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i know there is a guide to detailing thread but i have this one in several other sites and i'ts came in handy for alot of peeps, let me know if this is a ok thread to start....

i usually post them every wed/thurs...:confused:
 

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Detailing tip of the week: when fully detailing the exterior of your car (wash,clay,seal,glaze,wax) you should be using 6-12 towels min. preferable double sided microfiber towels with silk trimming

 

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Detailing tip of the week " when applying dressing to your interior vinyl apply gently as if you did with wax in a circular motion but to reduce it from attracting dust after applying the dressing, simply wipe down with a microfiber towel to give it a fresh look" http://www.smartwax-usa.com/ProductDetails...Code=SM_INC_102
 

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detailing tip of the week
"applying carpet cleaner to your carpet floor of your car before vacuuming can assist you in lifting any loose dirt, leaving it cleaner than just vacuuming.
 

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GM FRIENDS! DETAILING TIP FOR A WINDY DAY "TO PREVENT FROM SCRATCHING YOUR PAINT WHILE TRYING TO REMOVE THE DUST FROM THE WIND, ALWAYS USE A QUICK DETAIL FOR A BETTER RESULT.

 

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Great tip Jeff! Especially for a crazy windy day like today here in SoCal!
 

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Great tip Jeff! Especially for a crazy windy day like today here in SoCal!
thnx bro...but it's true huh...lol

anyways next tip.....

Detailing tip of the week: after doing a headlight restoration you always want to use a D.O.T. approved sealant for the headlights to protect its clear coating and avoid from hazing or yellowing.

a restoration kit that has everything is actually that i've used is that new Glassylite stuff....works great.
 

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so this week we go a lil more in depth "PADS"
all pads have a different purpose and to keep it simple this are the ones.<br /><br />\

YELLOW HEXLOGIC PAD - HEAVY CUT "HEAVY SCRATCHES, DULL PAINT, HEAVY OXIDATED"



ORANGE HEXLOGIC PAD - MEDIUM CUT "SWIRL MARKS & SCRATCHES"



GREEN HEXLOGIC PAD - MEDIUM TO LIGHT CUT "MINOR TO LIGHT SCRATCHES"



WHITE HEXLOGIC PAD - POLISHING PAD "REVIVE AND RESTORE GLOSS AND COLOR"



BLUE HEXLOGIC PAD - PERFECT FOR GLAZE



BLACK HEXLOGIC PAD - TO APPLY YOUR WAX



RED HEXLOGIC PAD - FOR YOUR FINAL SEALANT
 

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DETAILING TIP OF THE WEEK: how to correctly use a microfiber towel.

1- evenly spray smartdetail across your surface.
2-wait a sec for the formula to work
3 & 4- folding the towel in four,wipe side to side moving down in one direction.
5- turn tow...el around to avoid the captured dirt to scratch your surface.
6- wipe gently side to side for a silky shine finish (7)!
 
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