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Added a little red paint
Perfect. I have a red billet theme started and thought about the red lettering myself. Now I'm sold.
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Old 03-08-2014, 09:11 PM
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Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

Well, since it was 85 out today, figured I'd give it a wash and detailed one wheel so far...
There was a haze left by the Armor All Wheel Protectant I used a few months ago. I washed, dried, clayed (Griot's wheel clay), polished (Mothers Mag&Aluminum Polish w/Power Ball), and sealed (Griot's paint sealant). It is slick as butter. Hopefully this will keep the brake dust from sticking. Tomorrow I'll tackle the other three.
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Well, since it was 85 out today, figured I'd give it a wash and detailed one wheel so far... There was a haze left by the Armor All Wheel Protectant I used a few months ago. I washed, dried, clayed (Griot's wheel clay), polished (Mothers Mag&Aluminum Polish w/Power Ball), and sealed (Griot's paint sealant). It is slick as butter. Hopefully this will keep the brake dust from sticking. Tomorrow I'll tackle the other three.
That's my kind of detail!!!!!

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Old 03-09-2014, 12:14 AM
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Old 03-09-2014, 12:21 AM
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Well, since it was 85 out today, figured I'd give it a wash and detailed one wheel so far...
There was a haze left by the Armor All Wheel Protectant I used a few months ago. I washed, dried, clayed (Griot's wheel clay), polished (Mothers Mag&Aluminum Polish w/Power Ball), and sealed (Griot's paint sealant). It is slick as butter. Hopefully this will keep the brake dust from sticking. Tomorrow I'll tackle the other three.
Does the paint sealant prevent brake dust from sticking to the wheels ?
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Best time for me to date.. With LC and 3000rpm. Mileage done 1400km. image-4159672340.jpg image-3315824041.jpg

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Old 03-09-2014, 02:53 AM
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Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

@August77 At 31 degrees huh ? How humid was it ?
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Well, since it was 85 out today, figured I'd give it a wash and detailed one wheel so far...
There was a haze left by the Armor All Wheel Protectant I used a few months ago. I washed, dried, clayed (Griot's wheel clay), polished (Mothers Mag&Aluminum Polish w/Power Ball), and sealed (Griot's paint sealant). It is slick as butter. Hopefully this will keep the brake dust from sticking. Tomorrow I'll tackle the other three.
Nice job! I have a 325i and the brakes are excellent. Unfortunately, like the Brembos, the pads are fairly soft and make a lot of dust. I try to keep them sealed with Opti Seal and that at least makes them wash off easier
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@August77 At 31 degrees huh ? How humid was it ?
Humidity is ard 51.4%.. We're slightly above the equator, so, it can be humid all year round.
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Humidity is ard 51.4%.. We're slightly above the equator, so, it can be humid all year round.
Did you try LC in winter ? What's the lowest temp you guys get ?
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Did you try LC in winter ? What's the lowest temp you guys get ?
We only have one season here.. Summer throughout the year. Lowest temp here is 24 drg centigrade when it rains.
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