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Old 02-16-2006, 06:58 AM   #521
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Ok thanks alot. Now i got it all. lol. 1 last question though, When using the PC how do u only use 1 oz of certain things for the whole car. It would seem that i would use 1 oz to do the hood alone. how do u manage it so that 1 oz lasts for the whole car, i would just think that 3/4 of the way the pad would just be dried up and nothing left on the pad. Is there a little trick to it??
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Ok thanks alot. Now i got it all. lol. 1 last question though, When using the PC how do u only use 1 oz of certain things for the whole car. It would seem that i would use 1 oz to do the hood alone. how do u manage it so that 1 oz lasts for the whole car, i would just think that 3/4 of the way the pad would just be dried up and nothing left on the pad. Is there a little trick to it??
Yep, sure is a trick. The bottles tops that most manufacturers provide has a big hole so a lot of product comes out quickly.

We actually sell 2oz (and 4oz and 8oz) dispenser bottles that are the perfect size to throw in your pocket and allow the product to come out thin enough so that you can optimally use the "less is more" technique.

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Old 02-16-2006, 12:23 PM   #523
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Ok thanks, I placed my order this morning. Cant wait to try out everything.
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Old 02-16-2006, 12:27 PM   #524
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Got the order and its already been sent out, you should get it tomorrow. Let us know how you make out with it!

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Old 02-16-2006, 01:15 PM   #525
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Thanks alot, One other thing i have to ask, I bought the poorboys natty paste and i also have P21s carnuaba wax at home. I was wondering which you prefer for a glossier shine and also which is easier to put on and take off? Are they both fairly equal, or do you prefer one over the other??
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Old 02-16-2006, 01:51 PM   #526
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I think both are great products in their own right. I think the P21S Carnauba Wax is probably slightly better overall but again both are great. Each car and application has its own unique charachteristics that are going to produce different results on each car, and perceived differently by different viewers. So in some situations I prefer the Natty's while others I like the P21S, it just depends. I use both regularly and like both a lot, hence the frequent use. Both are probably equally easy to apply, the Natty's sometimes needs a little pressing into initially to get the product spreading easy, but after that they are the same. I'd be interested to hear what you think about these products as well.

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Got the order and its already been sent out, you should get it tomorrow. Let us know how you make out with it!

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Old 02-16-2006, 02:47 PM   #528
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Yea i've placed several orders with them, and i get it the next day all the time. Its good to know if i have an emergency i can have something sitting at my doorstep the next day. GREAT SERVICE!!!!
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Old 02-18-2006, 12:44 AM   #529
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A almost new car. Can I just wash, glaze, AIO, Wax?
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Old 02-18-2006, 09:09 AM   #530
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That process would be fine, however, the AIO may diminish any benefits you'd get from the glaze since there are cleaning characteristics in the AIO.

Either:

Wash -> AIO -> Wax

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Wash -> Glaze -> HGSG / FMJ / EX-P -> Wax
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Old 02-18-2006, 10:58 AM   #531
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That process would be fine, however, the AIO may diminish any benefits you'd get from the glaze since there are cleaning characteristics in the AIO.

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Wash -> AIO -> Wax

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Wash -> Glaze -> HGSG / FMJ / EX-P -> Wax
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thanks Greg. So the AIO doesn't cover swirl marks. Is it like a glaze with cleaning solution? What is the Klazze sealant do?
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thanks Greg. So the AIO doesn't cover swirl marks. Is it like a glaze with cleaning solution? What is the Klazze sealant do?
The Klasse is a chemical polish that is also a sealant. This is by far the most versatile one step product on the market. Its a chemical polish that will help remove oxidation, surface debris, fine water marks, and extremely fine swirls (hardly any). The AIO also leaves behind a sealant that gives you valuable protection, probably around 4 - 8 months worth. Overall a really great product that really helps brighten the paint and protect it. A true glaze should fill in imperfections, not fix them or protect them, just fill them in to make the paint look great. Glaze is probably one of the most commonly misused words in detailing. The Klasse HGSG is a really super protective and provides great gloss. It adds one of the most durable forms of protection on the market and a really deep shine. Works great when the AIO and HGSG are combined.

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Old 02-18-2006, 05:32 PM   #534
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Each routine requires certain products that work well together, some products can't be applied together, therefore there aren't universal rules to follow. A chemical polish will strip a glaze therefore it can't be applied after the glaze. Here are some suggestions of our favorite packages for newer cars that all work great:

1.) P21S Paintwork Cleanser - Menzerna FMJ
2.) P21S Paintwork Cleanser - Menzerna FMJ - P21S Carnauba Wax
3.) Menzerna Finishing Touch Glaze - Menzerna FMJ
4.) Menzerna Finishing Touch Glaze - Menzerna FMJ - P21S Carnauba Wax
5.) Klasse AIO - Klasse HGSG
6.) Klasse AIO - Klasse HGSG - P21S Carnauba Wax

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Each routine requires certain products that work well together, some products can't be applied together, therefore there aren't universal rules to follow. A chemical polish will strip a glaze therefore it can't be applied after the glaze. Here are some suggestions of our favorite packages for newer cars that all work great:

1.) P21S Paintwork Cleanser - Menzerna FMJ
2.) P21S Paintwork Cleanser - Menzerna FMJ - P21S Carnauba Wax
3.) Menzerna Finishing Touch Glaze - Menzerna FMJ
4.) Menzerna Finishing Touch Glaze - Menzerna FMJ - P21S Carnauba Wax
5.) Klasse AIO - Klasse HGSG
6.) Klasse AIO - Klasse HGSG - P21S Carnauba Wax

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hey George & Greg.

i have a wheel-question for you. what is a good product to use for removal of tar, asphalt and such from wheels?

there are small stains that can barely be felt, but also big stains that you really can feel, and scrape off with your nails (but i don't want to make scratches).

thanks! i'm currently enojoying your products a lot
will have to send another order for some more shampoo, wheel wax and microfiber towels soon
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hey George & Greg.

i have a wheel-question for you. what is a good product to use for removal of tar, asphalt and such from wheels?

there are small stains that can barely be felt, but also big stains that you really can feel, and scrape off with your nails (but i don't want to make scratches).

thanks! i'm currently enojoying your products a lot
will have to send another order for some more shampoo, wheel wax and microfiber towels soon
Glad to hear your enjoying the products!!!

Removing the tar and asphalt from a wheel can be tough. The P21S Wheel Gel is a great wheel cleaner that is safe on all wheels. However sometimes the marks are extremely difficult to get out. You might want to also get the P21S Finish Restorer (metal polish) with a two sided microfiber polishing towel. This metal polish and towel work deep into the wheels surface to gently wipe away built up debris. Asphalt and tar can be some of the most diffiult to remove so this might take a little TLC. These two should work great for you and clean the wheel very well.

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Old 02-22-2006, 07:31 AM   #538
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thanks Greg! i'll give that a shot

i assume the wheels are clearcoated though, does the P21s finish restorer still work? they're BBS wheels

how are claybars on wheels?
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What would you recommend i do, my car is a 2000, TiAG, it was not garaged but it was washed and waxed frequently over the summer/fall (when in use, rest of the season its under a car cover), i waxed it before i covered it for the winter and it still shines nice however if you rub your hand along the hood/roof it almost feels like sandpaper.. What would you recommend i do to the car to bring it back to life?

Also - if you could throw me a price on all the necessary components / aplicators you would recommend that would be sweet as well!

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thanks Greg! i'll give that a shot

i assume the wheels are clearcoated though, does the P21s finish restorer still work? they're BBS wheels

how are claybars on wheels?
The P21s FR will work even though they are clear coated. Clay Baring the wheels is a good thing to do, especially if you have them off the car, it makes things a lot easier. It will provide the wheels with a slicker surface and will be a great prep stage before P21s Finish Restorer and/or Wheel Sealant.

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