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How many of you look at other cars as you drive around and think "Aw man, look at those swirls!" or "I bet I can make that look real nice with some SHR/FMP....etc" or "WOW, I wonder if he's using Adam's on that ____."

 

I just had to laugh at myself today as I drove in, looking at different cars and thinking about what their finish needed.

 

:help::help:

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How many of you look at other cars as you drive around and think "Aw man, look at those swirls!" or "I bet I can make that look real nice with some SHR/FMP....etc" or "WOW, I wonder if he's using Adam's on that ____."

 

I just had to laugh at myself today as I drove in, looking at different cars and thinking about what their finish needed.

 

:help::help:

 

how about when the handyman that worked on the house your renting came to fix a bunch of issues, and instead of paying him, i buffed out a 2 ft long section of pretty harsh scratches instead??

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My problem is not just swirls, it's dirty rides too (specially really nice cars that owners just don't care about). I always look at the them and think "Man how can they treat their car like that!" I feel dirty when my ride is not cleaned up to it best! Thats the reason why I found Adam's products. I have always been pretty sucessful (or what I thought was sucessful) at keeping my rides their best with those products you find at their local store. Then we bought my wife the used M35 and one day after I cleaned it I follwed her going down the interstate and I couldn't even look at it knowing I was one of those swirled up rides on the road. Thats when I found Adam's. Now I just can't stop bugging everyone about removing swirls.:pc:

 

What really gets me is there is a "Quick Detail Car Wash" down the road from my office and I see all these benz and beamers come out of the auto carwash and watch 5 or 6 guys with rags just rub the swirls in. I shed a tear every time I pass it.:help:

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I'm glad to see I'm not the only one who does this.

 

When I bought my truck, I asked the dealer if they would PLEASE not detail it before I picked it up. They were a little puzzled so I explained to them that I did not want extra swirls with my purchase and that I would detail it myself.

 

Steve

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Had that urge at the local Sat. morning casual car gathering (donutderelicts.com) in Huntington Beach and was noticing that most of the cars had hazy wheels - paint was good, but the wheels needed Adam's Metal Polish!

 

But somewhere there was someone who had recently used Detail Spray - I could smell it! The Adam's signature aroma...

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all day every day...i find myself looking at the other cars finish more then the road lol

 

 

Oh, good, yer in Ohio.

 

 

 

 

 

:jester:

 

 

 

And, yeah, I do it as well. And I work with a bunch of scientists, 90% of whom could win the forgetful scientist award.

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I find myself looking at other cars as well thinking holy swirls. A friend of mine just bought a 05 Ram Hemi quad cab and its black and I went outside while it was dark and the outside lights were shining on it and it was swirl city! Looked like someone tried to buff it or polish it with some machine and had no freakin clue what the hell they were doing.

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I find myself looking at other cars as well thinking holy swirls. A friend of mine just bought a 05 Ram Hemi quad cab and its black and I went outside while it was dark and the outside lights were shining on it and it was swirl city! Looked like someone tried to buff it or polish it with some machine and had no freakin clue what the hell they were doing.

 

I saw a GP at the gym that looked to have a wool pad and a rotary used on it. It was black and MAN was it bad... One of the worst I've seen in person in fact.

 

Chris

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:jester: Glad I'm not the only one.

 

I've seen a lot of cars that have "stripes" on their plastic unpainted parts...it looks similar to the pattern that the PC leaves when polishing. Looks terrible.

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Saw a car today that made me want to cry.

 

Went to local performance store to look for some new wheels for the Coupe. I parked next to a GT40....... I'm thinking kit-car for sure but the antique designation plates make me wonder.

 

I go in and ask what kit it was. No kit, real thing, right down to the massive Hoosier street slicks. Or so he says, not entirely convinced.LOL

 

The car was filthy! To the point someone put a happy face on the right side lexan. It was enough to make your eyes bleed.

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Yeah, I'm definitely guilty. Everywhere I go I look at other cars in the light and I'm just in disgust. I can't believe how many swirls these cars have. I'll tell you what Junkman told me,....people who have swirls don't even know it, nor do they see them, until you reveal to them the matrix. But what I've come to believe is that swirls are unavoidable. You can take all the swirls out of your car, but some how when you drive it for a day and come back home, miraculously they're baaaccckkkk. At least you know your car will be 95 percent cleaner than every other car on the road.

 

After realizing I can't keep my car 100% swirl free, I'm comfortable knowing that whatever swirls my car does have, they're light and faint, even barely visible to me. So I'm happy. Now when I can walk up to my car, look straight ahead, and without having to tilt my head to the side, see swirls or marks in my paint,... THEN the car needs to be seriously polished. I have none that are easily visible. I'm content.:patriot:

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