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Mike Phillips
02-28-2011, 04:12 PM
Detailing 101 - Machine Polishing - Saturday May 14th (http://www.autogeekonline.net/forum/sign-up-saturday-detailing-101/33115-detailing-101-machine-polishing-saturday-may-14th.html)

Everything you need to know to create a show car shine! -Mike Phillips


Detailing 101 - Machine Polishing with DA Polishers - Sponsored by Pinnacle Natural Brilliance (http://www.pinnaclewax.com/)

Date: Saturday May 14th, 2011
Time: 8:00am to 5:30pm
Place: Autogeek's Show Car Garage & Studio
Street: 7744 SW Jack James Drive
City/State: Stuart, FL 34997
Mapquest Driving Directions (http://tinyurl.com/l5d6vf)

Class Registration Fee: $100.00

Click here to sign-up online (http://www.autogeek.net/detailing-class-101.html)

Or you can call 1-800-869-3011 to register over the phone.

Live Broadcast
By signing up for a class you agree to sign a Video Release Form upon arriving to the classroom for the possibility that these classes will be streamed live over the Internet and/or recorded for later use.

Class will cover

Proper Washing Techniques - The Dual Bucket Wash Method using Grit Guards
How to evaluate the surface condition of your car's paint
Proper Techniques for using Detailing Clay to remove Overspray, Tree Sap Mist and Industrial Fallout/Pollution
Removing Swirls, Scratches and Water Spots by Machine
How to do a "Test Spot" by machine
Polishing to a High Gloss by Machine
Applying Waxes and Paint Sealants by Machine
Maintenance - Spray-on Detailers and Spray-on Waxes
NEW - Headlight Restoration

Tools Showcased

Porter Cable 7424XP
Meguiar's G110v2
Griot's Garage Random Orbital Polisher
Flex 3401 Forced Rotation Dual Action Polisher
Variable Speed Cyclo Polisher

7:30am to 8:00am - Meet & Greet with Coffee and Donuts
8:00am to 10:30am – Power Point Presentation on the Principals of Machine Polishing
10:30am to 10:50am – Morning Break
10:50am to 12:00 noon – Use Detailing Clay followed by DA Polisher Technique Demonstrations
12:00 noon to 1:00pm – Break for lunch - Pizza and Cold Drinks
1:00pm to 1:30pm – DA polishers Hands-On
1:30pm to 4:00pm – Students remove swirls
4:00pm to 4:30pm – Headlight Restoration
4:30pm to 5:30pm – Class ends – Questions – Certificates
6:00pm to 10:00pm – Social Meet & Greet with Mike Phillips at the Lounge in the Stuart Marriott Courtyard (http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pbist-courtyard-stuart/)

Mike Phillips

Director of Training for Autogeek.net and AutogeekOnline.net
Host Autogeek's Show Car Garage How-To Videos
Host of What's in the Garage? TV Show debuting April 3rd, 11:30am on Fox Sports Network
Primary Instructor for Detailing 101 and 102 Classes Meguiar's Inc. 2002-2009

How To Segments Featured on...

Two Guys Garage (http://www.autogeekonline.net/forum/two-guy-s-garage-videos-tv-commercials/)

Motorhead Garage (http://www.mastersstorage.com/vault/garage1107.wmv)

Detailing 102 - Wetsanding, Cutting and Buffing for a Show Car Finish - Sunday May 15th, 2011 (http://www.autogeekonline.net/forum/sign-up-sunday-detailing-102-advanced-class/33116-detailing-102-wetsanding-cutting-buffing-show-car-finish-sunday-may-15th.html)

In order to go to the Detailing 102 Class you must first attend this class.


Mike Phillips
03-02-2011, 11:14 AM

The classes are now on the AG Store to sign-up online.

Detailing 101 Class - Saturday, May 14th, 2011 (http://www.autogeek.net/detailing-class-101.html)

Click the above link to register or call us at 1-800-869-3011

Traveling Information
If you're driving or flying in from any kind of distance and especially if you're attending both the Saturday and Sunday class, here's some helpful information.


Courtyard Stuart (http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pbist-courtyard-stuart/)
7615 SW Lost River Road
Stuart, Florida 34997

Tell them you're with Palm Beach Motoring and that our rate code is PBME. The room rate for the Courtyard Stuart with the Autogeek Corporate discount is $99.00 a night.

There is an in-house restaurant and the Cracker Barrel and McDonald's are right next door. They offer free Wireless Internet in all their rooms.

Holiday Inn Express - Stuart Florida (http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/ex/1/en/hotel/suafl?rpb=hotel&crUrl=/h/d/ex/1/en/mapsearchresults)
7900 SW Lost River Road
Stuart, FL 34997

Wendy's and Dunkin Donuts are right next door. They offer free Wireless Internet in all their rooms.


West Palm Beach (http://www.pbia.org/) - Airport Code: PBI
Approximately 30 minutes from Autogeek.net Corporate Offices <--Closest airport to Autogeek

Orlando (http://www.orlandoairports.net/main.htm) - Airport Code: MCO
Approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes from Autogeek.net Corporate Offices

Activities and fun things to do

Things to do in Stuart, Florida (http://www.discovermartin.com/what-to-do/index.php)

Nearby Restaurants & Lounges (http://www.marriott.com/hotels/restaurants/pbist-courtyard-stuart)

Upcoming Events in Stuart, Florida (http://cityofstuart.us/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=88&Itemid=240)

Plus the fun loving crew at Autogeek!

Im the MAN Im the MAN Im the MAN Im the MAN Im the MAN

And of course we're located at,

Autogeek's Garage
7744 SW Jack James Drive
Stuart, FL 34997
Mapquest Driving Directions (http://tinyurl.com/l5d6vf)



C. Charles Hahn
03-02-2011, 10:37 PM
Here's hoping these get webcast again! :D

Mike Phillips
04-20-2011, 01:08 PM

Classes in May are coming up... if you plan on attending then be sure to get registered before the classes are full.


04-20-2011, 01:48 PM
Wish I was closer I would definitely do this!

05-10-2011, 02:43 PM
Class is full. I wanted to go! if there is an opening let me know! When is next class?

05-10-2011, 04:37 PM
Class is full. I wanted to go! if there is an opening let me know! When is next class?

Just had someone cancel due to family emergency, give us a call.