How low can the temp drop before I cant detail my car?

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  1. hayguyz

    hayguyz New Member

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    i'm using optimum polish + meguiars speed glaze + red machine glaze + poorboy's ex w/ carnuba

    also just wanted to say clearkote's quikshine is AWESOME, i use it after i wash the car, takes out the water spots + makes the car shiney again
     
  2. spark plugs.

    spark plugs. beautiful. OT Supporter

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    i wouldn't detail below 50 degrees...but i guess it's just a matter of how hardcore you are.

    i hope you aren't using those products in that order though...
     
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    n2_space Space > *.*

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    I did a QEW and OCW in 25 the other night :dunno: I also broke a rib earlier that day, so yeah I am a little OCD :o Well it was actually about 50 in the garage :o
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    I've done full in and out details with temperatures in the low 30s. Uncomfortable as hell but when you make your living detailing, you don't have much choice but to put up with the cold. :sad2:

    I agree about Quikshine-makes the paint look great and is super slick. :)
     
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    this is the way scottwax recommened :bowdown:
     
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    i tried to wash my car one day last week when it was about 15 degrees out. i used qew, and i had to almost immedietly dry the car after a pass, or the water would freeze to my car haha. drying was tough..it was leaving streaks all over. i also cleaned my windows with eagly 20/20 and use some quick detail NXT spray...both froze to my car on contact hahaha. as well as some tire dressing i used.

    winter sucks.
     
  7. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Huh? He is using them in the proper order of aggressiveness...most------>least.
     
  8. spark plugs.

    spark plugs. beautiful. OT Supporter

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    oops. never mind. dunno why, but at the time of posting, i was mistaking the polish for sealer and i was gonna tell him that he should seal right before he waxes. :doh:
     
  9. BlazinBlazer Guy

    BlazinBlazer Guy Witness to The De-Evolution of Mankind.

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    I've detailed into the low 30's, as Scott mentions. I have also even done paint touch-ups into the lower 40's and have had no curing problems.
     

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