purchasing this product, thanks to your input it make me feel a lot better, i didn't want to make a mistake and in the end ruining my "Diva's" paint. again thank you :)
     
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