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Forum: Local Marketplace 11-09-2012, 12:54 PM
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Forum: Wash/Wash/Detailing and Cosmetic Maintenance Parts 10-24-2012, 09:56 PM
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Views: 1,274
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The Adams polishes and the Adams Pads are sold.

The Adams polishes and the Adams Pads are sold.
Forum: Wash/Wash/Detailing and Cosmetic Maintenance Parts 10-24-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,274
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I have an offer for the bundle, but it looks like...

I have an offer for the bundle, but it looks like i am selling some individuals.

As of now, the PC is still available. Send me a PM in interested. Thanks.
Forum: Wash/Wash/Detailing and Cosmetic Maintenance Parts 10-17-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,274
Posted By OBSSEST
PC + Adams polishes + Polish Pads

All items are sold, thank You
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 10-09-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By OBSSEST
So, you can't use the SCT x3 as a programmer to...

So, you can't use the SCT x3 as a programmer to turn AFM off on multiple vehicles?
Not what I was hoping to hear.
Thanks for the response.
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 10-09-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By OBSSEST
Question about SCT - Returning to stock tune

If I use my SCT to return to a stock tune, can I use it to only turn off the AFM?

Once I am running the stock tune with AFM off, is the SCT device then "unmarried" to my VIN number so that it can...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 09-18-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By OBSSEST
Do Adams polishes need a "finishing" (black) pad?

I spent a little more time with my FLEX polisher today, testing out various pad/polish combinations and what kind of results they gave me.

The FLEX definitely has some differences in how it works...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 09-18-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By OBSSEST
+1 The meguiar's Wash and Wax soap is a strange...

+1
The meguiar's Wash and Wax soap is a strange little product. It does leave a residue, and this makes water sheet off your paint rather than bead up. I don't think it is stripping your wax or...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 09-06-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,985
Posted By OBSSEST
#1 - Dust = California Car Duster #2 - Road...

#1 - Dust = California Car Duster
#2 - Road Construction = Don't drive East for the next 6 months
#3 - Jerks/door dings = Don't drive Camaro to work ever again
#4 - black lab = Love the old guy...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 09-06-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,137
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I thought the Guzzler towels were the holy grail...

I thought the Guzzler towels were the holy grail until I tried the Adams great white drying towel. It seems to retain it's softness after dozens of washing better than the Guzzlers.

My Guzzlers...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 09-06-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By OBSSEST
Flex 3401 First Impressions

I received my Flex 3401 from Adams today.

First off, let me say WOW!

I should have upgraded from the PC a long time ago. I don't like to waste money, but TIME IS MONEY, and you can accomplish...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 09-05-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,719
Posted By OBSSEST
My Flex arrives today.... If the PC stops getting...

My Flex arrives today.... If the PC stops getting used, I'll probably sell it.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 09-01-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By OBSSEST
Here's a decent thread on the subject: ...

Here's a decent thread on the subject:
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=184429

Post #20 shows what I did to a friend's SS polished wheels with an Adams 4" focus pad.

You could...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 08-31-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By OBSSEST
DA vs. FLEX polishers and how much rotation they have

I have been using a DA for about 3 years. Mine is called the Ultimate Detailing Machine. When I bought it, I selected it because it advertised more power that the comparable Porter Cable machine....
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 08-31-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 944
Posted By OBSSEST
I just replaced mine, as well. An asphalt truck...

I just replaced mine, as well. An asphalt truck spewing gravel all over the road gave it the final death blow.

I'm going to make a better effort to stay back from other cars on the highway to keep...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 08-31-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By OBSSEST
It would be a shame if your shopping cart got...

It would be a shame if your shopping cart got going too fast and got away from you before plowing that guy's door.

Sorry, but I got double dinged last month and I'm still hot on the subject. I've...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 08-29-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By OBSSEST
If you are looking to reduce daily dust, get...

If you are looking to reduce daily dust, get yourself a California CAR DUSTER.

Use it properly, by hovering it over the paint, barely letting the ends of the fibers touch the car's paint. Then,...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 08-29-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By OBSSEST
You can reduce it with some of the aforementioned...

You can reduce it with some of the aforementioned stuff, or you can cover the odor with all sorts of air fresheners, but there is NO WAY to eliminate it.

If you are extremely sensitive or...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 08-29-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By OBSSEST
Pencil erasers work pretty well.

Pencil erasers work pretty well.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 08-28-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By OBSSEST
I don't sell products, i just use them on my own...

I don't sell products, i just use them on my own cars.

Ive tried alot of stuff on leather. If you really need to scrub a dirty surface, you cant beat simple green diluted to 10%. It really strips...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 08-25-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By OBSSEST
Nice Job. It's pretty satisfying the first time...

Nice Job.
It's pretty satisfying the first time you realize that you can actually fix scratches like that. Unfortunately, many of us then fall into detailing darkness and start reading forums about...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 06-24-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,667
Posted By OBSSEST
I have 7-8 various sized Guzzlers, and 2 Great...

I have 7-8 various sized Guzzlers, and 2 Great Whites. After 25 or so weekly washings, the Guzzlers are no where near as soft as they used to be and the texture has not held up like the Adams great...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 06-24-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,208
Posted By OBSSEST
This is often overlooked. The desire to speed...

This is often overlooked. The desire to speed things up would generally mean using a larger pad.

I get much better performance/results with 5.5" pads vs. 6.5".
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 06-24-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,467
Posted By OBSSEST
Being on the edge like that, I don't think the...

Being on the edge like that, I don't think the Dr. colorchip or Langka systems will do you any good. They both use a chemical to basically "level" the touch up paint so that it is less noticeable. On...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 06-11-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,127
Posted By OBSSEST
Man, I could hear that bubble burst all the way...

Man, I could hear that bubble burst all the way over in California.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 06-11-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By OBSSEST
Don't be so fearful of using a pressure washer....

Don't be so fearful of using a pressure washer. Modern engine compartments like the Camaro's are pretty weather resistant. I have used the pressure washer dozens of times and on every previous car I...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 05-27-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By OBSSEST
I have used a couple of gallons of Final Touch....

I have used a couple of gallons of Final Touch. It seems much "thinner" and doesn't have nearly the same quality of gloss as Adam's Detail Spray. Personally, I use it more like a waterless wash on my...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 05-27-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By OBSSEST
A soft brush will make any of these products work...

A soft brush will make any of these products work better. Then just wipe dry and re-condition the leather.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 04-23-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 848
Posted By OBSSEST
I used to dust the pollen off with a California...

I used to dust the pollen off with a California Duster. Then I came across this sort of image of what pollen looks like under maginification. I don't think you want to be moving this stuff across...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 04-23-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,003
Posted By OBSSEST
I've lost faith in the CD test. All CD's are not...

I've lost faith in the CD test. All CD's are not created equally. Some scratch more easily than others using the same towel. Towels that seem to pass will suddenly "fail" if you add a bit more...
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