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Forum: The Detail Department 11-04-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Hakko
This...

This (http://www.autogeek.net/glass-repair-kit.html) should do the trick. Bear in mind that it requires either a power drill or rotary/orbital polisher. I haven't used it, so I can't say how well it...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 10-27-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,683
Posted By Hakko
Is that the actual number plate on there? If so,...

Is that the actual number plate on there? If so, it must have cost as much as the car. ;)
Forum: The Detail Department 10-13-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,836
Posted By Hakko
What dilution ratio are you using there? And is...

What dilution ratio are you using there? And is your water very soft? Cause that's a lot of foam!
Forum: The Detail Department 10-13-2008, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 998
Posted By Hakko
I see you use a lot of CG products. Have you used...

I see you use a lot of CG products. Have you used any of their compounds and do you have any feedback on them?
Forum: The Detail Department 10-13-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By Hakko
I have a bunch of stuff from them, some of it...

I have a bunch of stuff from them, some of it awesome (Jet Seal 109, Speed Wipe, Citrus Wash & Clear), some of it good (CG One, Blitz Spray wax), and some of it not worth the money ("Clayblock")....
Forum: The Detail Department 10-05-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By Hakko
Sweet! Is that the Brinkman light you're...

Sweet!

Is that the Brinkman light you're using in those pics? Is that the one that costs about $20? Because that's w/in my budget, unlike the Sun Gun or the CM5300.
Forum: The Detail Department 10-04-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,770
Posted By Hakko
WeatherTech Front and Rear Rubber Floor Mats ...

WeatherTech Front and Rear Rubber Floor Mats

* Color : Black
Enter-Make, Model, Year of Vehicle : BMW X3 2007 $99.99

Interior Concours Brush ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,667
Posted By Hakko
I was getting 17.1 mpg driving in auto mode with...

I was getting 17.1 mpg driving in auto mode with 80/20 : city/highway. I switched to driving more w/the steptronic and I'm getting 18.5.
Forum: The Detail Department 10-02-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By Hakko
You definitely want to clay before you polish....

You definitely want to clay before you polish. Otherwise you'll make the bonded contaminants on your car that much harder to dislodge because you've polished them down. I'm not sure what the...
Forum: The Detail Department 10-02-2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By Hakko
True. Phil runs a very tight ship. I've ordered...

True. Phil runs a very tight ship. I've ordered from him a couple of times now and always fast service and never a problem.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 09-30-2008, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By Hakko
BMW OEM iPod adapter requires you to make...

BMW OEM iPod adapter requires you to make playlists on your iPod with the following EXACT syntax BMW[X] [- optional text]. So my iPod has the following playlists on it leftover from when I had the...
Forum: The Detail Department 09-28-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Hakko
Love the shot where you get the sun glinting off...

Love the shot where you get the sun glinting off the emblem! What model year is the Subie?
Forum: The Detail Department 09-22-2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,028
Posted By Hakko
This raises an interesting question for me. My X3...

This raises an interesting question for me. My X3 just went in to get the rear bumper replaced. I asked the guy at the body shop about waiting to wax/seal and he said that because they "bake" the...
Forum: The Detail Department 09-21-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 976
Posted By Hakko
Having been in the same situation, I can tell you...

Having been in the same situation, I can tell you that clay will get rid of the paint transfer, although you may need to work it hard enough that there will be marring that requires subsequent...
Forum: The Detail Department 09-20-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,232
Posted By Hakko
Shiny! I thought the paint decontamination...

Shiny!

I thought the paint decontamination process eliminated the need to clay. Is that not the case?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-17-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,919
Posted By Hakko
This post...

This post (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=3412250&postcount=10) is in a thread where I describe my search for an iPod/Bluetooth solution for my X3. It shows an Alpine headunit in an...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-17-2008, 05:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,699
Posted By Hakko
My experience is related here...

My experience is related here (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=297207). Overall, I'm glad I upgraded the HU, but I've suffered a minor degradation in call quality vs. the OEM...
Forum: The Detail Department 09-16-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,622
Posted By Hakko
Holy smokes, Batman! I never win anything. ...

Holy smokes, Batman! I never win anything.

PM on its way.

:sabrina: :fruit: :banana: :sabrina:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,767
Posted By Hakko
All reviews are subjective, not objective, and...

All reviews are subjective, not objective, and the OP was thorough and honest. I agreed w/some of his comments and not with others. There's no doubt that the X3 isn't perfect, and other cars do...
Forum: The Detail Department 09-12-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 438
Posted By Hakko
Just a bump.

Just a bump.
Forum: The Detail Department 09-11-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,311
Posted By Hakko
Nice! What did you use on the exhaust tips?

Nice! What did you use on the exhaust tips?
Forum: The Detail Department 09-09-2008, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By Hakko
In your situation, I would keep a good quick...

In your situation, I would keep a good quick detailer and some microfiber towels in my trunk and be prepared to spend a few minutes spraying and wiping at the end of the day.

Any Autozone or the...
Forum: The Detail Department 09-08-2008, 03:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,719
Posted By Hakko
I want to win some Pinnacle!

I want to win some Pinnacle!
Forum: The Detail Department 09-05-2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 438
Posted By Hakko
Chemical Guys Compounds/Polishes

I'm thinking out my choices for polishes to go w/my DA (when I get it). I have to put in an order with Chemical Guys, as I need to get more CG-One, which I use for weekly cleaning, so I thought I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,716
Posted By Hakko
OEM Scorpions w/8200 miles so far. I like them...

OEM Scorpions w/8200 miles so far. I like them just fine.
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