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#441 OFFLINE   tachessher

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Posted 17 April 2016 - 10:29 AM

Any tips or suggestions for getting rid of the soot in the tailpipes? I'd like to polish the stainless stee too... Thanks!!!







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#442 OFFLINE   richy

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Posted 15 November 2016 - 03:52 AM

Any tips or suggestions for getting rid of the soot in the tailpipes? I'd like to polish the stainless stee too... Thanks!!!

Wheel acid + Daytona brush


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#443 OFFLINE   FirsttimefordCA

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Posted 15 November 2016 - 11:22 AM

Any ideas how to get zinc based sunscreen out of black leather!?!?!

#444 OFFLINE   enigma-2

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Posted 16 November 2016 - 08:38 PM

What's the best coating for the windshield?

(Rainx only lasts 30 days or until you use the wipers, whichever comes first.)

#445 OFFLINE   Ginger Smith

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Posted 17 November 2016 - 06:56 PM

I've had good luck with Menzerna Jescar powerlock plus polymer sealant.

 

 

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https://www.amazon.c...t/dp/B00P87W0IU


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#446 OFFLINE   WWWPerfA_ZN0W

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Posted 17 November 2016 - 07:38 PM

FlyByForte is a product Richy uses for the windshield, but he may have updated recommendations, as new products get introduced all the time.  The rest of the glass ... CQuartz Finest.


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#447 OFFLINE   richy

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Posted 19 November 2016 - 07:22 AM

What's the best coating for the windshield?

(Rainx only lasts 30 days or until you use the wipers, whichever comes first.)

 

 

FlyByForte is a product Richy uses for the windshield, but he may have updated recommendations, as new products get introduced all the time.  The rest of the glass ... CQuartz Finest.

 

I do still recommend CarPro's FlyByForte.  What I like about it is that you do the blades as well.  The key with any windshield coating is to thoroughly clean the glass prior to application.  Be aggressive with the cleaning, not just window cleaner.  Use a clay bar or a magic eraser with glass cleaner or steel wool dry to get the glass as clean and defect free as possible.   Another product that does work well on glass, just not for a long time is Optimum Opti Seal.  It absolutely rocks on paint and wheels and trim too, so it's a great product to have on hand.


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#448 OFFLINE   richy

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Posted 19 November 2016 - 07:25 AM

Any ideas how to get zinc based sunscreen out of black leather!?!?!

 

Yikes!  I'm thinking an APC (all purpose cleaner) like Zep Citrus cut to 4:1 (water:product) along with a microfiber.  Do NOT use a magic eraser on your leather.   Follow that up with a microfiber soaked in either Optimum No Rinse or water that is well wrung out.  Then dry it with another mf.

 

Leather is porous and hopefully the zinc didn't re-dye that section.  Ultima's Interior Guard is a great product for leather and plastic protection.


Edited by richy, 19 November 2016 - 07:26 AM.

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#449 OFFLINE   Groundpounder

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Posted 19 November 2016 - 08:18 AM

What should I look for in a detailing shop, and what questions should I ask? 






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