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Old 06-06-2012, 11:03 PM   #1
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Love Adam's products.. But...

I LOVE adam's Products, don't get me wrong. i'm placing orders about every 3 months. and i'm excited about the 15%off for father's day sale. the thing i don't like, is how crazy the shipping charges can get sometimes. if only there were local stores we could buy the products at. or maybe a shipping discount if you spend over so much $$$$. i would be buying alot more products, but i usually don't to keep down on the shipping charges

also... i'm about to Clay bar and i'm out of detail spray, would waterless wash be ok to use?
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Old 06-06-2012, 11:44 PM   #2
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If you need a lube, just use soap and water.
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Old 06-06-2012, 11:47 PM   #3
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That was the original clay lube lol.
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Old 06-06-2012, 11:54 PM   #4
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You don't have local dealers close to you? Adams has a dealer page where they list a lot of their dealers. Check it out. You save the shipping costs plus the dealers sometime hook u up or let you try products before you buy them
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Old 06-07-2012, 12:12 AM   #5
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Having to pay a lot for shipping is nothing new to me, the closest dealer (in US) is 3000 miles from me. What does irritate me is that my order has been sitting for the past week in Kent Washington and I paid over $30.00 to ship it, two weeks ago. It would have been quicker for me to drive down to Washington, pick it up myself, and drive it back to Alaska....
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Old 06-07-2012, 12:37 AM   #6
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http://www.gpcperformance.com/Default.asp

They offer cheaper shipping, not sure how shipping to Alaska is. Adams cheapest shipping for me (FedEx Smart Post or w/e the heck it is) seems to ship around the world before it reaches me.
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Old 06-07-2012, 07:30 AM   #7
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You don't have local dealers close to you? Adams has a dealer page where they list a lot of their dealers. Check it out. You save the shipping costs plus the dealers sometime hook u up or let you try products before you buy them
No local dealers at all in NY
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Old 06-07-2012, 07:46 AM   #8
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http://www.gpcperformance.com/Default.asp

They offer cheaper shipping, not sure how shipping to Alaska is. Adams cheapest shipping for me (FedEx Smart Post or w/e the heck it is) seems to ship around the world before it reaches me.
Thanks for this!! Shipping is much cheaper with them. I'll be using this site for orders now
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Old 06-07-2012, 01:15 PM   #9
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They offer cheaper shipping, not sure how shipping to Alaska is. Adams cheapest shipping for me (FedEx Smart Post or w/e the heck it is) seems to ship around the world before it reaches me.


I am in Florida and thats who i buy Adams from. Really like the Adams cart i just got from them during the sale.
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Old 06-07-2012, 02:23 PM   #10
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I am in Florida and thats who i buy Adams from. Really like the Adams cart i just got from them during the sale.
I saw that ...Looks like a nice cart and it looks comfortable too !
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Old 06-07-2012, 02:38 PM   #11
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GPC is free shipping over $100 and they are in PA, so if I order on a monday I receieve wednesday. For NY your looking at a similar timeframe
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Old 06-07-2012, 03:26 PM   #12
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+1 on GPC. Quick service and shipping. Ask for Jason.
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Old 06-07-2012, 03:40 PM   #13
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Is the lube to help with claying or to ease the shipping charges?

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Old 06-07-2012, 06:33 PM   #14
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Old 06-07-2012, 06:37 PM   #15
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Adam's products are very nice. If you live on the east coast, just use GPC. Ed and Jason are great to deal with. I once had an issue with my bank and they still sent me my stuff the same day even though they didn't receive the payment yet. Great CS. Also keep an eye in our classifieds thread as there is some great deals that show up on Adam's stuff from ppl that have sold their car or ppl that have changed brands or like me have coated their cars.
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Old 06-09-2012, 02:14 AM   #16
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My Adam's distributor is only a text message away. And since he lives only 5 mins from my house, I get free home delivery within 20 mins. Instant gratification, FTW!
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Old 06-09-2012, 02:22 AM   #17
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I would love to try the products but it is expensive I live in zip code 02364 and the closest dealer is in to different states.
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Old 06-09-2012, 05:43 AM   #18
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Adam's products are very nice. If you live on the east coast, just use GPC. Ed and Jason are great to deal with. I once had an issue with my bank and they still sent me my stuff the same day even though they didn't receive the payment yet. Great CS. Also keep an eye in our classifieds thread as there is some great deals that show up on Adam's stuff from ppl that have sold their car or ppl that have changed brands or like me have coated their cars.
Don't mean to go off topic, but IOM what did you coat your car with?
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Old 06-09-2012, 02:07 PM   #19
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Don't mean to go off topic, but IOM what did you coat your car with?
Im coating it Monday with Optimum Opti-Coat 2.0. I've been polishing it for day's to get near perfection. I'll do a write up of it if you would like. OC 2.0 is a permanent coating that bonds with the pores of your clear coat. You never have to wax again and it helps reduce scratches because it is harder than a normal clear coat. The CEO and chemist of optimum actually helped make modern clear coats. So he knows what he is doing . The only way to remove OC is to polish it off.
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Old 06-12-2012, 01:50 PM   #20
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I Swear by Adams!

You know you're an Adam's junkie when you have bottles of swirl remover, fine polish, carnuba and pads stock-piled. It started out with my car, then my girlfriends; enjoyed it so much I started polishing friends' cars from work and now I polish for $.

The guys at Adams take good care of their customers and I swear by their products.

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Old 06-16-2012, 05:06 PM   #21
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I think if you spend over a $100 at GPC the shipping is free in the US.
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Old 06-16-2012, 05:24 PM   #22
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I think if you spend over a $100 at GPC the shipping is free in the US.
And anything less than that is $4.95 flat. GPC is the ONLY way to buy Adam's.

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