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Old 04-23-2009, 04:18 PM   #18
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Old 04-24-2009, 06:25 PM   #19
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Never use dish soap washing a car......

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I do have to disagree with what he said about using dawn.Dawn is high in alkaline,That is what cuts through the waxes to get it really clean.Car wash soap is low in alkaline ,it's not something you want to use all of the time on a car.

Attacks the clear coat.....never,never,never, use dish soap on your car.
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Old 04-24-2009, 09:18 PM   #20
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Attacks the clear coat.....never,never,never, use dish soap on your car.
It needs to be done to get all the waxes off the paint before you start with Zaino.When i had my 90 formula 350 re-painted ,the guy at the body shop told me to use dawn the first time i washed it.We are not talking about using it every time, just the very first time.
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Old 04-24-2009, 09:41 PM   #21
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Old 07-27-2009, 12:31 PM   #22
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What about the paint sealant that the dealer offers when you purchase your car? We got it when we bought our Mustang. We had planned on getting it applied after we had our stripes installed. It's like $825 and they do the paint and treat the interior?
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Old 07-27-2009, 01:06 PM   #23
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What about the paint sealant that the dealer offers when you purchase your car? We got it when we bought our Mustang. We had planned on getting it applied after we had our stripes installed. It's like $825 and they do the paint and treat the interior?
$825

That money would buy ALOT of wax/polish, as well as a HUGE supply of products you could use yourself to keep your car looking great.

If you're willing to do the work, invest in a good quality wax/polish, and as for the interior, spend some money of good cleaing/detailing products.
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What about the paint sealant that the dealer offers when you purchase your car? We got it when we bought our Mustang. We had planned on getting it applied after we had our stripes installed. It's like $825 and they do the paint and treat the interior?
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That money would buy ALOT of wax/polish, as well as a HUGE supply of products you could use yourself to keep your car looking great.

If you're willing to do the work, invest in a good quality wax/polish, and as for the interior, spend some money of good cleaing/detailing products.
The toyota dealer tried that on my mom when she bought her scion.I almost reached over his desk,grabbed his tie,and well.......you get the picture.Instead i just said,"i will take care of that for her".
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Lol! Thanks guys! I will def look into doing it myself or find a reputable detail shop! I just want to make sure I get the bes for it!
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Lol! Thanks guys! I will def look into doing it myself or find a reputable detail shop! I just want to make sure I get the bes for it!
basically the are charging 805$ to apply something like this

http://www.zainostore.com/Merchant2/...oduct_Count=12
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Zaino is a waste of money. I've used it for years, I was brainwashed by the Vette/Zaino hype. Trust me, it's all viral hype. There are many other great products that are cheaper and more accessible. For instance Black Box is AMAZING.
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Old 08-03-2009, 11:29 PM   #28
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Zaino is a waste of money. I've used it for years, I was brainwashed by the Vette/Zaino hype. Trust me, it's all viral hype. There are many other great products that are cheaper and more accessible. For instance Black Box is AMAZING.
You are entitled to your opinion.

"Viral hype"?

I'll agree with you on the "cheaper"/"more accessible" comment.

But for durability, Zaino can't be beat.

I won't engage in an argument with you. As I said, you're entitled to your opinion. Even if it is a little "heavy handed".
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Old 08-03-2009, 11:48 PM   #29
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What is it with everyone on here using clay bar on a new car. Doesn't make any sense to me. Although my car doesn't sit out, but the more you rub, wash ,dry and wax the quicker you wear out the paint.
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Old 08-03-2009, 11:52 PM   #30
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What is it with everyone on here using clay bar on a new car. Doesn't make any sense to me. Although my car doesn't sit out, but the more you rub, wash ,dry and wax the quicker you wear out the paint.
The car can pick up "rail dust", as well as contaminants in transit from factory to dealership. Also, if the car has sat outside, exposed to the elements for any length of time, there will be surface contaminants.

Its not a necessary step, but it does make a difference.

As for any "wear", if done properly, this isn't an issue.
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The car can pick up "rail dust", as well as contaminants in transit from factory to dealership. Also, if the car has sat outside, exposed to the elements for any length of time, there will be surface contaminants.

Its not a necessary step, but it does make a difference.

As for any "wear", if done properly, this isn't an issue.
why did you have to bring up rail dust? Mines been sitting in rail yard for 10 days with no sign of leaving.
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why did you have to bring up rail dust? Mines been sitting in rail yard for 10 days with no sign of leaving.


I'm sorry!

It could be worse! I haven't even ordered!
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I'm sorry!

It could be worse! I haven't even ordered!
That's cool bro. With the bad news coming from scott about his daughter, it's makes all of this seem very small.
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That's cool bro. With the bad news coming from scott about his daughter, it's makes all of this seem very small.
Really puts things in perspective. :(











Hope your Camaro leaves the yard asap.
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