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Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing Today, 01:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,122
Posted By zmcgovern4
I'll also have to disagree with this, and here is...

I'll also have to disagree with this, and here is why....

While it is true that waxes, sealants, and coatings do all serve the same purpose.... providing a sacrificial barrier which protects your...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-21-15, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By zmcgovern4
You never know anymore... People can be paid to...

You never know anymore... People can be paid to use anything lol

It'd be worth trying though... Would love to hear your thoughts on them if you get some.
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-21-15, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By zmcgovern4
Todd Cooperider of Esoteric Detail uses them......

Todd Cooperider of Esoteric Detail uses them... Check his site. He sells them as well.
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-19-15, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By zmcgovern4
Steam :) Gentle and effective

Steam :) Gentle and effective
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-18-15, 04:39 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 15,453
Posted By zmcgovern4
Yep, the paint was in overall good shape... as to...

Yep, the paint was in overall good shape... as to be expected with a new car.

We were able to make some improvements though...
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Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-18-15, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By zmcgovern4
A porter cable, M105, and cutting pad can...

A porter cable, M105, and cutting pad can certainly remove wet sanding marks. I've removed 1500 grit marks with a PC and M105 in the past.

Your real concern should be with compromising the clear...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-18-15, 12:32 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 20,967
Posted By zmcgovern4
You're going to love all of those products! ...

You're going to love all of those products!


Glad to hear it is working out for you!
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-18-15, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By zmcgovern4
Spotless, or other water spot removers, and clay...

Spotless, or other water spot removers, and clay bars will have no effect on etching.

In order to remove a defect, you must first understand what it is. A water spot is a mineral deposit that...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-17-15, 05:58 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 20,967
Posted By zmcgovern4
please share your thoughts on the chassis cleaner...

please share your thoughts on the chassis cleaner after you've had a chance to use it!

(will it fit under lowered cars?)
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-16-15, 05:18 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 15,453
Posted By zmcgovern4
http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j24/AttentiontoD...

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j24/AttentiontoDetailingPeoria/11077953_538414549630002_2113667292466101753_o_zpszgpthffs.jpg

our next project... new car prep on this C7 in a rare Lime Rock...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-16-15, 05:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,227
Posted By zmcgovern4
Depending on the severity of the damage, it may...

Depending on the severity of the damage, it may not be repairable by an at home visit.

In any case... I would ask them exactly what they are doing to repair the area before they begin. This way...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-16-15, 04:48 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 15,453
Posted By zmcgovern4
Americana Car Care Amerirocks compound on a...

Americana Car Care Amerirocks compound on a Meguiar's 3" MF Cutting Pad via my Rupes LHR75E... lights were then washed, wiped down with Eraser, and then sealed with CarPro DLUX.
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-15-15, 03:33 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 12,708
Posted By zmcgovern4
Not necessarily... HydrO2 can bond to pretty much...

Not necessarily... HydrO2 can bond to pretty much anything. Durability will be at its best when it is applied to a bare surface.
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-15-15, 02:32 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 15,453
Posted By zmcgovern4
http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j24/AttentiontoD...

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j24/AttentiontoDetailingPeoria/20150415-DSC_3072_zpsln3ke0bw.jpg

Finally cleaned up my own headlights... back to clear :)
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-15-15, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By zmcgovern4
can you please post better photos and then post...

can you please post better photos and then post the higher res images with IMG tags instead of attached images... it is very difficult to see the extent of the damage you are referring to.

If the...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-14-15, 11:01 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 196,668
Posted By zmcgovern4
303 Makes a variety of different products... the...

303 Makes a variety of different products... the stuff you use on carpets is not the same you use on leather.

303® Aerospace Protectant™...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-14-15, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By zmcgovern4
You may not be able to find C2V3 anymore......

You may not be able to find C2V3 anymore... GTechniq USA has gone out of business according to the guys at Detailed Image (everything is out of stock for that reason)... they are trying to find a new...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-13-15, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By zmcgovern4
Definitely a good call.... this product has a big...

Definitely a good call.... this product has a big following in the detailing industry because it is readily available at local hardware stores and works on the majority of regular stains.

-Zach
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-13-15, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By zmcgovern4
They painted it? That is not ideal... if the...

They painted it? That is not ideal... if the stain remains, then so does the coffee.

Removing stains is all about understanding what produced the stain and then finding the right chemical to...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-13-15, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By zmcgovern4
Assuming you mean the advertised longevity... ie...

Assuming you mean the advertised longevity... ie 2 years?

For what it's worth, OC2.0 also sees an average of about 2 years on vehicles that are owned by "normal" people... meaning those who do not...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-13-15, 06:29 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 15,453
Posted By zmcgovern4
http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j24/AttentiontoD...

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j24/AttentiontoDetailingPeoria/2011%20Chevy%20Camaro%20_Mike%20Gudat_/20150410-DSC_3006_zps2dttkxc3.jpg
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Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-13-15, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By zmcgovern4
As others have mentioned... these are simply hard...

As others have mentioned... these are simply hard water stains and possibly etching. Paint correction will remove these stains.

In the future, you may consider picking up some of these new...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-13-15, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By zmcgovern4
The photo is not the best... can you take a...

The photo is not the best... can you take a clearer photo?

M105/205 can handle quite a lot of correction... especially on Lexus black paint.

Can you describe your technique when using these...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-11-15, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By zmcgovern4
I would wait at least 7 days

I would wait at least 7 days
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-09-15, 10:44 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 20,967
Posted By zmcgovern4
These were for several local enthusiasts... I put...

These were for several local enthusiasts... I put together a group buy for a few local forums that I sponsor.


I've got several hundred of my own though... certainly not overkill... I average...
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