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Detailing Enthusiasts Monthly – March 2013

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AAP Blog Post Of The Month!

Ivan Rajic of LUSTR Auto Detail (Chicago, IL) shows us his new car prep and paint correction skills on a beautiful 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia!

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Detailing Industry News!

This past month Dodo Juice created the extremely limited edition (20 containers) of their Supernatural Hybrid Wax Creation Engine Edition. This wax was created to celebrate the two awards that the regular Supernatural Hybrid won at the Detailing World 2012 awards and all 20 containers sold out extremely fast. Supernatural Hybrid Wax has been created in conjunction with Austrian cyber-craftsman Thomas the ‘Creation Engine’ and iClean.at, Dodo Juice’s Austrian reseller.

The Supernatural Hybrid Creation Engine Edition is a unique aluminum and perspex LED-illuminated airtight wax container, housing approx. 110ml of Supernatural Hybrid wax. Access to the wax is via three hex bolts opened via a special Supernatural hex tool. There will be a refill facility (at additional cost) so that the container does not become redundant once the wax has been used. 10 containers were sold for $459.60 each, with a total of $1527.60 being donated by Dodo Juice Ltd to Sebastian’s Action Trust. The other 10 containers were also sold for $459.60 by iClean.at, with $158.03 donated to Stiftung Kindertraum. Take a look at the amazing pictures of this special wax below!
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DetailingWorld.co.uk is a great source for some awesome detailing industry news. One that really caught my eye this past month is one of the Waxstock “Detailing World Top 16″ Show and Shine contest entries. OCDDetailer posts pictures of his newly detailed 2001 MG ZR 105 in an amazing blue color. This car is 12 years old and man does it look great! Check out his regular detailing treatments and photos!

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Have you ever bought a Brinkmann light that broke quickly or had a faulty battery? Dodo Factory has a great post for all you handy men out there. Check out this cool way to transplant a new battery into this light on DetailingWorld.co.uk!

Check out who was voted the best Quick Detailer, Wax, Sealant, Polish, Wheels and Tires Product, Innovation Product, Shampoo, Accessory, and General Product in the complete winners breakdown of the Detailing World 2012 Product Awards!

New Detailed Image Products!

Check out some of the new products we added to our lineup this month, which includes the Rupes Polishers, RoboReel, and SM Arnold Speedy Surface Prep Pads!

The Rupes Polishers will help you achieve professional polishing results in far less time by safely and easily removing swirls, oxidation, ultra fine scratches, and more! It is powerful yet safe, making it perfect for not only experienced detailers, but beginning detailers as well. Check out the available two sizes today: LHR 15ES (5.5″ Pads) and the LHR 21ES (6.5″ Pads).

The RoboReel makes storing your power cords easier then ever before! Carry the RoboReel Portable anywhere, or use the ceiling mount version to keep your power cord rolled up and out of the way at all times.

The SM Arnold Speedy Surface Prep Pads will use the same technology as the popular NanoSkin AutoScrub Pads. Using these pads will allow you to safely remove paint over spray, light water marks, tree sap, rail dust, road grime and other extra stubborn surface contaminants safely and easily. Simply spray the surface with a copious amount of lube and remove this contamination with ease! You can use these pads via a random orbital or dual action buffer (do not use with a rotary) at a low speed (1-2), or by hand with the DI Accessories Hand Strap. Will these products help replace the clay bar completely? Share your thoughts with us!

Also, do not forget to check out the complete list our our New Products!

Detailed Image News!

During January we ran a Griot’s Buffer Give Away on our Facebook page and this month we are running a Maximum Microfiber Package give away.

To enter this contest simply visit our Facebook page and:

  • Like the Maximum Microfiber Package post.
  • Share the Maximum Microfiber Package post.

AND

  • Comment on the Maximum Microfiber Package post!

Like,Comment, AND Share before the March 4th to be entered into the contest. Winner will be randomly selected and contacted on March 5th!

Also, stay tuned to our Facebook for another contest give away related to the NCAA March Madness Mens Basketball Tournament!

Photo Of The Month!

Kendo89 had a great post on DetailingWorld.co.uk about a wax that he made himself! Check out the amazing beading photo of this wax below!

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Automotive Industry News!

The Chicago Auto Show went on from February 7th-18th and according to the Chicago Tribune, hybrid and electric models are the ones drawing the most interest.

Ferrari confirmed on Monday that the Enzo-successor (F70 F150) will make its world debut at the Geneva motor show in March. Check out the full announcement at Autoweek.com

Ever pay $500 to fill up your car? Well Nick Barnett does, check out this article to see his fully custom ride!

The Detroit Auto Show was packed with some really cleaver car features, such as the Ford Atlas Concepts active wheel shutters. Check out the video of this feature and more in this article on PopularMechanics.com!

Want to know how fast the 903bhp McLaren P1 supercar will go and cost? Find out on TopGear.com!

Upcoming Events!

The 2013 Geneva Auto Show runs from March 5th to March 17th. This show is expected to attract a range of cars (production and concept), such as the Ferrari Enzo replacement and the new Corvette convertible. Check out Autoweek’s complete coverage at autoweek.com/geneva-auto-show.

Thanks for reading and if you like this article check out the Detailing Enthusiasts Monthly January Edition!

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