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      You might want to consider Finish Kare 1000P. ...

      You might want to consider Finish Kare 1000P. Very bright glass like shine. Put it on very THIN so it's easy to buff off--wait until your next wash and give it another coat--that should last you...
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      Here's a good kit to just get you started ...

      Here's a good kit to just get you started http://www.detailersdomain.com/Griots-Garage-6-inch-Random-Orbital-Polisher-Plus-Kit-_p_690.html 10 pads are a minimum amount you will need.

      In addition...
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      If you plan to do Opticoat, it wouldn't be a bad...

      If you plan to do Opticoat, it wouldn't be a bad idea to protect it in the meantime. Do a mild clay bar and perhaps a coat of something like Megs Ultimate Liquid Wax (really a sealant not a wax)...
    4. I had a small bubble in the paint near the wheel...

      I had a small bubble in the paint near the wheel well edge of my drivers side front fender on my 2007 wagon. Service manager took pictures, submitted to VW and a few weeks later the repair was...
    5. Only reason I caught it was the guy who mentioned...

      Only reason I caught it was the guy who mentioned "fukken" wax on his first post. Otherwise I sometimes forget what Ketchup is ......
    6. This is a 12 year old thread that appears to have...

      This is a 12 year old thread that appears to have been activated by a potential spammer.
    7. You could consider a coating rather than just wax...

      You could consider a coating rather than just wax or sealant.

      There are 2 classes of coatings--one that is essentially permanent and those that last up to two years.

      Opticoat 2.0 is the only...
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      Been an ONR user for years, but gave Carpro...

      Been an ONR user for years, but gave Carpro Ultimate Waterless Wash + a try over the last few months. You can use it as a waterless wash, a rinseless wash, clay lube and QD. Very impressed with...
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      The Carpro Merino Wool Wash Mitt is an excellent...

      The Carpro Merino Wool Wash Mitt is an excellent tool and reasonably priced at only $20. The mesh hand pocket allows you to "float" the mitt over the paint with very little pressure, the wool is...
    10. "Now letís say you want to strip the car of all...

      "Now letís say you want to strip the car of all the wax. This may be to begin polishing, apply a sealant, or just get a good base for another coat of wax.

      Something like dawn works great because...
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      For those of us just taking care of our own cars...

      For those of us just taking care of our own cars IMO you can't beat the Griot's Garage Random Orbital Dual Action Polisher--it has a lifetime warranty and has great power/torque you will appreciate...
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      The Griots Garage dual action polisher equiped...

      The Griots Garage dual action polisher equiped with a 5" backing plate and 5.5" pads is an outstanding product. For the weekend detailer it can accomplish anything you can throw at it with the...
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      Not now, but there are plenty of us around with...

      Not now, but there are plenty of us around with the Passat Wagon with the Sport package.
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      Know your pain with NH winters--lived near Nashua...

      Know your pain with NH winters--lived near Nashua for nearly 40 years.

      I always went to one of the hand bays and washed off the grit and salt with the rinse only high pressure spray as Jesstzn...
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      I tend to agree although their are some who use a...

      I tend to agree although their are some who use a boars hair brush while directing the flow of a Gilmore Foam gun at the brush while washing the car.. But why spend nearly $100 for a brush when...
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      VW Dealer is APR Authorized ????

      Is this something new: Service Manager at my VW dealer sent me an email that they are now an APR Authorized dealer/installer. Spoke with him at length about it--they can install APR chips in new...
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      Never had the time to get the car to the dealer...

      Never had the time to get the car to the dealer until early November for the state inspection. Showed the service manager the bubbled area and mentioned the body shop feels it is rust from the...
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      Guess I'll just start the process with a trip to...

      Guess I'll just start the process with a trip to the dealer to see how they react. I'll post how things turn out.
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      Here's a link to the HD page ...

      Here's a link to the HD page http://www.autoality.com/store/pc/viewCategories.asp?idCategory=320

      Not familiar with the CG pads. I know that HD products perform best with flat pads so I'm sure...
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      Another good option for beginners is HD Cut and...

      Another good option for beginners is HD Cut and HD Polish--very user friendly--long working times, little to no dust. And Buff & Shine flat 5.5" pads. You can get both and Optimum products at...
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