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Forum: IS - Second Generation Today, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3,660
Views: 563,524
Posted By zmcgovern4
Should learn about rinseless washing :) PM...

Should learn about rinseless washing :)

PM me if you'd like... It is a quick, easy, and safe way to wash your vehicle when it is not that dirty, and it uses much less water and takes much less...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing Yesterday, 01:27 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,288
Posted By zmcgovern4
Looks good...have read some good and some bad...

Looks good...have read some good and some bad things about those turtle wax tire coatings... but the bad things were bad enough to convince me it is not worth trying.

Keep us posted on how it...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing Yesterday, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By zmcgovern4
Depends on how dirty your vehicle is... I'd...

Depends on how dirty your vehicle is... I'd recommend a minimum of 5, but you may end up using 10-15 if your car is dirtier and you need to work in very small sections. I like to use something like...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing Yesterday, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By zmcgovern4
You can use ONR as a waterless wash when you mix...

You can use ONR as a waterless wash when you mix it at QD strength.

I like Ultima Waterless Wash Plus (UWW+) and HD Touch for waterless washing. Only use this method when my vehicles is very...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By zmcgovern4
If your vehicle is not that dirty, using a foam...

If your vehicle is not that dirty, using a foam gun is simply extra work without any benefit. The pre-soak process with the foam lance is to help break down dirt buildup on the surface of the car...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By zmcgovern4
The foam gun shown in this write up attaches to a...

The foam gun shown in this write up attaches to a traditional hose via quick disconnects. You can find it here: Gilmour Foamaster II Foam Gun...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-19-14, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By zmcgovern4
I never recommend using dish soap... personally...

I never recommend using dish soap... personally if all you have is Meguiar's Gold Class, I would simply use a higher dilution ration than what is recommended on the label.

I think I remember...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-18-14, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By zmcgovern4
I believe he is from Bosnia originally.

I believe he is from Bosnia originally.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-18-14, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By zmcgovern4
Certainly... I would highly recommend contacting...

Certainly... I would highly recommend contacting Ivan Rajic, the owner of Lustr Auto Detail in Schaumburg, IL. Ivan is a great guy and one of the best in the industry.

Lustr Auto Detail
Website:...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-18-14, 07:33 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,008
Posted By zmcgovern4
Where are you located? I'd be happy to try to...

Where are you located? I'd be happy to try to recommend a professional in your area... I know many of the most talented detailers across the country.
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-17-14, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By zmcgovern4
Do you have a dual action polisher to use? It...

Do you have a dual action polisher to use? It will be much more effective and safe than trying to do it by hand.

If so, I'd be happy to recommend some products for you to try. Otherwise I would...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-17-14, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By zmcgovern4
Yep - there are certain products that are meant...

Yep - there are certain products that are meant to work well on top of coatings, while most do not.

Traditional waxes and sealants will most likely not do well on top of a coated vehicle because...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-17-14, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By zmcgovern4
Here are some photos of vehicles with different...

Here are some photos of vehicles with different consumer (ie available to everyone, not just professionals) paint coatings....

My Car Coated with 22ple VX1 Pro...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-17-14, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By zmcgovern4
Opti-Coat certainly will not fade to a yellow... ...

Opti-Coat certainly will not fade to a yellow...

Paint coatings are a fantastic choice for any car, new or used. They offer incredible protection and durability compared to traditional waxes and...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-17-14, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By zmcgovern4
Haha, you're quite a long way from from Peoria,...

Haha, you're quite a long way from from Peoria, but I sincerely appreciate the thought :)

I just made the trip to the KC area a couple of weeks ago to visit some friends.

Let me know if you...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-17-14, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By zmcgovern4
Doing some quick searches, I have found these two...

Doing some quick searches, I have found these two people...

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Scott-Myers-Auto-Mobile-Detailing/494885220342
...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-17-14, 04:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By zmcgovern4
It is nearly impossible to tell from photos, but...

It is nearly impossible to tell from photos, but it is likely one of two things....

First likely scenario is that this is simply paint transfer from the other object that hit your vehicle. In...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-17-14, 04:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By zmcgovern4
I would definitely say they're expired... here...

I would definitely say they're expired... here are some products I recommend.
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-15-14, 03:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By zmcgovern4
Using a product like this on top of a coating...

Using a product like this on top of a coating would mask most of the properties of the coating... not recommended :thumbup:
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-15-14, 06:54 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,008
Posted By zmcgovern4
2015 Optima SX Turbo - Corrected and Coated with...

2015 Optima SX Turbo - Corrected and Coated with 22ple VX1 Pro
...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-15-14, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By zmcgovern4
^Agreed... Looks like a rotary. Not...

^Agreed... Looks like a rotary.

Not recommended to use on your vehicle unless you are a very well trained professional... those machines can do a lot of damage very quickly in the wrong hands. A...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-12-14, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,243
Posted By zmcgovern4
This is touch up paint... Just a different...

This is touch up paint... Just a different product and a different application method than the typical paint pens from the dealer.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 09-12-14, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,660
Views: 563,524
Posted By zmcgovern4
https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/t31.0-8/10700522_10152724581607363_1421902360593668716_o.jpg

The only Lexus in the employee car show today
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-10-14, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By zmcgovern4
Paint coatings and forced air drying make jet...

Paint coatings and forced air drying make jet black much more manageable :thumbup:
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-10-14, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By zmcgovern4
I imagine a product like this contains plenty of...

I imagine a product like this contains plenty of fillers that are used to hide defects similar to a glaze?

When most professionals describe the 'polishing process' we are referring to the use of a...
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