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  1. Re: School me on using a windshield treatment like aquapel, and longevity of wiper blades

    With the cost of blades now 303 is a bargain, I Houston I normally have to replace the blades twice a year, using 303 I now change them annually.
    The heat and pollution tear up exposed rubber. I...
  2. Re: PBL ceramic trim sealer as topper for Solution Finish

    I’ve found that the IGL Trim is a great topper for the solution finish. It’s been almost a year and no fading so far.
    I’ve even used the IGL Trim on plastic dashes with good results, it does make...
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    Re: Resurrecting a 1973 Triumph TR-6

    I’ve owned a TR4 and a TR7
    Just a suggestion but get a couple of cans of Craig’s contact cleaner and protectant and go over every connection you can reach. I even opened the relays and treated them,...
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    Where to sell equipment?

    I have 2 brand new never been used rupes polishers. I won’t be able to use them as I broke my back in a fall. Where would the appropriate place be to sell me gear. Is eBay the only place?


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    Re: Headlight plastic stone marred

    Can a professional wet sand them to the point where they are eliminated generally? Ballpark how much does this generally run? Thx[/QUOTE]

    3m sells a kit that has a couple of grades of sandpaper...
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    Re: Help with this scratch (newbie question)

    That looks like a deep scratch. If by chance it isn’t and there was paint transference it might polish out. I’ve removed paint transference scuffs and scratch’s with a light application of goo gone...
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    Re: Vinyl graphics and polishing

    I used crystal serum light and EXO on my vinyl decals and they turned it fine, but mine were not matt but high gloss. Polished everything by hand.


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    Re: To wax or not to wax pin striping?

    Will a good sealant work on the pinstriping as well? I’m going to use the crystal serum light and EXO on my wife’s van when it cools off a bit and was unsure if it would bond to the pinstripes ( it...
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    Re: Gtechniq Crystal Serum Light

    I was planning to put EXO right on top of the CSL. I wonder if that will have the same effect.
    I could put the C2v3 on top of the EXO but I’m worried about time. I’m already thinking that this is...
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    Re: Gtechniq Crystal Serum Light

    I’ve been getting the van ready for its first coating of CSL. The instructions are pretty clear that you need to garage the vehicle for 12 hours after coating.
    I know that mobile detailing...
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    Re: Ready to upgrade to real pro polisher

    I love my 21 but I did buy a small rupes as well for all the detail work. The 21 makes short work of big trucks and large hoods and such but takes a bit of edge work it you have a lot small detail...
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    Re: Dr Beasley’s headlight treatment

    The Dr’s kit is supposed to last 2 years, the Wolfgang’s lasted about a year.
    I did use the Wolfgang’s polis to get the lenses clear again and it works well with a cordless drill.
    I’m just...
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    Re: Dr Beasley’s headlight treatment

    According to Autogeek tech support you have to have a good light to see it “flash”.
    Evidently flashing is the solvent evaporating off the product. For the Drs headlight product this takes less that...
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    Re: What's your favorite LSP Sealant?

    I used the Wolfgang’s twins for light swirls and a high gloss polish.
    Wolfgang 8 oz. Swirl Remover Combo, Wolfgang polishes, total swirl remover, finishing glaze, machine glaze


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    What's your favorite LSP Sealant?

    I’ve been using wdgps on my silver car for years, now I’m using it on bronze metal flake Toyota, its a very flat looking paint. Wolfgang makes it look great.


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    Dr Beasley’s headlight treatment

    I’m trying out Dr Beasley’s and it came with very few directions.
    After cleaning and polishing the headlights on my 2005 Prius I prepped them then applied the coating. On the autogeek web page it...
  17. Re: Finally Got Around to Trying to Detail my 03 Sierra

    I’ve used goo gone to remove old gum marks. It might leave a clean spot though.
    I’d also use one of the many interior protectants on the mats once you have them nice and clean.
    David


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  18. Re: Ceramic Pro, opti coat pro, Cquartz finest, or stay with consumers

    Gtech requires you to keep the car garaged after application so unless you have a rental you can use you won’t qualify.
    I’m borrowing my mechanics garage to park my 9ft tall fan in after the...
  19. Re: Roadshow Class - Canyon Country, California - July 13th, 14th at the 3D Training Center with Mike Phillips at Autogeek

    As I’m 63 and haven’t been able to find a job in the last two years because of back problems and people not wanting to hire older workers I don’t know if I’ll be able to afford a class in 2019.
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  20. Re: What kind of etching is this? Type 1 or 2?

    I’ve got one that looks very similar on my bumper. Looking at it with a magnifying glass on mine it’s obvious some one bumped my bumper and there are very small cracks in the clear coat.
    YMMV

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  21. Re: Roadshow Class - Canyon Country, California - July 13th, 14th at the 3D Training Center with Mike Phillips at Autogeek

    Question?

    Do your road shows ever make it down Houston Texas way?


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    Re: What's your favorite LSP Sealant?

    I like the WG better and have been using it for years. Jumping into the Gentech product line now to see how it works.


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    Sealants vs Coatings

    I must be doing something right, my wife found a “ I want to buy your car” card tucked in the the diver side window this morning.




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    Re: Sealants vs Coatings

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    Here is the almost 20 year old van...
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    Sealants vs Coatings

    It took so long just ironx and tarxing the top that I decided to go ahead and get the gtechneq crystal light.
    Nice enough that autogeek is running a 25% off sale that I got enough for both my cars...
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