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Forum: The Detail Department 07-05-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 530
Posted By Johnz3mc
The regular one. My other fav. is Duragloss 9xx....

The regular one. My other fav. is Duragloss 9xx. The number changes depending on the size of the container - eg Duragloss 902.

I've been reading about Ultima's Paint Guard Wash and I'm thinking...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-01-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 530
Posted By Johnz3mc
The car looks great. Their shampoo works very...

The car looks great.
Their shampoo works very well also, it's one of my favourites.
Forum: The Detail Department 06-30-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By Johnz3mc
Things are indeed looking up. Maybe a solution...

Things are indeed looking up. Maybe a solution for you in sight,
Forum: The Detail Department 06-29-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By Johnz3mc
Oh darn, I thought it might be because 'veneto'...

Oh darn, I thought it might be because 'veneto' might be Italian for 'Venice' or 'from Venice, or 'of Venice' or 'Venetian' when translated into English.
I'll see if I can do some more...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-29-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By Johnz3mc
Just off the top of my head, I think it's 2576.

Just off the top of my head, I think it's 2576.
Forum: The Detail Department 06-19-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By Johnz3mc
Stop it 25meterzero, and you too CGP, my sides...

Stop it 25meterzero, and you too CGP, my sides are hurting from all the giggling. And don't worry in the least, that beautiful 335I of yours is absolutely perfect and has plenty.
Forum: The Detail Department 06-19-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By Johnz3mc
It sounds like you did everything right. If you...

It sounds like you did everything right. If you want to try and fix it yourself then, have a look at this site:
http://www.leatherworldtech.com/Leather-Dye-Color-Selection-s/1914.htm

These...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-18-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By Johnz3mc
It's highly unlikely the Meguiar's product would...

It's highly unlikely the Meguiar's product would strip the color layer. What medium were you using for the job? Microfiber? Cotton towel? Magic Eraser? Something abrasive like a magic eraser or...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-14-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By Johnz3mc
Thanks Doug. I'll try my best.

Thanks Doug. I'll try my best.
Forum: The Detail Department 06-14-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By Johnz3mc
Rupes High Concentrated Shampoo is fragrance free...

Rupes High Concentrated Shampoo is fragrance free and has high lubricity so the medium glides easily over the surface. I just read a review and it worked so well, it became the reviewer's new goto...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-13-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By Johnz3mc
A few years ago I tried many of the Eco Touch...

A few years ago I tried many of the Eco Touch products and they didn't have a fragrance and they worked very well. Their waterless wash was excellent and I still use it.

The company didn't offer...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-09-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 916
Posted By Johnz3mc
Spectacular car, spectacular work, spectacular...

Spectacular car, spectacular work, spectacular result.
You pulled the rabbit out of the hat again Phil. Absolutely magical.
Forum: The Detail Department 05-08-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 24,944
Posted By Johnz3mc
Good humour. (I'm Canadian hence the weird...

Good humour. (I'm Canadian hence the weird spelling.)
This thread is so old that I've since upgraded my DD and the old one was green. The new one is white and believe it or not, I just added a...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-27-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By Johnz3mc
Something else to try would be a tube of...

Something else to try would be a tube of Meguiar's ScratchX 2.0. Available at Walmart and all car shops I'm guessing.

Put a dab onto the tip of a cotton towel and work it with pressure for 60...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-25-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Johnz3mc
The clear film works well. You might want to get...

The clear film works well. You might want to get the back of the side mirrors done also.
Forum: The Detail Department 04-11-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,500
Posted By Johnz3mc
Small world. That's the one I have. I never use...

Small world. That's the one I have. I never use it as a blower because the Toro is so handy.
Forum: The Detail Department 04-11-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,500
Posted By Johnz3mc
I use a huge Ridgid, and it works fine. Hugely...

I use a huge Ridgid, and it works fine. Hugely awkward though but the many different tools make up for the awkwardness. I added an adapter and a thinner hose so the vac sits quite far away and I...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-11-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,500
Posted By Johnz3mc
Nope, it can't vacuum cars at all. My model...

Nope, it can't vacuum cars at all.
My model can vacuum but only yard debris. It's awkward as the dickens but once in a while I use it for alder leaves. There's a big huge honkin' tube that goes...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-05-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By Johnz3mc
Yes. Excessive Detailing and Vive

Yes.

Excessive Detailing
and
Vive
Forum: The Detail Department 03-31-2016, 01:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,500
Posted By Johnz3mc
The lightness, the power, the speed, and the...

The lightness, the power, the speed, and the variable speed control make that model the perfect choice. Wait until you do the first dry and you see the wheels, tires, creases and body drying so...
Forum: The Detail Department 03-25-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By Johnz3mc
1 us fl. oz is 2.00003 tablespoons so you're...

1 us fl. oz is 2.00003 tablespoons so you're using about 4.5 oz per gallon. That's a ratio of 1:28.44444

I don't know the water quality is in MD but if it was really hard with lots of calcium,...
Forum: The Detail Department 03-23-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,500
Posted By Johnz3mc
Thanks for the kind words Skasol. A great story...

Thanks for the kind words Skasol.
A great story about the Toro.
A couple of years ago, middle of summer, I had just foamed the coupe with a foam cannon and followed up with a gentle two bucket...
Forum: The Detail Department 03-23-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,500
Posted By Johnz3mc
Since you're in Ontario, I'd email/call Eshine. ...

Since you're in Ontario, I'd email/call Eshine. They're in Port Colbourne (sp?) and they have a huge inventory and are very quick to ship. Great people.

White is good, much easier to maintain...
Forum: The Detail Department 03-22-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,500
Posted By Johnz3mc
Where in Canada are you and what colour is the...

Where in Canada are you and what colour is the car?
Light colours show less swirls than dark colours.

Meguiar's shampoos are pretty good. I'm partial to Duragloss and Griot's shampoos but the...
Forum: The Detail Department 03-22-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By Johnz3mc
Huge clearcoat failure there so you're not going...

Huge clearcoat failure there so you're not going to replace the missing clearcoat by polishing more.

A repaint is the only fix, and bodywork will fix that passenger door too.

Do you have Maaco...
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