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budnick
Mar 24th, 2010, 09:37 PM
I was wondering what is best to use or what people suggest in the detailer line to shine up the engine compartment after cleaning it and the proper way to use it?

imacarnut
Mar 24th, 2010, 10:02 PM
Hyper dressing 3:1 FTW

zeegs
May 7th, 2010, 07:44 AM
I'm a big fan of CD-2, it's the only non Meg's thing in my arsenal:

http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/kk68/9ballrook/chops020.jpg

xantonin
May 7th, 2010, 07:48 AM
I've had good results with CD2, it dries to the touch so it doesn't attract any dust after.

I've heard that the Water Based Dressing is good for engines.

AMM518
May 7th, 2010, 08:39 AM
Hyper dressing 3:1 FTW


:iagree: the custy's love it!

DetailFreak517
May 7th, 2010, 09:18 AM
Hope I'm not the only one that still has a stash of Meg's Engine Kote.... :o

86Pacer
May 16th, 2010, 03:19 PM
I'm a big fan of CD-2, it's the only non Meg's thing in my arsenal:



I agree. CD-2 is an excellent product. Meguiar's does make a similar engine dressing spray though. It is only sold outside the US for some reason.

akimel
May 16th, 2010, 03:48 PM
CD-2 has been discontinued by Turtle Wax (confirmed by recent conversation with the CD-2 support line). Those who love the stuff may want to stock up now, while it is still on the shelves. With the disappearance of CD-2 that basically leaves Hyper Dressing as the engine dressing of choice.

Perhaps the market for engine dressings is extremely small, but perhaps Meguiar's might want to consider introducing a consumer aerosol engine bay dressing to fill in the hole left by CD-2.

86Pacer
May 16th, 2010, 04:01 PM
Discontinued again?

This is why I stocked up on this stuff as soon as I saw it back on the shelves at Autozone about a year and a half ago when it was replaced by the inferior Black Magic detailer. With this news I'll be going back for even more cans since we can't buy the Meguiar's version here in the US.

LelandGray
May 16th, 2010, 05:58 PM
I use Hyper Dressing, both 2:1 and 3:1. I apply it after I wash/scrub down the engine bay with APC+, and then after it's set about 30 minutes I go back with a dry cloth and wipe off any excess.

Autobrite
May 16th, 2010, 06:00 PM
Hd 2:1.

86Pacer
May 17th, 2010, 12:23 PM
Well I decided to contact Turle Wax myself in regards to CD-2 being discountinued or about to be before going to Autozone for a bunch of cans.

Turtle Wax refered me to their Marvel/CD2 product line customer service. Called them and asked directly. I was asked for the stock number off the back of my can of CD-2 which I provided. I was put on short hold while she went and asked a supervisor if CD-2 was in fact discontinued or if there where any plans what so ever to discontinue it in the future.

Once back I was clearly told they have no knowledge of any plans to discontinue CD-2 Engine Detailer and that as of now it is NOT discontinued.

They told me they are still shipping CD-2 to retail stores and you can still buy it directly from their website.

akimel
May 17th, 2010, 12:44 PM
Well I decided to contact Turle Wax myself in regards to CD-2 being discountinued or about to be before going to Autozone for a bunch of cans.

Turtle Wax refered me to their Marvel/CD2 product line customer service. Called them and asked directly. I was asked for the stock number off the back of my can of CD-2 which I provided. I was put on short hold while she went and asked a supervisor if CD-2 was in fact discontinued or if there where any plans what so ever to discontinue it in the future.

Once back I was clearly told they have no knowledge of any plans to discontinue CD-2 Engine Detailer and that as of now it is NOT discontinued.

They told me they are still shipping CD-2 to retail stores and you can still buy it directly from their website.

I'm glad to hear that. I got exactly the opposite response from the Marvel support line. I wish they'd get their act together.

akimel
May 18th, 2010, 06:28 AM
Okay, I just got off the phone for the second time with the CD-2 Hot Line. The lady told me that the CD-2 Engine Detailer is not available. Here's the CD-2 phone number: (312) 649-2708. Perhaps others can call and see what answer they get.

paul.segovich
May 18th, 2010, 09:43 AM
ASD Has worked well for me thus far.

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86Pacer
May 18th, 2010, 10:15 AM
Okay, I just got off the phone for the second time with the CD-2 Hot Line. The lady told me that the CD-2 Engine Detailer is not available. Here's the CD-2 phone number: (312) 649-2708. Perhaps others can call and see what answer they get.

That's the same number I called (that Turtle Wax gave me via email) just yesterday minutes before my post and I too spoke to a woman but I can't remember her name.

That indeed is the customer support line for the Marvel/CD2 product line. I even went to their site and was able to ad CD-2 to my shopping cart for $7 a can. Seems like we can't get a straight answer.

86Pacer
May 18th, 2010, 11:40 AM
Okay, I just got off the phone for the second time with the CD-2 Hot Line. The lady told me that the CD-2 Engine Detailer is not available. Here's the CD-2 phone number: (312) 649-2708. Perhaps others can call and see what answer they get.


I just called again (312) 649-2708 and spoke do a different woman from yesterday to try and put these rumors to rest. I was told the same thing as I was told yesterday. It is CD-2 Engine Detailer IS still availabe. It is NOT discontinued and they have no knowledge or notes of any future plans to discontinue it. I even had her verify this with a supervisor once again.

Are you giving them the right stock number? The stock number on the back of my cans of CD-2 are 4516.

But the stock number on their site for CD-2 Engine Detailer are 4516-6 and 45166.

Tuck91
May 18th, 2010, 11:42 AM
I wonder how many engines a can of CD-2 can dress?

Hyperdressing is all I use for engines though. I use it at 2:1.

http://meguiarsonline.com/forums/photopost/data/1009/medium/DSC024661.JPG (http://meguiarsonline.com/forums/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/36556/size/big/cat/)

http://meguiarsonline.com/forums/photopost/data/1009/medium/DSC05902.JPG (http://meguiarsonline.com/forums/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/28120/size/big/cat/)

86Pacer
May 18th, 2010, 11:46 AM
I wonder how many engines a can of CD-2 can dress?


I did probably close to a dozen with my last can. You can control the gloss by how much and from how far away you spray. I like the aerosol can better than a trigger spray.