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Forum: 2009 to 2017 - How to articles by Mike Phillips

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  1. Poll Sticky Thread Sticky: Poll: POLL - What's the number one most important factor when it comes to polishing paint?

    Started by Mike Phillips, 02-20-2016 08:39 AM
    19 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 19
    • Replies: 181
    • Views: 21,756
    11-18-2018, 03:58 AM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Clearcoats are thin by Mike Phillips

    Started by Mike Phillips, 12-08-2014 02:31 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 6,009
    11-13-2018, 12:17 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Wayne Carini 1953 Hudson Hornet Original Paint Restored by Mike Phillips

    Started by Mike Phillips, 04-23-2013 12:42 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 30,751
    10-15-2018, 05:11 AM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Mike Phillips VIF or Vehicle Inspection Form

    Started by Mike Phillips, 03-20-2013 09:11 AM
    320 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 320
    • Replies: 3,192
    • Views: 432,953
    10-02-2018, 05:02 PM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Step-by-Step How-To Article using Pinnacle Products with the new PC 7424XP

    Started by Mike Phillips, 08-17-2009 03:26 PM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 69
    • Views: 55,671
    08-21-2018, 08:59 AM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to clean an engine compartment

    Started by Mike Phillips, 07-18-2013 09:41 AM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 54
    • Views: 56,641
    07-05-2018, 01:19 PM Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Dampsanding Tools, Tips and Techniques by Mike Phillips

    Started by Mike Phillips, 05-27-2010 04:59 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 62,000
    05-23-2018, 02:01 PM Go to last post
  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: The Difference Between a Cleaner/Wax and a Finishing Wax

    Started by Mike Phillips, 02-03-2010 01:26 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 221,254
    05-10-2018, 05:01 PM Go to last post
  9. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to use the Dr. ColorChip Paint Chip Repair Systems

    Started by Mike Phillips, 08-04-2014 03:12 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 56
    • Views: 47,962
    05-07-2018, 04:58 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 267
    • Views: 515,654
    04-19-2018, 09:03 AM Go to last post
  10. Sticky Thread Sticky: Meguiar's #7 Show Car Glaze - Goodbye to an old friend - hello to a new friend!

    Started by Mike Phillips, 04-22-2016 11:45 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 17,542
    12-26-2017, 08:45 AM Go to last post
  11. Sticky Thread Sticky: Editor view of BB code behind multiple pictures

    Started by Mike Phillips, 11-20-2012 04:00 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 4,664
    12-22-2017, 10:20 AM Go to last post
  12. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to Mix IPA for Inspecting Correction Results

    Started by Mike Phillips, 12-17-2010 12:22 PM
    10 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 10
    • Replies: 93
    • Views: 129,478
    12-05-2017, 03:40 PM Go to last post
  13. Sticky Thread Sticky: The Aggressive Approach to Washing a Car

    Started by Mike Phillips, 10-24-2014 10:20 AM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 38,187
    07-31-2017, 10:59 PM Go to last post
  14. Sticky Thread Sticky: 4 Steps to restore single paint paint - 1972 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE

    Started by Mike Phillips, 06-27-2013 12:42 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 28,128
    07-29-2017, 12:25 PM Go to last post
  15. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to clean your foam pad on the fly

    Started by Mike Phillips, 08-22-2009 01:16 PM
    11 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 11
    • Replies: 103
    • Views: 128,413
    07-20-2017, 02:11 PM Go to last post
  16. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to upload a photo into your Autogeek Photo Gallery

    Started by Mike Phillips, 10-19-2009 06:46 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 18,588
    07-19-2017, 07:56 AM Go to last post
  17. Sticky Thread Sticky: Share your best business card design tip?

    Started by Mike Phillips, 07-18-2012 09:10 AM
    20 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 20
    • Replies: 197
    • Views: 89,702
    07-01-2017, 09:14 AM Go to last post
  18. Sticky Thread Sticky: A few tips on starting a part-time detailing business

    Started by Mike Phillips, 08-12-2010 10:56 AM
    12 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 12
    • Replies: 113
    • Views: 141,262
    06-13-2017, 02:04 PM Go to last post
  19. Sticky Thread Sticky: Tips for choosing a name for your detailing business

    Started by Mike Phillips, 12-11-2009 05:04 PM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 62
    • Views: 68,991
    05-29-2017, 11:44 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,611
    05-18-2017, 02:00 PM Go to last post
  20. Sticky Thread Sticky: The #7 Rub Down Technique by Mike Phillips

    Started by Mike Phillips, 04-19-2016 03:28 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 12,463
    05-18-2017, 01:07 PM Go to last post
  21. Sticky Thread Sticky: Dampsanding with 3" Griot's Garage Mini Polisher

    Started by Mike Phillips, 07-14-2011 07:59 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 14,106
    05-01-2017, 05:46 AM Go to last post
  22. Sticky Thread Sticky: How To Detail Your Brand New Car by Mike Phillips

    Started by Mike Phillips, 08-22-2012 11:32 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 77,895
    04-27-2017, 08:07 PM Go to last post
  23. Sticky Thread Sticky: Video: How to clean your pad on the fly

    Started by Mike Phillips, 08-01-2012 09:45 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 13,028
    04-24-2017, 08:58 AM Go to last post
  24. Sticky Thread Sticky: How To Do a Test Spot

    Started by Mike Phillips, 05-14-2012 12:11 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 23,014
    04-21-2017, 12:10 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 36,590
    04-17-2017, 09:25 PM Go to last post
  25. Sticky Thread Sticky: How To Use The Flex 3401

    Started by Mike Phillips, 09-21-2012 04:24 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 24,002
    04-06-2017, 05:41 AM Go to last post
  26. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to insert an image from your photo gallery into your message

    Started by Mike Phillips, 10-20-2009 03:42 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 13,096
    03-28-2017, 08:37 AM Go to last post
  27. Sticky Thread Sticky: Buffing CURVED PANELS with NEW RUPES Mark II BigFoot 21 & 15 Polishers

    Started by Mike Phillips, 10-22-2015 07:01 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 12,618
    03-21-2017, 07:16 AM Go to last post
  28. Sticky Thread Sticky: The Mindset of a Professional Detailer

    Started by Mike Phillips, 09-10-2009 05:42 PM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 64
    • Views: 48,194
    03-03-2017, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  29. Sticky Thread Sticky: Brand Yourself, Brand your Forum Nickname and Brand your Business Name

    Started by Mike Phillips, 02-02-2010 03:56 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 59
    • Views: 43,073
    11-01-2016, 08:18 AM Go to last post
  30. Sticky Thread Sticky: Beginning Clearcoat Failure

    Started by Mike Phillips, 09-29-2010 10:07 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 24,905
    10-12-2016, 12:31 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 9,850
    05-26-2016, 04:13 PM Go to last post
  31. Sticky Thread Sticky: How To remove Paint Transfer off your car's paint

    Started by Mike Phillips, 08-25-2010 01:23 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 179,929
    05-03-2016, 07:55 AM Go to last post
  32. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to resize your photos with Easy Thumbnails - Free software

    Started by Mike Phillips, 04-28-2011 09:20 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 9,913
    08-26-2015, 10:20 AM Go to last post
  33. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to use a rotary buffer

    Started by Mike Phillips, 05-23-2012 03:56 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 32,060
    02-26-2015, 09:39 AM Go to last post
  34. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to divide larger body panels into smaller sections for machine buffing

    Started by Mike Phillips, 12-17-2013 03:13 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 6,477
    01-09-2015, 08:00 AM Go to last post
  35. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to MAXIMIZE your DA Polisher

    Started by Mike Phillips, 07-15-2010 01:28 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 60,057
    05-29-2014, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  36. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to use Image Tags to insert a photo

    Started by Mike Phillips, 10-24-2012 10:26 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,876
    10-24-2012, 10:26 AM Go to last post
  37. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to create dedicated albums in your photo gallery...

    Started by Mike Phillips, 11-22-2011 02:06 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,661
    05-31-2012, 02:45 PM Go to last post
  1. Road Film - If you drive your car in the rain your car has road film

    Started by Mike Phillips, 10-24-2013 10:39 AM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 62
    • Views: 19,363
    11-17-2018, 04:55 PM Go to last post
  2. How to correctly fold and use a Microfiber Towel

    Started by Mike Phillips, 09-30-2010 02:34 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 54
    • Views: 39,806
    11-14-2018, 01:14 PM Go to last post
  3. The difference between a swirl and squirrel

    Started by Mike Phillips, 01-28-2010 06:57 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 25,371
    11-07-2018, 05:50 PM Go to last post
  4. How to use a foam gun by Mike Phillips

    Started by Mike Phillips, 06-28-2016 09:24 AM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 15,779
    10-05-2018, 05:16 PM Go to last post
  5. How to detail a 2014 Corvette Stingray

    Started by Mike Phillips, 02-03-2014 12:34 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 17,069
    09-21-2018, 06:24 AM Go to last post
  6. The history behind polishing paint with a DA Polisher

    Started by Mike Phillips, 07-17-2012 03:24 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 6,045
    09-04-2018, 08:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 17,129
    08-24-2018, 09:27 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 622
    08-21-2018, 09:15 AM Go to last post
  7. Tips for working in warm/hot weather or direct sunlight

    Started by Mike Phillips, 07-07-2010 01:16 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 23,225
    08-21-2018, 08:58 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,045
    08-03-2018, 07:10 AM Go to last post
  8. All about the Defelsko Paint Thickness Gauge by Mike Phillips

    Started by Mike Phillips, 08-16-2016 03:15 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 4,055
    08-02-2018, 07:08 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 11,476
    07-31-2018, 05:36 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,665
    07-20-2018, 07:17 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 13,870
    06-09-2018, 07:34 PM Go to last post

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