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Old 12-15-2014, 07:49 PM
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Default Sealed/Waxed My Truck: The Results

So I just completed detailing the paint on my truck and happy with the results. My process was as follows:
1) Complete and thorough 2-bucket wash.
2) Decontaminate the paint with Iron-X.
3) Clayed (actually used the Nanoskin sponge).
4) Applied Griot's Garage Paint Prep.
5) Compounded with Menzerma Fast Gloss FG-400 & orange pad.
6) Polished with Menzerma Super Finish SF4000 & white pad.
7) Applied Griot's Garage Pre-Wax Cleanser
8) Applied Wolfgang Deep Gloss Sealant 3.0
9) Applied Wolfgang Fuzion Carnuba Polymer Estate Wax

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Old 12-15-2014, 07:52 PM
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And then he collapsed in a heap!!

Wow!! Beautiful results, Bruce!!! Top-notch, buddy.
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Great results!

I'm hinting very hard to the wife to get me a Chemical Guys starter Polisher kit:

http://www.chemicalguys.com/Porter_C..._p/buf_209.htm
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Wow! She looks great! That's allot of elbow grease!
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Sweet,

Love that wet look.
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Looks damn good except the spot you missed
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Wow! I'm definitely jealous of your weather right now. My truck is a flippin mess right now, we haven't had any stretch of good weather where I've been able to clean it up. Just a few light pressure washes to get the bigger debris off of it.

Looks great Bruce! Definitely worth all that work.
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Truck looks great!!!!!!!----except for that guy standing on your hood with a big light above his head----
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Thank you all, appreciate the kind words and yes even the smartass ones... ahem Sixfive & Pull Ya LOL. @Paul you about hit the nail on the head, took this old fart 3.5 days to accomplish it and my shoulders have reminded me since. @Brandon LOL, because I have been putting this off since July for the opposite reason you are jealous of, hard to get motivated with 110 plus temps.
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See...that there makes us all want to do what you did. Nice job and good work out. What is that Nanoskin sponge thing????
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