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Old 04-12-2012, 11:15 AM   #1
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Just thought I'd share my new detailing equipment

So I just dished out $165 on some detailing stuff. Just thought I'd share.


From adamspolishes.com (best promo code I could find "JUNKMAN" for 10% off)

Adam's Car Wash Shampoo - 16 oz.


Adam's Professional Car Wash Pad - 9" x 9"




From zainostore.com (no promo codes available)

Z-2 PRO Show Car Polish for Clear Coated Car Finishes


ZFX Flash Cure Accelerator Additive




From autogeek.net (promo code "FREESHIP" for the obvious free shipping)

The Guzzler Combo Kit - Cobra Microfiber Towels


Microfiber Clean & Buff Towel, 16 x 16 inches (Buy One, Get One Free!)


Mothers California Gold Clay Bar


Optimum Tire Shine 17 oz.


Cobra Tire Dressing Pad


Nevr-Dull Wadding Polish


Stoner Tarminator Bug and Tar Remover


Grit Guard Insert (Buy one get one free)
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Old 04-12-2012, 11:50 AM   #2
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Looks like a good investment. Let me know how that tire shine is. I can't find something that works well for my gti and doesn't either disappear in a day or sling stuff all over my car!
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Old 04-12-2012, 12:15 PM   #3
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ive had no luck either with tire shine. This is the stuff that AutoLavish uses from The Carrera GT thread. Thought id give it a try.
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Old 04-12-2012, 03:04 PM   #4
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ive had no luck either with tire shine. This is the stuff that AutoLavish uses from The Carrera GT thread. Thought id give it a try.
Optimum Tire Shine is good stuff. It will not sling on the side of the car.
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Old 04-12-2012, 04:23 PM   #5
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Good stuff and I'm glad to see you taking the plunge to get some things that'll really help in preserving your baby.
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Old 04-12-2012, 06:44 PM   #6
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i really like the cleaning clay that Mothers provides.
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Old 04-12-2012, 07:17 PM   #7
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I spent a few hundred at Adams Polishes. I use their Super VRT for my tires. Nice clean shine. I also air dried them then applied it.
I used to use Black Magic Tire Wet, it is night and day.
They always have sales, just need to be patient and way for their flat shipping sales with 10-15% off.
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Old 04-12-2012, 10:42 PM   #8
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Old 04-12-2012, 11:03 PM   #9
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I spent a few hundred at Adams Polishes. I use their Super VRT for my tires. Nice clean shine. I also air dried them then applied it.
I used to use Black Magic Tire Wet, it is night and day.
They always have sales, just need to be patient and way for their flat shipping sales with 10-15% off.
Super VRT is the BEST for tires and outside plastic parts. The VRT has a UV protectant in it so the shine lasts. The "shine" is also a matte finish so it doesn't look greasy when applied. I love that stuff! Smells good too... I recently ordered Adam's Flex 3401 full kit and love every product that comes with it.
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Old 04-13-2012, 04:20 PM   #10
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Super VRT is the BEST for tires and outside plastic parts. The VRT has a UV protectant in it so the shine lasts. The "shine" is also a matte finish so it doesn't look greasy when applied. I love that stuff! Smells good too... I recently ordered Adam's Flex 3401 full kit and love every product that comes with it.
Lucky you! I've been wanting to try out their new pad design
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Old 04-13-2012, 04:25 PM   #11
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Old 04-13-2012, 08:33 PM   #12
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Looks like a good investment. Let me know how that tire shine is. I can't find something that works well for my gti and doesn't either disappear in a day or sling stuff all over my car!
I have tried several and now use Mothers FX. I haven't seen it in stores, but you can order it online. It's water based and leaves a really nice black licorice type look to the tires. I haven't had it sling except one time I put too much on. Because it's water based, it wipes right off and won't stain anything. It will not last through much rain, but a quick storm it will. Best I've used so far.

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Old 04-18-2012, 06:03 AM   #13
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Looks like a good investment. Let me know how that tire shine is. I can't find something that works well for my gti and doesn't either disappear in a day or sling stuff all over my car!
i use prima nero tire dressing. It is awesome, i hate that super wet, nasty look that most dressings give. PN gives a nice black, flat outcome. Best dressing i have tried hands down.
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