Thursday, May 25, 2006


Dear friends, if you're visiting KLIMS this year, please visit Meguiar's booth at 3C10, Tun Razak Hall 3. There'll be special discounts given on Meguiar's products, so remember to bring more cash! Have fun!

p.s. Update on product discounts

RM1 - RM100 -> 10%
RM101 - RM200 -> 15%
RM201 - RM300 -> 20%
RM301 onwards -> 25%

Tuesday, May 23, 2006


Dear detailing enthusiasts, got a good news for those of you who wish to purchase some of the Meguiar's products for DIY purpose. Here is a list of stuffs I'm putting it on sale, please drop me an email for further enquiries (price, volume and quantity issue)...

  • Meguiar's M85 Diamond Cut Compound 2.0* (1 gallon) X 3 units

  • Meguiar's M83 Dual Action Cleaner/Polish* (1 gallon) X 2 units

  • Meguiar's M80 Speed Glaze** (< 1 gallon) x 1 unit

  • Meguiar's M21 Synthetic Sealant** (< 64oz) x 1 unit

  • Meguiar's M07 Show Car Glaze** (< 16oz) x 1 unit

  • Meguiar's W-7000 8" Cutting Pad** x 2 units

  • Meguiar's W-8000 8" Polishing Pad** x 3 units

  • Meguiar's X-Press Liquid Wax** (< 1 gallon) x 1unit

  • Meguiar's Hyper Dressing** (<1 gallon) x 1unit

*Brand new, unopened bottles.
**Partially used, opened bottles.

Sunday, May 14, 2006

Detailing Photography

To add value into your detailing job, it's important to capture the 'before' and 'after' photos on your paintwork. A car with average condition (clean but not detailed) will easily look great when we capture the photo by applying the '5ft Rule'. Even if the same car has gone through some intensive detailing, it might just have slight improvement on the photo.

So how do we capture the impressive result on the photos? The only way is to sharpen your photography skills and get a good digital camera. Today a friend of mine lend me his Canon 350D DSLR. For extremely good quality optics, it's fitted with a Canon EF17-40mm f/4 L USM lens. For capturing paintwork surface texture, this is more than enough. For extreme cases, a macro lens such as Canon EF50mm f/2.5 Compact Macro or EF100mm f/2.8 Macro USM would be beneficial.

Both the photos below show the paintwork on the children amusement machine...

Exposure of 1/200 sec. at f/4.0, ISO400

Exposure of 1/50 sec. at f/4.0, ISO400

Exposure of 1/4000 sec. at f/4.0, ISO400

Non-detailing photos...

Exposure of 1/250 sec. at f/4.0, ISO400

Exposure of 1/60 sec. at f/4.0, ISO400

Exposure of 1/4000 sec. at f/4.0, ISO400

Friday, May 12, 2006

Tiring Trip

Hello everyone, finally I'm back from a 5-day business trip in East Malaysia which involves 5 flights covering 4 locations. It's a very tiring trip as both the workload and travelling are very hectic. And thank God it's a public holiday tomorrow!
However I'm glad to see my baby is still in good condition after 5 days: No mosquito fogging and no cats jumping onto her. The frequent rain also made the air cleaner lately.
KLIMS (Kuala Lumpur International MotorShow) 2006 is coming soon. The duration of this event is 10 days starting from 26th May to 4th June. This year it will be slightly different as Meguiar's will be participating! I will post something over here during the please stay tuned. =)