So I just spent $260 on car care products :wiggle:

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by iLLt3ck, Apr 7, 2005.

  1. iLLt3ck

    iLLt3ck OT Supporter

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    Porter Cable 7424 Random Orbital Buffer
    Meguiars DACP
    NXT Tech Wax
    Clearkote Red Machine Glaze
    Blue/Green/Yellow PC Pads
    303 Aerospace Protectant
    Clay Magic Claybar
    Excel Backing Plate / Counter Weight
    Microfiber Towels / Pads

    :hsughr:

    I've been meaning to purchase this stuff for a long time, finally pulled the trigger.

    Purchased the 7424 @ www.coastaltool.com for $119

    Bought the pad/towels from www.exceldetail.com

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    bought the rest of the supplies from www.autopia-carcare.org
     
  2. Ballast

    Ballast Cold Heartless Bastard

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    Last year I bought about $400 worth of stuff. But that also includes two rubbermaid tubs to store all of it in.

    good choices. let us know how they work out for you.
     
  3. momentum

    momentum CAN'T STOP THIS SON!

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    i bought a grand total of 700 for my stuff,but i'll make it back since i have my own business detailing :bigthumb:
     
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    $400 lol. I wish I only had that much invested in detailing stuff. My total is somewhere around $1500 now.
     
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    Ballast Cold Heartless Bastard

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    That was for 1 summer. I got paid for 1 detail, and charged the guy $200 for his 350Z roadster.
     
  6. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    We expect pics when you use your new goodies!
     
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    Retail on my kit would be nearing 600 bucks. Thankfully I work in a business that gets items at wholesale.
     
  8. n2_space

    n2_space Space > *.*

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    By Feb I had already spent a grand this year so far :o

    My inventory currently is about 4k :o
     
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    n2_space Space > *.*

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    Oh and yes...pics are a must :coold:
     
  10. iLLt3ck

    iLLt3ck OT Supporter

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    Pics will definitely be provided at 56k size so Scott can enjoy as well!

    There is a guy that details all of mgmt's cars here and he sucks. I'm going to do my Legacy as well as my friends F-150 and start something going to make back what I spent on these products :)

    Special thanks: Scottwax!

    P.S. For exceldetail / autopia I put "Scottwax from Offtopic.com / Autopia.org" in the "how did you hear about us" field.
     
  11. Robb

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    If anyone is ordering from autopia car care, it would be awesome if you would go through the link in the sticky at the top of the page ;) Thanks
     
  12. iLLt3ck

    iLLt3ck OT Supporter

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    That's how I got there.

    What does it do for you?
     
  13. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    :cool: Maybe Patrick will toss another mint into the box with my next order! :x:
     
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    I just spent ~ 50 on poorboys polish with carnuba, natty's past wax, and exp. Tried it on the hood of my moms 130k mile van and :eek3: Cant wait for a nice day
     
  15. Robb

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    i get a little commision, i think i see your order, thank you
     
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    87Z OT Supporter

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    Sunday was nice, so I did my dads car...

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  17. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Your Dad's Camaro looks nice! I take it you did PwC > EX-P > Natty's?
     
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    throw claybar in first and youve got it ;)
     
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    260 is nothing compared to what you got, A month a go i spend 300 on nothing but MF towels... and so far my arsenal is up to about 3K.
     
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    iLLt3ck OT Supporter

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    that's a lot of towels! :eek3:
     
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    iLLt3ck OT Supporter

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    Well Autopia was quick, that's for damn sure!

    I ordered Friday morning and had my stuff Saturday afternoon! :eek3:

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    DACP / Claymagic Clay Bar / NXT Wax / 303 Aerospace Protectant

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  22. Robb

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    wow, you should really order through my autopia link ;)
     
  23. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Actually, I'd order a shitload of those yellow towels at www.exceldetail.com

    $2.49 each and great quality!
     
  24. iLLt3ck

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    Ok so I just couldn't resist not using my new products so I decided to give the 303 aerospace protectant a quick try out.

    OMG.

    This product delivers everything that I could ever want for an interior treatment plus so much more!

    -Excellent Coverage
    -Ease of Application
    -Doesn't leave the applied area looking greasy
    -No annoying smell

    It took 3-4 puffs from the bottle to do an entire driver side door skin which is great and being the first time I've used this I could have probably used less.

    I couldn't be happier with this product, and since all of my purchases came from Scottwax's / this forums recommendations I am really going to enjoy my weekend.

    Am I crazy for cleaning my car @ 12:14am just to see how the product performs?
     
  25. Robb

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    not crazy at all, sometime i worry that the PC is too loud to be used at night in my garage, neighbours house is 10 ft or so from the garage window. But has the noise ever worried me enough to stop? Nah....

    wait til you get some qew and you can wash at any time of the day or night in your garage. YAY :)
     

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