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      01-24-2012, 12:21 AM   #23
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Travis, that would be awesome mate. Have to organise the best time to get it from you though as it obviously needs to be done in concert with paint correction/claybar etc...
No worries mate, drop me a PM when you are ready and we can tee up a time.
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      01-24-2012, 12:23 AM   #24
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I'd be happy to hear what you have to say though as I've read some conflicting reports on several products - Dodo Juice, for instance...
I use Dodo Juice Diamond White on my car and it's sensational. I've also got Dodo Juice Light Fantastic. The Light Fantastic (soft wax) is easier to apply and work with and is a slightly crisper shine, but doesn't last as long as the Diamond White (hard wax). Both are for light coloured cars (mine is Ti Silver).
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      01-24-2012, 12:27 AM   #25
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Exactly what BMWRX said - Diamond White is a great product and specially designed for light coloured cars.
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      01-24-2012, 12:28 AM   #26
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Thanks guys
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      01-24-2012, 12:47 AM   #27
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Dodo Juice Blue Velvet with a second coat of Supernatural Hybrid for durability works fantasic on dark colours...
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      01-24-2012, 01:42 AM   #28
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I wish I knew about Dodo Carwash before I bought 2 x 2L Meguiars car wash!

Any tips on products to clean stainless steel exhaust tips?
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      01-24-2012, 03:08 AM   #29
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I wish I knew about Dodo Carwash before I bought 2 x 2L Meguiars car wash!

Any tips on products to clean stainless steel exhaust tips?
Meguiars Car Wash is good, but per wash cost is very expensive!

For your exhausts, ask Rey, he's an expert
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      01-24-2012, 03:14 AM   #30
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Meguiars Car Wash is good, but per wash cost is very expensive!

For your exhausts, ask Rey, he's an expert


I used bicarb soda and detergent to remove the mark on my tip as per Raj's recommendation.

With maintenance I just wash it with the car wash regularly.

I wonder if Aquawax will make your tip looks shiny ... ?

My Duragloss Car soap is running out, whats your recommendation Raj? Keep using Duragloss or should I try another product?
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      01-24-2012, 03:14 AM   #31
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2001 Bmw E46 M3

Car: 2001 BMW M3
Service: Stage 2 Paint Correction
Comments:
- Car had swirl marks and minor scratches all over the paint
- With the swirls & minor scratches gone, you could really see the depth in the Carbon Black paint and the clarity of the blue metallic flake in the black paint.
- The owner was given plenty of compliments after picking up the car. People couldn't believe it was a 10 years old.
- Unfortunately, no before photos as the car was given to me late one night in the rain. Fortunately, the car was delivered back to the client on a sunny morning.

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      01-26-2012, 05:15 AM   #32
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Wow, that E36 M3 looks brand new- as does that W140 S Class! Very clean!
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      01-26-2012, 05:38 AM   #33
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I used bicarb soda and detergent to remove the mark on my tip as per Raj's recommendation.

With maintenance I just wash it with the car wash regularly.

I wonder if Aquawax will make your tip looks shiny ... ?

My Duragloss Car soap is running out, whats your recommendation Raj? Keep using Duragloss or should I try another product?
Yep the bicarb soda, detergent and hot water solution does wonders for the exhausts!

Duragloss car wash is great, you can try others, just make sure they are pH neutral.


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Wow, that E36 M3 looks brand new- as does that W140 S Class! Very clean!
Thankyou
A great result or turnaround on an older car brings greater satisfaction than newer cars!
It's not easy and the fact that they are both black, we were VERY happy with the results
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      01-26-2012, 05:41 AM   #34
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2006 Subaru Liberty 3.0R Spec B

Car: 2006 Subaru Liberty 3.0R Spec B
Service: Stage 2 Paint Correction
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- Car barely washed and not garaged.
- Paint felt like sandpaper and had plenty of stains, marring, minor scratches and scuff marks.
- After Stage 2 paint correct, the car felt like glass
- Proper water beading and sheeting were evident again.

Check out the before and after photos!

Clay Bar after first pass of boot lid:












































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Now with water beading:

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      01-26-2012, 05:58 AM   #35
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Wow, that Liberty owner must love you! Great work mate.
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      01-27-2012, 11:39 PM   #36
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Nice! You need to ressurect that interior thread of mine
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      01-29-2012, 07:21 PM   #37
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Wow, that Liberty owner must love you! Great work mate.
Thanks mate! Yeah he's loving how easy it is to wash now.

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Nice! You need to ressurect that interior thread of mine
Cheers Sherv. I did
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      01-29-2012, 07:22 PM   #38
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Service: Stage 1 Paint Correction & General Interior Clean
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- Car arrived looking dull and off white
- Covered in stains, scuffs, scratches and dirt in hard to reach places
- Overall result was great. White paint popped and exterior felt smooth.

Before, During and After Photos: (Sorry, I would've had more after shots, but my camera broke! :ben

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DURING:

Dirt leaving the paint


Scratches before


Scratches buffed out


Front door after polish - notice the white colour compared to the off white back door.




Dirt in hard to reach places


Removed
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      01-29-2012, 07:23 PM   #39
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      01-30-2012, 12:12 AM   #40
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I think Tit has spoken to you about a weekend in Canberra? I'm listening...
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      01-30-2012, 12:16 AM   #41
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How about a weekend in Darwin?
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      01-30-2012, 03:36 AM   #42
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How about a weekend in my pants?
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      01-30-2012, 09:48 PM   #43
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I think Tit has spoken to you about a weekend in Canberra? I'm listening...
He has, but we still need to work out dates. It's pretty busy in Sydney with February already booked out and March and April filling up fast.

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How about a weekend in Darwin?
Sure, if we can get a few cars together. As I said above, it's hard to find to fit everyone in, here in Sydney, so interstate trips get pushed back.

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How about a weekend in my pants?
LOL Sherv, unfortunately a service we don't provide...
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      01-30-2012, 09:54 PM   #44
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2001 E46 BMW 325ci

Car: 2001 BMW 330ci
Service: Stage 1 Paint Correction, General Interior Clean and Engine Bay Clean
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- Light swirls, watermarks, marring and scratches on paint
- Paint felt rough due to contamination
- Interior was dusty and dirt build up was obvious on silver trim.
- Engine bay dusty.
- Owner had travelled 3.5 hours from Canberra for our services and was very impressed with our work.
- The paint looks wet (even for silver) and all areas of the car now look refreshed!

Before and after photos of all services below (overcast weather didn't help):

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