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      As Jesstzn mentioned Optimum Polish and Compound...

      As Jesstzn mentioned Optimum Polish and Compound are also very user friendly like the HD products--both have long working times, little to no dust and easy to remove.

      HD Adapt might be a good...
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      Can't speak to the CG polishes as I've never used...

      Can't speak to the CG polishes as I've never used them, but there are a few things to look at:

      The PC is considered underpowered in todays detailing world so you should be using a 5" backing plate...
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      Nice work Wes!!! What products (compound,...

      Nice work Wes!!! What products (compound, polish, pads, machine) did you use for the correction?
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      The static electricity probably built up just...

      The static electricity probably built up just because he was buffing plastic sunglass lenses with a cloth and had nothing to do with the Collinite.

      That being said all of the Collinite products...
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      This works well ...

      This works well http://www.hdcarcare.com/detailing-chemicals/high-definition-car-care/high-definition-chemicals/hd-odor-eliminator/
    6. Thanks!! I'll give it a try at my next full...

      Thanks!! I'll give it a try at my next full detail.
    7. Jesstzn--does it really hold up that well?? The...

      Jesstzn--does it really hold up that well?? The black textured plastic that goes all the way around my Passat Wagon is a PIA to keep looking good--would love something that lasts and doesn't cost...
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      Every new car I've ever purchased needed claying,...

      Every new car I've ever purchased needed claying, but use a mild clay and good lubricant so you don't induce any marring if you're not going to machine polish afterwards.

      CG has so many products...
    9. Keep in mind that your leather is coated so...

      Keep in mind that your leather is coated so doesn't need "conditioning" like the bare leather in high end cars. However, most importantly it needs to be kept clean and secondly hydrated with...
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      I agree and use the Carpro Sheepskin mitt when...

      I agree and use the Carpro Sheepskin mitt when doing a standard wash, but I find mitts become very soiled when doing an ONR wash and I don't want to be washing my sheepskin mitts on a regular basis.
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      bill--I've been doing ONR washes since it first...

      bill--I've been doing ONR washes since it first came on the market and have played around with various wash media. Have had the greatest success with this type of mitt ...
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      Since your car will be outside 24/7 why not...

      Since your car will be outside 24/7 why not consider having one of the new Coatings applied. The protection will last anywhere from 2-5 years (rather than applying a sealant like Z2 every 6 or so...
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      Carnuba wax will only last (and therefore...

      Carnuba wax will only last (and therefore protect) your paint for a few weeks. Sealants on the other hand bond to the paint and last and protect for 4-6 months.

      If you're looking for reasonably...
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      You could try one of the many Water Spot...

      You could try one of the many Water Spot Removers. I read a review of Carpro's that was very positive, but it depends on how deep the etching is in the paint. But worth a shot.
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      It's been shown pretty conclusively that it's...

      It's been shown pretty conclusively that it's almost impossible to strip a sealant with any type of soap and very difficult to strip a wax with any type of soap. Best bet is to use a mild polish or...
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      Also, Menzerna Powerlock, Optimum Opti Seal, HD...

      Also, Menzerna Powerlock, Optimum Opti Seal, HD Poxy (this one is a hybrid sealnt/wax)
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      Power Dissolver works great--even removes DG 501...

      Power Dissolver works great--even removes DG 501 which is a PIA to get out of pads. However, Walmart used to carry it for $2.35 per bottle, but I haven't been able to find it anywhere lately.

      I...
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      Buff & Shine makes some great flat pads with...

      Buff & Shine makes some great flat pads with recessed Velcro. They are very well made and have never heard of a B&S pad delaminating from the Velcro. Check out the prices and free shipping (if the...
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      Thanks guys!! Originally thought of siphoning...

      Thanks guys!!

      Originally thought of siphoning it out, but there is a permanantly mounted filter screen in the neck of the filling area so that was out.

      Didn't want to get into removing the...
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      Windshield Washer????

      Does anyone know if there is an easy way to drain the Windshield Washer reservoir??
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