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Thanks, Hemi! Not sure what the hell people did in the dark ages before the world wide web. I swear... in a couple of hundred years, history books will give the web the same level of importance as the Gutenberg press in terms of democratizing knowledge.
 
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Thanks, Hemi! Not sure what the hell people did in the dark ages before the world wide web. I swear... in a couple of hundred years, history books will give the web the same level of importance as the Gutenberg press in terms of democratizing knowledge.
there are other waterless washes on the market. Honestly I thought they were all snake oil until I saw eco shine work it's wonders on a car that had been driven to a cruise in 200 miles away.....speechless
 

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Wow, $15.95 shipping on a $18 32oz bottle... that is whack! Are there any discount codes that you are aware of, Hemi?
 

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Weird... I orginally had a gallon bottle in my cart and it came up with $15.95 shipping. Then i replaced it with a 32oz bottle and maybe it didn't update the shipping information. Website is not the greatest... I'll try to delete the cookie and start over, that should fix things.
 

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Anyone with experience with different RMMs? Debating COBB versus Steeda.
I love my cp-e stage 2. It feels great!
Here is my install link: http://www.focusst.org/forum/focus-...ss-sponsored-edgeautosport-13.html#post354036

On another note: If anyone needs anything I will be happy to answer what I can, and reach out when I don't know the answer to others. We are all noobs at something, which also means we were all noobs at vehicles at one point in time. I love this thread idea!
 

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OK, this is a great new thread, let me try asking a question and see if I can get an answer. I purchased Redlinegoods visor covers, but when I was taking the visors off the car there is a wire to connect the light on the mirror, I thought I could just pull it out, but it doesn't want to budge. Does anyone know how to disconnect that wire, without cutting it?
 

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I am trying to remove the driver and passenger side vents (not the center console), need to clean and possibly wrap some CF vinyl on them. Any tips on how to remove them? I got them mostly loose, but for some reason I can't get them to come all the way out, and I don't want to break them.
 

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I love my cp-e stage 2. It feels great!
Here is my install link: http://www.focusst.org/forum/focus-...ss-sponsored-edgeautosport-13.html#post354036

On another note: If anyone needs anything I will be happy to answer what I can, and reach out when I don't know the answer to others. We are all noobs at something, which also means we were all noobs at vehicles at one point in time. I love this thread idea!
bobby means it, he once talked me through a part install at like 230am
 

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OK detailing gurus, here's the situation. You've washed and waxed your car and everything is looking fantastic. A couple of days later, there's a slight layer of dust on the car. Maybe it drizzled and the dust stuck to the droplets. Maybe the wheels kicked up just enough dust off the road to make the fenders a bit grimy. Not enough to require a full wash but the fact that is there is enough to require action. What to do? Wiping the dust off dry is presumably a bad idea because of the risk of scratches? Is using an instant detailer + MF towel ok? Or does not require a full hose rinse to be perfectly safe? I accept that there will be an exponential decay in the level of pristine-ness from the day it was detailed, but as a condo dweller, I don't have the luxury of dragging out the hose daily and hosing her down either.

Advice? Is there a quick detailing routine you guys do every day to keep the car in top shape between full washes/details?
I use an Eco waterless wash from Chemical guys. I have it in a spray bottle and use a good microfiber towel.

Edit: Do Not Go Cheap! When you are talking about a waterless system you want to use a quality product that adheres to the dust.
 

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I use an Eco waterless wash from Chemical guys. I have it in a spray bottle and use a good microfiber towel.
I would suggest a good waffle towel for a waterless wash, lifts the dirt up and out better, less chance of swirl. Just my opinion
 

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I love my cp-e stage 2. It feels great!

On another note: If anyone needs anything I will be happy to answer what I can, and reach out when I don't know the answer to others. We are all noobs at something, which also means we were all noobs at vehicles at one point in time. I love this thread idea!
That's the one I originally wanted. I spoke with the guys at Rally Sport Direct, and they said the stage 2 was more than I needed for a DD and my spirited mountain drives. I only hear good things about the Cobb and I'm interested in the Steeda just because. Trying to keep the mods practical without spending more than I need to. Apparently I have to keep my kids fed and the wife happy too.
 

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Thanks Hemi, I will have to get one off of Amazon!
<---recommendation?
I just picked up a couple from the Rag Company. Pretty good price and free shipping IIRC.

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That's the one I originally wanted. I spoke with the guys at Rally Sport Direct, and they said the stage 2 was more than I needed for a DD and my spirited mountain drives. I only hear good things about the Cobb and I'm interested in the Steeda just because. Trying to keep the mods practical without spending more than I need to. Apparently I have to keep my kids fed and the wife happy too.
I have four kids, I understand. The RMM is the most important in my opinion. People have been happy with Cobb, I looked at it, but with all the good things about the cp-e I couldn't resist, I really love their products, but I use @EdgeAutosport.com to buy many parts. Shop around, ask questions, then buy from who has the best deal and makes you feel comfortable. I talk to Alan at Edge and see what he thinks, then go from there.
 

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I have four kids, I understand. The RMM is the most important in my opinion. People have been happy with Cobb, I looked at it, but with all the good things about the cp-e I couldn't resist, I really love their products, but I use @EdgeAutosport.com to buy many parts. Shop around, ask questions, then buy from who has the best deal and makes you feel comfortable. I talk to Alan at Edge and see what he thinks, then go from there.
I've got 4 too :) I'm glad we finally figured out what was causing that.

I've ordered from Edge before. They were great to work with. I'll be posting my "Modest Mod" thread soon. I see a lot of guys, like yourself, with build threads and I've always wanted to see it from a noobs perspective...so I'll make my own. I also want to use it as a way to get more insight on parts as I slowly build my car to what I hope it to be, a (slightly more than) spirited DD.
 

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the cobb and others like it concern me with longevity (the bolt through the center eventually wearing/tearing the bushing)

but nobody has reported anything like this that I have seen so far
That's a good point. Steeda's RMM does have a steel center. I'm just curious if the cp-e Stage 2 is overkill for me.
 

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I've got 4 too :) I'm glad we finally figured out what was causing that.

I've ordered from Edge before. They were great to work with. I'll be posting my "Modest Mod" thread soon. I see a lot of guys, like yourself, with build threads and I've always wanted to see it from a noobs perspective...so I'll make my own. I also want to use it as a way to get more insight on parts as I slowly build my car to what I hope it to be, a (slightly more than) spirited DD.
For those noobs with a lot of kids, if you don't know what causes this, ask your doctor to get "fixed" took me awhile too!

That's a good point. Steeda's RMM does have a steel center. I'm just curious if the cp-e Stage 2 is overkill for me.
When it comes to overkill, I don't believe in it. I do believe in a few things...
1. Research, make sure you get the right part the first time
2. Talk to people that have the type of parts you want
3. Talk to multiple vendors and get the best bang for your buck
4. Research some more
5. Don't waste your money or time. Get the right part the first time!
 

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That's a good point. Steeda's RMM does have a steel center. I'm just curious if the cp-e Stage 2 is overkill for me.
it's up to you to decide, honestly I'd suggest finding somebody close to you. I never even thought about changing my RMM (I had the TSB mount) until I drove joshw's car. Even with a mount I hated on the car I knew I had to have one
 
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