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Old 02-24-2013, 07:24 PM   #101
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Old 09-03-2013, 02:38 PM   #102
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Someone needs to make an amazon list for the new car owner with all products needed. I would simply hit check out and follow these great instructions!
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Old 09-04-2013, 06:17 AM   #103
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Someone needs to make an amazon list for the new car owner with all products needed. I would simply hit check out and follow these great instructions!
Check out Adams Polishes. They have tons of great videos!
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Old 11-03-2013, 11:23 AM   #104
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My 2010 has never seen the rain and has never been washed just lightly dust the undercarriage looks as good as the top
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Old 11-03-2013, 12:10 PM   #105
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Someone needs to make an amazon list for the new car owner with all products needed. I would simply hit check out and follow these great instructions!
Problem is that most worthwhile car care products are not available on Amazon.

I kind of did what you're suggesting though

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=275418

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Old 01-18-2014, 01:37 AM   #106
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Now here's a question I didn't see in here, I don't drive my car in the rain ever. Avoid it as much as possible. Since my car never gets "dirty" it just gets dusty because I keep it waxed with some spray waxes :] Should I actually wash my car with water now and then? Or as long as she's polished and has no marks anywhere is that ok? Basically I haven't washed her for 2 months, I just dust, use a detailer sprayer then use a spray wax. Is that an ok process?
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Old 01-18-2014, 08:47 AM   #107
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Now here's a question I didn't see in here, I don't drive my car in the rain ever. Avoid it as much as possible. Since my car never gets "dirty" it just gets dusty because I keep it waxed with some spray waxes :] Should I actually wash my car with water now and then? Or as long as she's polished and has no marks anywhere is that ok? Basically I haven't washed her for 2 months, I just dust, use a detailer sprayer then use a spray wax. Is that an ok process?
I'd be surprised if that were true about being no marks if you're dusting and using only spray waxes, but if you're satisfied with the results then there's no need to change.

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Old 04-05-2014, 09:39 PM   #108
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I just went to autozone and got Mothers - great shine

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Problem is that most worthwhile car care products are not available on Amazon.

I kind of did what you're suggesting though

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=275418

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After I washed and dried my Camaro today. I just went to Autozone and got Mothers Clay Bars and California Gold Carnuba Spray wax- turned out to be a great shine for under $30...
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Old 04-05-2014, 11:44 PM   #109
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Now here's a question I didn't see in here, I don't drive my car in the rain ever. Avoid it as much as possible. Since my car never gets "dirty" it just gets dusty because I keep it waxed with some spray waxes :] Should I actually wash my car with water now and then? Or as long as she's polished and has no marks anywhere is that ok? Basically I haven't washed her for 2 months, I just dust, use a detailer sprayer then use a spray wax. Is that an ok process?
As CD said if you are using a duster and spray wax only I don't see how there aren't scratches.
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Old 04-10-2014, 09:36 AM   #110
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I have a question, I went to Lowes.com looking to price a Porter Cable polisher and found they do not carry either models 7424 or 7336 but they do carry two versions of model #7346. Just wondering if this model will do the same thing. Thanks.

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Old 04-10-2014, 12:12 PM   #111
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Problem is that most worthwhile car care products are not available on Amazon.

I kind of did what you're suggesting though

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=275418

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This is what I need too. I took notes of all the products you listed camaro dreams in my budget. Problem is they aren't all available at one spot (way of the world) so I tried finding as many as I could on amazon for 2 day free prime shipping and others will have to buy one off.

Just very steep shipping prices on a lot of the items -




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Old 07-21-2014, 09:37 PM   #112
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i think i did this right: wash, clay, rinse, glaze, Americana.
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WOOHOO!!!

Thanks for the informative thread. I used the tips from the OP and attended a Car Show this weekend that benefited the Wounded Warrior Project. Although after clay barring a good 80-90% of the swirl marks were gone (?), so no polishing.

And I won Best of Show Domestic 2 Door! Of the other cars in my class I was sure the '06 Z06 was going to win, it was very clean and more mods than me.

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Old 11-17-2014, 11:52 AM   #114
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WOOHOO!!!

Thanks for the informative thread. I used the tips from the OP and attended a Car Show this weekend that benefited the Wounded Warrior Project. Although after clay barring a good 80-90% of the swirl marks were gone (?), so no polishing.

And I won Best of Show Domestic 2 Door! Of the other cars in my class I was sure the '06 Z06 was going to win, it was very clean and more mods than me.

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Clay with not remove swirls.
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Old 11-17-2014, 01:16 PM   #115
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Clay with not remove swirls.
All I know is there appeared to be a lot less swirls on the car afterward.
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Old 12-12-2014, 04:55 AM   #116
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Old 12-12-2014, 06:21 AM   #117
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So I'm TDY for two week and took my car to a local wash rack. The brush was worn and scratches the hell of my hood and rivers fender. This really pisses me off since I don't have access to my stuff. Just venting.
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