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Products that work/favorite product

Post by Gregs672000 » Tue Sep 06, 2016 2:11 pm

Thought I would start a list of favorite off the shelf car products that work as advertised, etc. Thought about this the other day when I was again using my California Duster and just loving that product. It's nice to know what works and what doesnt...

So, as I said, LOVE the California duster... unless the car gets wet or totally bug covered, I rarely have to wash her during the summer.
Mequires Clay bar... makes the paint feel like butter!
Eagle One Nanowax... takes out swirls better than anything I've ever used... great wax for paint that is not oxidized.
Prestolite Cataclean catalitic converter cleaner... worked in my Celica and turned off the check engine light in one tank. Been fine for several months so far.
Snail version or Midlock version of the carb airflow meter for carb balancing... much better than a unisyn as it won't slow airflow when reading it.
Speed bleeders.

What do you all like?
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Re: Products that work/favorite product

Post by Linda » Tue Sep 06, 2016 3:46 pm

JB Weld
Evapo Rust
Lucas Fuel Additive
303 Aerospace Protectant for vinyl, convertible tops
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Re: Products that work/favorite product

Post by fj20spl311 » Tue Sep 06, 2016 4:07 pm

MSD 6AL
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67.5 SPL311 FJ20E teal SDS EFI
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Re: Products that work/favorite product

Post by msampsel » Tue Sep 06, 2016 5:52 pm

Aluminum flywheel (Datsun comp)
Koni Shocks
23 mm Datsun comp sway bar
Street Fire MSD coil and control (only $200 shipped)
Mechanical temp gauge and oil pressure gauges (SW or other venders)
2" stainless exhaust and resonator
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Post by theunz » Tue Sep 06, 2016 8:19 pm

My cheap harbor freight bench buffer and my expensive skat blast blasting cabinet. Both do exactly what they are susspose to do, and have saved many dollars on my restoration.
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Post by bakerjf » Tue Sep 06, 2016 9:40 pm

+1 on the duster, nanowax and clay bars for the paint. +1 on evaporust/metal rescue. Surf City Garage's aluminum cleaner. Mother's VLR for the interior. Fischer Classic Car motor oil, and Swepco for the transmission.
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Re: Products that work/favorite product

Post by pebbles » Wed Sep 07, 2016 3:56 am

Never seez nickel.
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Post by jrusso07 » Fri Sep 09, 2016 6:45 am

Marvel Mystery Oil in fuel and in oil just before an oil change.
Mothers back to black for black plastic parts
PB Blaster
Sears Craftman timing light with advance setting knob
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Re: Products that work/favorite product

Post by goldbug » Fri Sep 09, 2016 9:15 am

Aerospace 303: for maintaining plastic, vinyl, and plasticized leather (NOT for un-coated leather).
Fumoto drain valves; for quicker/cleaner oil changes


**Note: I've used none of these yet on my Datsun as it's being torn down still, but I have used them on many other cars.
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Re: Products that work/favorite product

Post by mraitch » Tue Jan 10, 2017 5:25 pm

Wire brush attachment for reciprocating saw - works on the larger areas of rust like a dream.
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Re: Products that work/favorite product

Post by pebbles » Tue Jan 10, 2017 8:09 pm

mraitch wrote:Wire brush attachment for reciprocating saw - works on the larger areas of rust like a dream.
That is cool Peter! I need one!
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Post by bikermike » Wed Jan 11, 2017 8:13 am

Motive Power Bleeder
303 Protectant
Turtle Wax chrome polish
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Re: Products that work/favorite product

Post by mraitch » Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:57 pm

@pebbles - lowes - $7ish
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