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Old April 14th, 2017, 09:35 AM   #5801
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That's why you don't let others work on the car. Or install one of those oil change valves... good idea anyways.
i just saw one for $23.95. not too bad. i'll probably install one the next time i change the oil.

years ago i told my gf at the time to take her saturn to a goodyear where her brother used to work. it was right down the street, $14.95 for a change and filter and i didn't have to get dirty. i figured they couldn't screw that up. well she came back with a leak one time and i said take it back. they said she had an oil pan leak. i wiped the filter where the leak was coming from and saw oil dripping down the side. it was on tight enough, just a crappy filter. i bought a good one and the leak stopped.

that wasn't the first time they misdiagnosed something obvious on that car or tried to rip me off (quoted $500+ to replace a wheel bearing on my truck). i only used them for wheel rotations after that. i paid for an alignment and got free rotations for the life of the tires and figured i'd get every cent out of it.
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Old April 17th, 2017, 05:18 AM   #5802
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Sounds familiar. Always hard to find legit shops who don't just try and make up stuff to get your business and money.

I'm about to pay for a corrective paint detail and sealant service on Wednesday on my car, along with tint. I figure since it sits outside most of the day I want to protect and keep my car from looking like all the clearcoat paint failure that's happening right now with my 2004.

Expensive, but I've seen the work they do and it's showroom good.
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Old April 17th, 2017, 11:02 AM   #5803
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Old April 18th, 2017, 12:52 PM   #5804
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What are they using?
Optimum products. I've used them before but this is one of those permanent sealants that works for like 2-3 years. They have even longer running ones but $$$$

I walked into their office today and saw a corvette they were detailing and it looked way better than factory, so clean. Looking forward to seeing my car after its done tomorrow, even if it's supposed to be raining all week....
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Old April 20th, 2017, 06:52 AM   #5805
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Got the detail back yesterday with the 27% tint and sealant, it took them all day to buff. Car looks much cleaner and theirs much less scratching. The bumper still looks like swiss cheese with all the rock chips but I might try filling those with a dr color chip kit.

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Old April 20th, 2017, 03:47 PM   #5806
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Old April 20th, 2017, 07:02 PM   #5807
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Got the detail back yesterday with the 27% tint and sealant, it took them all day to buff. Car looks much cleaner and theirs much less scratching. The bumper still looks like swiss cheese with all the rock chips but I might try filling those with a dr color chip kit.

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Looks good

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Coming at you live from Mandalay Bay in Vegas, whatup y'all
She's back!
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Old April 21st, 2017, 05:35 PM   #5808
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She's back!
For all of 4 nights haha
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Old April 21st, 2017, 06:16 PM   #5809
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Got the detail back yesterday with the 27% tint and sealant, it took them all day to buff. Car looks much cleaner and theirs much less scratching. The bumper still looks like swiss cheese with all the rock chips but I might try filling those with a dr color chip kit.

http://i.imgur.com/sFhtWtc.jpg
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damn. very nice.
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Old April 21st, 2017, 10:57 PM   #5810
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For all of 4 nights haha
You should visit the correct side of the country next time!

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Old April 22nd, 2017, 09:46 AM   #5811
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damn. very nice.
Thanks man. I'd recommend getting that done for anyone that doesn't have time to paint correct their car or a garage and 6-8 hours, pricey but lasts for 2-3 years. The thing is so much easier to clean now, takes barely any effort and it feels like brake dust and other contaminants stick to the paint less.

Now I actually need to do some type of mods if Grimmspeed ever gets back to me about having exhausts in stock.
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Old April 23rd, 2017, 05:21 PM   #5812
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Thanks man. I'd recommend getting that done for anyone that doesn't have time to paint correct their car or a garage and 6-8 hours, pricey but lasts for 2-3 years. The thing is so much easier to clean now, takes barely any effort and it feels like brake dust and other contaminants stick to the paint less.

Now I actually need to do some type of mods if Grimmspeed ever gets back to me about having exhausts in stock.
my truck may need to be painted (at least the front bumper and hood) after this hail damage that nearly totaled it. i might look into getting it protected by a local company if i get it painted. my Cobra needs a paint job due to typical '90s Ford Crystal White peeling. 95% of the car looks good and i hate spending a ton of money when only small areas are chipping, but i know it will get worse and no one wants to paint match.
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Old April 25th, 2017, 04:01 PM   #5813
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Stephen Update: Currently eating Macaroni and Cheese.
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Old April 25th, 2017, 06:06 PM   #5814
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Stephen Update: Currently eating Macaroni and Cheese.
Did you just get on here to change your sig?

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