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  1. Sticky: Re: Lake Country ThinPro Foam Buffing Pads exclusively at Autogeek

    When I contacted Autogeek Customer Service I was not overly-impressed. Instead of addressing the issue with the defective pads, I was given reasons why they wouldn't do anything about them. I was...
  2. Sticky: Re: Lake Country ThinPro Foam Buffing Pads exclusively at Autogeek

    I ordered a number of Lake Country Thin Pads with a Griots G9 as a Christmas gift for my son. I traveled to Utah this week to visit. The polisher and pads were still in the box. I Pulled out the...
  3. Re: Best Care for Daily Drivers parked outside, wax, sealant, all-in-one

    I am using my Flex 3401 most of the time. Occasionally use my Rupes 21. I have been using the all-in-one about every two months. Even though we live about 1/2 mile from the ocean we get a lot of...
  4. Best Care for Daily Drivers parked outside, wax, sealant, all-in-one

    We have a few cars in the garage and several that are parked outside. They are each hand-washed on a weekly basis. I have been polishing them out, usually using HD Speed or Blackfire One Step. Am...
  5. Thread: Rupes revisited

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    Rupes revisited

    I picked up a 2015 BMW 328i. Black exterior and light tan interior. I got it from the insurance auction. Someone had evidently run off the road and across a sage brush covered field. The front...
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    Re: How does a car get this nasty?!!

    That is just amazing. I threw up in my mouth every time that you emptied the dirty water. Other than cars with random bodily fluids and dead rodents, that is the most disgusting vehicle I have ever...
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    Re: Leather dye. Recommendations.

    I am thinking the wipe on kit. The seats are in great condition, the driver's seat is just showing some wear in the finish. Phil
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    Leather dye. Recommendations.

    We have a 2005 Land Rover LR3. Tonga Green exterior with tan perforated leather interior. The driver’s seat is starting to show some wear. No tears just the finish is starting to wear off. I have...
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    Re: The miracle of a medium clay bar

    here are a few photos, clay is going to be tossed and new order coming on Autogeek. Love this forum! Truck still needs a ton of love but it is a start, I should have taken a couple of "before"...
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    The miracle of a medium clay bar

    I detailed a buddy’s ford raptor. He had just bought it from the auction. It had been sitting in a dirt lot near the border for months. Black paint. Covered in dust. We had it towed to my place and...
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    Re: Griot's Garage G-9 vs. Porter Cable 7424XP

    Order made, G9, a five-inch backing plate, a six-pack of pads and a couple more pads. Why doesn't Griot's just offer the G9 with the five-inch backing plate instead of or in place of the six-inch...
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    Re: Griot's Garage G-9 vs. Porter Cable 7424XP

    Sold. I have a G9 in the autogeek cart, along with a 5 inch backing plate and a six pack of pads. Thank you all for the input. All the best. Phil
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    Griot's Garage G-9 vs. Porter Cable 7424XP

    I am getting a polisher for my son. I have a Rupes 21 (version 1), a Flex 3401 and a Porter Cable 7424XP (I also have another Flex 3401 that I gave to my son-in-law that I picked up from a Forum...
  14. Bird poop etched my clearcoat, how can I fix it?

    My daughter has been using our Land Rover LR3 for the last couple of weeks. She hasn’t been very diligent in keeping it washed. A bird pooped on it and it etched the clear coat. I tried one step on...
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    Re: Opti clear coat restorer thoughts l.

    Anybody use this with success. The videos that I have watched aren’t particularly “clear.” Pun intended.

    Mike Phillips has Autogeek tried this? Any thoughts?

    My son’s 4runner, dark blue,...
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    Ceramic coating, are they worth it.

    I have never tried a ceramic coating. I am seeing more and more posts about them and more and more options. Do they really work? Are the better on some colors than others? Which brand/product have...
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    Re: Opti clear coat restorer thoughts l.

    Has anyone on the autogeek forum tried this yet. Is it sold by AutoGeek. I have several applications that would be perfect.

    Mike P. We are looking to the Mountain for wisdom and guidance.
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  18. Re: 1959 Corvette major correction - Pinnacle Auto Detail - CT

    Incredible result. It looks amazing. Nice work. Phil
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    Re: Does buffing heat result in clear coat failure

    Dang pursuit of swirl free paint. As careful as I am, the finishes still end up with micro scratches. Hard to have ocd with a daily driver that is parked outside all day everyday. But man do they...
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    Re: Does buffing heat result in clear coat failure

    San Diego on the coast. Until the last couple of months it is usually pretty sunny and nice here, thanks to global warming, errrrr, wait, that isn’t a thing anymore, climate change. Sorry guys, I...
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    Does buffing heat result in clear coat failure

    We had clear coat failure on the hood of our Land Rover lr3. We also had clear coat failure on our Chevy Silverado. Both the Land Rover and the chevy are dark green. I have polished both of them on a...
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    Re: 2014 Range Rover Sport Santorini Black

    Really nice work. We have a 2010 Range Rover sport in santorini black. Color is amazing when clean and polished. Really beautiful job. Phil
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    Re: 2018 gmc yukon denali -- onyx black

    Wow what a transition. Looks like a different car. Well done. You need a bonus! Incredible work. Phil
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    HD Speed still a great product

    I have a buddy that is in the military. I took him out surfing for the first time today. Water and air temp were both cold but the sun was finally out. We got back to the house and I saw his car, a...
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    Re: Used DA polishers - what to look for?

    You can get a new porter cable for about $125. A new griots garage for about the same. Both great machines. The griots has a lifetime warranty. A great way to dip your toes in. After that it is a...
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