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Forum: Gtechniq 17-11-2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By JamesRS5
I wouldn’t narrow this down to simply cost, it...

I wouldn’t narrow this down to simply cost, it would depend on your tyre appearance preferences.

T1 is a much more glossy look and a much more sticky product to apply, I would say there’s more...
Forum: Gtechniq 16-11-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By JamesRS5
I’m struggling to see how you came to this...

I’m struggling to see how you came to this conclusion, they are different products for different requirements and finishes. Neither product is anything less than very good and T2 is my go to tyre...
Forum: Detailing Chat 24-10-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By JamesRS5
You could try Koch-Chemie FSE or gtechniq W9 on...

You could try Koch-Chemie FSE or gtechniq W9 on those before doing anything more abrasive to remove them, these break down and remove water spots.
Forum: Detailing Chat 22-10-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By JamesRS5
I usually mark areas of concern with a small...

I usually mark areas of concern with a small piece of pre used/left over masking tape but I guess if you want to draw circles around things you could probably use a white board marker, there’s...
Forum: Detailing Chat 17-10-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By JamesRS5
I found lamin-x gave an unnatural cellulite look...

I found lamin-x gave an unnatural cellulite look to the lights, it’s a pretty thick material. I switched to Xpel Ultimate which is a far superior product, not sure on the price of just a headlight...
Forum: Gtechniq 06-10-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By JamesRS5
Oh how the other half live, for us mortals, they...

Oh how the other half live, for us mortals, they are £2.50 per pad plus postage!
Forum: Gtechniq 30-09-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By JamesRS5
I use the Meguiars tyre dressing applicator which...

I use the Meguiars tyre dressing applicator which comes in its own handy self contained plastic housing, push on the lid when you’re done and there’s no mess, no issues, your hands don’t touch any...
Forum: Detailing Chat 09-09-2018, 03:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By JamesRS5
You need something that will break down the...

You need something that will break down the maisonary paint but be safe on the vans clear coat, how about turpentine?
Forum: Detailing Chat 25-08-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By JamesRS5
Do you put a cover on the car? I’ve seen a...

Do you put a cover on the car?

I’ve seen a milky type staining when moisture is trapped between car covers and clearcoat.
Forum: Detailing Chat 10-08-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By JamesRS5
If it’s an oily based conditioner cleaner then...

If it’s an oily based conditioner cleaner then perhaps a citrus based cleaner to break it down, if it’s water based then remove it from the car and use a bucket of warm water and fairy liquid will do...
Forum: Detailing Chat 04-08-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By JamesRS5
Before you go crazy with the cutting, try a...

Before you go crazy with the cutting, try a hairdryer and gently heat the paint where the etching mark is after you’ve washed and dried the car.

It may just be like a bird lyme mark where the...
Forum: Detailing Chat 01-08-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By JamesRS5
Get it detailed and cover it in PPF, then forget...

Get it detailed and cover it in PPF, then forget all your concerns and drive it through fields, hedges and behind gritters in winter as you laugh out loud in your new care free car.
Forum: Detailing Chat 27-07-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,801
Posted By JamesRS5
Kamikaze Collection is great stuff.

Kamikaze Collection is great stuff.
Forum: Detailing Chat 20-07-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,632
Posted By JamesRS5
It’s a full composite monocoque chassis/body so...

It’s a full composite monocoque chassis/body so the repair would be an entire new car basically. This wouldn’t put it in a class D as it isn’t so much repaired, it’s replaced.
Forum: Detailing Chat 16-07-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,632
Posted By JamesRS5
I live in the Middle East where the car gets a...

I live in the Middle East where the car gets a coating of dust on a daily basis, it’s just part of living here. I apply ceramic coatings and recommend rinsing the car over with a hose (not a pressure...
Forum: Detailing Chat 16-07-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,632
Posted By JamesRS5
With a bit of luck it will have a PPF (it...

With a bit of luck it will have a PPF (it certainly would if it were my F1) so those marks he’s just created will self heal in the sunlight.
Forum: Detailing Chat 16-07-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By JamesRS5
There’s a few products available, Koch Chemie...

There’s a few products available, Koch Chemie FSE, newcomer Gtechniq W9 and Kamikaze Collection Water Spot Remover, I have the FSE and KC in my arsenal and both work well and worth trying before you...
Forum: Detailing Chat 10-07-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,904
Posted By JamesRS5
No need, it’s all for charity Suds.

No need, it’s all for charity Suds.
Forum: Detailing Chat 10-07-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,904
Posted By JamesRS5
Congratulations guys and well done Suds. ...

Congratulations guys and well done Suds.

Needless to say with my luck, I won’t be buying any lottery tickets.
Forum: Detailing Chat 08-07-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,904
Posted By JamesRS5
Sorry for the confusion Jeff it was my bad, I...

Sorry for the confusion Jeff it was my bad, I donated an amount but it didn’t seem to have gone through......so I did it again. Guess what, they both went through that time, not sure why one is...
Forum: Detailing Chat 03-07-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,904
Posted By JamesRS5
Tried to donat a little more to break that £400...

Tried to donat a little more to break that £400 but not sure if it went through
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 02-07-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,171
Posted By JamesRS5
I wouldn’t worry too much, the 3 days of rain we...

I wouldn’t worry too much, the 3 days of rain we get a year doesn’t really make the roads greasy.
Forum: Detailing Chat 02-07-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By JamesRS5
A clay aggressive enough to remove overspray will...

A clay aggressive enough to remove overspray will probably be aggressive enough to start removing Exo too. As you said, clean it up and reapply and it should be good to go.
Forum: Detailing Chat 30-06-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,620
Posted By JamesRS5
Anything that has that horrible flat/matte finish...

Anything that has that horrible flat/matte finish paint or wrap. You spend hours working on a car only for the result to look dull, and as soon as you even look at it, it picks up finger prints.
Forum: Detailing Chat 28-06-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,904
Posted By JamesRS5
I live outside of UK but have a UK address so I...

I live outside of UK but have a UK address so I would be happy either way, I just need to keep my fingers crossed.
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