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At OCDetails we beleive that Obsessive Compulsive Detailing should not be cured. It should be encouraged!

1994 Viper Detail

Posted May 17th, 2012 by Anthony with No Comments

This is partly a product review and partly just some information about engine detailing. The Viper is a great car to show you on since you can really get in there and get just about all of it pretty easily. I love ...

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Other Guide Sites…

Posted May 17th, 2012 by Anthony with No Comments

I’ve put the three articles I wrote for the full detail into a couple different blogs for easier sharing and viewing. Since this has been primarily a place for me to write the articles I need to write while I’m still trying ...

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How To Leverage Craigslist

Posted May 17th, 2012 by Anthony with 6 Comments

In January of 2007 I gave myself a challenge. I decided that I was going to take everything I had been learning about detailing for the past ten years and really put it to the test. So I sold my car in ...

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Dual Action Polishers Work Just Fine

Posted May 17th, 2012 by Anthony with No Comments

I have heard this for years that you can’t remove swirls with a DA. There are clearly two camps that say either you can or cannot. Well, I’m in the camp that says if you can’t remove swirls with a DA, then ...

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How To Photograph Your Work

Posted May 17th, 2012 by Anthony with No Comments

I’m not a photographer by any stretch of the imagination. I’m not going to tell you what F stops to use or what appartures to set your camera for (if cameras these days do any of that). I pretty much just point ...

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Detailing As Compared To Dentistry

Posted May 17th, 2012 by Anthony with No Comments

I’ve used the comparison of detailing your car and brushing your teeth many many times. In fact, i remember going to the dentist one time after really getting into this hobby and realizing that we aren’t so very different. The tools he ...

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Sacramento Car Wash Gets Raided by IRS for $.04

Posted May 17th, 2012 by Anthony with No Comments

By Bob Shallit Sacramento Bee   Published: Saturday, Mar. 13, 2010 – 11:44 am Last Modified: Wednesday, Mar. 17, 2010 – 9:50 am It was every businessperson’s nightmare. Arriving at Harv’s Metro Car Wash in midtown Sacramento Wednesday afternoon were two dark-suited IRS agents demanding payment of delinquent ...

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Wolfgang Fuzion Estate Car Wax

Posted May 17th, 2012 by Anthony with No Comments

I haven’t done any good product comparison experiments for awhile, but I think I’m going to start again. I’m going to begin with Pinnacle Souveran Paste Wax and Wolfgang Fuzion Paste Wax. The test vehicle is a 2005 Corolla XRS in sort ...

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Engine Detailing

Posted May 17th, 2012 by Anthony with 3 Comments

Engine detailing is not the mystery that people like to make it out to be. There are a few areas that you want to avoid, but other than that it is pretty easy. Here are some areas outlined on a 2005 Subaru ...

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1993 Integra and Oxidation

Posted May 17th, 2012 by Anthony with No Comments

Oxidation is a very serious problem for some vehicles. Unprotected paint that is exposed to UV rays and outdoor environments will fade and oxidize very very quickly. In fact, red is the first color in the color spectrum to oxidize. Red vehicles ...

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