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Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 08-19-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 331
Posted By wrankin
:laughabove: The instructions say you must...

:laughabove:

The instructions say you must unload before re-reloading.

Bill
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 08-18-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 331
Posted By wrankin
It's a ceramic topcoat for use over CQuartz. Life...

It's a ceramic topcoat for use over CQuartz. Life is supposed to be about a year and it is provides a slicker feel and sheds water and dirt better. I haven't tried it yet Kirk has.

Bill
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 08-17-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 331
Posted By wrankin
I just ordered some CarPro CQartz UK for my new...

I just ordered some CarPro CQartz UK for my new truck and I spoke to Corey. He is including Gliss free with orders because they are coming out with version 2 soon but he needs to clean out his...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Nav, Radar, Electronics 08-17-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By wrankin
Uniden R3 - I was just going to go with what I...

Uniden R3 - I was just going to go with what I thought was the defaul, Escort, but after reading the reviews i picked the R3. I have a GEN5DIY mirror harness and a peel and stick windshield mount...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 08-14-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 19,908
Posted By wrankin
I borrowed a friend's bottle of the McKees stuff...

I borrowed a friend's bottle of the McKees stuff when he was over and sprayed it on the water spots on the trunk of my car. They are gone! Vinegar and CarPro Waterspot remover did nothing. I ordered...
Forum: Cosmetic modifications (exterior and interior) 08-09-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,941
Posted By wrankin
The powder coater ordered the powder from...

The powder coater ordered the powder from Prismatic and through his experience he knew how much to order. I believe it was 1 lb. for the two rear calipers, but don't quote me on that. It is not...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 08-08-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 19,908
Posted By wrankin
I think I am going to switch soaps for my foam...

I think I am going to switch soaps for my foam cannon Chemical Guys to CarPro. I also think I will also try your homemade detail spray blend. Assume it will also act as a sort of drying agent.
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Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 08-07-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 19,908
Posted By wrankin
Reload on top of BF? Based on how great your car...

Reload on top of BF? Based on how great your car looks, I might give that a try. I do get a couple of high spots from Reload and the TAC SYstems equivalent, but I just need to be more careful. They...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 08-06-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 19,908
Posted By wrankin
Let us know how the Blackfire holds up compared...

Let us know how the Blackfire holds up compared to Reload.

I'm thing about changing my routine around on my Camaro since it's not a daily driver and just skipping the CQuartz (after polishing of...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 08-06-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By wrankin
....after polishing the whole panel, at least on...

....after polishing the whole panel, at least on black cars!

Bill
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 08-06-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By wrankin
Were you able to feather in the spot repair...

Were you able to feather in the spot repair recoat of CQuartz? I am seriously considering polishing off CQuartz on my Camaro and going to just a spray on sealer since it's not a daily driver. When I...
Forum: Cosmetic modifications (exterior and interior) 08-04-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,941
Posted By wrankin
Ran the track at NCM and there was no issue at...

Ran the track at NCM and there was no issue at all. They look as good as when I first installed them.

Bill
Forum: Camaro Fest VIII Discussions 08-03-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,863
Posted By wrankin
Haha! That was the reason I had no interest in...

Haha! That was the reason I had no interest in the 5Gen Z28. Messing up my car was definitely on my mind. I actually had more fun on the ride along because the stress of making a big mistake was not...
Forum: Camaro Fest VIII Discussions 08-03-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,863
Posted By wrankin
Very cool videos and some awesome times. I...

Very cool videos and some awesome times.

I had an opportunity to do a ride along with instructor Luis at the end of the day when there were not may cars on the track. He drove the yellow SS and...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-02-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 982
Posted By wrankin
Thanks - I haven't really towed many trailers in...

Thanks - I haven't really towed many trailers in my life. I kinda figured I would be SOL on this. Just ordered a new 2018 Canyon with the integral trailer brake control to replace my 2015 Canyon...
Forum: Suspension | Brakes | Chassis 08-02-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By wrankin
I respectfully disagree with the others saying...

I respectfully disagree with the others saying the Z26 pads have better stopping power. I have the big Brembo brakes on my car and installed the Z26 pads and IMHO there was definitely a drop off in...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 08-02-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By wrankin
Can't agree more. They scratch as easily as the...

Can't agree more. They scratch as easily as the paint on the car. Do not use anything stronger than car soap on them, and the ceramic pads are awesome for dust, but sacrifice some stopping power.
...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-01-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 982
Posted By wrankin
I am curious if anyone has experience using a 2nd...

I am curious if anyone has experience using a 2nd generation Colorado or Canyon to tow their trailered Camaro. Max trailer towing capacity is 7000 lbs.

Bill
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Nav, Radar, Electronics 07-31-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By wrankin
Sorry for the late response. I don't have a...

Sorry for the late response. I don't have a convertible but would have to assume this would work for you too. Bought the same kinda thing for my GMC Canyon. They were both very easy to install
...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 07-31-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By wrankin
Thanks Glen - You are a wealth of information!! ...

Thanks Glen - You are a wealth of information!!



My Chevy dealership - I think it was about $300 and maybe $100 for the film at Ziebart. I have since found a local shop that does my PPF and...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 07-30-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By wrankin
Assuming PPF is the clear film protection. I had...

Assuming PPF is the clear film protection. I had mine repainted and a clear film put on the whole rocker panel about a year ago. It protects very well and I would recommend this approach.

What...
Forum: Camaro Fest VIII Discussions 07-29-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,863
Posted By wrankin
Another PDR video from NCM ...

Another PDR video from NCM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCyqYVjROto

Bill
Forum: Camaro Fest VIII Discussions 07-29-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,863
Posted By wrankin
I didn't know that. Thanks for helping out on all...

I didn't know that. Thanks for helping out on all of CFest stuff. I will be back nest year for my third in a row.

My son did some sort of exotic car event at Gingerman a couple of years ago and...
Forum: Camaro Fest VIII Discussions 07-27-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,863
Posted By wrankin
Thanks - I have some additional ones I will work...

Thanks - I have some additional ones I will work on from Drag Racing and CamaroCross. Just need to find the time.

I think we spoke prior to the first run of bracket racing, trying to help the...
Forum: Camaro Fest VIII Discussions 07-26-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,430
Posted By wrankin
That makes sense. Thanks for the explanation. ...

That makes sense. Thanks for the explanation.

Bill
Forum: Camaro Fest VIII Discussions 07-26-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,863
Posted By wrankin
NCM Motorsports Park - Poor man's PDR

Hey guys,

I assembled this video using a PDR app I installed on an old iPhone I was no longer using, along with a cheap OBD2 dongle to collect the data. I also purchased a GoPro knock-off and used...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 07-25-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,237
Posted By wrankin
A very interesting read! Kirk, great meeting you,...

A very interesting read! Kirk, great meeting you, your wife and your team. See you next year!

Bill
Forum: Camaro Fest VIII Discussions 07-23-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,430
Posted By wrankin
I had a blast doing this for the very first time....

I had a blast doing this for the very first time. Only got in three runs because I was trying to drag race too. What is the definition of the classes C1, C2, C3 C4 and C5? Assuming "Stock",...
Forum: Wheels / Tires 07-21-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By wrankin
Bump

Bump
Forum: Camaro Fest VIII Discussions 07-20-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,863
Posted By wrankin
This year was soooo much better for me than 2017....

This year was soooo much better for me than 2017. Last year I had a tire blowout on the way to CFest and had miss-matched compound and was not able to do anything but watch. This year I participated...
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