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Re: The detailing advice thread

Post by Zubair » Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:49 pm

billionairebum wrote:What are your thoughts on using a ceramic coating? Why would you not use one? I understand it takes a lot to get to that point but I am interested to find out why you would choose something other than it. I am still very new to all of this.
Many can’t not touch their paint and enjoy using AIO’s, different sealants,waxes,finishing polishes etc. so to them a coating takes the fun away.
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Re: The detailing advice thread

Post by Life160 » Thu Nov 23, 2017 5:01 pm

Zubair wrote:
billionairebum wrote:What are your thoughts on using a ceramic coating? Why would you not use one? I understand it takes a lot to get to that point but I am interested to find out why you would choose something other than it. I am still very new to all of this.
Many can’t not touch their paint and enjoy using AIO’s, different sealants,waxes,finishing polishes etc. so to them a coating takes the fun away.
That also outlines the difference between an enthusiast vs. someone just wanting protection or having time to go through the mission of applying an additional finish. I for one - cant tell the different from my Gtechnique coating over say Collinite (apart from longevity obviously).
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Re: The detailing advice thread

Post by Rsi huntered » Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:46 am

Hi Guys,

I have noticed and Crazydetailer no longer have the Car-Chem water based dressing(this one I used for my inside plastic bits(worked wonders on the engine bay)..... anyone has substitutes that they currently using and comments on them?

Thanks.
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Re: The detailing advice thread

Post by Djin » Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:49 am

Rsi huntered wrote:Hi Guys,

I have noticed and Crazydetailer no longer have the Car-Chem water based dressing(this one I used for my inside plastic bits(worked wonders on the engine bay)..... anyone has substitutes that they currently using and comments on them?

Thanks.
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Re: The detailing advice thread

Post by Rsi huntered » Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:14 pm

Djin wrote:
Rsi huntered wrote:Hi Guys,

I have noticed and Crazydetailer no longer have the Car-Chem water based dressing(this one I used for my inside plastic bits(worked wonders on the engine bay)..... anyone has substitutes that they currently using and comments on them?

Thanks.
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http://www.crazydetailer.co.za/index.ph ... ts_id=1065

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Hahahahahahaha..... thanks...

I promise you I looked yesterday and couldn't find it on the website :fear: :fear: :fear: :lol: :lol:

Thanks...... stocks are running low, will pop by next week :hug:
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