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    How to avoid germs - Gas Station

    I posted the above last week, Tuesday March 24th. I just checked the interactive map, now Martin County, where Autogeek is located and where we live, is up to 42 people. If other models are an...
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    Re: How to avoid germs - Gas Station

    For your info....

    I've been following this virus outbreak from the very beginning. Basically as soon as videos started coming out of Wuhan, China in the first few weeks of January.

    My fear is...
  3. Re: How to use 303 Aerospace Protectant to Restore Vinyl Seats by Mike Phillips

    Continued....

    You can see how I addressed the paint correction, including wet sanding here,


    Review: Wolfgang Si02 Paint Sealant


    The below is machine sanding....
  4. Re: How to use 303 Aerospace Protectant to Restore Vinyl Seats by Mike Phillips

    Continued....

    And yes, I did clean and detail the trunk and the engine compartment....

    http://www.autogeekonline.net/gallery/data/3998/303_Multi_Aerospace_068.JPG
    ...
  5. Re: How to use 303 Aerospace Protectant to Restore Vinyl Seats by Mike Phillips

    Continued....



    And BOOM! There it is!


    This is how you want your car's interior to look. Clean and crisp, like you want to sit down in this car and take it for a cruise!
  6. Re: How to use 303 Aerospace Protectant to Restore Vinyl Seats by Mike Phillips

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    Protecting and conditioning vinyl using 303 Aerospace Protectant

    Now that the seats are totally clean, next I'm going to massage in a heavy or wet application of the 303...
  7. Re: How to use 303 Aerospace Protectant to Restore Vinyl Seats by Mike Phillips

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    Cleaning vinyl with 303 Multi-Surface Cleaner

    Once I was happy with the carpets, I moved onto the vinyl interior. For this I sprayed everything down with the 303...
  8. How to use 303 Aerospace Protectant to Restore Vinyl Seats by Mike Phillips

    How to use 303 Aerospace Protectant to Restore Vinyl Seats by Mike Phillips




    303 Multi-Surface Cleaner & 303 Aerospace Protectant
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  9. Re: How to Remove Staining in Original Single Stage Lacquer Paint-HELP!

    If you can, try to take some good pictures showing these stains in the paint.

    I'll use them in my water spots article - could help others in the future.

    It can be a tricky shot to get


    :)
  10. Re: How to Remove Staining in Original Single Stage Lacquer Paint-HELP!

    And for what it's worth, I cover the issue about the paint changing color and our in-ability to undo the damage is in part described here,

    Paint Condition Category #9 Unstable


    :)
  11. Re: How to Remove Staining in Original Single Stage Lacquer Paint-HELP!

    This is a common problem for older single stage paints and sorry to say there's simply not much you can do.

    In fact - I would say the only thing you can do is the #7 Rub Down.


    :)
  12. Re: Review: Griot's Garage G8 Headlight Sander

    It was a comment about how you don't need to tape.

    My experience, most people don't read, at least not enough to click on the link to my full article where I thoroughly explained WHY to tape.
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  13. Re: How to Remove Staining in Original Single Stage Lacquer Paint-HELP!

    Also...

    Cool car...

    http://www.autogeekonline.net/gallery/data/722/66Monza.jpg


    :)
  14. Re: Mickey Thompson ET Drag Slicks - Tire Coating Class - Mobile Tech Expo

    And....

    Here's a fresh review and how-to on how to use the PBL Tire Coating


    Review and How-To: Tire Coatings - Pinnacle Black Label Tire Clear Coat No Sling No Mess

    ...
  15. Re: Mickey Thompson ET Drag Slicks - Tire Coating Class - Mobile Tech Expo

    From this thread,

    2020 Mobile Tech Expo Class Schedule for Education Day on Thursday in Orlando, Florida


    http://www.autogeekonline.net/gallery/data/3930/MTE_Orlando_2020.jpg
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    Re: Leather care

    Just to note,

    I just did a full review for Leatherique. This was my first time using this line of products.

    I used them on COATED LEATHER in a 2011 Acura RDX

    Review: The Leatherique...
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    Re: Leather care

    And for those that might not know,

    MB-Tex = vinyl


    Usually BMWs have coated leather seats with MB-Tex on the sides, dash, door panels etc.



    :)
  18. Re: Review: Machine applying RaggTopp Vinyl Cleaner and Protectant - 1967 Camaro Convertible

    He's a SUPER guy. He attended my Roswell Roadshow Class and let my students buff out his Porsche AND clean and protect the convertible top.



    Pictures & Comments - Atlanta, Georgia Roadshow...
  19. Re: How to machine damp sand - remove orange peel & paint mottling - 3M Trizact - Griot's G9

    Maybe take some before and after pictures and then share.


    What are you going to use to sand with?

    Very freaking cool car to work on by the wayf.


    :)
  20. Re: How to Remove Staining in Original Single Stage Lacquer Paint-HELP!

    Does the staining look like this?

    From my article,

    3 - Types of Water Spots - Type I, Type II and Type III


    Scroll down past Type I and Type II info
  21. Re: How to Remove Staining in Original Single Stage Lacquer Paint-HELP!

    I agree with this.

    Outside of abrading the pant to your sense of risk, treating with the #7 and then the Pinnacle Wax, (good choice by the way for this type of paint after #7), you've done all you...
  22. Re: Review: Griot's Garage G8 Headlight Sander

    And a related article for anyone that is new to the car detailing world...

    Wetsanding removes paint - Compounding removes paint - Polishing removes a little paint


    :)
  23. Re: Review: Griot's Garage G8 Headlight Sander

    After reading comments on Facebook about how I showed to tape off the paint surrounding the headlights I'm going to add a few comments.


    When I write articles, (and I have over 600 on the AGO...
  24. Re: If you recently joined the forum - all pending account approved - spammers removed

    :bump:



    As of today, Friday, April 3rd, 2020, all pending are accounts processed. For what it's worth, I've processed all pending accounts since the last time I've updated this...
  25. Re: I thought "Thin was in".... Maybe not?

    Ha ha...

    No pea sized drops for you!


    :laughing:
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