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Old 08-21-2009, 03:38 PM   #43
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Never heard of the CD test, thanks for sharing. I agree, makes you think how some of those things I've been using aren't good for my cars. No wonder my sport red Suburban always looks like spider webs. Thanks again
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Old 09-15-2009, 12:24 PM   #44
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Besides the Porter polisher what other polisher are good but not this expensive?? The Porter's go for $120 to $200. Is there anything a little cheaper in price but still works pretty good?
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Old 09-26-2009, 12:52 PM   #45
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If i dont have a mitt should i use a sponge?
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Old 10-02-2009, 05:48 PM   #46
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no, you should buy a mit. A sponge keeps all the grit you are trying to wash off at the surface of the sponge. By the end of one stroke you've successfully ground all of that all the way across.
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Old 01-01-2010, 09:00 PM   #47
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Best way to clean windows without scratching and streaking is to use only water to clean and dry with newspaper. Not the comics, adds or anything else with color. learned tis from an old janitor many years ago. Really removes the film created by the evaporation of the chemicals from the plastics in the interior.

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Old 01-02-2010, 06:42 AM   #48
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Is it OK to wax over the black matte stripes? Just trying to get an idea if I can wax over the stripes or if I need to be careful around them.
We have discussed this before,but in case you didnt see it here it goes.do not clay bar the stripes,do not buff the stripes.Now for the wax part,Do not use a wax that dries before removing.Examples of some of the products that can be used on the stripes are zaino but i am not familiar with this product but Moose is.Also the ones i am familiar with are adams, formula 113 and most of the detailer sprays wether it is adams,formula113,lucas the meguirs has a tendancy to build up and begin to smear.I use these products on 9 cars and 3 trailers.Try any of these products and make your own opinion.
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Old 01-02-2010, 11:04 AM   #49
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I know it's a cheap wax but how about Turtle Wax Ice? It doesn't dry with a white residue and I used it on the flat black wiper arms a few years ago on an old car. When you apply a sealant should you apply it to the flat black stripes?
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Old 01-04-2010, 07:56 PM   #50
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I know it's a cheap wax but how about Turtle Wax Ice? It doesn't dry with a white residue and I used it on the flat black wiper arms a few years ago on an old car. When you apply a sealant should you apply it to the flat black stripes?
I haven't used Turtle Wax in years so I can't offer an honest opinion. You might want to look at Meguires or Mothers also.

As for the srtieps, my advice would be; do not use a wax, and if you try any polish, try it on a very small, inconspicuous spot first.

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Old 01-04-2010, 07:57 PM   #51
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If i dont have a mitt should i use a sponge?
NO SPONGE!

Use either chenile or sheepskin, both of which you can find at any automotive store.

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Old 05-29-2010, 10:31 PM   #52
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$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.
Let's not forget the charges for subsequent "refreshings". Some of those can cost $160 or more.
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Old 06-10-2010, 09:39 PM   #53
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Another test you can do on towels to see if they scratch is rub them over
a CD (The CD Test) if they scratch the cd, they will scratch your new
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thank you ,guy..it's useful so much.
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