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Forum: Washing & Waxing 10-15-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,196
Posted By chuck2417
Great work! AutoGeek is great, but expensive for...

Great work! AutoGeek is great, but expensive for us Canadians. If you want some other places that are Canadian to get the same products for a bit less I can send you a few links to some great...
Forum: Washing & Waxing 10-15-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By chuck2417
This could be because of lack of a protective...

This could be because of lack of a protective barrier from the elements and the paint. Do you have a sealant or wax on the vehicle? Also black paint that gets used as a daily driver will need...
Forum: Washing & Waxing 10-15-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By chuck2417
Well owning a black vehicle is as much about...

Well owning a black vehicle is as much about maintenance as it is learning to with some things. Understand when it's clean and polished there is no better color out there. However it's very hard to...
Forum: Washing & Waxing 10-14-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,426
Posted By chuck2417
Depends on how dirty it is. I used to use CG...

Depends on how dirty it is. I used to use CG Citrus Wash and Gloss and Maxi Suds with a foam cannon. However as of late I have been using OTAS (Old Town Auto Spa) vehicle soap for most washes and it...
Forum: Washing & Waxing 10-14-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By chuck2417
Swirls are something that every black vehicle has...

Swirls are something that every black vehicle has to deal with... Touching the paint, like mentioned above will leave some sort of mark. The way to help minimize these is by using high quality mf...
Forum: Washing & Waxing 10-02-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 812
Posted By chuck2417
I've tried a lot of their products, never ordered...

I've tried a lot of their products, never ordered directly through them though. I have heard bad things about their service as well. The only product I liked of theirs is the Citrus Wash and Gloss....
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior and Exterior Lighting 08-22-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By chuck2417
Retro Solutions seems to always find a way to say...

Retro Solutions seems to always find a way to say that whatever happens with their kits are user eror or not covered by warranty. As for brand, it depends on how much you want to spend. On this forum...
Forum: Washing & Waxing 08-05-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By chuck2417
If you have a DA polisher, put a glass polishing...

If you have a DA polisher, put a glass polishing pad on with some glass polish, it will remove those water spots. If you don't use some glass polish by hand and target the spots/stains. As for glass...
Forum: Washing & Waxing 07-29-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By chuck2417
I detail part time, not professionaly so take...

I detail part time, not professionaly so take this for what it's worth. The griots garage 6 inch polisher is great, it will keep up with any DA out there when used correctly. However that being said...
Forum: Washing & Waxing 07-25-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By chuck2417
I used a leaf blower for awhile (18v Ryobi). I...

I used a leaf blower for awhile (18v Ryobi). I tried a Homelite 12 amp leaf blower a few times but it was so loud that I returned it. The output on the electric plug in leaf blower was 210mph, it was...
Forum: Washing & Waxing 07-25-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By chuck2417
I have used both the griots garage soap and...

I have used both the griots garage soap and chemical guys... Chemical guys has a lot of selection and they work great.

As for drying the vehicle;
- metro blower vac (a few models but pretty...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior and Exterior Lighting 07-25-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By chuck2417
Look into Jeremy from the Retro shop . us -...

Look into Jeremy from the Retro shop . us

- remove the spaces or just google and shoot him an email, he can help with the headlights
Projectors: you will need an adapter which will come with a...
Forum: Washing & Waxing 07-24-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By chuck2417
Above people have listed many good products. It...

Above people have listed many good products. It will utilmatley come down to 2 things, preference and budget. There are some great products out there, some are meant for professionals and others for...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior and Exterior Lighting 07-23-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By chuck2417
None projector HIDs just need a different bulb,...

None projector HIDs just need a different bulb, same thing applies though. Well you can't plug in a basic HID kit in a RAM and expect it to work, because of the on board computer monitoring the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior and Exterior Lighting 07-23-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By chuck2417
I never had the quads, but I can tell you the...

I never had the quads, but I can tell you the projector lights stock are nothing fancy. Sure they might look good, but light output wise with stock bulbs they aren't very good. Many have put in...
Forum: Washing & Waxing 07-21-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By chuck2417
I would second the sealant, it will last a bit...

I would second the sealant, it will last a bit longer than a wax too. With plastics your looking for protection, not masking defects like scratches in paint (one thing wax does well). The same...
Forum: Washing & Waxing 07-21-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By chuck2417
Mezerna Power lock sealant is one of the best...

Mezerna Power lock sealant is one of the best sealants I have found, bit pricey but goes on easy and comes off easy too. Lasts 4-6 months depending on maintenance, rain, heat etc. Coatings are meant...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior and Exterior Lighting 07-09-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By chuck2417
That's good to hear. I had a cheap canbus kit,...

That's good to hear. I had a cheap canbus kit, one bulb (drivers side) would flicker once and awhile which drove me crazy. Installed the full kit with wiring harness etc and it worked except I ran...
Forum: Washing & Waxing 07-09-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,632
Posted By chuck2417
Well to there are two things you can do... Fix...

Well to there are two things you can do... Fix the swirls by removing them or covering them up with a good wax. I would suggest the first as it will last the longest. As mentioned by others clay...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior and Exterior Lighting 07-09-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By chuck2417
I would email Jeremy from Retro Shop, he might be...

I would email Jeremy from Retro Shop, he might be able to help out a bit. Try this,
1) turn the headlights to the on position with the truck off then turn the truck on, see if the lights stay on....
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior and Exterior Lighting 07-09-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By chuck2417
Monster5601 are you running 55w ballasts right...

Monster5601 are you running 55w ballasts right now? I assume directly plugged into the 9006 connector in the headlight housing?
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior and Exterior Lighting 07-07-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,377
Posted By chuck2417
Sorry to hear about the long issue with the...

Sorry to hear about the long issue with the company. I had a similar issue but it was with one of their components. It took 4-6 weeks before I recieved the item that they supposedly sent me. By the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior and Exterior Lighting 07-04-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By chuck2417
I would agree with the HIDs but not with the...

I would agree with the HIDs but not with the source... Retro Shop or TRS (The Retrofit source). Retrosolutions has had poor customer service for many members on this forum. Myself included.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior and Exterior Lighting 07-03-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By chuck2417
Well if you want to do all 3 lights (lows, highs...

Well if you want to do all 3 lights (lows, highs and fogs) you would need a lot of parts. 2 common routes are either canbus ballasts (canbus harnesses) or wiring harness. Wouldn't recommend high...
Forum: Washing & Waxing 06-25-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By chuck2417
Like stated above, a sealant will last a bit...

Like stated above, a sealant will last a bit longer than a wax. Also something you could look into is a coating. Bit more expensive but a lot longer durability. Apply out of direct sunlight and use...
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