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    I'm looking for a good local detailing shop. Last place did a terrible job so I'm hunting for something new. I know Detailz had been recommend a lot a few years back. Is there anywhere else I should be checking out in 2020?

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    Precision Auto Films

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    @gpomp , otherwise Detailed Solutions
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    You know those bored stay at home moms who's entire lives revolve around driving their kids to soccer, various cleaning accessories, and worrying about neighbourhood rapists? The kind of people that watch the View and go "uh huh..." Those unfulfilled people who try to fill the void in their empty lives by writing whiny letters to the editor complaining about shit that no one really cares about?

    Well imagine if instead of writing that letter to the editor, she just posts on a car forum for car enthusiasts. That's Kritafo.

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    I'd just take it to Detailz - their prices are good, they do a great job, and they've been around long enough to know exactly what you're going to get. Looks like they still have a 4.7 on Google.

    Both times I've used them they have also done something to go the extra mile, which I really appreciate. In one case it was a bunch of touch up paint which was way beyond the scope of what the job called for and it looked amazing.

    Alternatively, if you don't need any major paint correction and of course if you're even interested, for about the price of a full interior/exterior detail you can buy the products necessary to get the similar results yourself many times over.

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    @gpomp doesn't do PPF does he?
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    Beyond, bunch of creme puffs on this board.
    Everything I say is satire.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Rural_Juror View Post
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    @gpomp doesn't do PPF does he?
    He doesn’t do PPF. Just paint correction and ceramic coatings

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    Quote Originally Posted by gpomp View Post
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    He doesn’t do PPF. Just paint correction and ceramic coatings
    Ok well that doesn't work. Say hi to him for me anyway.
    Also. Precision Auto Film's website doesn't have anything related to auto films.
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    Beyond, bunch of creme puffs on this board.
    Everything I say is satire.

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    https://www.autokosmetik.ca/

    This is the Jed that everyone formerly knew as Mobile Reflections. He has a new shop and installs STEK.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Rural_Juror View Post
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    Ok well that doesn't work. Say hi to him for me anyway.
    Also. Precision Auto Film's website doesn't have anything related to auto films.
    They do it. Check out their Instagram.

    He’s done some work for me, great guy, good work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cjblair View Post
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    They do it. Check out their Instagram.

    He’s done some work for me, great guy, good work.
    Do people not even bother with informative websites any more? I feel so old, I'd have to google "precision auto films Instagram" to find that. Or see if they had a link on thier web page. How much detective work is appropriate for the average consumer?
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    I've planted my flag on Nothingburger Hill. Can't walk back from that stance now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sneek View Post
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    https://www.autokosmetik.ca/

    This is the Jed that everyone formerly knew as Mobile Reflections. He has a new shop and installs STEK.
    I thought Jed was at Porsche now? Did he leave?

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    Rainer always does good work too, at Nano Defense.
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    fact.
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    guessing who I might be, psychologizing me with your non existent degree.

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    Stek or Xpel?
    Do I want to go the Exoshield route again? Probably not.
    Is there a beyond discount at any one of these places?
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    Beyond, bunch of creme puffs on this board.
    Everything I say is satire.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ExtraSlow View Post
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    Do people not even bother with informative websites any more? I feel so old, I'd have to google "precision auto films Instagram" to find that. Or see if they had a link on thier web page. How much detective work is appropriate for the average consumer?
    I mean you could just do the boomer thing and phone him. Regardless of what I find online, I always have a chat with people that provide these services prior to engaging them.

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    Don't tell @speedog that you called me a boomer. He thinks I'm not even middle aged.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ExtraSlow View Post
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    Don't tell @speedog that you called me a boomer. He thinks I'm not even middle aged.
    Haha I did no such thing. I just said calling people was a boomer thing to do.... not that there’s anything wrong with that.

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    Did end up having to act like a boomer and phoning (like, ugh, actual voice phone, ugh) Shadow tint, Nanodefense and Precision Auto Films.

    You guys know if Shadow ot Precision gives discount to beyond members or people referred by some OG?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ExtraSlow View Post
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    Did end up having to act like a boomer and phoning (like, ugh, actual voice phone, ugh) Shadow tint, Nanodefense and Precision Auto Films.
    You guys know if Shadow ot Precision gives discount to beyond members or people referred by some OG?
    I received pretty quick responses at all three via phone and email.

    What's that EIT saying? Good, Fast, Cheap, pick two?

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    Has anyone used Doctor Detail for general cleaning, detailing? I saw a sign in the Southport area for them and it was right near an UrbanX Tire but it looks like there must be more than one of those because I think Bob is in the Hella North.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tik-Tok View Post
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    I thought Jed was at Porsche now? Did he leave?
    Yup. I'm so glad he is opening up his own shop again.

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