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what is the order?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by neontrail, May 24, 2008.

  1. bowzerdoo77

    bowzerdoo77 U.S.M.C.

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    Im the same way I wash my truck at least 3 times a week I hate it to be dirty. this weekend i even waxed the door jambs under the hood inside the gas cap cover everywhere.. I use Zymol that is the shit.. Astro shield is good too
     
  2. Anthony

    Anthony San Antonio Detailer :)

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    no need to dry before claybarring... waste of time IMO. i clay as im washing... for instance ill wash the roof, rinse it... then clay it immediately after while its still nice n wet, or ill dip my clay in the soap bucket. you can use anything really as "lube', soapy water is best, i dont see the reasont o waste the expensive stuff as lube when anything will do.
    then wash/rinse again and then its ready to dry.

    a sealant is a wax alternative. its synthetic, a lot more durable then a wax (lasts about 3x as long), but doesnt quite give the shine or "pop" that a wax does.
     
  3. TRDGRL

    TRDGRL My Toys.....

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    I do that as part of my regular car wash that's why it takes me a couple of hours each time.....:p
     
  4. GotLift37

    GotLift37 Bangers Runner

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    I've always washed my car/truck again after I clayed it.

    Wash
    Clay
    Wash
    Dry
    Wax
     
  5. eordonez

    eordonez Living vicariously through mjp2

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    Is that what came on the box???
     
  6. Anthony

    Anthony San Antonio Detailer :)

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    the dealer sealant stuff isnt bad, ive used it on a ladys car i detailed a while back. not worth the $349 they charge you but its decent stuff.
     
  7. tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    yup......all that comes in the claying kit. not bad for around $20 or so. and the clay is awesome!!
     
  8. eordonez

    eordonez Living vicariously through mjp2

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    damn thats cheap it cost around 40 bucks online here in Mexico :mad:
     
  9. Anthony

    Anthony San Antonio Detailer :)

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    dont waste the quick detailer as a lube for the clay though
     
  10. neontrail

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    So use what instead??
     
  11. eordonez

    eordonez Living vicariously through mjp2

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    yea, what to use instead?
     
  12. tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    for neontrail and eordonez.........instead of using the qd for a lube..........im pretty sure its ok to use some carwash shampoo instead. then use the qd after you are all done for some extra shine.
     
  13. eordonez

    eordonez Living vicariously through mjp2

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    Thanks man! I want to get that kit, but i have to order it, its damn expensive down here, about 40 bucks!!:mad:
     
  14. neontrail

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    If you like, I will pick it up for u here for $20 from AutoZone and ship it to you....plus shipping of course

    You have paypal?
     
  15. eordonez

    eordonez Living vicariously through mjp2

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    Thanks a lot for the offering man, i guess im gonna wait and program a trip to el paso, anyways i want to go visit my family.... TY anyway :eek:
     
  16. neontrail

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    alright man....anytime
     
  17. Anthony

    Anthony San Antonio Detailer :)

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    use soapy water... anything really that can keep the surface slick.
     
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