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Forum: Off-Topic 11-24-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3,061
Views: 100,936
Posted By Nick T.
The suckage continues!

The suckage continues!
Forum: Off-Topic 03-06-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,061
Views: 100,936
Posted By Nick T.
always!:stickpoke

always!:stickpoke
Forum: The Detail Department 10-30-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 36,016
Posted By Nick T.
Keep the RaggTopp off of the paint.

Keep the RaggTopp off of the paint.
Forum: The Detail Department 10-27-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 107,218
Posted By Nick T.
Ask your painter.

Ask your painter.
Forum: The Detail Department 10-12-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 107,218
Posted By Nick T.
When I've done a "ground up" cleaning, then I've...

When I've done a "ground up" cleaning, then I've used AIO (as I did the first time).

After that deep cleaning I try to get several applications of HiGloss before I get lax about the daily...
Forum: The Detail Department 10-10-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 107,218
Posted By Nick T.
Good luck using Klasse. Iím so well pleased with...

Good luck using Klasse. Iím so well pleased with Klasse on my wheels that I havenít done any further experimenting for the past three years.

Iím probably way behind the times, so it might be...
Forum: The Detail Department 09-22-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 107,218
Posted By Nick T.
In the case of brake dust, an ounce of prevention...

In the case of brake dust, an ounce of prevention is worth ten pounds of cure!

http://i729.photobucket.com/albums/ww295/Old_Troll/Stuff/Kosei_Wheel-2-sm.jpg
Many thousands of miles of direct...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-31-2009, 01:50 AM
Replies: 3,061
Views: 100,936
Posted By Nick T.
can feel the suckage in SoCal!

can feel the suckage in SoCal!
Forum: Off-Topic 05-30-2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3,061
Views: 100,936
Posted By Nick T.
Leopards may change their spots, but Alee will...

Leopards may change their spots, but Alee will suck forever!
Forum: The Detail Department 09-05-2007, 10:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 44,632
Posted By Nick T.
If you use newsprint that has aged for a few...

If you use newsprint that has aged for a few months in your garage, then the ink will not run and there is NO lint!
Forum: The Detail Department 05-23-2006, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,973
Posted By Nick T.
MSC - - - Some of the cheaper MF towels may...

MSC - - -
Some of the cheaper MF towels may scratch - usually due to the stitching of the hems. Labels will also cause marring and should be removed.

My advice is to do some testing so that you...
Forum: The Detail Department 12-04-2005, 12:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 36,016
Posted By Nick T.
zentenn - - Give it a try and let us know...

zentenn - -

Give it a try and let us know your results.
Forum: The Detail Department 10-25-2005, 04:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,837
Posted By Nick T.
Interested - - Claybar, then swirl removal,...

Interested - -
Claybar, then swirl removal, then a few coats of Zaino is always a good plan - - especially on BMW's Jet Black paint.

Good luck and have fun!
Forum: The Detail Department 10-25-2005, 02:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,837
Posted By Nick T.
Hey John, I didnít mention Z-PC because my...

Hey John,

I didnít mention Z-PC because my original post was written over two years before Z-PC was introduced.

Iíve been perfectly satisfied with 3Mís surface preparation products, but next...
Forum: The Detail Department 10-24-2005, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,837
Posted By Nick T.
Yellowrose - - - Microfiber towels have...

Yellowrose - - -

Microfiber towels have improved greatly in the past few years and I havenít bought any new ones for at least two years, so it might be best to ask for advice on this or another...
Forum: The Detail Department 10-24-2005, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,837
Posted By Nick T.
Yellowrose - - Z-7 is an excellent choice for...

Yellowrose - -
Z-7 is an excellent choice for washing your Zainoed 325it. In my experience most minor marring occurs because of careless washing! I prefer to use a few 16x16 microfiber towels for...
Forum: The Detail Department 08-28-2005, 10:13 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 57,260
Posted By Nick T.
<b>Brad4221 - - </b> Have some lubricant...

<b>Brad4221 - - </b>
Have some lubricant (soap/water mix) between the baggie and the paint, and use a very light pressure. If you don't feel any bumps on your paint, then do the baggie test on...
Forum: Bimmerfest 2005: Santa Barbara, CA 04-19-2005, 10:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,083
Posted By Nick T.
Meet at Balboa Park in Encino a little before...

Meet at Balboa Park in Encino a little before 8:00 am. I'm also in the Inland Empire and that's what I gonna do.
Forum: Bimmerfest 2005: Santa Barbara, CA 03-16-2005, 03:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,083
Posted By Nick T.
Thanks for the quick response! If the parking lot...

Thanks for the quick response! If the parking lot is right on Balboa Blvd it shoudn't be hard to find.
Forum: Bimmerfest 2005: Santa Barbara, CA 03-16-2005, 02:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,083
Posted By Nick T.
Where in Balboa Park?

Where in Balboa Park is the meetup? I'm not familiar with Encino, and on my map Balboa Park appears to be pretty large!
Forum: The Detail Department 03-01-2005, 12:46 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 107,218
Posted By Nick T.
Wheel Wax is one of the many wheel care products...

Wheel Wax is one of the many wheel care products that I evaluated in my comparative testing. Although it may be the product of choice for some, for me it didnít perform nearly as well as Zaino or...
Forum: The Detail Department 02-22-2005, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By Nick T.
In May 2003 there was a thread on Autopia about...

In May 2003 there was a thread on Autopia about MF cloths repelling water:
http://autopia.org/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=23282

There is a lot of good info concerning towel care and the use...
Forum: The Detail Department 02-22-2005, 01:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By Nick T.
Several times Iíve been asked why do I use...

Several times Iíve been asked why do I use Cascade instead of regular laundry detergent.

(1) Dish detergent is formulated to be more effective with the oil based dirt picked up from your carís...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-23-2004, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3,061
Views: 100,936
Posted By Nick T.
Are you trying to start a rumor?

Are you trying to start a rumor?
Forum: The Detail Department 07-13-2004, 10:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,392
Posted By Nick T.
A quick detailer will not cause swirls, BUT...

A quick detailer will not cause swirls, BUT rubbing surface contaminants across the paint WILL cause marring.

Only use a very light pressure when wiping with QD. If that doesnít get the job done,...
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