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Forum: The Detail Department 06-29-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By Johnz3mc
Wurth makes a product also and some think it...

Wurth makes a product also and some think it works better than GP.

I didn't see it on the Detailer's Domain site but Autogeek lists it:
http://www.autogeek.net/wuruca.html
Forum: The Detail Department 06-18-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By Johnz3mc
If you want it to look like a million bucks when...

If you want it to look like a million bucks when it's clean, get the black. If you want easy maintenance, get silver.

To my eye, silver and beige don't look good together. Silver and red is a...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-17-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Johnz3mc
My money is on the top dye layer coming off. ...

My money is on the top dye layer coming off.
Here's the link to Leather Masters and their color chart. Poke around the site and you'll learn everything you'll need to know and purchase to effect a...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-16-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By Johnz3mc
Here are the two pics and 3 layers of Collinite...

Here are the two pics and 3 layers of Collinite do make the white look wet. Enthusiast 456 sent the pics to me and said it'd be ok to post them so here they are:

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Forum: The Detail Department 06-16-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Johnz3mc
I'm thinking clearcoat failure too. No orange...

I'm thinking clearcoat failure too.
No orange peel means the car wasn't repainted locally.
Take it back to the dealer and show them but I'm not sure of the responsibilities of the cpo.
Forum: The Detail Department 06-14-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Johnz3mc
The Estoril blue with the red interior is a rare...

The Estoril blue with the red interior is a rare combination I think and would look amazing I'm guessing. Haven't actually seen one but I can imagine. :)

Powerlock would be perfect for Estoril.
Forum: The Detail Department 06-14-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Johnz3mc
Buy two buckets, a wool wash mitt, some Griot's...

Buy two buckets, a wool wash mitt, some Griot's or Duragloss shampoo.
A waffle weave microfiber towel, or a Dry Me Crazy towel, or a leaf blower for drying,
A sealant like Menzerna Powerlock for...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-14-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By Johnz3mc
Yup, let's have a look. I see a lot of wet, I...

Yup, let's have a look. I see a lot of wet, I see a lot of white but I don't see too much wet and white so let's have a look,
Forum: The Detail Department 06-10-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By Johnz3mc
It's been around for quite a while but it's still...

It's been around for quite a while but it's still a good product. Reasonable price combined with long protection plus it handles heat really well. It's good for wheels because of how well it...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-09-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Johnz3mc
Not tree sap at all. I get sap on the DD all the...

Not tree sap at all. I get sap on the DD all the time and it's always lumpy and bumpy and sticks on top of the clearcoat.
What's the history of the car? Purchased new and never had any body work...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-28-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By Johnz3mc
^^^^^ "I don't want to know." ...

^^^^^
"I don't want to know." <----------- I'm laughing.
Forum: The Detail Department 05-27-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By Johnz3mc
Nice work and it looks like a million bucks now. ...

Nice work and it looks like a million bucks now. Did you ever determine what the dried stuff was on the corner of the back seat?
Forum: The Detail Department 05-20-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By Johnz3mc
I'll be seeing him tomorrow evening and I'll ask....

I'll be seeing him tomorrow evening and I'll ask.
I'm not sure you'll be able to do it though, there was some sort of a course the two of them had to take.
But I'll ask and see what he/they say....
Forum: The Detail Department 05-20-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By Johnz3mc
I have a friend that shrink wraps. The buddy...

I have a friend that shrink wraps. The buddy isn't the owner but rather helps the owner and neither of them are detailers.
So, have a look through the yellow pages or google shrink wrapping for...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-20-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By Johnz3mc
It's more of a sealant than a wax so I'd be...

It's more of a sealant than a wax so I'd be tempted to add a few more layers.
I remember when I was experimenting with Klasse AIO and it's sealant, HG. The look improved up to about 4 layers then...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-18-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By Johnz3mc
How about just shrink wrapping the front third of...

How about just shrink wrapping the front third of the car?
or Plasti-Dip the front part.
Forum: The Detail Department 05-18-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By Johnz3mc
Might it be a warranty issue? I can't think...

Might it be a warranty issue?

I can't think of any easy fix short of covering that area with a floormat.
Forum: The Detail Department 05-16-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By Johnz3mc
They cleaned up well Frank. Mind you, they...

They cleaned up well Frank. Mind you, they looked pretty good considering you said 9 years of neglect.

I've seen way, way, way worse on a 2 year old 3 series so you really did a good job with...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-13-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,329
Posted By Johnz3mc
Yup, clay will work and don't forget the lube.

Yup, clay will work and don't forget the lube.
Forum: The Detail Department 04-24-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By Johnz3mc
"Just when you think you're out, they pull you...

"Just when you think you're out, they pull you back in"

What are they going to charge you for the reapplication?
Can you still get the complimentary part done though?

I'm thinking it's just...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-22-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By Johnz3mc
+1 on CGP's suggestion. I've been using...

+1 on CGP's suggestion. I've been using Powerlock since last summer, on the coupe and the DD over the winter.
Easy on, easy off, super slickness, super shine and great longevity. An all round...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-22-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By Johnz3mc
Easy solution then. You give it a coat of a good...

Easy solution then. You give it a coat of a good sealant yourself and you're done.
The program people will be doing the hard work for you, the claying and the polishing which will remove all...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-20-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By Johnz3mc
Here are a few terms for you. A compound is a...

Here are a few terms for you.
A compound is a heavy duty polish used to remove harsh sanding marks or harsh marring. The abrasive particles in compounds are microscopically large and remove...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-20-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By Johnz3mc
Sapphire black looks spectacular when it's clean...

Sapphire black looks spectacular when it's clean and shiny and you're on the right track for that.

Two buckets yes. Get them anywhere, 5 gals. If you want to use them as a seat, plunk a piece of...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-20-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By Johnz3mc
Your list looks fine for washing and waxing. ...

Your list looks fine for washing and waxing.
What's the color of your car?

Keep those red towels for door jambs and wheels and windows. Don't use them on your paint. Your microfiber towels will...
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