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joelilton23 last won the day on November 30 2017

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About joelilton23

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    Skilled Detailer
  • Birthday 08/23/1989

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    Queensland, Australia


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    Automotive Technician
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  1. joelilton23

    How to fix scratched instrument panel plastci

    Will give that a go - thanks, Dan!
  2. Hey guys and gals, As per the title, the instrument clusters in both of my vehicles are scratched pretty badly from previous owners 'detailing' the interior, and I was wondering what to use to remove or minimize them. I was thinking of trying revive by hand on a microfiber cloth, as I don't have a machine that would be small enough to fit into the corners. Does this sound like a logical step, or should I be using something that's made for plastic and a machine to get the desired correction? Also, call me crazy, but would using a trim coating prevent more damage from occurring later down the track? Any downsides to using a coating? You can see the damage under the gauges in the photo, for reference. Thanks!
  3. Could you line the side of the PPF with polishing tape, so if you do go over, it doesn't build up on the edge? I don't have anything with PPF, but figured that would be the easiest way to stop it going under the edges if you're not super careful
  4. joelilton23

    Am I losing my mind?

    I got a bottle in a mystery box, which I have since passed on to another forum member - it does smell amazing, its almost a cherry scent, it smells very sweet!
  5. joelilton23

    Super Bowl (Food)

    I'm at work (it's Monday noon here) watching the live-score online and eating jalapeno poppers and mac and cheese I ordered from the American Takeaway shop down the road from my work - Predicting a Patriots comeback!
  6. joelilton23

    Finishing Polish technique

    Thanks, Shane! I'll be giving this a go on my partners Mazda this weekend. The paint is in really good condition - I removed most of the small water marks and light scratching last weekend, and now I really want to make the metallic pop! Thanks for the helpful hints
  7. Hey all! Got a couple of questions on finishing polish: Is a slow or faster arm speed recommended? What speed should I have my polisher set on? (SK 12MM) Do I still do the same amount of passes as I would when correcting? I tried looking for a video, but i couldn't find anything that goes into depth about it - I'm only a weekend warrior, but I am looking at stepping my technique and results up to the next level. If there's an Adam's video that goes into it that I couldn't find, can someone post it here please? Thanks!
  8. joelilton23

    Rubber Mat Cleaner Questions

    Hey Ed, it's a cloudburst mitt, which is a non-Adam's product. Feel free to message me and I'll let you know some more details about it. it's cool to have something that's not available yet! It's a shame I can't use it..
  9. joelilton23

    Rubber Mat Cleaner Questions

    Hey Dan, Thanks for reaching out! I have to say, I was quite surprised when it arrived - I might hold off on using it on any tyres or trim, as I don't want to cause any damage, and I have ordered another T&RC anyway. The smell is amazing though - I've opened it a few times just to enjoy the scent. I'm guessing it wont be a problem if I trade this to another forum member, or would you prefer me to send it back to you guys, as it isn't a released product yet? Thanks, Joel
  10. joelilton23

    H20 Guard and Gloss

    I'll add to this with another method, which I use and quite enjoy. Grab a microfiber applicator - block or pad, whichever you have use the rise bucket to wet the applicator and then wring it out spray 1 spray into the applicator and apply to a dry panel and then wipe residue off with a single soft, and once you've loaded the applicator up from a few panels, give it a quick rinse and repeat the process. It takes me less than 10 minutes to do my car this way, and water doesn't get trapped in panel gaps - it's also super easy to see any streaks straight away, and it doesn't use that much product (I have a Honda Fit, my first bottle of G&G is just over half empty and I've used it once a month since January this year) One of my favourite Adam's products too!
  11. Hey all! I just received some Rubber Mat and Liner cleaner, and was wondering if it could be used as a substitute for Tyre and Rubber cleaner (as I've run out) and on black plastic trim to clean it before trim coating - does anyone know or tried it for any of these things? I've tried looking but haven't really found much information on it so far (I can't even find it on the website ) Thanks in advance!
  12. joelilton23

    Holiday Wish List - Just For Fun

    Christmas will be before the U.S here in Australia, so Santa will be stopping by early! Hopefully he's swung by Adam's HQ and picked up a few goodies!
  13. joelilton23

    Holiday Wish List - Just For Fun

    All the limited edition Detail Sprays New hand wash One of the trunk organisers - such a good idea! (all stuff we can't get in Aus yet...... )
  14. It's so cool to hear about Adam's history, and the fact that he was here 'Down Under' for a while doing his detailing! I would love to know whereabouts he was, and the Truck stops that are using his products, as I've never seen it anywhere apart from the Official distributor here.
  15. joelilton23

    What did you do today?

    After a few weeks of rainy weather, finally got the chance to give the daily a good going over. Paint sealant, H2O g&g (dry method makes it so easy!) and buttery wax bringing out the slight metallic! It’s almost due for a full correction, which will be happening after Christmas sometime.