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Old 08-03-2009, 09:28 PM
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Got a PT job detailing

So i started a job today part time to bring in some cash while i look for a full time job.

Its a small town dealership with a handful of decent cars. He does detailing and consignment.

I dont know how to buff or anything about restoring paint jobs, i am only good a really good washing, clay baring and waxon waxoff. LOL

I do however specialize in interiors. Today i got my first job doing an interior on a disgusting 06 libby limited. Unfortunately i did not get any pics.

I have worked for 3 different shops in the past doing interiors so i figured why not give it another go.

One of my local friends in gonna teach me how to do exteriors.

I have everything i could ever want at my finger tips, he told me just make a list of products/supplies and he will get them from ugh, Malco. our supplier.

So this is what i do until i can get a Good full time job.

Its only a few days a week but its better then sitting in front of the computer screen any more.
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Old 08-03-2009, 09:32 PM
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Old 08-04-2009, 10:38 AM
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Re: Got a PT job detailing

awesome bro!!! congrats!

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take pics!!!
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Old 08-04-2009, 11:31 AM
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Re: Got a PT job detailing

Congrats and good luck bro!!! Detailing is my therapy...
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Old 08-04-2009, 12:39 PM
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Re: Got a PT job detailing

Thanks everyone. Today i did a nasty 96 camry with dog hair, and all the fun stuff.
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The worse is when I see cars with people who smoke and there's a film on the inside of the windows. I'm OCD with my windows being clean. The car can be a lil dirty but I got to have clean windows... LOL
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Re: Got a PT job detailing

pics????
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Old 08-04-2009, 02:18 PM
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Re: Got a PT job detailing

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The worse is when I see cars with people who smoke and there's a film on the inside of the windows. I'm OCD with my windows being clean. The car can be a lil dirty but I got to have clean windows... LOL

Me too, i cant stand it when there is a smudge or finger print on my wind shield. My fiancée makes fun of me because i am so OCD about that and my whole jeep in general
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You share my pain. I also change windshield wipers often. LOL
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Re: Got a PT job detailing

I might take pics of the next one i work on, it all depends, we only have like 12 cars for sale, and no appointments yet for customer detail jobs. I will pick a good one to take pics of. We have 3 06 altimas that i will have to do, a old pos dodge 2500 (not even worth my time) an old pos light duty F 250 (f150 body style) a 06 chevy malibu, a kia spectra, nissan sentra, 01 gmc sierra reg cab flare side, and a few others, already did the 96 camry today and the 06 libby limited yesterday.

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You share my pain. I also change windshield wipers often. LOL
Me, too but i have the rain-ex latitude wipers that are like $18 each, i love them but my drivers side one is broken some how, it was raining really hard a few weeks ago and the wipers (on auto) went super fast and the little cap flew off the end so its coming apart now and i dont have $40 to blow on new wipers.
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Re: Got a PT job detailing

Take some pics. Its a good way to learn. Other people may see something you didnt.
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Old 08-04-2009, 06:13 PM
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Re: Got a PT job detailing

I will try to tomorrow, I have no idea what i will detail day to day so we will see.



The other thing i managed to do today on the camry was take some compound and a rag and brighten up the head lights a bit, it could be better but i just did it by hand and it made a big difference.

95% of what i do is interiors until i am taught how to buff and do more then a wash, clay wax.
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