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Re: first DIY machine detail = very happy!

Very nice indeed!
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looks great kev. the money shot.... is that the bill out on the street -

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Re: first DIY machine detail = very happy!

Excellent work there, last shot is super deep and glossy. You'll find as you try more sealants/waxes, >$ does not = > results. I absolutely love Collinite 476s, cheap, beads nice and is stupidly durable which is what a LSP is for locking in the finish.

99% of the finish is from the prep (clay, de-ironizing and polishing/glazing) the final 1% is your LSP.

LMFAO at 'hand job'!

I'm sure my Jeep prefers the vibrator (oops I mean PC) but it does give my hands pins and needles in minutes.
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Re: first DIY machine detail = very happy!

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Help me to understand why this looks like this. Is it before drying? Did it look like this after it was dry?
The after pics are gorgeous.
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Re: first DIY machine detail = very happy!

Looking at the pic, I'd guess this was taken during/after claying. The lube has just dried into the paint and the marks are from the direction of the clay bar.

Quick wash or a hit of QD and your back to normal.


Or I could be completely wrong...
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Your car looks sick.
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