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  1. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Just got some Oracle Lighting done this last week and finally had a chance to get some pictures of it. I love how they look...I am sure some won't/don't like the under car lighting. Got rims and tires coming in hopefully in the next week or two. The picture on of the under dash lighting looks...
  2. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hey everybody I recently got my new Optima and I was wondering how you guys wash and dry yours. The reason I'm asking is because I want to avoid the paint "swirls" that most cars have. I attached a picture of what I mean (thats not my car its just an example). So what suggestions do you have...
  3. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Now, I know a lot of you wash your cars by hand. My grandfather would roll over in his grave if he knew I go through automatic carwashes. However, in Indy we have Crew Car Wash (formerly Mike's) and I have used them for years without a problem. I don't have the time to wash my car by hand. Crew...
  4. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Took advantage and Washed and detailed the Optima..Maybe next week the Genesis..
  5. Pictures and Videos
    Decided to get up early and detail the ride!! Meguiars black wax is very impressive! Happy independence day everyone!!!
  6. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Hello all, Here recently, I ran over a possum (he was way on the other side of the road, but he decided to take 1 hop at the right moment and boom). Ran over him on my front passenger. I pulled over and everything looked okay besides blood on the front bumper, however... he caused some slight...
  7. The Detailing Corner
    Have you guys seen/used this? When I first saw it, my initial reaction was to set it on fire and run in the opposite direction. That said, how can this not screw up your clear coat? ****, i worry enough about using detailer as it is.. This thing?
  8. Pictures and Videos
    So I know many of you are like me, you spend a few hours hand washing, detailing and waxing your Optima and then take some great pictures. (In my case this was the first wash and wax since she was less than 2 weeks old) Am I the only one who goes out looking for places to take pictures of my...
  9. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Today was a great day here in FL so before all the little gremlins showed up I figured I'd give my car a wash and wax. Haven't detailed my car in a few weeks and it desperately needed it. Picked up Meguiar's Black Wax today and was dying to give it a try. And I have to say I am pretty impressed...
  10. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    And asked me.."wth kinda car is that?" I simply replied SXL and he said its a gorgeous car. dam us guys are driving some dam sexy cars ;)
  11. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Home « :: Birdie's Auto Spa, LLC:: If you never tried it give it a GO! It's great! :) Would definitely recommend this place to anyone that lives relatively close to Rye, NY. I drive there from time to time from Queens, NY. Been here multiple times, great service and care for your car. The...
  12. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I don't have anything to wash my car by hand yet, but I'm going out tonight and would like to clean it... Would it be ok if I went through an automatic touchless car wash just this once? Will it affect my paint or anything? Should I dry with a towel or let it air dry (via driving)? Thanks!
  13. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Just curious if anyone lowered on eibachs or arks have gone through a automatic car wash and if you've had any issues? Out of all the cars that i've owned i've only taken a single car through a automatic car wash, normally im that guy with the warm bucket of water washing my car in freezing...
  14. The Detailing Corner
    I've seen some videos of people using a system where they hook a bottle of special soap to the nozzle of their pressure washers and it blankets the car in foam, then they hose it down, so no scrubbing, etc. Anyone use something like this on their car? Wondering if something like that would be a...
  15. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    It was almost 50 degrees here yesterday. I had to give the Optima and the Escape baths.
  16. Hybrids
    hi all, sorry if this has already been covered, but i was trying to wash my new KOH soon and was wondering if there was any issues with washing the underside of the car. Some car washes splash water underneath the car and was curious to see if this could have any issues on a hybrid. thanks for...
  17. The Detailing Corner
    I do mine weekly and am sitting here wondering if I want to do it again today (in the middle of Tropical Storm Isaac). In the garage with Optimum No Rinse car wash since it's not very nice outside right now. Lately, it seems like after every weekend wash, comes three days of rainy conditions...
  18. Engine and Technical Discussion
    I had something odd happen and wonder if anyone has had the same. A few weeks ago I did a good hand wash on the car and moved it directly in the garage after drying it off to wax it. The car sat in the same spot for about a day and a half. When backing out of the garage it felt like the rear...
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