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Old 07-10-2012, 01:52 AM   #71
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Old 07-10-2012, 01:24 PM   #72
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Hey HCAutoDetail, did you, or your wife, back into something and dent the rear lunchbox part of the exhaust or is it just my imagination.
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Old 07-10-2012, 01:52 PM   #73
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I'm a big fan of white. My Arctic White Corvette posing in the same location 2 years ago.

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Old 07-16-2012, 11:25 PM   #74
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I'm a big fan of white. My Arctic White Corvette posing in the same location 2 years ago.

nice rides! is the focus your daily also?

i got a 2012 platinum white sel as my new daily, while a 2000 arctic white FRC is my autoX toy.
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Old 07-17-2012, 03:28 AM   #75
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Does anyone know how the white plastidip matches Oxford white? I was thinking of trying it with the glossifier to add some shine. Just checking to see if it has already been done.
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Old 07-17-2012, 12:29 PM   #76
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nice rides! is the focus your daily also?

i got a 2012 platinum white sel as my new daily, while a 2000 arctic white FRC is my autoX toy.
Yep, picked up the Focus as a DD/commuter car. I sold my Corvette a few months ago. I'll be putting in an order on a 2013 Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon in 3 weeks, which will obviously become my weekend warrior / project car.
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Quick question.
I've recently noticed the Platinum White Tri-Coat application is far from even across the body.
Anybody know why the B-pillars (behind the opened doors), door jambs, and interior sills are simply ordinary Oxford White? I am not expecting the metallic application in every area (like the engine bay), but I was expecting a bit more "glitter" application.

I know I shouldn't compare, but my 2001 BMW 740i has an Oxford Green Metallic finish everywhere except the engine bay and the spare wheel well. I guess my expectations were a bit high.
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Old 07-17-2012, 03:36 PM   #78
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I shouldn't compare, but my 2001 BMW 740i has an Oxford Green Metallic finish everywhere except the engine bay and the spare wheel well. I guess my expectations were a bit high.
Does your BMW have a tri-coat finish? Most metallic finishes aren't a multi-layer application like Platinum Tri-coat. My Sterling Grey Metallic is metallic on all surfaces too, but it's not applied like Platinum is.
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Quick question.
I've recently noticed the Platinum White Tri-Coat application is far from even across the body.
Anybody know why the B-pillars (behind the opened doors), door jambs, and interior sills are simply ordinary Oxford White? I am not expecting the metallic application in every area (like the engine bay), but I was expecting a bit more "glitter" application.

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I just looked at mine, it all matches...
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Quick question.
I've recently noticed the Platinum White Tri-Coat application is far from even across the body.
Anybody know why the B-pillars (behind the opened doors), door jambs, and interior sills are simply ordinary Oxford White? I am not expecting the metallic application in every area (like the engine bay), but I was expecting a bit more "glitter" application.

I know I shouldn't compare, but my 2001 BMW 740i has an Oxford Green Metallic finish everywhere except the engine bay and the spare wheel well. I guess my expectations were a bit high.
Mine is like yours ... no extra glitter in the door jambs either

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