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post #41 of 110 Old 13th January 2009, 03:01 AM
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Raza, nice work! I have a couple of questions..

1. What products do you use?
2. Have you been staying out of trouble?

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Raza, nice work! I have a couple of questions..

1. What products do you use?
2. Have you been staying out of trouble?
1. i have so many different products its tough to tell you just what i used on that car. i have everything from 3m, zymol, menzerna, adams, black ice, zaino, and to much other stuff ill probably use once every now and then...

2. it depends, are you talking about what i think you're talkin about.
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1. i have so many different products its tough to tell you just what i used on that car. i have everything from 3m, zymol, menzerna, adams, black ice, zaino, and to much other stuff ill probably use once every now and then...

2. it depends, are you talking about what i think you're talkin about.
lol! only messin with you.

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DAMN, that is AMAZING work! I would like to see what you could do with a clean car to take it to the next level!
NICE work, you definitely have a talent in detailing!!!!

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lol! only messin with you.
haha, im booked for next 2 weekends...so no fun for me...unless the fun comes to me...

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Tiauguinho and Razza, what do you guys think of the Sonus polishing products and Klasse All in One finish?
sonus is one of the few things i have not tried. if i showed you the pile of products in my garage i used once and never used again you would think im crazy.

if you are new then id recommend adams polishes. they are really easy and forgiving for newbies. adams swirl/haze product combine with the revive polish puts out really nice results when used with lake county pads.

if you need help with something like that feel free to shoot me a PM.
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W O W !

A) Kleintje - - man, you need to take better care of that car.
B) Tiago - - you are a detailing GOD
C) -
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.................I would love to get my hands in a Jet Black E39 for a few weeks, but first I gotta finish my Le Mans Blue M5, else my car gets angry with me
- - CARBON BLACK is even more amazing - I'm next
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Congrats on your detailing job man, I tried doing the same with my car with Meguiars products but it seems I need something else to get rid of the swirls.

Thanks for posting pics of the whole process, hope you do the same when you´re finished with yours.
Thanks asturias!

Please remember that its mostly all about technique and time. Good products will help you get to the results with a good technique.

What Meguiars products were you using?

I will be posting the full detail of my car when its done, but its been taking way too long, there is no single detail that I let go on it. Its quite obsessive

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I use Griot's products, and only Polish 3 and 4 (the mildest polish) over the entire car once, and only Polish 1 (the most aggressive) a couple of times in a specific area (door scratches). Moderate pressure, Porter Cable orbital on speed #3 (of 6).
Your input again appreciated!
I never used Griots products, but there is something that I think that you should take into consideration:

A car doesn't need to be polished very often, it just needs to have its finish taken care of.

Its much better if you go over with the Porter Cable, starting with the least aggressive polish and pad combination. If that doesn't solve the de-swirling, then you go up a step. Correct the paint and then finish it up with a finishing polish + finishing pad. After this you can glaze it and apply the wax/sealant.

The way that you wash the car after this is what is going to dictate how long your paint will be swirl free. A proper wash technique with two buckets and the right washing materials is absolutely essential. On that note, I may just make a tutorial on how to wash your M5 when the weather is a bit better here

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Nice work. I just hope he keeps it that way. What's the over/under on that?
Kleintje will have to keep an eye on it, else he will have to handle my wrath!

What do you mean with the over and under?

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i see your swirls and raise you swirls off a freinds car i detailed today!

haha no just kidding, great job, takes forever but definately rewarding.

Sweet job there Razahyde!

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Tiauguinho and Razza, what do you guys think of the Sonus polishing products and Klasse All in One finish?
I have the whole line of the Sonüs products and I find them to be very user friendly. I find the finishing polish SFX3 to be quite good actually

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Its dirty again... When can I come by for a re-run?
We will arrange a morning to give your car a proper wash and another coat of wax

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W O W !

A) Kleintje - - man, you need to take better care of that car.
B) Tiago - - you are a detailing GOD
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- - CARBON BLACK is even more amazing - I'm next
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