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Forum: The Hangout   Yesterday, 01:04 PM
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Posted By 1kwikf
this is how i do it (yes i know its not a subaru,...

this is how i do it (yes i know its not a subaru, but i do them all the same way)

http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/paintballdude25/Mazda5/CAM01367_zpsa6f1b3d0.jpg...
Forum: The Hangout   04-22-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 17,543
Posted By 1kwikf
Did an oil change today at 15570 miles, changed...

Did an oil change today at 15570 miles, changed back over to the stock wheels and summer tires only to find out that it might snow again on monday :hurl: and then after that, i cleaned my engine bay...
Forum: The Hangout   04-02-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/paintballdud...

http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/paintballdude25/Mazda5/CAM01408_zps6a18ff5f.jpg (http://s100.photobucket.com/user/paintballdude25/media/Mazda5/CAM01408_zps6a18ff5f.jpg.html)

Finished...
Forum: The Hangout   04-02-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
Reflections ...

Reflections
http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/paintballdude25/Mazda5/CAM01416_zps5a589924.jpg (http://s100.photobucket.com/user/paintballdude25/media/Mazda5/CAM01416_zps5a589924.jpg.html)...
Forum: The Hangout   04-02-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
Exterior Before ...

Exterior
Before
http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/paintballdude25/Mazda5/CAM01371_zps96f68484.jpg (http://s100.photobucket.com/user/paintballdude25/media/Mazda5/CAM01371_zps96f68484.jpg.html)
...
Forum: The Hangout   04-02-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
Engine Before ...

Engine
Before
http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/paintballdude25/Mazda5/CAM01367_zpsa6f1b3d0.jpg (http://s100.photobucket.com/user/paintballdude25/media/Mazda5/CAM01367_zpsa6f1b3d0.jpg.html)...
Forum: The Hangout   04-02-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
Interior After ...

Interior After
http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/paintballdude25/Mazda5/CAM01399_zps65a11362.jpg (http://s100.photobucket.com/user/paintballdude25/media/Mazda5/CAM01399_zps65a11362.jpg.html)...
Forum: The Hangout   04-02-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
Up for detail today is a 2010 Mazda Mazda5. I was...

Up for detail today is a 2010 Mazda Mazda5. I was asked to clean it up so they could sell it. This thing was nasty. When I picked it up, I first noticed the seats and the massive amounts of stains on...
Forum: The Hangout   03-27-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 17,543
Posted By 1kwikf
Since im hoping that we've seen the last of the...

Since im hoping that we've seen the last of the snow. I decided to clean the salt out of my carpet.

Drivers Front Floor Before...
Forum: The Hangout   03-27-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
I know what you mean. Thats why mine looked so...

I know what you mean. Thats why mine looked so rough. I didnt see a point in cleaning it if it was just going to happen again the next day.

Just remember to get as much of the salt out with the...
Forum: The Hangout   03-26-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
arewmors, I did my WRX tonight. Drivers...

arewmors, I did my WRX tonight.

Drivers Front Floor Before
http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/paintballdude25/CAM01344_zps8476b518.jpg...
Forum: The Hangout   03-26-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,762
Posted By 1kwikf
thats how i feel when i let someone into traffic...

thats how i feel when i let someone into traffic and they dont do the courtesy wave
Forum: The Hangout   03-26-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
The best way is to take a stiff brush and go over...

The best way is to take a stiff brush and go over the salt to remove anything that will flake off. Vacuum, repeat.

You want to get up as much of the excess salt as possible before using any...
Forum: The Hangout   03-25-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
Digital camera may not be that hard to use,...

Digital camera may not be that hard to use, however, when you are rushing around with doing a detail, its much easier to reach in my pocket and grab my phone to snap a quick picture rather than pick...
Forum: The Hangout   03-25-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
Polished: ...

Polished:
http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/paintballdude25/Nissan%20Armada/CAM01320_zpsn54xlc2n.jpg...
Forum: The Hangout   03-25-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
Wash: ...

Wash:
http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/paintballdude25/Nissan%20Armada/CAM01310_zpsi71m0uuj.jpg...
Forum: The Hangout   03-25-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
Up for detail today is a Nissan Armada. They are...

Up for detail today is a Nissan Armada. They are getting my silver package with leather. It includes a wash, Decontamination, single step polish, wax and interior wipedown + vacuum and in this cars...
Forum: The Hangout   03-21-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/paintballdud...

http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/paintballdude25/2014%20Explorer/Sealed_zpsa30538c3.jpg (http://s100.photobucket.com/user/paintballdude25/media/2014%20Explorer/Sealed_zpsa30538c3.jpg.html)...
Forum: The Hangout   03-21-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
Up for detail today is a 2014 Ford Explorer. The...

Up for detail today is a 2014 Ford Explorer. The owner called me complaining that his new car smelled like sewage, and there was a salt ring around the drivers floor board from before he got the...
Forum: The Hangout   03-15-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 8,912
Posted By 1kwikf
Rocket ship Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App...

Rocket ship

Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App (http://www.autoguide.com/mobile)
Forum: The Hangout   03-15-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,762
Posted By 1kwikf
What grinds my gears is people acting like my...

What grinds my gears is people acting like my side job (detailing cars/Mechanic work) is something that I just do as a hobby. Asking me things like "if i help can I have half off" "Can You come to my...
Forum: The Hangout   03-15-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 8,912
Posted By 1kwikf
Torch Fire (Thread revival)

Torch Fire (Thread revival)
Forum: The Hangout   03-15-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
decided to make this thread Collection of my...

decided to make this thread Collection of my detailing writeups.

This is a 2001 Chevy Venture. It has been driven and neglected by probably 10 different people over the last 13 years that we have...
Forum: The Hangout   03-15-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 17,543
Posted By 1kwikf
Did an oil change with Rotella T6 and a Subaru...

Did an oil change with Rotella T6 and a Subaru filter.

Then I detailed Washed my car and applied some more wax.
Its been about 25 washes and still zero swirls
...
Forum: The Hangout   03-15-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 881
Posted By 1kwikf
you spoke too soon, my bumper is cracked right...

you spoke too soon, my bumper is cracked right now.

I dont like your parking job ^^^^^
Forum: The Hangout   03-05-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
Thanks! It wasnt actually that bad on...

Thanks!



It wasnt actually that bad on the day that I did it. I think it was like 40 degrees maybe.



It took me about 13 hours, 2 for the interior, 1 for lunch, and the rest was paint...
Forum: The Hangout   02-26-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
Some Reflections after an IPA Wipedown ...

Some Reflections after an IPA Wipedown
http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/paintballdude25/2010%20escape/Polished1_zpsf6a1bae0.jpg...
Forum: The Hangout   02-26-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
Now on to the exterior Some Tires ...

Now on to the exterior
Some Tires
http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/paintballdude25/2010%20escape/WHEELS_zps7959e5b8.jpg...
Forum: The Hangout   02-26-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By 1kwikf
a recent detail i did

Up for Detail today is a 2010 Ford Escape. The owner of this car admittedly hasnít taken much care of it since he bought it new in 2010. Itís a family car driven by 4 different people each week (all...
Forum: The Hangout   02-26-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 881
Posted By 1kwikf
I am not a fan of those green wheels at all... ...

I am not a fan of those green wheels at all...

http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/paintballdude25/CAM00979_zpscyna4xjh.jpg...
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   02-21-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By 1kwikf
this is awesome, really excited

this is awesome, really excited
Forum: The Hangout   02-18-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 17,543
Posted By 1kwikf
Well Saturday I misjudged a snow pile this...

Well Saturday I misjudged a snow pile this saturday and "destroyed" my bumper.

Every non-car guy i know is telling me that im over reacting, but ill let you guys be the judge

...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-13-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By 1kwikf
Well, After realizing that the snow does a number...

Well, After realizing that the snow does a number to the side of my WRX, I got me some Rally Armor


Kind of a before and after...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-10-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By 1kwikf
Thanks! It only took me about a week to realize...

Thanks! It only took me about a week to realize that I wanted nothing to do with the other forums. Guess Im a tuner for life.
Forum: The Hangout   02-10-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 17,543
Posted By 1kwikf
took a day with no snow to get my car pretty...

took a day with no snow to get my car pretty clean

http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/paintballdude25/CAM00977_zpsbs1032gr.jpg...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-10-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By 1kwikf
And After some deliberation, and making some...

And After some deliberation, and making some massive overtime, I ordered my Kartboy shifter w/bushings and Flossy Weighted Shift Knob.

Everyone Loves Pictures...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-10-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By 1kwikf
So after dealing with the LLLLLOOOOOONNNNNGGGG...

So after dealing with the LLLLLOOOOOONNNNNGGGG clutch pedal travel for a while, I decided that it was time to fix it, so I ordered and installed an IXIZ Clutch Limiter and manually adjusted my...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   02-09-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By 1kwikf
I haven't made it there yet, I simply made that...

I haven't made it there yet, I simply made that post so the RIOT act wouldnt flip out at me for not embedding the pictures
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   02-07-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By 1kwikf
Trust me, Illinois isnt far behind in taxes......

Trust me, Illinois isnt far behind in taxes... but my WRX is parked outside 95% of the time. the only time it is inside is when im either washing it or trying to let it thaw out so I can work on it....
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   02-06-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By 1kwikf
Nah, i just work at a wonderful place where the...

Nah, i just work at a wonderful place where the guy doesnt plow my spot for a day or so after it snows... i drive through and park in 12 or more of snow.... its a bit frustrating

Sent from...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   02-06-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By 1kwikf
I dont know why the pictures are showing up as...

I dont know why the pictures are showing up as links, i used the embeded codes
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   02-06-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By 1kwikf
It wasnt, but it is now. I think I found the...

It wasnt, but it is now. I think I found the Problem though.


http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/paintballdude25/CAM00974_zpshq2gvkfw.jpg...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   02-06-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By 1kwikf
Im hoping its something stupid, but with all the...

Im hoping its something stupid, but with all the warrenty horror stories ive read over the last few months Im just a bit worried Im going to end up Having to pay for this.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   02-06-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By 1kwikf
2013 wrx audible clicking inside cabin

I Started my WRX up this morning, and I hear an audible clicking inside the passenger compartment while Im moving. The clicking speeds up with the speed of the car. at first i thought it was coming...
Forum: The Hangout   01-29-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 17,543
Posted By 1kwikf
Today I replaced all of my interior bulbs with...

Today I replaced all of my interior bulbs with LEDS
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   01-27-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By 1kwikf
ahh, ok, thanks

ahh, ok, thanks
Forum: The Hangout   01-27-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 17,543
Posted By 1kwikf
are those tinted or painted headlight housings?

are those tinted or painted headlight housings?
Forum: The Hangout   01-26-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 8,912
Posted By 1kwikf
TIKI Torch

TIKI Torch
Forum: The Hangout   01-25-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 8,912
Posted By 1kwikf
planes crash

planes crash
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   01-24-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By 1kwikf
Lol, That Sounds like a viable option though

Lol, That Sounds like a viable option though
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