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    Donít try this at home!

    My next door neighbor who is a very disgruntled man, decided to ask our other neighbor, a very nice woman with a garage queen red Cadillac if he could help her by detailing the car.

    Anyways, disgruntled neighbor thinks that by doing favors for people that it makes up for him being a miserable person. I was once fooled by him as well.

    I was able to catch what heís doing a few times today while I was doing my own yard work. Heís using Mothers Cleaner Wax for the LSP. Heís also wiping it off with the same towel heís wiped off everything (Heís got this same ugly terry cloth towel he uses on his own cars for everything).

    The worst part, however, is that he was using a kitchen sponge (think Soft Scrub) sprayed with some foaming cleaner from a metal aerosol can to clean the bottom panels. He lightly went around the car wiping away with the green, abrasive part of the sponge. Oh my! With the spray and sponge he looked like a guy cleaning a bathroom.

    I feel so bad for the woman. Iíve told her passively I would do her car for her (she sees me doing my thing all the time), but I think sheís too nice to ask. So this big lump instead initiates it and is swirling (and probably worse on lower panels) her prized Cadillac up.

    By the way, he also knows this is my obsession and Iíve caught him looking at me throughout the day when Iím outside, almost like ďha, I stole your dream jobĒ. Well... if sheís smart enough, maybe this will be my dream job soon: fixing his neighbor-installed-swirls. I feel bad either way. Here he with his one towel dragging against the wheel while he buffs.

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    Re: Donít try this at home!

    Please save that Cadillac! This reminds me of the time I ran over to a former across-the-street neighbor and helped her dry her car with my ďgood towelsĒ instead of the old rags she was using.
    Treat it like it's the only one in the world.

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    Re: Donít try this at home!

    Don’t let Ric, Eldorado2K see this...
    Alumni Autogeek's first ever Roadshow Detailing Class Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

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    Re: Donít try this at home!

    Whatís the matter with that guy? He must be stopped immediately!

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    Re: Donít try this at home!

    Quote Originally Posted by acuRAS82 View Post
    My next door neighbor who is a
    very disgruntled man
    , decided
    to ask our other neighbor, a very nice
    woman with a garage queen red Cadillac
    if he could help her by detailing the car.

    Anyways, disgruntled neighbor thinks that
    by doing favors for people that it makes up
    for him being a miserable person
    .
    I was once fooled by him as well.


    I was able to catch what he’s doing a few times
    today
    while I was doing my own yard work.

    He’s using Mothers Cleaner Wax for the LSP.

    He’s also wiping it off with the same towel
    he’s wiped off everything (He’s got this same
    ugly terry cloth towel he uses on his own cars
    for everything).

    The worst part, however, is that he was using
    a kitchen sponge (think Soft Scrub) sprayed
    with some foaming cleaner from a metal aerosol
    can to clean the bottom panels. He lightly went
    around the car wiping away with the green,
    abrasive part of the sponge.
    Oh my! With the spray and sponge he looked
    like a guy cleaning a bathroom.


    I feel so bad for the woman. I’ve told her passively
    I would do her car for her (she sees me doing my
    thing all the time), but I think she’s too nice to ask.

    So this big lump instead initiates it and is swirling
    (and probably worse on lower panels) her prized
    Cadillac up.

    By the way, he also knows this is my obsession
    and I’ve caught him looking at me throughout
    the day when I’m outside, almost like “ha, I
    stole your dream job”.

    Well...
    if she’s smart enough, maybe this will be
    my dream job soon: fixing his neighbor-
    installed-swirls.


    I feel bad either way.

    Here he with his one towel dragging
    against the wheel while he buffs.


    -img_2353-jpg
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    ”Heat not a furnace,
    for your foe so hot:
    That it do singe yourself”
    .


    ~Shakespeare (Henry VIII; Act 1, Scene 1)

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    Bob
    "Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk."
    ~Joaquin de Setanti

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    Re: Donít try this at home!

    What an idiot.

    This is just me, but I would walk up and explain just how bad he is damaging the paint.

    He's already disgruntled. Lol
    It is no coincidence that man's best friend cannot talk.

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    Re: Donít try this at home!

    Quote Originally Posted by FUNX650 View Post
    *********************************

    ”Heat not a furnace,
    for your foe so hot:
    That it do singe yourself”
    .


    ~Shakespeare (Henry VIII; Act 1, Scene 1)

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    Bob
    Wow, Bob. I wish you could have warned him of this quote. This is the singe to himself after what he’s done to my family. You’re 6 months too late from me warning him.

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    Re: Donít try this at home!

    Quote Originally Posted by PaulMys View Post
    What an idiot.

    This is just me, but I would walk up and explain just how bad he is damaging the paint.

    He's already disgruntled. Lol
    I would LOVE to explain, trust me... but we’re not on speaking terms since last year.

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    Re: Donít try this at home!

    Quote Originally Posted by acuRAS82 View Post
    I would LOVE to explain, trust me... but weíre not on speaking terms since last year.
    Even better!!
    It is no coincidence that man's best friend cannot talk.

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    Re: Donít try this at home!

    Even with his good deeds, it doesn't sound like he is going to be re-gruntled anytime soon.

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