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Old 05-23-2012, 07:11 AM   #21
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Don't call Ford Service! They do not know how to detail a car!!

Call my buddy Paul @ http://www.parkavenuedetailing.com/home.html
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He will detail your car to perfection. He will use Iron-X, to dissolve the iron filings, and then clay the car to remove any other contamination. Of course followed by a polish and wax.

The first two things I did with my Ti was to Krown it, and then bring it to Paul to have it detailed to remove the contamination and protect it!
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:13 AM   #22
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I know a guy in Ottawa who does detailing as well, if you want his information, send me a PM.
I had Diamond Gloss applied when I bought the car. I'm due for the renewal. If that doesn't work, I'll gladly try one of the suggested detailers here. Thanks
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Ok, no more fingernail detailing! Seems like brake dust or rail dust is the culprit and not the environment so much. There's just so damn much of it. I'll let you know what happens.
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Old 05-23-2012, 08:45 AM   #24
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Had a white Maxima that this happened too over winter with lots of hiway drviving. Most of it was gone after claybarring it.
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At the very least order some Iron-X from Eshine.ca, before applying more sealant or wax on top of the problem. If I had some Iron-X, I would invite you over to help resolve the problem!
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Ok, no more fingernail detailing! Seems like brake dust or rail dust is the culprit and not the environment so much. There's just so damn much of it. I'll let you know what happens.
The dust from the grey headed idiots in Parliament when they open their mouths....it's gotta go somewhere
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Well, I am pretty close to Parliament Hill.
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Old 05-23-2012, 06:46 PM   #28
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At the very least order some Iron-X from Eshine.ca, before applying more sealant or wax on top of the problem. If I had some Iron-X, I would invite you over to help resolve the problem!
There's a lot of choices there.
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I experienced the same. I clay barred my car but it didn't get everything off. It got most but not all. Someone told me to use brake cleaner. I'm not quite sure I want to do that. I wonder if Magic Eraser would do the trick. Would it be bad to use that on the car?
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I'm not aware of anything a good clay bar with detail spray wouldn't remove. What brand did you use? I used Meguire's then Mother's, I recommend Meguire's. Try a 2nd clay bar session. There should be enough life in your clay bar and spray. You can buy the spray seperately, or use water as a shortcut.

Have you done this before? Because you are supposed to wet the area down pretty good with the detail spray and fold and stretch the clay bar after each area is finished. We are talking an area the size of the palm of your hand. It is a tedious process but is a must if you have fallout, etc.
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