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Forum: The Detail Department 06-02-2006, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By Philip
Not well at all. Like I said, wax is designed to...

Not well at all. Like I said, wax is designed to stick to paint, not other wax or wax type products like sealants... whether they are carnuba or sythnetic based. You can try to apply wax over wax...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-01-2006, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By Philip
Been in the detailing businnes for years and...

Been in the detailing businnes for years and there is an old saying that applies here.
Wax does not stick to wax... Wax sticks to paint. That is why you polish first, then wax. You can try to...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-18-2006, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By Philip
Also agree that Lexol is a fine product. Put it...

Also agree that Lexol is a fine product. Put it on an applicator or rag to rub it in and just be sure you buff the seats with a clean Terry towel after. Been using it and Meguiar's Leather care for...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-12-2006, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,839
Posted By Philip
Hmmmm Strange that they cannot answer your...

Hmmmm Strange that they cannot answer your question. They should be able to. I have never used Z-10 and hearing what they told you, not sure if I would try it. I know Lexol and Meguiar's are both...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-12-2006, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,800
Posted By Philip
I used Lexol for many years on the leather of all...

I used Lexol for many years on the leather of all our cars (including a very old and valuable Corvette) and was very pleased with the results. The only negative I found was on one car with off-white...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-12-2006, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By Philip
Agree agree! Stay away from acid based wheel...

Agree agree! Stay away from acid based wheel cleaners. Most wheels/rims today are clearcoated and the acid can etch the clearcoat and make the rims turn an ugly green/brown.

Meguiar's new Hot...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-12-2006, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,800
Posted By Philip
Lexall is a fine product as is Meguiar's. We...

Lexall is a fine product as is Meguiar's. We always recommend using a 2 step process for leather. First, a leather cleaner to remove any dirt, then condition the clean seats. A one step product...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-12-2006, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By Philip
Hello, We are an authorized dealer for...

Hello,
We are an authorized dealer for Meguiar's Car Care Products and trained on the products we sell. The following two detailing products are silicone and wax free:

Quik Detailer (retail...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-10-2006, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 432
Posted By Philip
Hello and welcome, Well, if the scratches are...

Hello and welcome,
Well, if the scratches are deep enough that you can get a finger nail in them, you may have to bring it to a body shop and see if they can touch them up for you. BUT if the...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-07-2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By Philip
If you have a Pep Boys near you, try there. Our...

If you have a Pep Boys near you, try there. Our Pep Boys here in NJ has them.

Good luck
Forum: The Detail Department 04-05-2006, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By Philip
Not sure of the price at Classic Motoring, but it...

Not sure of the price at Classic Motoring, but it is $20.00 for a gallon at www.firstplaceauto********
Forum: The Detail Department 04-05-2006, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By Philip
As for Final Inspection, very hard to find...

As for Final Inspection, very hard to find retail. We always have Final Inspection in stock. It comes in a 16oz pump spray or 1 gallon size which is a super deal.

The best place to by microfiber...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-05-2006, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,755
Posted By Philip
Agree agree... DO NOT USE AMORALL! There are...

Agree agree... DO NOT USE AMORALL! There are lots of much better products on the market. Also, agree your interior should have a matte or natural look.

Meguiar's makes a professional product...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-05-2006, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By Philip
Hello, I believe I can answer all of your...

Hello,
I believe I can answer all of your questions.

California Water Blade is a good product, BUT if there are any contaminants (dust, light dirt) still on the car, it can put fine scratches the...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-02-2006, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,019
Posted By Philip
The product you can try is Meguiar's PlastX. It...

The product you can try is Meguiar's PlastX. It is designed to remove very fine scratches on clear dash/instrucment plastics and convertible top back windows. It will also polish the plastic to...
Forum: The Detail Department 03-31-2006, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,533
Posted By Philip
Well, Zaino is a fine product, but I switched...

Well, Zaino is a fine product, but I switched back to Meguiar's a few years ago and will stick with it. I use their professional (Mirror Glaze) line. If you want an all in one, they have it. If...
Forum: The Detail Department 03-31-2006, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By Philip
You can use Meguiar's Professional #9 Swirl...

You can use Meguiar's Professional #9 Swirl Remover. It can be used by hand or with the polisher (use the polishing pad). Swirl Remover is a cleaner/polish desinged to remove fine scratches (that...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-27-2006, 11:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,932
Posted By Philip
Convertible Top Care

Yes! You really should clean and protect your top at the very least, once a year. RaggTopp Products have UV blocks to protect from sun damage and also help prevent the growth of mildew which can...
Forum: The Detail Department 03-27-2006, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,614
Posted By Philip
RaggTopp Top Cleaner

RaggTopp cleaner is designed to remove just the kinds of problems you have encountered. Once you have cleaned the top, be sure to protect it against future mildew damage. If you use RaggTopp...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-27-2006, 09:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,932
Posted By Philip
RaggTopp Products Spray

Hi everyone,
Just to put folks minds at ease, there is nothing in RaggTopp that will harm your paint, trim, weatherstripping etc. RaggTopp does not contain silicone and is the ONLY PRODUCT endorsed...
Forum: The Detail Department 03-27-2006, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 36,005
Posted By Philip
RaggTopp Products

RaggTopp Products are available at www.firstplaceauto********

First Place Auto LLC is an authorized dealer for RaggTopp and Meguiar's Products.

Fabric kit $25.00
Vinyl kit $23.00


Thanks,...
Forum: The Detail Department 03-27-2006, 09:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,082
Posted By Philip
Meguiar's NXT

neguiar's NXT is available in Liquid and Paste at
www.firstplaceauto******** In stock all the time.

Check out
Forum: The Detail Department 03-27-2006, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By Philip
Microfiber Towel vs Terry Towel

Microfibers work fine with detailing products like Quik Detailer. Unfortunatly, there are more "cheapo" microfibers out there than good ones. And many are too thin. Cotton Towel is still better for...
Forum: The Detail Department 03-26-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By Philip
Use a car wash

Yes, we have had several customers with horror stories. What it does is etch the cleancoat. Or in other words, making it less clear and therefore making it harder to bring up a bright clear shine. ...
Forum: The Detail Department 03-24-2006, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,077
Posted By Philip
Sealants

Not a problem Eric. Bottom line, I think we agree, synthetic lasts longer than carnuba. No matter what the particular manufacturer calls it. I give seminars on detailing and Meguiar's Corporation...
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