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Old 11-29-2012, 08:35 AM   #155
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... Did I mention to watch the video again?
Spoken like a scholar.
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Old 11-29-2012, 11:04 AM   #156
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You're definitely on the right track to seek out different sources. I'll throw my two cents in as well.

Now, each step will require you develop your own technique and all of the suggestions (Especially Junkman's) will point you in the right direction but ultimately it's up to you to practice and perfect your technique.

One last comment, A lot of guys get all hung up on each and every last little step in the process and think that in order to maintain this shine, you've got to perform every technique on the car each time your clean your car. That is not the case and once you correct your paint for the first time, many of the on-going steps you'll need to perform will be much easier and quicker once you've done the first full correction. For example, contrary to Junkman's advice, there are times when instead of the 2 bucket wash, I'll use the ONR product, but certain conditions must exist or I'll just leave the car dirty until I can do it right. Point being I can ONR my car in about a 1/2 hour and I'm ready to drive away and the car looks great. My standard wash, dry and LSP touch up is about 1 1/2 hours.

Finally, a number of us here detail because it's like therapy and while we try to do it the right way, probably get more out of it for our soul and in the spirit of sharing what we've discovered than for the final out come. Although the final out come is pretty damn impressive.

Thanks again AJ for all of your encouragement and help keeping my toys shinny
+1 - I've always done my cars by hand. Moving into a powered polisher is uncharted territory for me so I am getting hung up on the steps till I get the hang of it. May do my old car first with the PC before learning on the new Camaro.
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Old 11-29-2012, 12:51 PM   #157
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Quick question junk man, can I effectively correct paint durin the winter with a pc? Is there a minimum temperature when correcting paint using the pc? My car is currently stowed away for winter and I want to take that opportunity to get the paint as perfect as I can get it
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Old 11-29-2012, 02:33 PM   #158
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+1 - I've always done my cars by hand. Moving into a powered polisher is uncharted territory for me so I am getting hung up on the steps till I get the hang of it. May do my old car first with the PC before learning on the new Camaro.
After watching the videos in this thread, you're still getting hung up in the steps?

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Quick question junk man, can I effectively correct paint durin the winter with a pc? Is there a minimum temperature when correcting paint using the pc? My car is currently stowed away for winter and I want to take that opportunity to get the paint as perfect as I can get it
Are you going to be working outside in sub-zero temperatures or in a garage?
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Old 11-29-2012, 02:51 PM   #159
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Junkman, first I wanted to thank you for your service, sir!

Second, I wanted to thank you for all this info!

My first ever brand new car, a 2013 Dusk SE 2SS convertible, arrived in the evening last night on an open transport. I was disheartened to see oil drips down the front and trunk, then found a few oil droplets on the convertible window, so while I originally thought I'd studiously read through and watch the vids as I have time, I'm now digging through everything to find what I need to procure ASAP to clean it today!!

Thanks again for all the info that us newbies need!
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Old 11-29-2012, 02:58 PM   #160
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Junkman, first I wanted to thank you for your service, sir!

Second, I wanted to thank you for all this info!

My first ever brand new car, a 2013 Dusk SE 2SS convertible, arrived in the evening last night on an open transport. I was disheartened to see oil drips down the front and trunk, then found a few oil droplets on the convertible window, so while I originally thought I'd studiously read through and watch the vids as I have time, I'm now digging through everything to find what I need to procure ASAP to clean it today!!

Thanks again for all the info that us newbies need!
Thanks for watching.
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Old 11-29-2012, 04:50 PM   #161
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I have a garage but its not heated.
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Old 11-29-2012, 05:44 PM   #162
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Junkman, first I wanted to thank you for your service, sir!

Second, I wanted to thank you for all this info!

My first ever brand new car, a 2013 Dusk SE 2SS convertible, arrived in the evening last night on an open transport. I was disheartened to see oil drips down the front and trunk, then found a few oil droplets on the convertible window, so while I originally thought I'd studiously read through and watch the vids as I have time, I'm now digging through everything to find what I need to procure ASAP to clean it today!!

Thanks again for all the info that us newbies need!
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Thanks for watching.
Lol, he's asking you for advice...

Hopeful- I would recommend you wash the car with something like Dawn original blue dish soap. That should act as enough of a degreaser to cleanse the paint adequately, and it'll save you the time of having to order anything.

I'd follow that up with at least some sort of wax or sealant to protect.
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Old 11-29-2012, 09:35 PM   #163
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Junkman, first I wanted to thank you for your service, sir!

Second, I wanted to thank you for all this info!

My first ever brand new car, a 2013 Dusk SE 2SS convertible, arrived in the evening last night on an open transport. I was disheartened to see oil drips down the front and trunk, then found a few oil droplets on the convertible window, so while I originally thought I'd studiously read through and watch the vids as I have time, I'm now digging through everything to find what I need to procure ASAP to clean it today!!

Thanks again for all the info that us newbies need!
I agree with CD07, first thing you need to do is a good 2 bucket wash with quality mitts/pads and preferably grit guards. Then put it in your garage and watch all of the various videos/study the various threads.
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Old 11-29-2012, 10:32 PM   #164
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I have a garage but its not heated.
Then you should be okay as long as the products that you are using haven't froze.

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Lol, he's asking you for advice...
I thought he was saying that he already found what he needed in my many videos.
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Old 11-30-2012, 01:02 AM   #165
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Old 12-01-2012, 02:41 PM   #166
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Then you should be okay as long as the products that you are using haven't froze
Thanks for the help
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Old 12-02-2012, 06:57 PM   #167
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I am greatful for this post and the time that went into it!! Thank You!!
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Old 12-02-2012, 07:24 PM   #168
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I am greatful for this post and the time that went into it!! Thank You!!
Thanks for watching.
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