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Wax on wax off

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by ZonKs, Jun 27, 2007.

  1. Aug 12, 2007 at 4:13 AM
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    A couple of times a week? :rolleyes:
     
  2. Aug 12, 2007 at 8:45 AM
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    whats wrong with that?? i said "usually" anyway! actually,havent washed in a month......we are having a drought, and major water restriction! but like i said,whats wrong with that?? hell,i know people that wash and detail their rides almost everyday!!
     
  3. Aug 15, 2007 at 9:18 AM
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    Whats everyone use to clean the inside of their trucks? How many use armorall?
     
  4. Aug 15, 2007 at 9:19 AM
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    I used armorall for years, but some one recently told me that it is actually harmful. :confused:

    I have only vacuumed and cleaned the windows in my Tacoma. It never really gets that dirty. ;)
     
  5. Aug 15, 2007 at 1:11 PM
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    I just took my dogs to the groomers to get their summer shaving and now I have dog hair all over the back and dog droll every where. I never really liked armorall but have always used it, looking to try something new.
     
  6. Aug 15, 2007 at 2:20 PM
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    for the dash and interior plastics and such, ive been using eagle1 nanoprotectant, and i also use some meguiars vinyl and rubber 40 protectant. the eagle1 i really like because it has a nice shine to it, but it isnt greasy at all.
     
  7. Aug 15, 2007 at 6:39 PM
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    i stay away from armorall....the orginal stuff is safe but the others aren't. From what I've read on the data sheets and people's experiences, the orginal forumula is safe.

    I don't use it because I don't like the gloss it produces. It has too much glare and it's dangerous when the sun hits it. I just use a damp micro fiber cloth to wipe the dash down. If you really must...Meguiar's Quick detailer does a great job of cleaning the plastic as well. And it doesn't stain.
     
  8. Aug 15, 2007 at 8:39 PM
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    There's a difference between cleaning and protecting. You should clean before you protect. Otherwise you're just laying protection on top of funk. Most people's steering wheels and shifters are nasty. I use a 6:1 mix of water and Woolite in a spray bottle, on a white rag. Wipe down your dash and steering wheel and see what funk comes off. This mix is safe for all other leather surfaces too. To clean I use a brush and 303 Upholstry Cleaner.

    To protect I use 303 Aerospace Protectant. It's great for any plastic, vinyl, or rubber. It's light, not greasy. Adds a little bit of shine, and a lot of protection. You can get it online or some RV or Boat stores.
     
  9. Aug 16, 2007 at 4:16 AM
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    That 303 stuff sounds expensive. I wonder why they don't sell it at regular auto stores?
     
  10. Aug 16, 2007 at 4:25 AM
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    $11.33 members price at camping world. $13.33 regular price for a 16 oz spray bottle. I guess it is just an industry specific thing, kind of like you can't get rv gelcoat polish at the local auto zone either? I'd offer to pick it up at the camping world discount price and send it to you, but it would be more than the 2 bucks to ship it, but at camping world.com you can search for your nearest location.

    Failing that, some walmarts have pretty big RV sections they might carry it there?
     
  11. Aug 16, 2007 at 5:39 AM
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    It just doesn't sound like it's worth all that trouble. I will look into Wal-Mart and see what they have. Otherwise, my father has a Camping World membership. I can get him to pick some up.

    Thanks though!
     
  12. Aug 16, 2007 at 10:18 PM
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    Bein' cool ain't cheap. :cool:
     
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    A WI farm, Sonora, Sedona, Lake Havesue and Canyon
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    A Roo Bar comes to mind. I also protected the tail lamps. It is a farm and you back over stuff; Willows mostly. All of the factory options are on it. The dealership owner bought it for himself.He put a topper on it and pricey tyres. The Power Wagon does the heavy lifting.
    I have the best scrubbing. Thank You.
    SW WI.
     
  14. Aug 22, 2007 at 11:31 PM
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    WTF???????
     
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    Nothing I suppose if one has nothing else to do.
     
  16. Aug 23, 2007 at 7:51 AM
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    seriously, i dont understand most of his posts....
     
  17. Sep 2, 2007 at 5:26 AM
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    A WI farm, Sonora, Sedona, Lake Havesue and Canyon
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    A Roo Bar comes to mind. I also protected the tail lamps. It is a farm and you back over stuff; Willows mostly. All of the factory options are on it. The dealership owner bought it for himself.He put a topper on it and pricey tyres. The Power Wagon does the heavy lifting.
    I just moved the thing in time. A tree fell where it was.
    I limbed it with a kukuri just to show my displeasure, It is chain saw time now.
    The War Wagon was not desinged for arial assult.
     
  18. Sep 2, 2007 at 5:30 AM
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    A WI farm, Sonora, Sedona, Lake Havesue and Canyon
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    A Roo Bar comes to mind. I also protected the tail lamps. It is a farm and you back over stuff; Willows mostly. All of the factory options are on it. The dealership owner bought it for himself.He put a topper on it and pricey tyres. The Power Wagon does the heavy lifting.
    Had one heck of a rain here. If it is not clean now, it never will be.
    Mine is leather.
     

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