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Old 06-13-2012, 01:14 AM   #41
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post a video of you squatting your bare *** down on the shift **** for proof that it's yours
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Old 06-14-2012, 10:17 PM   #42
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Been so busy driving around the BRZ guys.

Really though, the prep center is across the street from our shop so sometimes they bring the new stuff over so we can check it out. That's all it was. Sorry to say.

Although they did say its slow as ----.

Here's some more pictures to share, now using Y8S's suggested method. I've included a few before and after pics this time.

































This is whats in the shop now. Sits outside all year round and barely gets driven, not to mention washed. Its completely covered in ---- and actually had moss growing in the spare tire.





Only reason we're even doing it is cause the guy also owns the H2, vette, Cadillac and Passat you see above. Still has yet to drop off the GTO and BMW 7 series (I forgot which one specifically).

Its hard to try and show how clean these cars really are in pictures. I'm actually amazed at how well some of them clean up.
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Old 06-19-2012, 05:51 PM   #43
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'69 GTO - Power Convertible / Ram Air / 4 speed / A/C
Original owner - Never been restored - 53k miles





Lots of people stopped when it was parked out front of the garage.

The guy dropped off a 750il and took the GTO back home. Must be nice hunh?

This is what I think I'll be getting very shortly.





After working on a half dozen BMW's I think I'm sold. Not sure which one yet, but that's dependant on my pockets. lol
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Old 06-19-2012, 06:31 PM   #44
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yo how much to clean my truck?
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Old 06-19-2012, 07:34 PM   #45
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yo how much to clean my truck?
Depends on what you want done and how big the truck is (reg, extended, crew cab).

Trucks start at $200ish and get to upwards of $350 for a full detail.
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oh man ---- that
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Old 06-20-2012, 12:16 PM   #47
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oh man ---- that
maybe you could sell a rolex so you can afford it.

have you never looked at the cost of a pro detail before?
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Old 06-20-2012, 01:21 PM   #48
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I had my Jeep detailed at the dealership recently, and it was 200 bucks. Probably not anywhere near the level of attention that a true detail shop would give. So I don't think that price it too far out.
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maybe you could sell a rolex so you can afford it.

have you never looked at the cost of a pro detail before?
I have -- I was only being outrageous.
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Old 06-22-2012, 11:04 PM   #50
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Yeah fo real. Hasn't daddy ever taken any of the vettes to get cleaned?

Some cars that come in get a full in/out for $150. It really depends on the vehicle and what exactly the customer is looking for.

90% of the cars get the same job. The extra is usually for bigger vehicles and if they want me to go crazy on the interior. I have a bit of OCD, so its a fitting job for me. I cant just clean it a little, I have to literally clean the ---- out of it. lol

Here's the 750il we did this past week and the 370 Nismo we did yesterday. We did a few other cars but they weren't worth taking pictures of (crv, couple jeeps, etc).













We caught up on work and had time to bring the miata down. It was covered in dust and had some scratches from idiots touching the car through it. My fault for letting it sit in the concrete shop for months at a time.

Washed, clayed, polished and waxed. I think it looks better than it ever did.







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Old 06-22-2012, 11:11 PM   #51
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Yeah fo real. Hasn't daddy ever taken any of the vettes to get cleaned?
no *** my dad spends hours cleaning his car with a q tip
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Holy ----, your car should be the poster child for the work you do because that thing was filthy as ----. BTW those shots came out the best...probably because there wasn't direct sun shining on/into it.

Do you guys do any cutting before you buff?
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Old 06-30-2012, 03:20 PM   #53
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Holy ----, your car should be the poster child for the work you do because that thing was filthy as ----. BTW those shots came out the best...probably because there wasn't direct sun shining on/into it.

Do you guys do any cutting before you buff?
Thanks man! Yeah I agree the car cleaned up really nicely.

We only compound if we have to (taking out scratches). Otherwise we basically just wash, clay bar, polish and wax. Between washing and claying we also use bug and tar removed for any stubborn ----.

This week I'll be going to have my ebay sign done up so I can hang it out in front of the shop. Hoping to pick up some extra business while working down there. The side of the building I'm putting it on gets standstill traffic at morning/afternoon rush hours, so I'm going to try and make something that really brings people in. Probably a 6'x8' or something of that nature.
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Yesterday we worked on this '98 M Coupe. I wouldn't believe it had 150k miles on it if I didnt see it myself.

I was fortunate enough to drive it in and out of the garage! lol







I got the shop owner to agree to letting me start doing bikes. He said he just never has and really doesn't even know how to move one, so he just tells people we don't do them. ---- that, even if I have to split it 50/50 with him I couple probably do 1 bike a day after work.
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What do you know, another corvette.

At least this time it was a Z06.



I was this close to listing it on eBay for the owner (he's thinking about selling it), but after overhearing him talk about the car and some quick research on current selling prices......he wants about $10k too much. So I didn't press the issue.
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How much to detail my lexus?

I used this one shop locally with a angieslist coupon for my miata and they sucked. Put slimy armor all on interior. Blech

I just want a monthly interior vacuum / wipedown / wash.
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I wanted to update this thread with some pictures of the job we did yesterday.

The welding shop owner has a dragster he races on his time off. I seen it when we did the foundation for his new house (complete with a concrete burn out strip right out of the garage), but this was the closest I got to it before.

There's a local show this weekend so he wanted the truck, trailer and drag car all done up. Took us all day, but he was happier than hell when he came to pick everything up.

He fired it up for me (wish I had my video camera) and jesus christ he just about blew my ears out. 1400hp and loud as ****. Set off the fire alarm and had everyone driving by breaking their necks to see what the hell all the noise was. lol

BTW, the dude than tunes the dragster is the same guy that tuned my car.











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Old 09-20-2012, 07:41 PM   #58
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You need to take your GF on a vacation to Charleston SC, and then spend a day cleaning and detailing my car.
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can I hire you to shave my back?
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Old 09-20-2012, 11:37 PM   #60
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so I just picked up a 6" DA polisher and am about to buy some product and pads. it's on like donkey kong!
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