Forum: Viper Detailing Tips & Tricks

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Custom length Race Ramps from Reverse Logic

Since 2011 Reverse Logic has been building a custom line up of Race Ramps service ramps and trailer ramps. All of the "RLL" ramp models are 14" wide....

Started by [email protected]‎, 06-29-2016 01:28 PM
race ramps, reverse logic
Replies: 0
Views: 1,416
06-29-2016, 01:28 PM Go to last post

The Air Force Master Blaster vs. the Electric Leaf Blower

In this video, I talk about the pros and cons of both the Air Force Master Blaster by Metro, and a standard electric leaf blower. I give the insight...

Started by Junkman2008‎, 06-14-2013 06:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,657
04-12-2016, 01:43 PM Go to last post

Colour code gen 2 dash

Hi, Does anyone knows the colour code for the gen 2 GTS dash? ( Original flat black/grey colour) Best regards: Kai

Started by Kai Hansen‎, 04-02-2016 10:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
04-02-2016, 10:40 PM Go to last post

Interior and exterior plastic

Hey guys, What product do you suggest to clean and protect the plastic parts on my Viper? I don't like greasy effect like Armor All. My plastics...

Started by blemay88‎, 08-31-2014 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,975
03-21-2016, 01:37 AM Go to last post

Cleaning my Sidewinder hyper black rims

I just picked up my 2014 GTS with sidewinder hyper black wheels. They are the ones that look like the face is polished. How does everyone clean...

Started by Scottsviper‎, 03-12-2016 01:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
03-21-2016, 01:34 AM Go to last post

Gen I wrap around instrument panel plastic - very discolored - paint

Hi everyone. I recently picked up a black '95 that was not well maintained by the owner for 10 years. Appears he did not use the smaller cockpit...

Started by Titan1969‎, 11-18-2014 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
12-29-2015, 05:39 PM Go to last post

2014 Dodge Viper Paint Correction-Tampa Fl.

Hello Viper Club I am new here but wanted to share some products I used to correct this 2014 Viper. Its not my car however.

Started by broker99‎, 12-27-2015 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 972
12-28-2015, 09:13 PM Go to last post

What towels/rags to use?

I have been reading a lot of post on products to use. I just ordered a zaino borderless blonde after watching a video from junkman but what do you...

Started by vettegc‎, 09-24-2012 10:23 PM
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09-10-2015, 11:30 AM Go to last post

Waxing your ride.

Ok guys, I have used a lot of different waxes over the years and honestly I find that Zymol does the best job for me. I have a little trick that I...

Started by syldogRT/10‎, 06-22-2007 11:17 PM
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07-13-2015, 02:19 PM Go to last post

How thick is Viper (Dodge) Clearcoat?

I recently bought a Gen II FE GTS. It has scratches in the clearcoat that I would like to correct with a Random Orbital Buffer. I know the car has...

Started by rschiltz‎, 11-17-2014 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,413
01-29-2015, 09:40 PM Go to last post

Junkman's Debadging of Vinyl Decals & Stickers

In this video, I talk about and show the process of properly removing vinyl decal lettering. This process applies to any vinyl decals whatsoever, as...

Started by Junkman2008‎, 06-28-2013 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,039
10-21-2014, 02:52 PM Go to last post

My new Gen 5 needs some paint TLC

Hoping a good detailer can help me get my paint looking like it should. It's a new '14 GTS that's probably been on the showroom for a year or so...

Started by dwhitt‎, 10-04-2014 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,566
10-08-2014, 03:47 PM Go to last post

My Wet Sanding Adventure - Toyota Matrix

Been detailing for over 8 years but have only sanded 3 cars for paint correction. This will be my practice car before i sand down my freshly painted...

Started by agdetail‎, 09-04-2014 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,056
09-07-2014, 09:55 AM Go to last post

Detail Engine Compartment

I need to detail the engine compartment of my '06, I was going to use a few different size paint brushes and some warm soapy water to get into the...

Started by johnk‎, 06-03-2014 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,762
06-04-2014, 10:00 AM Go to last post

Opti coat just applied

I had Opti coat applied professionally to the 08 viper. Man does it make it shine. They are now giving a lifetime warranty. Anyone else...

Started by Elohim1‎, 09-08-2013 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,635
05-05-2014, 12:35 PM Go to last post

3m or XPEL Clear Bra ?

I am sure this has been discussed. I searched on this forum and could not find alot of input. I have people that use XPel or 3M around my area. ...

Started by Elohim1‎, 06-20-2013 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,887
05-03-2014, 07:50 PM Go to last post

Junkman's, The Mother of All "How to Fix Your Paint for Novices" Thread!

That's right boys and girls, The Junkman has went and made paint correction so easy, a caveman could do it! In the following videos, I cover the...

Started by Junkman2008‎, 09-21-2012 03:43 AM
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01-29-2014, 09:39 AM Go to last post

3M Paint Defender... Anyone Tried it Out?

Has anyone tried 3M's new Paint Protector system? I'm thinking about using it on my Gen 2 viper to protect against nicks and chips, but I'd like to...

Started by Talon‎, 10-21-2013 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,269
10-31-2013, 10:00 PM Go to last post

Need advice on washing microfibers and storage techniques.

New here, so go easy on me;) I dont have a viper yet;however, i have always been a huge viper fan and plan to have one one day (dream: 2006 srt...

Started by BARONESS‎, 08-18-2013 08:57 AM
detailing, microfiber, wash
Replies: 26
Views: 4,996
10-02-2013, 03:25 PM Go to last post

Polishing factory stripes?

Guys, Just picked up my Viper on Tuesday - '08 vert, viper orange with black stripes. There are some swirl marks that I'll be polishing out in the...

Started by Cozmo420‎, 12-21-2012 06:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,275
08-17-2013, 01:21 AM Go to last post

Care and Maintenance of Vinyl Decals and Stripes

This is a question that often comes up on a lot of car care forums so I decided to dig into the vinyl strip industry and get the scoop straight from...

Started by Junkman2008‎, 08-15-2013 03:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,153
08-16-2013, 03:58 AM Go to last post

Gen 2 dash resto// Can you get any scratche out?

Think I know the answer but has anyone removed light scratches from the velvet type texture of the dash? I got a couple scuffs near the heater...

Started by pauls‎, 07-30-2013 05:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,124
07-31-2013, 04:06 PM Go to last post

Dusty Viper-What do you do?

Guys-Viper on the driveway, Light coat of dust on it,Do you use a California Duster? New Viper owner and I am trying to keep surface scratches to a...

Started by red06‎, 04-25-2013 09:06 PM
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07-29-2013, 07:15 PM Go to last post

Cut in leather seat

I have a small cut in the leather part of my driver seat. Its maybe about a 1/4 of an inch long, but I have no idea how to go about fixing that so it...

Started by brifri11‎, 03-10-2013 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,634
07-29-2013, 10:11 AM Go to last post

Why this effect after waxing?

See the weird stripe- like effect? I just waxed this car last Saturday and did not notice this. What is it and how do I fix it! I used Maguire's...

Started by Raven‎, 07-26-2013 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,624
07-27-2013, 12:15 PM Go to last post

Love the results I got with Clay Bar + Optimum Poli-Seal

I bought a clay bar kit which consisted of clay and detail spray, some optimum no-rinse wash and a small bottle of poli-seal. Did a 4-step job:...

Started by PeerBlock‎, 07-03-2013 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,042
07-03-2013, 04:54 PM Go to last post

rocker looks sand blasted

Before I put protective film on the rocker , I was inquiring how one might make the area behind the tires not so noticeable. It kind has a sand blast...

Started by Elohim1‎, 06-23-2013 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,242
06-23-2013, 09:59 PM Go to last post

cleaning aluminum wheels?

What are you using to clean and protect your aluminum wheels?

Started by Elohim1‎, 06-15-2013 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,293
06-20-2013, 09:58 PM Go to last post

Paint from a painted curb has rubbed onto my front chin -- please help!

I lightly rubbed the front chin of my 2000 GTS against a painted curb the other day. As you can see from the attached photo, yellow paint from the...

Started by CZ25‎, 05-05-2013 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,686
06-20-2013, 12:34 PM Go to last post

Junkman's "All About Claying 101" Video

In this video, I cover all there is to know about claying, where to buy it, what it is, how it's used and what it is used for. In paint correction,...

Started by Junkman2008‎, 06-17-2013 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,864
06-19-2013, 10:50 AM Go to last post

Gen one stress cracks

Hello Everyone! I recently went on a canyon run about a half a day of hard turns lots of bumps and jolts nothing really out of the ordinary. When I...

Started by dtvtech‎, 06-03-2013 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,566
06-08-2013, 05:13 AM Go to last post

Adam's Detail Clinic @ Thompson Racing 04MAY2013

Our Spring Clinic has been booked for 04MAY! We always have a good Viper turnout at our clinics, so make sure to mark your calendars! This year...

Started by thompsonracing‎, 02-21-2013 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,023
06-05-2013, 07:41 PM Go to last post

Correct polisher and technique to ;polish sharp and curvy areas

Hey Junkman, i absolutely love your explanations and step by step approach to all your techniques regarding detailing our cars and keeping them...

Started by slitherv10‎, 05-18-2013 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,798
05-22-2013, 01:29 AM Go to last post

Junkman's Wheel & Tire Maintenance Regiment

Just like the title says, here's how the Junkman maintains his wheels. This is also how the Junkman reacts when a hot chick rolls past the garage.......

Started by Junkman2008‎, 05-13-2013 04:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,721
05-14-2013, 10:45 PM Go to last post

Best way to keep GEN 2 rims clean and shiny?

What is the best product you have used to keep your Gen 2 rims shiny? Considering they have clear on them, I doubt using a metal polish would make...

Started by spikeone‎, 04-04-2013 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,680
05-04-2013, 02:15 PM Go to last post

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