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Old 07-29-12, 09:52 PM   #1
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Default Wash, Claybar, Scratch Remover, Polish, Wax, Exhausted (***PICS***)

This is how I spent my Sunday...







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Old 07-30-12, 03:33 AM   #2
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Looking good. Next weekend -- the interior.
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Quite a lot of work and looks great!!
Nice results as always on a black vehicle.
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it does look great. blk is hard to keep clean
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As an owner of mostly black vehicles past and present, neighbors believe I have OCD.
Was quite pleased when my wife decided on the RX bamboo pearl color so is she!
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I have 3 cars with Black color (the last one being a new acquisition)! What punishment I bring to myself!

But when clean, Black cannot be beat.
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No doubt. I've had 2 black cars and it just sucks how imperfections can be so noticeable. Good job on the RX.
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Thanks! Black looks sick but its a pain in the ***.
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I have 3 cars with Black color (the last one being a new acquisition)! What punishment I bring to myself!

But when clean, Black cannot be beat.
So it's true when they say: "when you go black"...
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gorgeous nicely done!
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BTW, here are the products I used:

clay bar:
Amazon Amazon

scratch remover:
Amazon Amazon

polish:
Amazon Amazon

wax (expensive but awesome!!!):
Amazon Amazon
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it does look great. blk is hard to keep clean

Where I live it`s down right impossible to keep clean! The Lehigh Valley and surrounding area has horrible air quality. I wash my wife`s Black car, and 10min later it`s dusty. BTW, look`s very nice. What % is your ds, and ps window tint?
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Where I live it`s down right impossible to keep clean! The Lehigh Valley and surrounding area has horrible air quality. I wash my wife`s Black car, and 10min later it`s dusty. BTW, look`s very nice. What % is your ds, and ps window tint?
If I recall it's 20% SunTek but I can check later. It matches for the most part but the factory rear window's tint are a part of the glass while the fronts are a film so it will never match perfectly when viewed from inside and outside regardless of the %.
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BTW, here are the products I used:
Will have to try the Chemical Guys product on my Chevelle some time.
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Quite a few more choices now than Meguiars or Mothers, some smell really good too.
Griotts, Pinnacle, Poor Boys, Chemical Guys, Blackfire...............
Ordered some sample sizes from http://autogeek.commerce-search.net/...ample_products
(an Amazon seller also)
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