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    1. I've been using Optimum Leather Protectant since...

      I've been using Optimum Leather Protectant since day one on my 07 Passat leather and vinyl and it still looks like new. It has some cleaning power, but if the leather is really soiled I'll give it...
    2. Thread: Sonax Kit?

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      jlb85--I was just trying to keep it simple since...

      jlb85--I was just trying to keep it simple since it seems Remedy is just starting to build his detailing arsenal.

      Soap --agree soap without wax is the way to go--I use the 3D Pink Car Soap since...
    3. Thread: Sonax Kit?

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      Car Wash Soap: My favorite is 3D Pink Car...

      Car Wash Soap: My favorite is 3D Pink Car Soap--least expensive per wash, has great lubricity and rinses well, but Duragloss Car Soap is also a great product. Almost any Car Soap at Walmart will be...
    4. Thread: Sonax Kit?

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      Don't know for sure, but that is my additude...

      Don't know for sure, but that is my additude toward kits in general even kits containing a polisher like the Griots or PC. The kits usually don't contain enough of certain products and products...
    5. Thread: Sonax Kit?

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      IMO you're better off buying what you need when...

      IMO you're better off buying what you need when you need it. In the long run you'll get better products at less cost. While Sonax makes good products, you may not like or need every product they...
    6. Thread: buffing noob

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      Here's a bunch of articles that will answer your...

      Here's a bunch of articles that will answer your questions. Just pick and choose what suits your needs.
      ...
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      You'll be better off if you get a 5" backing...

      You'll be better off if you get a 5" backing plate and 5.5" pads for your large areas and then something smaller like the 3.5" bp with 4" pads for the tight areas. 3" pads are a little hard to...
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      The new Griots Random Orbital is worlds apart...

      The new Griots Random Orbital is worlds apart from the older model you have. It is much more powerful and has the capability to use any standard DA backing plate which allows you to use different...
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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/
    14. Thanks!! I'll give it a try at my next full...

      Thanks!! I'll give it a try at my next full detail.
    15. 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...
    17. 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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