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Well folks, I got to meet and shake hands with some more forum members and put on another detailing clinic. Eric of Thompson Racing held the event in his fabulous shop, which housed and array of interesting items. From "Bret" the pet boa constrictor to the transport rig that was bigger than my house, I was blown away at how nice his shop is. The automotive industry has come a long way from the greasy floors and toxic smells that I grew up experiencing.

Eric also treated me to the sites and scenes of Philadelphia like I have never experienced. Eric is a young man and he enjoys life to the fullest. I got to see the party scene and meet a bevy of ladies, a Junkman "must do prerequisite" wherever I go. :D

Enough of the gab, lets check out some pics. When I arrived, Eric treated me to the Prince of Steaks. A REAL cheese steak sandwich in a old school diner setting!






Me getting my cheese steak on!




When I got to the shop, something immediately caught my attention. His name was Bret.






... but he turned out to be a big ol' softy. He was looking at me funny though!




They had some sweet rides in that shop. Eric's brother had this Cadillac that I would have loved to cruise. This puppy had "babe magnet" written all over it!








Then there was their rig that they use to transport their race car. Good Lord, that thing is huge and nice!




Alright, let's get to detailing! My subject for the detailing clinic was Eric's 2008 Viper convertible. This thing has a V-10 engine in it and pulls like a enraged gorilla! I bet we hit 150Mph coming from the airport! :drool:




Now one thing about a picture of a car, you can hide a lot of flaws by shooting it in the right light and from a distance. But you all know me. If I want to see what the paint looks like, I really look at the paint. Here's what the flash test revealed, and this was taken after I washed the car. Keep in mind that this is Eric's daily driver and he drives the hell out of it so perfect, it will not be:




Class was in!






So on with the clinic I went. After showing the proper wash and paint correction techniques, I brought everyone in close to inspect the paint. Jere's what it looked like:




I also did a little wet sanding on a Camaro with a scratch that was really bothering a forum member. It was however, no match for my sandpaper!






At the clinic, I chose my "detailing darling of the day!" She was so attentive, that I think she'll be out-detailing her boyfriend (who just so happened to own that Camaro I was wet sanding on). If he does anything wrong in his detailing process, I can rest assured that she will let him know. I would try to spell her name, but I'll probably butcher it all up so just enjoy her cuteness! :D




Eric to me out on the town Saturday night but that's a whole different thread! I'll just say that The Junkman does not have a short man's complex. The longer the legs, the happier I am. Gotta love a point guard! :D




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Short can be an advantage

After all "if your nose to nose your toes are in it and if your toes to toes your nose is it." :laughing::laughing:
 

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That was a great clinic!! I had a great time.

Great work Junkman!! :thumbsup:
We're talking about combining the clinic with out New Jersey clinic that I do in the spring. The new Jersey clinic is going to be combined with a Mustang show this time so the attendance will be pretty large. We cut up at the NJ clinic too, all the way through dinner! Here's a link to the last one that I did.

Thanks again for coming out! Always good to meet the guys behind the post. Can't wait for the next one! :thumbsup:
 

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Junkman what about a clinic at Summit Racing? That's where I get my Adams products.
 

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Junkman what about a clinic at Summit Racing? That's where I get my Adams products.
Which Summit Racing? They have more than one location, right?
 

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If you set it up, I'll make it happen. I've been to that location. Very nice setup they have.
 
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