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Forum: Interior & Glass 31-08-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,583
Posted By garycha
4" rayon pad and Ceripro. Keep a water mister...

4" rayon pad and Ceripro. Keep a water mister handy to keep glass from over-heating.

Takes time...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 31-08-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,643
Posted By garycha
Gyeon Silk Woolly Mammoth

Gyeon Silk
Woolly Mammoth
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 04-08-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,909
Posted By garycha
I bought some of this last month, with humble...

I bought some of this last month, with humble expectations. I have found it next to useless on spots, and little more than just another scented QD.
spirit vinegar far more effective and 100x...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 04-07-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,926
Posted By garycha
Very nice car. Destined to be an old school...

Very nice car. Destined to be an old school classic as this era becomes ‘bygone’. A keeper indeed.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 03-07-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,356
Posted By garycha
Same. I have both. Gyeon MF mitt is also the...

Same. I have both. Gyeon MF mitt is also the same. Branding to our snob appeals, vanities and addictions. just like half of the waxes and detailing stuff on sale.

''Tis a lucrative market.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 29-06-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,926
Posted By garycha
Depends what coating is, then it depends it the...

Depends what coating is, then it depends it the swirls were already present when that was applied. Or if they have been inflicted since coating.

Certain coatings can very easily be polished and...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 28-06-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,782
Posted By garycha
It's the illegitimate CAD/CAM love child of one...

It's the illegitimate CAD/CAM love child of one of these:

http://digital.pixelmotion.com/assets/theme/seo-page-builder/images/2017/Mazda/6/2017%20Mazda%206%20Side%20Exterior%20Red.jpg

And one...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 21-06-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,125
Posted By garycha
Most important thing is to actually maintain the...

Most important thing is to actually maintain the lance.

This means flushing thru with clean water after use, and then occasionally stripping it down, checking filter and cleaning internals from...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 21-06-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 925
Poll: Lawn care
Views: 105,571
Posted By garycha
After trial and error, I use this one in summer: ...

After trial and error, I use this one in summer:
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e309/turbotfiend1/garden/9C62D45A-79D5-4BE2-8C51-C7BE42B6E04A_zpsmkinwtfp.jpg

It's an easy liquid feed. 18%...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-06-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By garycha
Why have they fitted it with Gimp mask? What...

Why have they fitted it with Gimp mask?

What they need is a WRC inspired version.
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 19-06-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 925
Poll: Lawn care
Views: 105,571
Posted By garycha
I use Vitax Green Up in summertime. Every 4...

I use Vitax Green Up in summertime. Every 4 weeks.
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e309/turbotfiend1/9875f1dfdfd768093f81ec001010520a_zpsd8fiyzwj.jpg
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-06-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,902
Posted By garycha
Changing the contrast etc doesnt change the...

Changing the contrast etc doesnt change the finish on the car, just the way our eyes see it, and our brain translates, which is obviously completely different to the way a camera sees things.
...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 19-06-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,043
Posted By garycha
It was a jade mettalkic green mk11 Cortina 1600GT...

It was a jade mettalkic green mk11 Cortina 1600GT (not 1600e). It had extra dash gauges and a revcounter and rostyle wheels. He then had it tuned by a company called Janspeed. This was proper...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 19-06-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,120
Posted By garycha
Not exactly moving the game on for me there Audi....

Not exactly moving the game on for me there Audi. Looks like Citroen C3 front end. The rest is somewhat derivative.

Audis always had crispness about their styling, that seems to have deserted...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 15-06-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,896
Posted By garycha
I have also watched Rupes reliability for a...

I have also watched Rupes reliability for a couple of years. It's not so much the fact that things do go wrong, sometimes just out of warranty, on a premium princes product. Rather it is the...
Forum: Detailing Chat 07-06-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,847
Posted By garycha
Agree. Symptomatic of the country's basic...

Agree.

Symptomatic of the country's basic numeracy and maths skills deficit. My 10 year old is studying ratios at the moment.
Forum: Gtechniq 07-06-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,123
Posted By garycha
I mist it diluted over wet wheels after rinse and...

I mist it diluted over wet wheels after rinse and before drying. Then go over again with MF, damped with a little more C2, removing with second dry MF, after drying stage. I do this every 4-6...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 07-06-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,116
Posted By garycha
This last para shows that ceramics probably...

This last para shows that ceramics probably aren't for you. Light DA very 15-18 months is all I do. So not too much going over and tinkering as you describe. But, plenty of different tinkering for...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 06-06-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 59,729
Posted By garycha
Yes, but with a previous version. It had a...

Yes, but with a previous version. It had a tendency to separate and leave tiny waxy streaks on my dark blue paint. I think theirrespective cleaning agent polymers did not go so well together.
...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 05-06-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,261
Posted By garycha
This. Uncorrected paint under a clear hardened...

This. Uncorrected paint under a clear hardened sio2 layer is never going to be satisfactory - it is going to bring into sharp focus every blemish beneath the silica layer.

That layer will...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 03-06-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,557
Posted By garycha
As above C2 goes onto any surface, no white...

As above C2 goes onto any surface, no white marks. It's a great value multiple uses product.

No detailing kit should be without it.

I'd happily use in as a sole only coating lip. on naked...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 03-06-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,268
Posted By garycha
Thanks, good tip, My SRP is a few years old. ...

Thanks, good tip, My SRP is a few years old. Maybe time to try the new formula.
It was recommended to use for interim (between da sessions) work on the butter soft gloss black exterior bits on my...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 03-06-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,090
Posted By garycha
I don't have Platinum,but have had had Gtech TSP...

I don't have Platinum,but have had had Gtech TSP on last 2 new cars. Have only read one negative report on Gtechniq forum about Platinum water behaviour.

Having wasted money on Lifeshine on a...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 01-06-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,921
Posted By garycha
That's a great job you did there. If that was...

That's a great job you did there. If that was done in 2016, how have units held out against subsequent UV erosion?
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 31-05-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,624
Posted By garycha
either: Remove top and pour some in (bit...

either:

Remove top and pour some in (bit messy)

Or;
Detach hoses, empty some water out of outlet, funnel similar amount mixed with with steriliser/bleach back into the inlet.

Or:
guess...
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