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

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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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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OCDetails Boys At Work

Posted May 17th, 2012 by Anthony with 2 Comments

  Most of us sacrifice so much for our families that we wind up not having much of a social life outside of work and home. I didn’t want my hobby to get in the way of family, so I’ve always made a ...

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Corolla Detailing Part 1

Posted March 27th, 2010 by Anthony with No Comments

I’m trying to get this car detailed, but the weather isn’t cooperating with me. So I’ll be doing it in stages it looks like. I’m still doing it in the order that I would recommend doing it. I’ll combine all of these ...

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Corolla Detailing Part 2

Posted March 26th, 2010 by Anthony with 1 Comment

We have already covered wheels and engines, so we’ll just start with the washing and I’ll have to put things in the right order after I have everything finished. Now, for this part of the process I’m only using products that I ...

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Corolla Detailing Part 3

Posted March 25th, 2010 by Anthony with 3 Comments

Technically, the interior should be the first area you strike when doing a full detail. The reason for this is because you will kick up quite a bit of dust and you are also likely to get over-spray from your interior protectants ...

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Porter Cable 7424 Use

Posted June 10th, 2005 by Anthony with No Comments

The Porter Cable 7424 (also known commonly on detailing forums as a ‘PC’) is an incredibly versatile tool that anybody can use. With as soft and easy as our paint is to scratch and swirl, I think this tool should have come ...

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Clay and IFO

Posted May 22nd, 2005 by Anthony with No Comments

This article is written to answer the following question… “What are those orange dots and how to I remove them from my car?” Perhaps the condition of the paint on this vehicle will look familiar to you… Can you see what I see?  Let’s take ...

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