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      06-30-2006, 06:13 PM   #23
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Its $65 with the claying...

Should I put you down for 1 Bimmer or 2
how about 1 1/2, cuz the other is missing a roof
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id be interested in having you zaino my car. ive read on the wash/wax forum how to zaino and clay bar, but i would prolly screw up and make the car look worse.
Velore it's easy. Trust me, if you tried it, you won't screw up your car!

I was intimidated at first too... Shim talked me through it, with a couple of questions I had.
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Im in as soon as we can figure out the date... Apparently Im having E90post over for the zaino session...
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Im in as soon as we can figure out the date... Apparently Im having E90post over for the zaino session...
I'll be there just to watch the zaino master at work.
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how about 1 1/2, cuz the other is missing a roof
I still need to buy a few things to treat fabric cabrio tops. If your soon-to-be M3's top is in good shape, it doesn't need to be reconditioned. If the water doesn't bead by itself, then it has to be reconditioned with that roof treatment thing.
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I'll soon find out, should be ok, I think.
I guess you re really serious about this stuff huh?

Wondering if installing clear bra can be included
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I'll soon find out, should be ok, I think.
I guess you re really serious about this stuff huh?

Wondering if installing clear bra can be included
lol, I don't know how to do that. Unless, you want me to use your car as a guinea pig.
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nevermind! lolz I'll just use saran food wrap
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When and where is this going down?

Someone directed me to this thread from Bimmerfest. I ED'd my e90 and it just rolled off the boat in NJ so I'm not gonna have it in my driveway for a week or two (maybe more but hopefully not). Once I get it, I'd like to outsource a Zaino treatment.

I live in Vienna btw.

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rossasis: Welcome to the board btw. Wow news of this little zaino session reached bimmerfest.

We're finalizing the logistics.

Shim, you're famous. Sitting on a gold mine.
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When and where is this going down?

Someone directed me to this thread from Bimmerfest. I ED'd my e90 and it just rolled off the boat in NJ so I'm not gonna have it in my driveway for a week or two (maybe more but hopefully not). Once I get it, I'd like to outsource a Zaino treatment.

I live in Vienna btw.

-Ross
We're not sure on the date, but we are probably going to hold it at bavarian19's place, which is in Ashburn. We were thinking of mass wash/wax, but I think that's going to be hard. This is mostly going to be a demo session for total Zaino noobs.

I'm still trying to set up a schedule for individual details though. Loosely it's $55 without a claybar, $65 with, and I can come to your house (charge maybe a dollar or two for the gas, depending on where you live) or you can come to mine.

Basically:
Z7 wash
> claybar and rewash (optional)
> dry body, go crazy with my leafblower on the nooks and crannies, then dry the jambs
> Z6 spray/buff
> Z2 or Z5 with ZFX
> repeat 2x times

I only use MF towels and sheepskin mitts. Also, I'm no pro, hence the price lol

No interior treatment options as of yet. Maybe Donny can come up with something.
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No interior treatment options as of yet. Maybe Donny can come up with something.
Shimshimhada's Zaino Menu

Zaino Details Package A - Z7 hand wash, Z6, Z2 or Z5, ZFX -$55

Zaino Details Package B - All of the above plus claybar treatment -$65

Zaino Details Package C - Package B plus Zaino leather clean/conditioning - $100 (includes interior wipe down and vacuum)

Zaino Details Package D - Package B plus Vinylex interior treatment - $90 (for leatherette equipped cars) - includes interior wipe down and vacuum)

Travelling surcharge may be added for on-site service.
Tipping is optional but appreciated.
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Shimshimhada's Zaino Menu

Zaino Details Package A - Z7 hand wash, Z6, Z2 or Z5, ZFX -$55

Zaino Details Package B - All of the above plus claybar treatment -$65

Zaino Details Package C - Package B plus Zaino leather clean/conditioning - $100 (includes interior wipe down and vacuum)

Zaino Details Package D - Package B plus Vinylex interior treatment - $90 (for leatherette equipped cars) - includes interior wipe down and vacuum)

Travelling surcharge may be added for on-site service.
Tipping is optional but appreciated.
Limited Availability.
Reservations Strictly Required.
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What's Vinylex? The Zaino leather stuff won't work for leatherette?
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What's Vinylex? The Zaino leather stuff won't work for leatherette?
You can use Lexon Vinylex or 303 Aerospace Protectant??

Giving the public choices
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What about window treatments?

And customer's choice of interior scents...choose from a dazzling array of scents including Shim's Orange Orchard, E90 New Car Smell, bavarian19's Fresh Vanilla, KL2DC's Pine Fresh....
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What about window treatments?
You don't really need window treatments. I use a leather chamois or damp MF towel to wipe down my windows. I could probably pick up something for windows, but I wouldn't charge for something that easy.
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rossasis: Welcome to the board btw. Wow news of this little zaino session reached bimmerfest.

We're finalizing the logistics.

Shim, you're famous. Sitting on a gold mine.
I posted on bimmerfest because someone was asking about Zaino treatments in the NOVA area... just bringing business in.
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I posted on bimmerfest because someone was asking about Zaino treatments in the NOVA area... just bringing business in.
I saw your post on detailersclub, and you posted HUGE pictures over there.
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I posted on bimmerfest because someone was asking about Zaino treatments in the NOVA area... just bringing business in.
Sorry we're not doing commissions...but please accept this 10% off coupon for your next Shim's Zaino job with our compliments


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We're not sure on the date, but we are probably going to hold it at bavarian19's place, which is in Ashburn. We were thinking of mass wash/wax, but I think that's going to be hard. This is mostly going to be a demo session for total Zaino noobs.

I'm still trying to set up a schedule for individual details though. Loosely it's $55 without a claybar, $65 with, and I can come to your house (charge maybe a dollar or two for the gas, depending on where you live) or you can come to mine.

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Z7 wash
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> Z6 spray/buff
> Z2 or Z5 with ZFX
> repeat 2x times

I only use MF towels and sheepskin mitts. Also, I'm no pro, hence the price lol

No interior treatment options as of yet. Maybe Donny can come up with something.
Ashburn - nice. I live in Ashburn so I'm definitely there for this one... let's get a date decided quick. I may be able to offer some newbie tips also.. for what they're worth... .

I can also loan an ounce or two of Z5 Pro out for anyone who wants to try it.
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I saw your post on detailersclub, and you posted HUGE pictures over there.
Yea - I've since fixed that for posting here... I can't see the pics anymore there. I guess they were too large and they took them down ... lol.
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Ashburn - nice. I live in Ashburn so I'm definitely there for this one... let's get a date decided quick. I may be able to offer some newbie tips also.. for what they're worth... .

I can also loan an ounce or two of Z5 Pro out for anyone who wants to try it.
Yeah, if you do it once, you pretty much get the hang of it quickly. That's what's so great about the Zaino system.
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