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      09-21-2013, 05:48 PM   #1
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I went out to the garage to get a screw driver, and somehow ended up detaling my car.

Not what I planned for today but happy with the results!





I had done a full detail in May so this time around I used M105/M205 only on a few scratches and marks that I had. Then Chemicals Guys Extreme EZ glaze -> Blackfire Wet diamond -> Collinte 845.

What do you think of my new air hose hanger?


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      09-21-2013, 05:51 PM   #2
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Looks great! Maybe you should go out to my garage to get a screwdriver too....

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Great work!
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Perhaps you meant sites driver the drink. How many did you have to lose track of time like that?

Nice work though. The car looks beautiful!
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193m on the car and on the wall?!
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193m on the car and on the wall?!
I have them everywhere! That one is bent and cracked so it became an expensive hose reel.

I have one cracked on the car now, and a refinished one in the box ready to replace it...
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193m on the car and on the wall?!
I have them everywhere! That one is bent and cracked so it became an expensive hose reel.

I have one cracked on the car now, and a refinished one in the box ready to replace it...
Mine cracked but I got it welded back up and it's good as ever.
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Looks nice... My garage PIN# is 3948 if you need any tools
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ive got lotsa different kinds of screwdrivers ur welcome to come over and take a look
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Man its strange how that works.. I went to the garage to grab a box fan and ended up tackling a radiator swap in the e46. Your car looks great! I need some tips to get my escalade looking like that.
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LOL I had 2 cracked 190's I wish I would have just saved them for that amazing hose reel instead of trashing them.
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Man its strange how that works.. I went to the garage to grab a box fan and ended up tackling a radiator swap in the e46. Your car looks great! I need some tips to get my escalade looking like that.
I basically followed the guide from Detailed Image.
http://www.detailedimage.com/Auto-Detailing-Guide/

When I got the car in April I did two full days and detailed, compounded, polished the whole thing. I'm really careful about washing it and parking it, but it still gets light scratches. This time around, almost 6 months later, I just worked out the scratches that seemed to be new and then glazed, sealed, and waxed.
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Mine cracked but I got it welded back up and it's good as ever.
The one that I hung up was destroyed. I wouldn't trust it. I am going to repair the cracked one I have now and keep it as a spare.
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looks clean as hell
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That escalated quickly (In a good way).
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nice job
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Love the thread title! Car looks fantastic.
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It's hard to keep a blk car clean. GJ
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lol i saw this post right after i did the same thing. went to get a beer.. put down beer and then started to wash/detail

great job sir!
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Looks really good. I am a big fan of EZ Creme Glaze also.
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