The ugly side of detailing (8 pictures)

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by MartyFukstein, Jan 5, 2006.

  1. MartyFukstein

    MartyFukstein OT Supporter

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    It's not all Porsches and Bentleys. Sometimes you get blindsided by a roach like this: frequently-off-roaded-with-dog-in-the-back-high-mileage-black-SUV. Yuck.

    But with compressed air, a pet hair sponge from Detail Plus (http://www.detailplus.com), a portable carpet extractor (also Detail Plus), and 5 hours of my time, it came out right.

    Don't forget to detail your interiors, guys. If we're looking at our vehicle, 95% of the time it's the inside we're looking at right? :bigthumb:

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    Nice :wiggle:

    I hate having to deal w/ cars that are full of dog hair.

    For those that post on another message board this might give away who I am.

    One day I was out working detailing this old ladies car and I had a hell of a time getting this grey dog hair out of the back seats of this VW. When I was presenting the vehicle I was like, "I also got all the dog hair out of the back seat" and her response was, "I don't have a dog" and then I noticed her grey curly hair...
     
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    :rofl: :eek3:
     
  4. n2_space

    n2_space Space > *.*

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    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :Ownedd:
     
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    n2_space Space > *.*

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    Good work on the interior, I should drag out that one I have that makes you want to :barf:
     
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    montess How bout 5 across dem lips

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    Nice job
     
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    Whats everyones trick for removing animal hair ???
     
  8. Run N. Gun

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    LMAO! :bigthumb: Hate it when that happens.

    Nice job on the detail, E.D! I'm sure some days you really earn your money, that makes up for the easier jobs.
     
  9. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    :eek3: Oh snap!
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Excellent work on the detail, the difference is amazing!

    I've had a few of those two, I feel like Vincent and Jules cleaning out that Nova in Pulp Fiction.
     
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    Which extractor did you use? Looks great.
     
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  13. MartyFukstein

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    n2_space Space > *.*

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    How long have you had it? How has it been? I am contemplating buying a "real" extractor (instead of the cheap one I have now) this year. How hot does it heat? What is the lift? I was hoping you might know since I don't see it right off hand on there... but I will try to dig around for info.
     
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    Lift is something like 110". Temperature? I'm not sure, but the water steams when heated; very hot.

    The key to cleaning carpets is bringing the dirt/grease/stains to the surface. Soak them with a good cleaner for 3-5 minutes (10:1 water:woolite should work), then agitate them with a Cyclo polisher:
    http://www.wcdetail.com/candypress/scripts/prodView.asp?idproduct=136

    Extract as soon as possible, and you'll get great results.
     
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    wow :eek3: that looks great

    good job :bigok:
     
  17. n2_space

    n2_space Space > *.*

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    Yeah, I get pretty good results now, don't get me wrong, just wanting to see if I can kick it up a notch ;)

    Here is a before and after on a mat I did this past weekend:

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    My routine now for really soiled ones is pretreat with Folex, then Sean's oxy mix, rinse and extract.

    How long have you had it? Has it worked well, any issues?
     
  18. MartyFukstein

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    I've only had the extractor for a month, and have had no problems.
     
  19. gdubb

    gdubb Crockett & Tubbs

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    How did you do the floormats and carpet?
     

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