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      06-12-2009, 10:04 AM   #1
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Detailing noob...

On my last black car, I was never able to maintain the proper black paint, going through 10 dollar car wash...
With my M though, I want to be able to properly maintain and protect the paint. So I was thinking about making the investment to learn to wash and wax my own car.
I am a complete noob and a little bit overwhelmed, intimidated by all these chemicals and machines...
There seem to be endless products you can use..
What are the essential products? and steps? and do I need to do them every time I wash my car?
wash? dry? clay? polish? seal? wax?
Any information that might help will be greatly appreciated.

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      06-12-2009, 10:49 AM   #2
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I've found the following quite helpful:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?p=3312799

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthr...ight=detailing
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      06-15-2009, 12:12 AM   #3
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with porter cable 7424, which pads should I get?
there are so many I am not sure what I will need... and what size backing plate
How are klasse products?

please help. thank you

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      06-15-2009, 01:42 AM   #4
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Drop by detailingbliss.com or autopia.org.

You'll get useful tips there If you have specific questions that you can't find answers too feel free to pm me.

Cheers and good luck !

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      06-15-2009, 03:05 PM   #5
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accordingi2ime, being you're in Los Angeles, call or email me and we can meet up to give you a brief education on car maintenance. I can show you what products to use, technique, etc.
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