1. T

    Bad Undercoating Job

    I just went to get a service done for undercoating for my truck. Tell me if I'm wrong, but this looks like a pretty half assed job right?? I paid $690 for this by the way. I got it professionally done so that I could avoid doing it myself and making it look like this, not sure what went wrong...
  2. bayousam

    2017 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate (not a build but will end up being a build) Build

    Well anyone that follows any of my other crap knows I ended up selling my Audi RS5 and traded in my FX2 and picked up this 2017 GMC Denali Ultimate. Anyone wondering what an ultimate is it is GMC's way of saying Denali with every option offered. Picked it up from good ole Jimmy Skrait Pipes as...
  3. T

    ::NEW MEMBER:: From Florida to Virginia

    Long time lurker... Have read tons of forum posts over the years for help on 2 of my trucks. Love the knowledge. Finally registered to post for advice. Recently moved from Florida to Richmond Virginia region, now have to find where to take my vehicles for work, alignments...
  4. B

    What pads and polishes are you using?

    So I've pretty much been stuck with adams and SCG so I want to try something new. With so much on the market the info is just overwhelming. So like the title says what pads and polishes are you using? Tool is a flex 3401. I've read that the LC hybrid pads are the best combination with the flex.
  5. Tiki

    Aluminum wheel polishing

    I picked up my first set of Weld Cheyennes a few weeks back that were in decent shape but needed some work. I proceeded to wet sand 400,800,1000,2000 before finishing off with my Makita 9207spc with a wool pad and mothers aluminum polish. These wheels are never going to be perfect and I was...
  6. B

    Bagged 06 sierra crew cab

    For all of you that don't know I'm back in a crew cab. Plans for this one are straight to bags. Figured id go ahead and start this thread since I'm collecting parts. Got a York 210 and nfamus 3 link on the way. Rest of the plans include infamus front kit, raceline stunna 24x10 on 275 30 kuhmos...
  7. red94chev

    New guy from Eastern MD

    What's going on everyone. Been hearing about this forum on a few others so I thought I'd check it out. My name is Jake, I'm from Cecil County, MD and I have 2 chevys. The blue truck is the daily. Its leveled on 33's, has a Magnaflow muffler dumped under the bed, and Airaid MIT, and Blackbear...
  8. Smith

    +1 Adams

    Long story short, bought some Americana paste wax once upon a time and was never truly happy with it due to not being able to open the container and the actual wax breaking up and cracking constantly even though it was always stored in a temperature controlled environment (disclaimer, this is...
  9. DemoN

    weekend detail

    i had Saturday mostly to myself...and even though it was hot, it was overcast. 2 bucket wash with Adam's shampoo. after the rinse, i misted the truck with detail stray and dry. when i was drying, i noticed i had some spots on the bed fender that look like splatter from wheel detailing. add...
  10. SamCarroll

    Another GMC Sierra Detail

    2006 Sierra. I did this customers Yukon last year as well. This time he wanted his Sierra buttered up. Its his daily driver so as you could imagine there was quite a bit of contaminants and some refinery fall out from around the area. This truck already came in great shape so there wasnt a huge...
  11. slicksierra

    Help me get free stuff

    So here's the deal. It's a referral program from Detailed Image, except you don't have to buy anything all you have to do is sign up for the newsletter and that's a credit toward free detailing supplies. So if you detail your own truck or vehicles check this site out, and sign up for that...
  12. DemoN

    CGM official BEEEEEDZ thread

    Show off your polishin' skillz with those beaded up rides! - - - - - - - - - -auto merged double post- - - - - - - - - - how-to for awesome bead pics: 1. Don't bother checking weather forecast. 2. Spend a bunch of time and effort washin' and polishin' your ride to the perfect shine. 3...
  13. THE Mook

    New ZL1 Dealer Save

    Morn, did a 2015 ZL-1 a couple weeks back. Spent 20 hours on the polish side. It looked about 85% better when it was finished. I have never seen a dealership essentially murder a factory paint job like that ever in my life. There are some deep scratches and other things (dealer installed)...
  14. AdamsPolishes

    FAQ: Proper Microfiber Cleaning & Care

    Plush to waffle weave, glass towels to wash pads, and even more recently polishing pads, microfiber has forever changed how shine freaks keep their cars looking great and how detailers correct, protect, and care for customers cars. The argument could be made that no single advancement in the...
  15. slicksierra

    For Sale: Discounted detailing products Shine Supply, Adams Polishes

    Hey guys trying to make some room on my shelves by selling some products I just don't use anymore. All these last step products and polishes work great and the waxes are top notch I just don't have use for them anymore since I have coated my truck. Few items from Shine Supply that I had on my...
  16. WildChevys

    another wheel dilemma

    I've run into another fucking wheel dilemma and I need some input. All of my Gear 737v's are peeling VERY badly including the one I just had replaced. I've finally accepted the fact you just cant run any type of mirrored finish wheel year around in the northeast. I'm going to warranty the Gears...
  17. slicksierra

    Detailing hacks!

    Not sure if we have a thread like this but I know there are more than enough pictures and videos to kick this thing off! HOW TO WAX A CAR - YouTube
  18. THE Mook

    Oh Hey

    Hiya, Probably was a member here in a different capacity years ago. Well, I am here now as a normal jerk just like the rest of you! Sam Carroll mentioned this was a place to hang and full of good people, save for that DemoN...I hear he drinks pee, so I decided to come on over. I drive...
  19. FreeWilly!


    These guys are complete scum! I have brand new unused product I want to take back. I even offered to drive the stuff up there. Their supposed return policy is 2-3 weeks maybe I'll get my money back! But what's better is the VP will hang up on you, and Carrie will personally insult you. I...
  20. D

    TECH TIP: How polishing impacts clear coat thickness

    For some guys this isn't new info, but I do see a lot of rookie polishers and casual detailers asking about this online so figured I'd put the info together. Lots of other articles like this one are available for free on our forums: Surf City Garage Library - Surf City Garage Forums "Does...