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Forum: The Detail Department 08-11-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By dboy11
The paint is out gassing meaning curing and the...

The paint is out gassing meaning curing and the reason they do not want it washed with any harsh soaps.

You should be able to hand wash the car with no issues but ask what soap they recommend
Forum: The Detail Department 07-02-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 921
Posted By dboy11
I have both here and use them for two different...

I have both here and use them for two different reasons. The ORN is mainly for very dirty cars, like driven after a rain or the likes of that..The waterless wash is a maintenance product for me...I...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-02-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By dboy11
Tooth paste will work because it has an abrasive...

Tooth paste will work because it has an abrasive in it...that said there are many good options on the market that will work much better.

Headlight resto kits contain chemical based polish meaning...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-27-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 921
Posted By dboy11
I've been using them for years, do they create...

I've been using them for years, do they create marring? some but it's minimal and no far greater than washing and drying a car with best methods. One thing that you have to remember with the CD is...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-27-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By dboy11
The Woolite and water work fine or a detergent or...

The Woolite and water work fine or a detergent or citrus based APC diluted with water one part APC ten parts water..that said always spray the cleaning solution onto a clean micro fiber or cotton...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-22-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By dboy11
I'm with David on this one...3M clear bra or the...

I'm with David on this one...3M clear bra or the likes of that would be the only choice to protect it.There is no wipe on product that's going to hold up to rock chips
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Forum: The Detail Department 05-21-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By dboy11
Is the door leather or vinyl? One key thing...

Is the door leather or vinyl?

One key thing to remember is DO NOT try and rub the ink off...blot the area with a clean cotton towel with the cleaning solution on the towel. If you rub it, you...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-21-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By dboy11
Dealerships are there to sell cars, the detail...

Dealerships are there to sell cars, the detail part of the operation is there to make the cars look good at five steps.

A stand alone detail shop has one business in mind, to turn away a top...
Forum: The Detail Department 03-26-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By dboy11
If you can feel it with your finger nail it's not...

If you can feel it with your finger nail it's not going to buff out even with wet sanding. You might want to see a detailer to see if they can fill it with clear wet sand and buff
Forum: The Detail Department 03-12-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By dboy11
It's a good product but to me ( I have a lot of...

It's a good product but to me ( I have a lot of detail experience) it's not that much better than applying a good sealant...The extra for the warranty is nothing more than you taking your car back...
Forum: The Detail Department 02-26-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,819
Posted By dboy11
I've used a waterlines and rinse-less wash for...

I've used a waterlines and rinse-less wash for years with no real visible problems to the paint...Not sure about the product you brought but the ones that I use are Poorboys World Spray & Wipe and...
Forum: The Detail Department 02-11-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By dboy11
Those are hype selling programs, like what the...

Those are hype selling programs, like what the dealership wants to sell you when you buy a new car. Nothing that you are going to put on the car will last four years without some sort of maintenance...
Forum: The Detail Department 01-22-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By dboy11
You might also check this site, they are based in...

You might also check this site, they are based in FL and lots of local members could help with a selection


http://www.autopiaforums.com/
Forum: The Detail Department 01-15-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,376
Posted By dboy11
Not to take away from this forum, if you want to...

Not to take away from this forum, if you want to learn about paint correction and products to be used, this would be a better source of info

http://www.autopiaforums.com/
Forum: The Detail Department 12-06-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By dboy11
You have some good advice posted here...just to...

You have some good advice posted here...just to back it up, It's very safe just educate yourself with uTube vids to get the technique
Forum: The Detail Department 11-25-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By dboy11
Poorboys World Spray and Rinse matches what...

Poorboys World Spray and Rinse matches what you've posted to a T...been using it for years
Forum: The Detail Department 11-19-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,806
Posted By dboy11
Poorboys World Super Slick with Wax added. ...

Poorboys World Super Slick with Wax added.

http://www.poorboysworld.com/super-slick-wax.htm
Forum: The Detail Department 11-14-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By dboy11
Acetone will take it off. The process is to use a...

Acetone will take it off. The process is to use a old throw away cotton rag, wet the area, put some acetone on the rag and work in small areas at a time about 12x12 inches...then use soapy water to...
Forum: The Detail Department 11-12-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By dboy11
You could use a waterless wash product like...

You could use a waterless wash product like Poorboys World Spray and Wipe, I've used it for years on my cars..
Forum: The Detail Department 11-12-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,000
Posted By dboy11
I don't have the Opi-Coat in house, but as a...

I don't have the Opi-Coat in house, but as a detailer I can get the car up to speed if that's what needed
Forum: The Detail Department 11-12-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 782
Posted By dboy11
Read what I posted below...clay is a good idea...

Read what I posted below...clay is a good idea but you want to wash the car first with a decam product that removes the rusty metal...clay will grab the metal particles but can sit on the surface of...
Forum: The Detail Department 11-12-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 782
Posted By dboy11
What that is, is called rail dust...it's caused...

What that is, is called rail dust...it's caused by the friction of the metal train wheels while the car is being transported. It's starting to rust and on light colors shows up as rust spots. There...
Forum: The Detail Department 10-30-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By dboy11
Stuff a rag into the gas filler hole, then with...

Stuff a rag into the gas filler hole, then with 000 steel wool use that to remove the rust...making sure to blow out the area well before removing the rag...that should clean up the rust...then you...
Forum: The Detail Department 10-30-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,250
Posted By dboy11
Goo Gone (not Goof Off) or at any hobby store you...

Goo Gone (not Goof Off) or at any hobby store you can find 3M advise remover in aerosol can, the later is what I use in my detail biz. In the application you want to use an old COTTON rag, not micro...
Forum: The Detail Department 10-23-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By dboy11
What happened to you is not uncommon with...

What happened to you is not uncommon with dealerships, they use products that have a heavy amount of fillers to mask marring..Once you wash the car a few times that washes out and exposes them...That...
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