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Old 11-21-2008, 03:33 PM
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Did you use the sealant after the wax?
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Old 11-21-2008, 03:35 PM
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I love those 50/50 shots...lol


how long did it take you to detail the G??
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Old 11-21-2008, 04:19 PM
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Did you use the sealant after the wax?
Nope... He applied two coats of sealant prior to two coats of wax...
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Old 11-21-2008, 04:33 PM
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Originally Posted by nogoodname007 View Post
I love those 50/50 shots...lol


how long did it take you to detail the G??
I can't remember exactly, but I know it took quite a while over a period of over a week. I think maybe 15+ hours or so.

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Nope... He applied two coats of sealant prior to two coats of wax...
Bingo!

After cleaning/clay/polishing (polishing is what took the longest), I used glaze, then sealant, 24 hour cure, sealant again; then the next weekend I washed again, wax, 24 hour cure, wax again.
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Old 11-21-2008, 05:04 PM
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Looks good!! I know how high maintenance BO is.
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Old 11-21-2008, 05:45 PM
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do mine next.

ps what are you dropped on?
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Old 11-21-2008, 06:27 PM
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do mine next.

ps what are you dropped on?
If you want to drop big bucks on a detail and have your car out of commision for 3 days, drive on over! I work slow, but I'm good.

Dropped on Tanabe springs I got from Lou @ Amp'd.
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Old 03-03-2009, 09:25 PM
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How did you get the scratches out the inside of the door handles
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Old 03-03-2009, 09:54 PM
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Yay for another black G detail day! Thanks for posting pics!
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Old 03-04-2009, 02:08 AM
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How did you get the scratches out the inside of the door handles
I didn't get them all out but improved the appearance quite a bit. I used the polishes by hand, used the PC as far into the cups as possible (tape the handles to keep from scratching them) and used the glaze/sealant/wax to hide them pretty well. I now have 4" pads that allow me to get in there pretty good with the PC. They are in desperate need if some TLC right now.
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Old 03-04-2009, 02:22 AM
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good job BB! looks much better.
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Old 03-04-2009, 04:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Black Betty View Post
I didn't get them all out but improved the appearance quite a bit. I used the polishes by hand, used the PC as far into the cups as possible (tape the handles to keep from scratching them) and used the glaze/sealant/wax to hide them pretty well. I now have 4" pads that allow me to get in there pretty good with the PC. They are in desperate need if some TLC right now.

BB why don't you 3M you door dishes?
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Old 03-09-2009, 04:01 PM
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BB why don't you 3M you door dishes?
I've been meaning to but keep forgetting to buy them. Ordered today!
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Old 12-22-2010, 08:26 PM
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ahhhh...sexy sexy blackness at its best
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Old 12-22-2010, 08:28 PM
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