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      01-12-2010, 12:13 PM   #1
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best detailer for the money

any suggestions on where to take her come spring time in chicago? ive heard Ztech in naperville will do a really good job in and out for about $150... want to get rid of all those swirl marks from the snow brush, salt, etc...
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      01-12-2010, 02:34 PM   #2
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Honestly, I doubt for 150 you will get good paint correction. I also noticed it was inside and outside, which makes it even less likely. I dont really have any one to forward you too. I used to manage a detail shop, but that place has been sold years ago. When the dealership screwed up my car with swirls they took it to a 3rd party body shop. They did a point correction (3 steps so they said) and charged BMW 400 bucks.
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      01-12-2010, 02:54 PM   #3
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Just buy a PorterCable 7424 or other random orbital polisher, the applicator pads and wax, cleaner and polishes of your choosing and do it yourself. It's easy and a good way to clear your mind of the Winter cobwebs...
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      01-15-2010, 11:40 AM   #4
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I agree^^^ I purchased one and did my winter beater for practice. It turned out fricken fantastic..Keep in mind though I did detailing before but it was 10 years ago. Just buy about 180 work of tools and product and you are set!
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      01-17-2010, 06:58 PM   #5
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When the dealership screwed up my car with swirls they took it to a 3rd party body shop. They did a point correction (3 steps so they said) and charged BMW 400 bucks.
What dealer was this?

Laurel returned my car to me last week looking like they washed it with a Scotch Brite pad. Prior to that I had no swirl marks whatsoever. I wonder if they'll consider getting it detailed correctly...
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      01-17-2010, 10:19 PM   #6
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I agree with all the others. There is no way you are going to get any type of paint correction from a detailing shop for that amount of money.

I don't have any decent detailers in my area so I just went and bought a Flex with a bunch of different pads and Menzerna polishes.
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