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*Official* Ask A Detailer Thread

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by mShu7, May 12, 2008.

  1. Apr 9, 2013 at 6:20 AM
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    If you are able to put 2 to 3 coats of Klasse on first I wouuld go that route. Klasse is top shelf product. Megs makes fine waxes you should look at #26. I did not see a #16 listed on Autogeek.
     
  2. Apr 9, 2013 at 11:57 AM
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    #16 was their original wax that the u.s. banned because of voc's. Only available outside of the us
     
  3. Apr 9, 2013 at 2:48 PM
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    Nice to know.

    Helped a Maryland Member detail his Tacoma today. I am now a fan of the MGM color. It ia really attractive on a Tacoma.
     
  4. Apr 14, 2013 at 7:12 PM
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    Tinted windows,Weather tech digital fit mats, Bed mat mod, added bottle opener to bed. Wet Okole's, thats it so far
    subscribing......
     
  5. Apr 18, 2013 at 6:34 AM
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    Any recommendations on biodegradable/"Green" washes? I live right next to a stream, and anything that comes off the truck is going to run into the water eventually. Would prefer to not kill off anything...
     
  6. Apr 18, 2013 at 6:45 AM
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    Has anyone with a non-black vehicle used the Turtle Black Spray Detailer? I read somewhere online that it can be used on black, charcoal gray, and dark grey metallic vehicles, but I don't know if I want to try it on my MGM.

    Matt
     
  7. Apr 19, 2013 at 7:20 PM
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    The product has no idea which color it is being applied to, however, If you are looking for an effective OTC detailer you might want to try Meguiar's Ultimate Quick Detailer, Mothers Showtime or Duragloss Aquawax. I believe those are of better quality that the TW offerings. Just an opinion, take it for what it's worth.
     
  8. Apr 27, 2013 at 7:42 AM
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    Here's pics of weatherstripping,not bing so far gets rid of spots. Sorry for being late posting.
    uploadfromtaptalk1367073757053.jpg uploadfromtaptalk1367073772753.jpg
     
  9. Apr 27, 2013 at 8:53 PM
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    So, after reading this thread, I decided to give some love to the 07 Accord we just bought. Stopped down at the local Advanced Auto and purchased a few items. First item was Meguiars Polish. The second item was a product Meguiars came out with to attach to a drill. It basically makes a drill, a high speed buffer. Now I'm not sure how close it is to the real thing, but, it sure did do pretty well. After I polished it, I waxed it with Meguiars Gold Class wax. I think it turned out pretty well. I'll know more when I get the car into sunlight. Any thoughts on the apparatus hooked to a drill?
     
  10. Apr 28, 2013 at 2:56 AM
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    Be very carefull. It is easy to burn the paint using a drill buffer. It is very hard to control the RPM of the drill head. Also it does not leave a lot to be desired with control over the pad as you work in the paint surface.
     
  11. Apr 28, 2013 at 3:00 AM
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    I would try some 303 Aerospace Protectant on a soft cloth using my index finger on the rubber using a fair amount of pressure. The marks almost looks like a stain or a fungus type growth that has died off.
     
  12. Apr 28, 2013 at 4:54 AM
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    Thanks for reply,ill start the hunt to find some.
     
  13. Apr 28, 2013 at 7:48 AM
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    Any store that caters to boats should have it.
     
  14. Apr 28, 2013 at 8:06 AM
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    Not sure if this has been covered but what is used to clean rubber stripping around windows as gets dull and spotty. Is this has been covered sorry but just wondering. Thanks.
     
  15. Apr 28, 2013 at 8:24 AM
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    See above. 303 Aerospace protectant.
     
  16. Apr 28, 2013 at 9:09 AM
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    Thanks for your help. There happens to be a new boat shop in town,the only one. Still can't figure it out,no lake immediately nearby,and we have been in a several year drought.:confused:
     
  17. May 16, 2013 at 7:11 AM
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    Does pollen bury itself in wax? I waxed my truck a couple weeks ago and yesterday when I washed it I noticed it was really rough. I don't think it would have been anything else
     
  18. May 16, 2013 at 7:27 AM
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    Did you claybar it beforehand? Might have already been in the surface but the waxed evened or "disappeared" or something... Hell, I did the same with Meguire's NXT 2.0 and it felt good at first, but that wax really sucks and a week later you couldnt even tell it had been waxed - I noticed after a rain when there was no beading and when I ran my finger over the hood/sides/all over, it felt as if there wasn't any on there at all...
     
  19. May 16, 2013 at 7:41 AM
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    I had clayed and waxed about 2 months prior and it was still smooth when i put on this coat. I use meguiars ultimate wax (synthetic) love it too best wax i ever used.
     
  20. May 16, 2013 at 7:48 AM
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    I have never had a wax NOT bead up a week after using it and when rubbing my finger on the surface it gets that squeaky sound like when it is untreated. That was the first time I used any Meguire's product - and will be the last, too. Hell, Turtle Wax Ice at least beaded up a couple of months later! On to a search for a better product!
     
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