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Old 10-10-2006, 08:47 PM   #1
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OK, I'm feeling lazy and the Tigers are on soon, so I'm probably gonna postpone the interior finish until the weekend. Here are the exterior shots I took so far. I want to get some at the lake soon, as well as some nice shots with the changing colors of the trees. I figure I spent close to 14 hours so far and have a couple more to go finishing up the interior. It'* not totally scratch free, but I'll probably go over again in the spring. I used my new Porter Cable polisher on it.

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Washed
Clayed
Optimum Hyper Compound-twice
Optimum Polish
Poorboys EX-P sealant
Collinite 845 Wax-one coat, but I'll be adding at least one more


Here are some before shots to show how swirled it was.





Here are the afters.











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Oh, nice bonnie too
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I posted my results on the Autogeek forums, and someone from their store asked to use my pictures, so now my car is a star.

http://www.autogeek.net/collinite.html
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Mountaineer actually. For sale!
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Mountaineer actually. For sale!
Ah, may want to join www.ExplorerForum.com then. Largest Explorer club on the net. Probably have some members in your area that could help you sell it
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ooo, we gunna have problems??



Nice wax job, btw, she'* lookin really nice!
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Nice job and good choice of product.
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results are freaking amazing!
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someone has been busy today

awsome shine
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I'm sure the pictures can't even do it justice. I'm seriously having trouble seeing some of those body lines because there'* too much reflection in the paint. Amazing job!!

That thing woud look rediculous with tinted windows and cleared HL'* and tails!
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