Heh, yes 7 hours is a veryyyy long time, but that was from start to finish. Heres how it broke down:
Step one cleaner: 2 hours, two coats (yes there was that much oxidation)
Step two polish: 45 minutes. One time over.
Step three wax: 1 hour. Two coats.
Meguirs rubber/vinyle treatment spray: 1 hour. Used on anything and everything i could find.
Orbital: ~30minutes, another to 30 fix it after breaking it.
rest of the time i dont know where went, but i also detailed the following: engine bay, tires, windows, carpet, seatbelts, vacumm.
boy did my feet hurt when i decided to call it a day
1999-2007: ___1988 Bonneville LE LN3 (Vin C) @ 273,000 miles
and still going strong (<-Faded sun fried grayish ie needs paint)
2007-Present: ___1993 Bonneville SE L27 @ 210,000
Speeding around So Cal (<-Beautiful Forest Green)
Mods: Sylvania Silver Star headlamps. Remote start system with pageing device. K&N air filter. Tranny Cooler. High-flow cat with Magnaflow muffler. Full Class II hitch setup.