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Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 08-25-16, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By zmcgovern4
We will do at least a light polish on every car...

We will do at least a light polish on every car before coating, even if the car is essentially flawless... the reason is I personally do not feel there is any other way to guarantee that residual...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 08-24-16, 05:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By zmcgovern4
Those defects are minimal. A good detailer will...

Those defects are minimal. A good detailer will have no problem making it look as good as, or better, than new.

Are you taking it to either of these shops by chance...

Windows and Wheels...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 08-23-16, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By zmcgovern4
I think I remember reading that the supplied...

I think I remember reading that the supplied gaskets are no good and you need to use OEM gaskets.
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 08-22-16, 05:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 876
Posted By zmcgovern4
As previously mentioned, leather will wear with...

As previously mentioned, leather will wear with use. I imagine your front seats get way more use than the rear seats, and it is most common to see these creases along the outer edge as you put a lot...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 08-21-16, 04:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By zmcgovern4
I don't see how it is a customer service issue if...

I don't see how it is a customer service issue if there simply are not products in stock to sell... do you expect summit to fabricate one for you and ship it out? It is not uncommon for overseas...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 08-20-16, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By zmcgovern4
No... Dr. Colorchip comes as a kit and includes...

No... Dr. Colorchip comes as a kit and includes the paint & remover product.
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 08-19-16, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,355
Posted By zmcgovern4
Why don't you contact the seller and ask if it...

Why don't you contact the seller and ask if it includes the mounting hardware?

I found those same pieces on eBay and asked the seller - he confirmed they did include the bracket you are referring...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 08-18-16, 05:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By zmcgovern4
I just had this conversation with a friend of...

I just had this conversation with a friend of mine last night... my advice to him was to not wetsand the touch up spots. My reason is due to the fact that 1) it will still look like touch up paint...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 08-18-16, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By zmcgovern4
Washing every 2 weeks is not "too long" in my...

Washing every 2 weeks is not "too long" in my opinion... unless you're at the track, or drive spiritedly and work up way more brake dust than most of us do. Washing every day is nonsense, and if...
Forum: 2Gen IS250 / IS350 / IS-F Classifieds (06-13) 08-17-16, 04:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By zmcgovern4
I have an OEM GFX Rear that is painted SGM... it...

I have an OEM GFX Rear that is painted SGM... it is for sale since I sold my car a few months ago, I just haven't gotten around to posting it. PM me if you're interested.
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 08-16-16, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By zmcgovern4
I do not believe the interior trim piece is...

I do not believe the interior trim piece is actual chrome... but rather plastic that is covered in a shiny, chrome looking, finish.

Since that area is so tiny, I honestly would not bother...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 08-15-16, 06:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By zmcgovern4
Remember there is also a sticky here in the...

Remember there is also a sticky here in the Detailing Section with tons of info on nano coatings...

Everything You Need to Know About Paint Coatings...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 08-11-16, 05:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 876
Posted By zmcgovern4
Again.... it's normal wear. If you don't want to...

Again.... it's normal wear. If you don't want to see your seats change from the day they were new, don't sit in them ;)
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 08-10-16, 08:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 876
Posted By zmcgovern4
Great information and response... was hoping you...

Great information and response... was hoping you would chime in as the resident Lexus Leather expert here on the forum :)
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 08-10-16, 06:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,656
Posted By zmcgovern4
$82/month here... $500 deductibles. 100/300/100...

$82/month here... $500 deductibles. 100/300/100 liabilities.

(also have business, home, other car, life, and personal property policies... so I am sure that helps lower rates)
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 08-10-16, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By zmcgovern4
Yay foam party! :woohoo:

Yay foam party! :woohoo:
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 08-09-16, 12:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,085
Posted By zmcgovern4
Please post some pictures

Please post some pictures
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 08-09-16, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By zmcgovern4
Do you fully dry the wheels after cleaning? ...

Do you fully dry the wheels after cleaning? There are marks in the photo you had sent that are clearly the result of liquid drying on the surface. Allowing even just regular water to dry on any...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 08-09-16, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By zmcgovern4
Are the wheels stained? That does not look like...

Are the wheels stained? That does not look like normal dirty buildup, but perhaps chemical staining. Dirt and brake dust buildup is typically darker in color, not a lighter color, and if you are...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 08-09-16, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By zmcgovern4
If it is just an air bubble, without dust or...

If it is just an air bubble, without dust or something trapped beneath the film, your installer can likely relieve it... one trick I have seen is to use a syringe or tiny needle to make a very very...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 08-09-16, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By zmcgovern4
It is much easier to see what you're doing with...

It is much easier to see what you're doing with the grill if you just pop the bumper off. I've tried removing the grill without removing the bumper, and it seems to take just as long since you...
Forum: 2Gen IS250 / IS350 / IS-F Classifieds (06-13) 08-09-16, 06:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,239
Posted By zmcgovern4
It does... but the length of the side skirt is...

It does... but the length of the side skirt is the same on all 2IS models, and since these splitters just bolt to the underside of the skirt, they will fit any 2IS vehicle.
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 08-09-16, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By zmcgovern4
Yes, just wait a couple of weeks. Park the car...

Yes, just wait a couple of weeks. Park the car out in the sun when possible. Let it dry out.

If after all of that, there is still distortion or bubbles, I would ask for the shop to correct any...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 08-09-16, 06:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 876
Posted By zmcgovern4
This does not appear to be cracking, just creases...

This does not appear to be cracking, just creases in the leather. This is normal wear on leather.

You should not be concerned unless you start to see visible cracks in which the material is...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 08-09-16, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By zmcgovern4
I just removed some from a customer's wheels last...

I just removed some from a customer's wheels last night... it is not the most fun thing to do.

I start by using my finger to rub and peel off as much of the foam material as possible so there is...
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