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Old 11-12-2017, 12:51 PM   #11
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Thanks for all the comments guys, it seems his techniques don't quite hit the spot for the slightly more fastidious, which I would guess we mostly are lol.

I lived in Florida for a while and whilst they don't grit the roads the cars still get pretty manky with TF and bugs etc so I still think a good prewash makes sense.
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Old 11-12-2017, 01:51 PM   #12
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I noticed this too. As others have mentioned he generally gives the car the once over with the PW before foaming with Adams and then goes straight to washing with the mitt.

I find elements of his videos good but the majority are just too long and now repetitive. The white raptor got dialled in. Now the blue raptor is getting dialled in. The blue GT3 got dialled in. Now the white GT3 is getting dialled in.

It seems like he is happy to put significant amounts of time into this, so it seems strange to me that there isn't a more significant touchless wash.

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edited to say I do love his set up and have learned a lot
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Old 11-12-2017, 09:51 PM   #13
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I noticed this too. As others have mentioned he generally gives the car the once over with the PW before foaming with Adams and then goes straight to washing with the mitt.

I find elements of his videos good but the majority are just too long and now repetitive. The white raptor got dialled in. Now the blue raptor is getting dialled in. The blue GT3 got dialled in. Now the white GT3 is getting dialled in.

It seems like he is happy to put significant amounts of time into this, so it seems strange to me that there isn't a more significant touchless wash.

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edited to say I do love his set up and have learned a lot
You say you've learnt a lot then take a look at him correcting a black corvette so many mistakes and missing things. Certainly not good teaching in my eyes and probably many on here.
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I do recognise I'm new to this game!

Will check out the vette video
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I was watching the gt3 rs first wash video last night, he made a quote to Jim white (white details) about him wanting to do his car, along the lines of his skill set it better ie polishing but he wouldn't do as good as job Matt doing it himself. Jims on another level
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I've never watched his videos, decided in a bit of down time to watch his GT3 RS first wash last night. All I can say is his attitude reeks! Seems to come out with all the inspirational quotes and strut around really cocky, his wash technique was lazy and half a**ed. I had to skip most of it after the first few minutes
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I was watching the gt3 rs first wash video last night, he made a quote to Jim white (white details) about him wanting to do his car, along the lines of his skill set it better ie polishing but he wouldn't do as good as job Matt doing it himself. Jims on another level
I noticed that too, Whites details are just incredible and in a different league.
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Jim and Terry from whitedetails are a class act. The reason they are good at what they do is solely down to their skill and knowledge on how to correctly detail. Jim interacts with his viewers and you are able to see how he uses his machines and what pads and products he uses. I've gain lots of great tips from watching his vlogs and have put them into practice.

I watched with utter disbelief on how Mat was correcting a customer black corvette last night in front of him and missing steps, polishing in correctly and talking a load of bull.

How he has a detailing firm is beyond me.
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Jim and Terry from whitedetails are a class act. The reason they are good at what they do is solely down to their skill and knowledge on how to correctly detail. Jim interacts with his viewers and you are able to see how he uses his machines and what pads and products he uses. I've gain lots of great tips from watching his vlogs and have put them into practice.

I watched with utter disbelief on how Mat was correcting a customer black corvette last night in front of him and missing steps, polishing in correctly and talking a load of bull.

How he has a detailing firm is beyond me.
Because "MURICA Thats how. He is clueless to be honest, but he has an army of the blind followers so he can do whatever he wants and thez will approve.
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He does have a big following, he knows a lot of main guys in detailing. Esoteric car care, optimum, the rag company, rupes, Cquartz. He's friends with Larry from ammo nyc and he's been on jay Leno.
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