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Old 05-22-2006, 04:15 PM
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With all the performance, stereo and bling mods I have been doing lately, poor old Grond has been seriously neglected in the waxer department.

So while getting ready for Cruise In, I thought it was time for Grond to get some Zaino Lovin'.

Day 1 : Remove FRCs, spray underhood with engine degreaser, rinse (no worries, I sealed my knock sensors last year).

Day 2: Wash body with Meguiers, claybar, wash with Dawn. Claybar again. Wash with Zaino Z7. Dry with water blade and leaf blower. Quick Detail with Zaino Z8.

Pause to help Stangkiller change the fluids in his car - flush brake fluid, change tranny and diff oil. Took the opportunity when he wasn't paying attention to remove his BSMs . Then fell over laughing as Stangkiller turns in to a waxer (see pics)

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Day 3 : Wash and scrub wheels/tyres with Meguiers, then wash body with Zaino Z7, water blade dry then leaf blower dry.
Apply Scratch Out on entire car with orbital polisher. Let dry. Apply Wenol to wheels, exhaust tips and underhood bling (blower, charge pipes etc.) Polish off Wenol with drill and polishing wheel. Buff out Wenol. Next, buff out Scratch Out with orbital polisher. Apply Stoner "More Shine, Less Time" tyre dressing and let set. Quick detail of exterior with Zaino Z8, cleaning all door jambs etc.

Now I am finally ready for the application of Zaino proper - 8 coats of Z2 Pro plus ZFX

I will be done in a few hours

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Changing Stangkiller's fluids





Monster Tyres


Insane size!

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Begone, foul BSMs!!!!!!


Exorcising the abominations...


Get thee behind me!!


At last - BSM free !!
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Waxer Bunny




Don't as me how, but Stangkiller managed to dump a quart of oil on his carpet


Now this is something you don't see every day
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Grond gets some Zaino lovin'

Applied Scratch Out to the entire car








Before Wenol


After Wenol and a light buff


Finally ready to Quick detail with Z8 then start applying Z2 Pro with ZFX

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Y'all are crazy, you know that.
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Damn, looking good! When you goign to work all those waxer tricks on my car?


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Looking good!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Originally Posted by Stangkiller
Damn, looking good! When you goign to work all those waxer tricks on my car?


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I told you that you have to bring your car down for a day of some Zaino Lovin', Chris.
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Don't as me how, but Stangkiller managed to dump a quart of oil on his carpet
Was it Baby oil or Motor Oil
No I am not going there

Chris Is you car tubbed?
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Hell while you'll are at it I'll drop my car off and you can wax it also Though I do kinda like my BSMs so I'd like to keep them.
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Looking good EG! master of Zaino!
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S., I took a look at your previous post when you painted your calipers, and I think your rotors are reversed, (left and right), on your front wheels. Shouldn't the cooling fins go the other way? Enlighten me.
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Originally Posted by Zilla
Was it Baby oil or Motor Oil
No I am not going there

Chris Is you car tubbed?
Motor oil. I *Thought* a good secure spot to carry an extra quart of oil would be pinched behind my drivers seat. However the quart tipped over and leaked out of the sealed top, into the carpet. Then the oil was soaked into the carpet all the way from behind the seat up to the pedals.


Tubbed? nope, not yet.
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Originally Posted by Just say n2o
Hell while you'll are at it I'll drop my car off and you can wax it also Though I do kinda like my BSMs so I'd like to keep them.
I'm afraid the evil BSMs will have to go
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Originally Posted by Stangkiller

Tubbed? nope, not yet.
How much does you tires stick out the side with them being 335's
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S., I took a look at your previous post when you painted your calipers, and I think your rotors are reversed, (left and right), on your front wheels. Shouldn't the cooling fins go the other way? Enlighten me.
No clue. They are Napa rotors, $29 each shipped. They work fine and the vanes are facing forward. Which they should be to cool the rotors.

If they are wrong, I'm not swapping them until I get a set of real brakes later this year (6 piston brakes )
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Looking good EG! master of Zaino!
See you in a couple of days, Ike
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Beautiful, Stephen! Sir Grond is superb!
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Wow, you guys certainly stay busy!!!
Grond is looking awesome and love the no side molding look on Stangkillers' too!..
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