DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum > Dodge Ram Forum - Help Zone - Dodge Ram Problems, Complaints, & Solutions - Maintenance & Re > Dodge Ram Detailing and General Maintenance Forum > Washing & Waxing
Register Advertising Gallery FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Notices

Washing & Waxing Washing and Waxing your Dodge Ram! Talk about it here!


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #21  
Old 11-04-2013, 09:21 PM
primo spaghetti's Avatar
primo spaghetti primo spaghetti is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member



 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: southern ontario
Posts: 2,308
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2014 Ram Sport
Trim Level: Sport
Color: Maximum Steel Metallic
Rep Power: 6
Rep:912
primo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to behold
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by PaulMys View Post
Was just looking at this online, and have a question: Is it worth getting the combo w/ the 840 pre-wax cleaner, or will just normal prep (wash, clay, etc.) do.
I've personally never used the pre prep cleaner, but I've always done a complete process like you described.

I'm sure the 840 works well as a "maintenance" type product to use to clean the paint without doing the full detailing process if the paint is in good shape already!
__________________
2014 Dodge Ram 4X4 Sport, BakFlip F1 cover, Weathertech DigiFit Liners, BedRug bed mat, PIAA Extreme White Fog Bulbs, ProComp 2.5" / 1.5" Nitro Level Lift, Zone Off Road Upper Control Arms, ProComp 5050 20" -12 offset, MT Deagan 38 35x12.5.20, iron Cross Step Bars, DeeZee Tail Gate Strut

I am the heir to the primo spaghetti sauce fortune!
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #22  
Old 11-04-2013, 09:28 PM
Leadfootluke Leadfootluke is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: West Michigan
Posts: 420
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota
Trim Level: Sport
Color: Red
Engine: 1994-2001 318ci (5.2L) Magnum V8 220hp
Rep Power: 7
Rep:276
Leadfootluke is a jewel in the roughLeadfootluke is a jewel in the roughLeadfootluke is a jewel in the rough
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by primo spaghetti View Post
Gotta love the Capture the Rapture Ed! man the shine on your truck was out of this world!



anytime Jay, but i know i mentioned the sprayer before but definitely another member had mentioned it before me. I thought it was Pull Ya, but i could be wrong! without soaking the bottle first, i find the stuff is just like sap. and very very difficult to shake!
You dork lol

http://ramforumz.com/showpost.php?p=...8&postcount=13

Quote:
Originally Posted by PaulMys View Post
Was just looking at this online, and have a question: Is it worth getting the combo w/ the 840 pre-wax cleaner, or will just normal prep (wash, clay, etc.) do.
Not worth it, 840 was designed for single stage paint anyways [although it can work on some light colors]. Wash and clay are usually sufficient, but a paint cleaner can have some additional benefits depending on how neglected the paint is.
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 11-04-2013, 09:31 PM
Leadfootluke Leadfootluke is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: West Michigan
Posts: 420
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota
Trim Level: Sport
Color: Red
Engine: 1994-2001 318ci (5.2L) Magnum V8 220hp
Rep Power: 7
Rep:276
Leadfootluke is a jewel in the roughLeadfootluke is a jewel in the roughLeadfootluke is a jewel in the rough
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by primo spaghetti View Post
I've personally never used the pre prep cleaner, but I've always done a complete process like you described.

I'm sure the 840 works well as a "maintenance" type product to use to clean the paint without doing the full detailing process if the paint is in good shape already!
I am using this currently. The jury is still out though. Worked wonders on my wifes car, but was a pain to remove from mine and didn't work as well as I wanted.


Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 11-05-2013, 12:54 AM
KA1OTE's Avatar
KA1OTE KA1OTE is offline
Ram Ham



 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Price, Utah
Age: 35
Posts: 1,930
Gender: Female
Vehicle: 2012 Ram 1500 Crew Cab
Trim Level: Laramie
Color: Mineral Gray Metallic
Engine: 2009-2012 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 6
Rep:1475
KA1OTE has much to be proud ofKA1OTE has much to be proud ofKA1OTE has much to be proud ofKA1OTE has much to be proud ofKA1OTE has much to be proud ofKA1OTE has much to be proud ofKA1OTE has much to be proud ofKA1OTE has much to be proud ofKA1OTE has much to be proud ofKA1OTE has much to be proud of
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by primo spaghetti View Post
that bottle will last you a long long time! definitely more than a couple applications.
Quote:
Originally Posted by RansRAM View Post
What I used on the hood was not even measurable, just eight nickel sized portions. This bottle will last a long long time. I'm going to attempt the roof and tonneau cover tomorrow since it's going up to +13 Celsius
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jayincali View Post
As for how much you use, I did the entire truck and only used about 1/4" of wax from the top. I have had my bottle for about 2 years now and still have about 3/4 a bottle left.

Thanks for the tip Primo on warming the wax in hot water, then using a small spray bottle to spray it out.
All good to hear! Here's hoping it works well for me. I have had bilateral shoulder injuries so I am hoping I can muster the "wax on, wax off" motions. And I am aware of the mechanic polishers - just can't afford one. Thanks again! Will be sure to warm the bottle, shake well and apply using a spray bottle. Excellent info from you all!
Reply With Quote
  #25  
Old 11-05-2013, 06:20 AM
primo spaghetti's Avatar
primo spaghetti primo spaghetti is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member



 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: southern ontario
Posts: 2,308
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2014 Ram Sport
Trim Level: Sport
Color: Maximum Steel Metallic
Rep Power: 6
Rep:912
primo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to behold
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Leadfootluke View Post
LOL..i knew it! I've never been accused of being smart!

sorry thats twice i did that to you now.

at least this time i didn't try to steal the credit for your method!!!
__________________
2014 Dodge Ram 4X4 Sport, BakFlip F1 cover, Weathertech DigiFit Liners, BedRug bed mat, PIAA Extreme White Fog Bulbs, ProComp 2.5" / 1.5" Nitro Level Lift, Zone Off Road Upper Control Arms, ProComp 5050 20" -12 offset, MT Deagan 38 35x12.5.20, iron Cross Step Bars, DeeZee Tail Gate Strut

I am the heir to the primo spaghetti sauce fortune!
Reply With Quote
  #26  
Old 11-05-2013, 03:27 PM
Pull Ya's Avatar
Pull Ya Pull Ya is online now
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member

 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Cedar Creek, Tx
Posts: 1,407
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2013 Dodge Ram Laramie 4x4
Trim Level: Laramie
Color: Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 6
Rep:365
Pull Ya is just really nicePull Ya is just really nicePull Ya is just really nicePull Ya is just really nice
Default

Don't blame me for Luke's good advice. I'm to damn old to have any good ideas like that--but you kids keeping thinking up stuff like that and I'll keep following your advice.
Jay
__________________
Just cause it's loud doesn't mean it's fast and just cause it's shiney doesn't mean it's protected. Remember, going fast costs money, so how fast do you wanna go?
Semper Fi Forever
Reply With Quote
  #27  
Old 11-05-2013, 05:05 PM
Hermes1 Hermes1 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 2,685
Gender: Male
Vehicle: A Truck
Rep Power: 9
Rep:2559
Hermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Pull Ya View Post
Don't blame me for Luke's good advice. I'm to damn old to have any good ideas like that--but you kids keeping thinking up stuff like that and I'll keep following your advice.
Jay
Yeah me too and yes Primo Spaghetti and Leadfoot Luke have some great tiips and help.
Reply With Quote
  #28  
Old 11-05-2013, 06:58 PM
PaulMys PaulMys is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 5,859
Gender: Female
Vehicle: no car
Engine: 1994-1997 360ci (5.9L) Magnum V8 230hp
Rep Power: 0
Rep:3238
PaulMys has a reputation beyond reputePaulMys has a reputation beyond reputePaulMys has a reputation beyond reputePaulMys has a reputation beyond reputePaulMys has a reputation beyond reputePaulMys has a reputation beyond reputePaulMys has a reputation beyond reputePaulMys has a reputation beyond reputePaulMys has a reputation beyond reputePaulMys has a reputation beyond reputePaulMys has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Thanks, luke & primo. After doing a bit more reading, I came to the same conclusion. My paint is in pretty good condition, (thanks to you guys) so I really think I have no need for the 840.
Reply With Quote
  #29  
Old 11-05-2013, 09:10 PM
RansRAM's Avatar
RansRAM RansRAM is offline
Addicted to the Z

 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Age: 55
Posts: 12,883
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2014 RAM 1500 Limited
Trim Level: Crew Cab 4X4 Limited
Color: PX8 Black
Engine: 2014-20?? 182.3ci (3.0L) L630DOHC V6 240hp 420lb/ft Eco-Diesel
Rep Power: 16
Rep:2471
RansRAM has a reputation beyond reputeRansRAM has a reputation beyond reputeRansRAM has a reputation beyond reputeRansRAM has a reputation beyond reputeRansRAM has a reputation beyond reputeRansRAM has a reputation beyond reputeRansRAM has a reputation beyond reputeRansRAM has a reputation beyond reputeRansRAM has a reputation beyond reputeRansRAM has a reputation beyond reputeRansRAM has a reputation beyond repute
Smile

Okay so I polished and waxed the roof tonight. Putting the collinite in some warm water and shaking the bottle really helped. It was much easier to put onto the pad. I must say that this is be best wax I have ever used. I took a shot of the roof but it did not turn out very well. You can see the reflection of my garage door opener. Doing the tonneau cover tomorrow night. Slowly but surly I'll have my whole truck done, if only I did not have to go to work i'd have it done alot sooner LOL.

Reply With Quote
  #30  
Old 11-05-2013, 09:25 PM
primo spaghetti's Avatar
primo spaghetti primo spaghetti is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member



 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: southern ontario
Posts: 2,308
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2014 Ram Sport
Trim Level: Sport
Color: Maximum Steel Metallic
Rep Power: 6
Rep:912
primo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to behold
Default

Looking good randy! Glad the tips helped out!
__________________
2014 Dodge Ram 4X4 Sport, BakFlip F1 cover, Weathertech DigiFit Liners, BedRug bed mat, PIAA Extreme White Fog Bulbs, ProComp 2.5" / 1.5" Nitro Level Lift, Zone Off Road Upper Control Arms, ProComp 5050 20" -12 offset, MT Deagan 38 35x12.5.20, iron Cross Step Bars, DeeZee Tail Gate Strut

I am the heir to the primo spaghetti sauce fortune!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Advertisement







All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:47 PM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors