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Old 05-18-2013, 09:25 PM   #1
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Adam's Products

I first started using Zaino products in 2006, and although I was always super happy with the results, it was just a time consuming process.

A week ago I got a '13 ZL1, Black. I wasn't really looking forward to the detailing process so I started doing some reading on here. After taking the plunge of purchasing Adam's products, and just today detailing, I am SO happy that I switched. Like I said, always happy with Zaino products, just time consuming.

Adam's products (and AWESOME how-to videos) made the process so smooth (literally) and just enjoyable! I was so impressed with the outcome! I think the quality of everything is top notch and the end result is worth every penny! Now, if I can just get rid of the darn pollen for the season we'll be good go!

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Old 05-19-2013, 01:44 AM   #2
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Adam's are the only products I use now.
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:00 AM   #3
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Very partial to them myself, but there are others out there than can get the job done.

That said, most everything in my arsenal has an Adams logo on it
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:58 AM   #4
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I used to use Surf City, but switched to Adams. I am sure there are other great products out there. Adams is all I use now. Another great product I just picked up is the Metro Vac. Best car vacuum I have ever used, also American made.
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Old 05-19-2013, 10:19 AM   #5
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Old 05-19-2013, 12:08 PM   #6
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On a black car use 2 coats of mss and brilliant glaze and then americana or patriot and it turns out awsome. Just got done with mine after 2 weeks of work. Will post pictures soon. Looks awsome. Still wet paint look.


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Old 05-19-2013, 09:00 PM   #7
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When people stop me at the gas station and say "wow I have never seen such a shiny black car before..." That makes me keep going back to Adams. Adams is unique in the fact that they appeal to the novice detailer and the hardcore detailing vets. I've said it before, Adams is a one stop shop where you know you're going to get a high quality product every time. The products are super easy to use and all work well together.

A lot of people don't have the time or money to try every different product that may or may not outperform Adams. It's nice to go there and know you'll be happy every time.

Adams doesn't have a cult following for nothing
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Old 05-19-2013, 09:06 PM   #8
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Can a vendor close to Dunedin Florida please pm me.
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Old 05-20-2013, 05:21 AM   #9
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Can a vendor close to Dunedin Florida please pm me.
it looks like the closest Adam's dealer to you is in Fort Myers.
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Old 05-20-2013, 06:39 AM   #10
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Ok thanks. The last time I asked there was one about 30 minutes north of me. All good. Still next day service. So any suggestions for the carbon flash metallic paint. I have already done a full correction on it so I'm just looking to maintain and keep that nice clean deep look. Also some suggestions on the trim parts. Vrt?
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Old 05-20-2013, 09:01 AM   #11
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Ok thanks. The last time I asked there was one about 30 minutes north of me. All good. Still next day service. So any suggestions for the carbon flash metallic paint. I have already done a full correction on it so I'm just looking to maintain and keep that nice clean deep look. Also some suggestions on the trim parts. Vrt?
SVRT would be great for your trim. Now if you're still using Adams and you've done all your correction I would use the super sealant, brilliant glaze then wax of your choosing.
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Old 05-20-2013, 09:23 AM   #12
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Ok thanks. The last time I asked there was one about 30 minutes north of me. All good. Still next day service. So any suggestions for the carbon flash metallic paint. I have already done a full correction on it so I'm just looking to maintain and keep that nice clean deep look. Also some suggestions on the trim parts. Vrt?
Blackfire Wet Diamond topped with Pete's 53 or Blackfire Midnight Sun wax.

For trim, you want Ultima Tire And Trim Guard Plus.

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Old 05-21-2013, 04:30 AM   #14
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I want something to bring the trim back to black without it washing off or streaking like other products after application and to getting a little wet.
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Old 05-21-2013, 10:20 AM   #15
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I want something to bring the trim back to black without it washing off or streaking like other products after application and to getting a little wet.
Read my above post..

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Old 05-21-2013, 12:49 PM   #16
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I want something to bring the trim back to black without it washing off or streaking like other products after application and to getting a little wet.
Check out our Super VRT. It's a water-based dressing, so there is no slinging/dirt attraction/streaking to deal with like silicone-based products.

It's water resistant as well, so it will hold up very well over time through washes/rainy weather.

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Old 05-21-2013, 06:39 PM   #17
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Hey Blue, It's Bill. I can bring my Super VRT to the car club tomorrow if you want to try it out. You wont be disappointed. I use mostly Adams now.
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Old 05-22-2013, 01:04 PM   #19
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Maybe I somehow did something wrong but when I put the sVRT on my stripes they attracted dirt/dust like no one's business. Rest of the car was clean but one day after wash and only the stripes were completely coated in it.

Love it for tires and other trim though.
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Hats why I was asking. Although of course there is always one guy who say " read above post" well I did and you didn't answer me. This stuff slings and I have been told also doesn't last past one wash. I was looking for a product that brought back that trim look without having to keep reapplying and better yet one that doesn't get everywhere and attract the dust because its so goopy
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Hats why I was asking. Although of course there is always one guy who say " read above post" well I did and you didn't answer me. This stuff slings and I have been told also doesn't last past one wash. I was looking for a product that brought back that trim look without having to keep reapplying and better yet one that doesn't get everywhere and attract the dust because its so goopy

I did answer you. Ultima Tire and Trim guard plus. Doesn't attract dust, doesn't sling, lasts months.

Not my fault you didn't read.
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Maybe I somehow did something wrong but when I put the sVRT on my stripes they attracted dirt/dust like no one's business. Rest of the car was clean but one day after wash and only the stripes were completely coated in it.

Love it for tires and other trim though.
If I had to make a guess, I'd say you put it on a little heavy.

Clean them up, re-apply the SVRT with half as much as you used this time, and report back.
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Old 05-23-2013, 05:28 AM   #23
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I did answer you. Ultima Tire and Trim guard plus. Doesn't attract dust, doesn't sling, lasts months.

Not my fault you didn't read.
I'm curious how Ultima would hold up on Plasti dip?

I tried SVRT and it holds up very nice, but I am still getting a ton of tiny pebbles sticking to the barrels.
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Hey camarodreams I did read and I wasn't putting fault on anyone. Just as you to can read along. What you have stated and what I have heard and read and spoke with others about is two different stories. As posted above I have heard of issues of dusting and splatter and washing off after first rain. So I thank you for your help but if you take things so personally maybe your not the best person to answer. I have read your statement and thank you. But as you can see I not the only one with questions and issues with this product. Thanks guys
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Hey camarodreams I did read and I wasn't putting fault on anyone. Just as you to can read along. What you have stated and what I have heard and read and spoke with others about is two different stories. As posted above I have heard of issues of dusting and splatter and washing off after first rain. So I thank you for your help but if you take things so personally maybe your not the best person to answer. I have read your statement and thank you. But as you can see I not the only one with questions and issues with this product. Thanks guys


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