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    Any car detailers out there? Best wax...

    The polisher I have rarely gets used its a 9" (Wen?) 1000-3000 rpm with a cotton pad. The next car I am going to detail is a black 2004 Pontiac Gran Prix. I always clay bar first then would like to polish/clean by hand before a waxing and was thinking of using Meguiar's Deep Crystal Cleaner...
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    Any car detailers out there? Best wax...

    Actually I do have a few questions for you. I was taught to polish/wax by people who learned the old school ways on single stage paint (no clear coat) obviously a lot has changed since then. The two products I usually use to polish are wizard's turbo cut, then 3m perfect it, and then wax after...
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    Any car detailers out there? Best wax...

    Thanks for all the input guys. After talking to a few detailers I ended up ordering some wax from this company http://www.collinite.com/ . I guess they have been around since 1912 and are from New York. I found a seller on e-bay that offered 3 of their waxes (915,476,845) for $49.95. Never...
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    Any car detailers out there? Best wax...

    Spring is here and its time to wax the cars. I was wondering if there was any DTTer's out there who possibly detail for a living and what products they are using? I am looking for something that can be applied by hand not machine (polisher).
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    Anybody see this yet?

    "Supernatural" save by Quick? 3/21/11
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    2001 Mitsubishi Galant

    I have got a car for sale in MN 2001 Mitsubishi Galant. Please contact me at the reply on craiglist if you are interested. http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ank/cto/2278494104.html
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    Member Map

    Wow MN represent we got 4 pins in the Mpls/St. Paul metro area already and one down south (Swan). BTW swan if there was a Smithsonian for motorcycles i'd nominate you to run the show. Every time I click on your build I am simply amazed...your work is too good for words.
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    Take your wife to dinner...

    I have a $50 gift card for http://www.r-u-i.com/ who owns numerous nicer dining establishments all over the US. I am willing to sell at a discount or trade for something. Send me a PM if you are interested
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    Female bands or female fronted bands

    Local band (Shirts and skins) from Twin Cites covering 4 non blondes. Video does them no justice, her vocals are spot on, great band live. "Whats Up" Live Cover by Shirts & Skins
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    Female bands or female fronted bands

    MARY MAGDALAN MIND AT WAR MUSIC VIDEO
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    Painting Gurus!! Tips on setting up my HVLP guns?!?!

    Hey post some pics of your success/failure with getting the paint to go down right. Also what brand paint are you using?
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    Painting Gurus!! Tips on setting up my HVLP guns?!?!

    Old car hoods work great for setting up the gun for proper spray pattern. One thing I hope some of the painters out there can answer is the turbine vs. compressor driven HVLP systems. I have an older Graco unit that works great and runs off of dedicated turbine in the unit. The air line the...
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    1962 BSA DBD34 Gold Star restoration (1000 miles and more)

    Re: 1962 BSA DBD34 Gold Star barn find restoration Hey Swan bike is looking awesome. I am also from MN and have been referred to this shop before but never have actually used them. I believe they do small batches and custom work specializing in automotive and motorcycle restorations. JR...
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    what kind of lube to i use on my cam before reassembly ?

    http://www.napaonline.com/Search/Results.aspx?Ntt=lubriplate&Ntk=Keyword&Nty=1&N=0
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    what kind of lube to i use on my cam before reassembly ?

    I have always used this unless new cam came with some special lube. Oil works also its just a little more messy.
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    Help!

    I am by now means an expert but how will you charge a 12v battery with a 6v alternator or generator? Will coils/condensers need to be changed? Also is your system 6 volt positive or negative ground. Most 6 volt old cars/tractors I have worked on were POSITIVE ground. Just a few things to...
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    Parting out a complete 1971 HONDA CB450

    Ill take the gas tank latch if you got one...possibly some other misc parts also.
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    art or shit?

    By definition this is technically art. Art is the product or process of deliberately arranging items (often with symbolic significance) in a way that influences and affects one or more of the senses, emotions, and intellect. That said I could shit in a coffee can and take a pic and that would...
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    Need the Diameter of CB450(K5-K7) or CB500t or cb500/4 or CB550/4 brake rotor

    If you didn't figure it out yet PM I've got a cb450 K7 front rotor laying on the bench in the shop.
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    PART OUT.......1971 cb450 bobber.

    Ill take the gas tank latch and cap if it is good possibly other parts as well. Sent PM.
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