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About Clovis911

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    Valencia, CA
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  • Present cars
    Looking for the best fit
  • Future cars
    2008 Range Rover SuperCharged White (family car)
    997-2 Turbo Cab Tip "The best of all worlds"
    Lexus ES350
  • Former cars
    85 Carrera 3.2 Bullet proof
    01 E320 Benz
    Range Rover HSE
    2001 Carrera Cab Tip "Grey Ghost"
  1. No A.N.T.S, for us!

  2. One starbucks to the next

  3. Watch me blossom!

  4. listening to Wife speak at church meeting, WOVEN. At Living Praise Christian Center in Chatsworth

  5. 47 is the new 30......Thanks to all who care:)

  6. Headed for SD....holla peeps in Diego the P-car is on tha move!

  7. sometimes we just have to try!

  8. just had a Turkey burge(carls JR)r w/ guac with a side salad (instead of fries....excellente!

  9. Rain, Rain and less Rain!

  10. Just signed up for Bible on my Touch. Very cool

  11. Had a great time today at MM!

  12. I have slate grey too, beautiful color. :) I'd suspect the cover you use. Do you leave it on in direct sunlight? During/after rainstorms? Is it fading on your front hood or rear engine cover? It could be deteriorating clearcoat on a paint repair. The factory clearcoat is pretty robust unless you leave it sitting in the desert sun for months at a time or expose it to solvents or other abrasives. It's quite possible that a good polish can fix this problem. Go to a local auto shop and pick up some Meguiar's fine cut cleaner #2 or 3M rubbing compound (both are readily available polishes and have a medium cut), along with some microfiber applicator pads and microfiber towel. Wash the car, then pick a small section (2" or so) of the dull paint and with a nickel-sized dab on the microfiber applicator, apply the compound in a firm , even swirling motion for about 10 seconds and then lift. If your applicator has grey paint on it stop immediately, that means the dullness is caused by your clearcoat wearing off. If not, continue applying until the compound has dried to a haze, then remove the residue with a microfiber towel. If you like what you see on your test spot, do the rest of the lid. Post some pictures for us so we can see the damage. Mark Mark - Thanks mark take a look at the damage: Dammad - Does yours resemble this? Loren heres a pic of the damage Yes, exactly like that.. But mine is the spoiler itself, not the lid part. Well it looks like it might spread to the spoiler too. Well I need the Nose resprayed so, i guess the deck lid and spoiler also. Thanks
  13. I have slate grey too, beautiful color. :) I'd suspect the cover you use. Do you leave it on in direct sunlight? During/after rainstorms? Is it fading on your front hood or rear engine cover? It could be deteriorating clearcoat on a paint repair. The factory clearcoat is pretty robust unless you leave it sitting in the desert sun for months at a time or expose it to solvents or other abrasives. It's quite possible that a good polish can fix this problem. Go to a local auto shop and pick up some Meguiar's fine cut cleaner #2 or 3M rubbing compound (both are readily available polishes and have a medium cut), along with some microfiber applicator pads and microfiber towel. Wash the car, then pick a small section (2" or so) of the dull paint and with a nickel-sized dab on the microfiber applicator, apply the compound in a firm , even swirling motion for about 10 seconds and then lift. If your applicator has grey paint on it stop immediately, that means the dullness is caused by your clearcoat wearing off. If not, continue applying until the compound has dried to a haze, then remove the residue with a microfiber towel. If you like what you see on your test spot, do the rest of the lid. Post some pictures for us so we can see the damage. Mark Mark - Thanks mark take a look at the damage: Dammad - Does yours resemble this? Loren heres a pic of the damage
  14. Thanks for all the advice I'm trying to include a picture of the damage, but the repaint sounds plausible seeing that the rest of the car is in pristine condition.
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