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Motorcycle Detailing

MOTORCYCLE PACKAGES:

 

Washes only $ 5.00 to $ 35.00

Small Bikes/ATV $ 50.00 to $ 75.00

Med. Bikes – little chrome $ 65.00 to $95.00

Lg. Bikes – med. chrome $ 85.00 to $105.00

Custom Bikes – heavy chrome $100.00 to $300.00

 

Why Should I Wax my Motorcycle?


You can have the road dirt, dust, ultraviolet rays, rain soaked with
smog and bugs attack your paint or attack a layer of wax. Which do you
want? All that wax does is sacrifice itself instead of your paint taking
the punishment. Think of it as semi-permanent SPF-40 protection for
your paint. Just like suntan lotion protects your skin from damage, so
does a good coat of wax.

 

What kind of Wax Should I Use on My Motorcycle?


Nature seems to always have the answer for us on many things. For some
reason, we cannot invent something that God hasn’t already perfected.
There is a plant that grows in a very hostile environments on the
planet. This plant just happens to secrete the best wax known to man.

Carnauba Wax – The Best Wax God Ever Made!


Carnauba is a wax derived from the leaves of the carnauba palm tree.
This tree grows only in northeastern Brazil. The wax coats the leaves of
this palm tree and is collected by literally “beating the wax” off the
palm leaves. The wax is then collected and refined for use in many
applications (including our motorcycle wax) and lipstick (so think about
that next time you kiss your wife, girlfriend or bike!.)


Carnauba wax in its purest form is harder than concrete. Therefore, it
must be mixed with solvents in order to be useful for our application.
The best Carnauba-based waxes
contain no cleaners or abrasives
that could damage your paint. Carnauba wax is also very expensive if it
is purified to a high grade level (#1 white or yellow are the highest).
Many waxes on the market advertise themselves as “100% Carnauba wax”,
this is completely misleading since 100% Carnauba wax could not even be
applied to your paint!


While chemists have tried to duplicate the natural properties of
Carnauba wax with polymer waxes, in my opinion they come up short on two
levels. First, they tend to absorb water thereby causing clouding on
the paint. Secondly, you have no idea what is in them, how they will
react to touching rubber, acrylic windshields, chrome, billet or
leather. It is personal preference, but I have tried a bunch of products
on my bike and find Carnauba wax to give my paint the deepest shine
-especially on dark paint (black especially).


 

Paste not Spray Wax for Motorcycle


We  go with paste wax for motorcycle. Since there is not a lot of paint
on a motorcycle, the extra time I use in rubbing the paste wax onto the
surface is really not that much. This concentration-issue is also the
reason why the paste wax is more expensive and will last longer than a
spray bottle of wax.

 

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