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  1. Autopia Forum and Welcome Center
    - Autopia Forums is the premier online vehicle and auto detailing community. This is an Open Detailing Forum where you can talk about your favorite products.

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    1. Welcome to Autopia Forums! Please use this forum to introduce yourself. New members are joining all of the time!

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    2. Contests and giveaways sponsored by Autopia-CarCare.com!

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    3. This sections covers topics like picture posting procedures, taking better pictures, the best ways to search for the information you are looking for, learn popular detailing acronyms, etc.

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    4. This is the place to learn about new features and functionality as well as posting your feedback.

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    1. Use Less. Do More. 7 Products with Hundreds of Possibilities.


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    2. Autopia-carcare.com

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      Autopia-carcare.com is one of the most respected auto detailing solution stores in the world. Founded in 1999, Autopia-carcare.com carries premium detailing lines such as BLACKFIRE, Collonite, Detailer’s Pro, Dodo Juice, Griot’s Garage, Leatherique, Meguiar’s, P21s, Pinnacle, and Wolfgang.

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    3. BlackFireWax.com

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      General discussion about Blackfire Car Care Products.

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    4. Griots Garage is an internationally recognized brand of car care products, detailing supplies, and garage accessories developed for the car care perfectionist. With a collection of polishes, Best of Show waxes, orbital buffers, applicators, and towels, Griots Garage has an amazing assortment of products that make detailing fun. After all, the Griots Garage motto is "Have fun in your garage!"

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    5. Rupes Polishers

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      Rupes (Roo-Pes) has been a leader in the manufacturing of innovative power tools since the company’s inception in 1947. Rupes is an Italian company that strongly believes that innovation and quality come above all else.

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    6. Product introductions from our Sponsors.

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    1. Car Detailing

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      The Main Event!!! Perfect appearance through auto detailing perfection. Detailing tips, tricks & secrets. Learn & discuss the Autopian way to clean & protect your interior, exterior and engine.

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    2. Use this forum to start an open discussion of car detailing products. Let;s get critical!

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    3. Everything you need to know about Paint Correction, DA Polishers, Rotary Buffers & Wet Sanding. Come on in and learn!
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    4. This is the place to discuss and review auto detailing products, tools & accessories.

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    5. Post your before & afters. Share your special detailing projects. Car detailing car photography at its best! Pros & enthusiasts welcome.

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    6. Auto Detailing Videos

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      Come on in to see the latest and greatest in detailing videos from all over the world. Feel free to post your own videos or other videos you've encountered.

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    7. The best of the best! An accumulation of the most action packed discussions from the beginning of Autopian times. Sit back and take a stroll through the history & evolution of Autopia.

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    8. Welcome to the Autopian world of Motorcycle, Marine & RV detailing. The place to discuss shining up your other ride!

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  4. Autopia Car Care Guide To Detailing
    - The perfect place to learn the basics of detailing and discuss different techniques and procedures.

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    1. The place to discuss paint correction, polishing, buffers, polishes, pads, wet sanding and all things shiny. -Hand Polishing -Polishing with a Dual Action Polisher -Polishing with a Rotary Polisher -Wet sanding for show car shine.

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    2. Feel free to openly discussion your favorite waxes, sealants, coatings, or combinations.

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    3. Interior Car Care

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      Discuss your favorite techniques and products in caring for carpets, leather, trim, and upholstery.

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    4. Dedicated to the discussion of cleaning, detailing, and protecting tires, wheels, suspension, chassis and engines.

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    5. Everything Else

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      Want to discuss something that doesn't fit anywhere else? Tools and oddity items? This is the place!

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    6. Questions and discussion about what it takes to detail things other than cars.

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    7. A collection of member's best how to articles and links to articles in various sub forums.

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    8. A collection of official articles, how to instructional, and videos by staff members of Autopia-carcare.com

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    9. Be heard! Be seen! Post videos here! Product reviews, demos and how to videos welcome!

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  5. Autopia Forums Members Club
    - Car ownership, the garage, car shows, vehicle maintenance, modifications and more!

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    1. This exclusive area of the community is for members to swap products they have accumulated. No selling is permitted! This is strictly a "swap meet." This area is moderated heavily and abuse results in the area's deletion.

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    2. The Product Show Case

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      Are you proud of your car detailing collection and tools? This is the place to share your passion with those who are equally as passionate.

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    3. Got a detailing sanctuary that other's envy? Let's see where you work your magic.

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    4. Have you been to a detailing trade show, seminar, or car show recently? Have some cool pictures of the event? Tell us about it and share your pictures here.

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    5. What's better, huge cubic inches and a big carburetor or high tech fuel injection and a turbo? Chevy or Ford? Ferrari or Lamborghini? Rear wheel drive or all wheel drive? Discuss anything and everything car related. Ladies welcome too!

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    6. Total car care, preventative maintenance and mods to keep your car running strong and make driving more fun!

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    7. Hot Tub

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      Off-topic discussion. Everything non-detail related.

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  6. PROFESSIONAL AUTO DETAILING
    - Where the pros go to discuss their car detailing biz!

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    1. Learn what it takes to make your detailing business a success! This section covers all aspects of what you should know to start your own detailing business.

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    2. Discuss & Share your information about Brick N Mortar & Mobile operations with other Pro Detailers.

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    3. Mastering some good marketing strategies can make all the difference. It takes more than just being good at detailing, you want potential customers to know about you and more importantly give them a reason to use your services.

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    4. If you're starting a new professional business or looking for ideas to bring more business or profit to your business, this is the place. Marketing, Accounting, Management, Employees & Insurance.

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    5. Mobile Detailing Rigs

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      See how creative mobile detailers can be with their set-ups. Got a mobile detailing rig you want to show off? Let's see it!

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    6. For the discussion of specialty topics such as PDR, Paint Chip Repair, Windshield Repair, Wheel Repair, and Fabric & Upholstery Repair. Training & industry news.

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    7. In addition to detailing, many professionals offer related automotive services such as PDR, window film and clear bras

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    8. You'll be amazed at some of the experiences that detailers go through.

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  7. CAR STYLE
    - Discuss Car Modifications, Garage & Car Ownership.

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    1. Buying, selling, financing, insurance, service and DRIVING!

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    2. Share your comments, questions & experiences about Auto Body, Mechanical & Modification issues. Post a restoration, mechanical repair or Hot Rod build.

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    3. Interior modifications, audio, video, GPS, alarms...

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    4. The Man Cave

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      This is the place to discuss everything about your garage & shop. Floors, doors. lighting, tools, storage and more!

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    5. We made them perfect; now let's do some showing off! Post about a future car show, Cars & Coffee and cruise night.

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    6. Car Covers

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      When a garage is not available, a car cover is the next best thing!

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  8. Autopia Brands
    - Brand specific discussion, information, and how-to guides.

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  9. REGIONAL FORUMS
    - For discussion of regional detailing events and news.

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    3. Midwest USA

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      For events and news in IL, IN, OH, MI, IA, KS, OK, NE, MO, MN, ND, SD, WI, KY

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    4. For news and events in MD, WV, VA, DC

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      For news and events in FL, GA, SC, NC, MS, AL, TN, AR, LA

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    6. For news and events in PA, DE, NJ, NY, MA, CT, RI, ME, VT, NH,

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    7. For news and events in the Canadian Provinces

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    8. For news and events in England, Scotland, and Ireland

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