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Old 08-23-2013, 11:09 PM   #1
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What you use for cleaning

What you use for tire shine, wax, interior detailing etc etc.... I have used a lot of different stuff and had my likes and dislikes. Wondering what you guys have found to work best on the cars or personal likes
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I've been wondering something myself. What will take fingerprints/smudges off of the interior panel that's over the pass. airbag? I've tried Armor-all wipes and they didn't work. Whatever my daughter had on her fingers left some weird looking prints. Mine is a base GT with cloth interior if that helps.
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I've been wondering something myself. What will take fingerprints/smudges off of the interior panel that's over the pass. airbag? I've tried Armor-all wipes and they didn't work. Whatever my daughter had on her fingers left some weird looking prints. Mine is a base GT with cloth interior if that helps.
Any pics of this?
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What you use for tire shine, wax, interior detailing etc etc.... I have used a lot of different stuff and had my likes and dislikes. Wondering what you guys have found to work best on the cars or personal likes
For the exterior, I use Mother's Gold wash/wax, and Mother's Carnuba paste wax, with a buffer. I finish it off with Meguiars Hot Shine for the tires, and Meguiars Trim Black on the plastic.

For the interior, I use Meguiars Interior cleaner. It's alcohol based, and leaves no oily residue.

There are a lot of products out there, but I've had great results with those.
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I might have to look into some of these things. Some of the things I have used would leave streaks and just would make my mustang look worse I believe. My biggest problem is getting rain and water marks out of my paint.
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Any pics of this?
I can take one tomorrow.
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I've been wondering something myself. What will take fingerprints/smudges off of the interior panel that's over the pass. airbag? I've tried Armor-all wipes and they didn't work. Whatever my daughter had on her fingers left some weird looking prints. Mine is a base GT with cloth interior if that helps.
I got the same problem with you. My little girl has done same thing. I have no idea what she got into but in my wife's car there little marks and stuff all over the place as well. Still haven't found a cleaner or wipe to get the interior nice and clean either.
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I use turtle wax quick detail for black paint
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I use turtle wax quick detail for black paint
Dang love your mustang. What size rims and brand are those. Looks damn nice! Yea I used that on my old black truck. Stuff was amazing!
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Rubbing alcohol would should be ok. You can also try Witch Hazel as it has no alcohol in it. Finger Nail polish remover WITHOUT acetone in it.

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Dang love your mustang. What size rims and brand are those. Looks damn nice! Yea I used that on my old black truck. Stuff was amazing!
Vossen cv3's 20's on hancook v 12's
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Vossen cv3's 20's on hancook v 12's
Yea love the look. I'm still debating on what rims and tires to get and if I should lower mine a little or not
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What you use for tire shine, wax, interior detailing etc etc.... I have used a lot of different stuff and had my likes and dislikes. Wondering what you guys have found to work best on the cars or personal likes
So many rim choices You gotta drop her a little to high out of the factory that drop adds so much to the look.
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So many rim choices You gotta drop her a little to high out of the factory that drop adds so much to the look.
Yea I was thinking of doing a one inch drop on mine. Gotta find the pics of the couple of rims I been looking at. Debating between 19s or 20s.
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Yea I was thinking of doing a one inch drop on mine. Gotta find the pics of the couple of rims I been looking at. Debating between 19s or 20s.
Drop it an inch eibach pro line springs and throw some 20'a on it it will look slammin
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You know how much normally those runs and if its a decent install for someone. Not a beginner at working on cars but never lowered one that's for sure.
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Springs are about 199 install is not that hard if you are mechanically inclined
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So I won't have to worry that bad with a one inch drop with 20 inch rims. Might have to get that next pay check. Have it lowered then wait for my new rims and tires.
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So I won't have to worry that bad with a one inch drop with 20 inch rims. Might have to get that next pay check. Have it lowered then wait for my new rims and tires.
That's the way to go
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I might have to look into some of these things. Some of the things I have used would leave streaks and just would make my mustang look worse I believe. My biggest problem is getting rain and water marks out of my paint.
Turtle ice claywash,followed with ice wax gets it Wright off.I just did mine other day,she looks like brand new again.
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Zaino ultimate show car kit. Anything less is uncivilized.
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Chemical guys! I recently switched to them and won't ever go back. I used there products in my old Evo X and continue to use them in my GT and Ducati.
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I've used croftgate and chemical brothers before, and zaino makes them look like amateur products.
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No way I switched from Zaino. For me chemical guys had the advantage. Better results for me and a little cheaper. Plus they have a huge range of products. Hmmmm stripper accent car freshner
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No way I switched from Zaino. For me chemical guys had the advantage. Better results for me and a little cheaper. Plus they have a huge range of products. Hmmmm stripper accent car freshner
zaino is so time consuming which turns most off plus people rarely use it correctly. Chemical bros is about as good as meguiars. They are near the top in detail products but chemical bros has one problem and that's been it's inability to last in high temperature climates. Of course I've only tested it myself in 120 degree summers in az. I zaino the mustang once a month for shows and my other vehicles I use meguiars with a dual action polisher every season.

Zaino has a huuuuge array of products as well. Come on now.
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Too each his own. I've lived in south Texas for three years and now in Hawaii for the last two years and chemical guys had worked wonders for me. Especially with all the mud rain and salt in Hawaii. But like I said too each its own. I usually hit the car with the DA polish one a quarter.
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Full Zaino treatment if its really dirty or I want it spotless, Turtle Wax Ice for a weekly wash.
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IMO all great products mentioned on this thread. And even though am am 100% converted to Croftgate from exterior to interior the most important factor is that you stick with one family of products. What I mean is, if you like Meg's then stick with it for wash, wax, etc...same thing for zaino or any other brand. I firmly believe that once you find the product line up that's fits your budget, performs as you wish, and is available...then stay with it 100%.
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GTYUP introduced me to Croftgate, and I can attest to how good that stuff is. I use the wash n wax and Project X

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Looks good for 9 yr old paint.
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GTYUP introduced me to Croftgate, and I can attest to how good that stuff is. I use the wash n wax and Project X Looks good for 9 yr old paint.
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