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    My newbie attempt at detailing

    After a couple weeks of on and off raining, I decided to detail my car today with my girlfriend. We went to local autozone and picked up 100 dollars worth of supply . We got the claybar (meguiars), swirl x (meguiars), polish (meguiars), ultimate wax (meguiars), and some terry cloth/microfiber towel. It was a beautiful day to do some cleaning we started at 2 and ended about 6.

    -swirl x paint cleaner
    -ultimate wax


    Sorry I couldn't get any picture in the sun, it was setting.

    Sorry not a great photographer either.

    Last edited by jt0thevizzle; 03-11-2011 at 10:49 PM.

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    I think i double posted... haha sorry mods!

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    You have a very special girlfriend. If I handed my wife a clay bar and wax to help me detail my car, I'd be sleeping on the couch.

    Anyways, great work! The metallic paint really pops.
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    newbie?? dude id let you do my car anytime haha it came out great
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    Hopefully that rain stays far away. Dude that car looks better than it Did from factory. And in only 4 hours.. A great detail job, and in record time.

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    Great work. SwirlX takes a lot of elbow grease but can definitely improve the appearance, and more importantly - preps the surface for best adhesion with wax or sealant. Your work will last a lot longer so this coat might just last through most of the summer!

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    привет, I'm Alice.

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    Wow, I'll make sure to do the same to mine, after I take it to the paint shop, had a sign fall on my car.

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