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      03-13-2013, 01:55 AM   #23
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Meticulous detail. Looks good. How much did you spend on all those product s?
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      03-15-2013, 05:51 AM   #24
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      03-15-2013, 09:03 PM   #25
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Meticulous detail. Looks good. How much did you spend on all those product s?
You'd cringe if you saw how much swissvax costs

Dominic (scheerspeed) got me hooked on this stuff and my wallet absolutely hates me right now but i keep going back for more
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Can't believe someone would let their M get to that state.
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      03-15-2013, 09:40 PM   #27
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Did you do any paint correction ? If so eight hours is a great timeframe from start to finish. Usually it take around 2 hours per panel from start to finish with wax. Either way great job
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      03-18-2013, 06:01 PM   #28
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Was the guy a cop? Should have keyed the fuckers car
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      04-20-2013, 03:14 PM   #29
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Wow! I thought the car had the grey/gunmetal colored wheels from the first pics - didn't even realize it was silver.

Nice work!
Me too! Amazing!!!

Seriously, I thought I had already made up my mind on the color, but with what you've been able to do with the Jet Black.....

Can I ask, is Jet Black really a color to avoid? I've heard that multiple times on this forum, that it's too "soft" a color, but it just looks so incredible when a skilled detailer has done his work..... And would Jet Black be even more risky if I wanted to keep the car for a long time?
Jet black looks awesome when detailed but gets dirty quick! The parking structure at my work has so much dust that in one week i need to wash again!
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      04-22-2013, 12:59 PM   #30
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Jet black looks awesome when detailed but gets dirty quick! The parking structure at my work has so much dust that in one week i need to wash again!
I work on a construction site so the parking lot is gravel. Between the dust that produces and the seasonal pollen down in the south right now a weekly bath is a must. I feel your pain
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      04-25-2013, 06:56 PM   #31
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I work on a construction site so the parking lot is gravel. Between the dust that produces and the seasonal pollen down in the south right now a weekly bath is a must. I feel your pain
yeah it's sad to see all my elbow grease put to waste with sticky dust. and you know you can't just touch that stuff because it will just scratch dammit!
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      04-26-2013, 09:12 PM   #32
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Nice work - but how do you keep black looking like that
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      04-27-2013, 11:42 AM   #33
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Nice work - but how do you keep black looking like that
The best way to maintain black paint like this is minimal touch car washes which help to prevent swirls.

IMO the best way is using a Pressure washer w/ Foam cannon, 2 bucket method, water de-ionizer/ filter, and a blower to dry the car off
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      05-02-2013, 02:42 PM   #34
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Nice work - but how do you keep black looking like that
I would say stay away from Jet Black - Just not worth it. Swirls up easier than any other color. Now, if you are the type that wants a car that looks great from 10 feet by all means go for it.
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