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Whats your detailing trick??

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by cole47, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. Mar 21, 2009 at 1:58 PM
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    cole47

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    Okay everybody has their own trick to make their truck have that "look" when they wash it. for instance mine is wd40 under the fenderwells to make it shine. so whats is yours? or whats the product you use to make it have that look
     
  2. Mar 21, 2009 at 2:37 PM
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    Packman73

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    Ancient Chinese secret. ;)
     
  3. Mar 21, 2009 at 2:48 PM
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    tdm156

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    I usually use ICE detailer once its nice and clean, simple green to clean the extra dirty spots, Black WOW for the black molding, fender wells and on the undercover to keep it looking great and easy to clean later on, sprayway window cleaner
     
  4. Mar 21, 2009 at 2:51 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Hey what every happened about your nerf bar situation? Did you leave them on?
     
  5. Mar 21, 2009 at 2:53 PM
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    I did decide to leave them on...but now I think they'll come off. :)
     
  6. Mar 21, 2009 at 2:54 PM
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    drifter379

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    I tip the kid at the car wash $2.
     
  7. Mar 21, 2009 at 2:56 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Haha!! Naw, leave them on!!! Looks killer!!! Chrome with chrome!!! Mine is black with white though!!;)
    [​IMG]
     
  8. Mar 21, 2009 at 3:02 PM
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    Packman73

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    It'll be funny to see the wife get in without them though.
     
  9. Mar 21, 2009 at 3:05 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Uh oh! "Slip-boom-headache" = You aint gettin none for a while!:p
     
  10. Apr 5, 2009 at 11:25 AM
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    yotapainter

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    Word to the wise on the WD40....Not on plastic my friend, because it contains petrolem distlates it will brown and discolor it over time. Go with a cheap protectant thats water based like STP son of a gun and wipe it down good. Any of your tire shines with petrolem in it also is bad for plastic....read the label to be sure!

    Don't ask how I know....
     
  11. Apr 5, 2009 at 11:29 AM
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    chris4x4

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    One thing I do, is spray the frame and everything under the truck (Suspension, axel, cross members, etc.) with Armor All. It prevents mud from sticking to it and other crap from sticking to it.
     
  12. Apr 5, 2009 at 11:30 AM
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    You mean "Ancient Chris4x4 secret" :D
     
  13. Apr 5, 2009 at 11:57 AM
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    Jester243

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    your Chinese? :)
     
  14. Apr 5, 2009 at 11:59 AM
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    No, which is why I said "Chris4x4" as opposed to Chinese4x4. :D
     
  15. Apr 5, 2009 at 12:10 PM
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    Uhh... yes, that is what I mean. :eek:
     
  16. Apr 6, 2009 at 6:55 PM
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    My detailing trick....jpgSpoiled, I know.
     
  17. Apr 6, 2009 at 7:18 PM
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  18. Apr 6, 2009 at 7:26 PM
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    i use meguiars endurance on tires....keeps them black and shiny and lasts a long time. and for cleaning windows.....i always use stoners invisible glass with crumpled up newspaper...............cleans like no other and no streaks at all.
     
  19. Apr 6, 2009 at 7:29 PM
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    When I had my Zr2, I used to spray the underside with cooking spray to make cleanup easier after offroading... It worked, nothing stuck... but who know what kind of negative effects it had...
     
  20. Apr 6, 2009 at 8:11 PM
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    my secret?...i dont use fancy products when detailing a car inside...i pour 4 oz of degreaser into a spray bottle and the rest water...i then spray the whole dash stereo, steering wheel everything...door handles door panels etc etc and scrub with my brush then i whipe it all off and add a leather dressing which i use on plastic...2 n 1 kinda thing.

    wheel wells the same...i spray with the pressure washer, spray degreaser, rinse. let dry and then spray everything with the same dressing i use for the inside orrrrrrr i use the white foam spray people use on tires for the wheel wells.
     
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