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Forum: Interior & Glass 10-06-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,244
Posted By Surrey Sam
Not driving around with windows open and changing...

Not driving around with windows open and changing the cars pollen filters at the specified service intervals. This will help lessen the dust and debris from entering the car.

Using a slightly...
Forum: The Photography Zone 10-06-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 277,069
Posted By Surrey Sam
Meanwhile, this goes on to protect those pictured...

Meanwhile, this goes on to protect those pictured above.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4246/34395279673_67edbf1512_h.jpg
(https://flic.kr/p/UpoNkk)_M1C1228_wm (https://flic.kr/p/UpoNkk) by Sam...
Forum: Valet Pro 09-06-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,211
Posted By Surrey Sam
Happy to test out for you, but be warned. ...

Happy to test out for you, but be warned.

Given to me, it will be put through its paces and see the more extreme end of use - very hi temps, lots of brake dust and iron fallout from 8 pot...
Forum: O.C.D Waxes 08-06-2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,418
Posted By Surrey Sam
At that price point it's well worth a go....

At that price point it's well worth a go. Particularly through the summer season.

I'm currently enjoying using my pot.

A re-application a few days ago:
...
Forum: Detailing Chat 07-06-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,400
Posted By Surrey Sam
That'll be fun. Lovely cars the 356, take plenty...

That'll be fun. Lovely cars the 356, take plenty of pictures :thumb:
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-06-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By Surrey Sam
Sure, I got the advanced model with FN probe...

Sure, I got the advanced model with FN probe which covers all metals. Just need to wait for a 200 probe now, so I can then get readings for plastic and carbon fibre. It's picked up the areas with...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 06-06-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By Surrey Sam
My choice was the Flex, as I felt that it was a...

My choice was the Flex, as I felt that it was a better single machine solution. I happen to also prefer forced rotation over a longer free spinning throw, which the Rupes offers. My pet hate is a...
Forum: Detailing Chat 04-06-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2,890
Views: 283,146
Posted By Surrey Sam
Washed Sealed (Menzerna Powerlock) Waxed (OCD...

Washed
Sealed (Menzerna Powerlock)
Waxed (OCD Nebula)

Just enough light before the sun disapeared:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4250/34291068093_6bcb8c6353_o.jpg
Forum: Interior & Glass 18-04-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By Surrey Sam
Appreciate everyone is trying to help but no-one...

Appreciate everyone is trying to help but no-one has asked the obvious first, as this will dictate the route of remedial action.

So, what finish are the mirrors? Are they:

Painted
Metal
...
Forum: Funnies Room 15-04-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Surrey Sam
Of course, they're all fine :rolleyes: ...

Of course, they're all fine :rolleyes:


http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=50575&stc=1&d=1492271871
Forum: Interior & Glass 15-04-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By Surrey Sam
Bottle needs a good shake before using aswell.

Bottle needs a good shake before using aswell.
Forum: Engine Bay & Chassis Detailing 14-04-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,044
Posted By Surrey Sam
Bilthamber Surfex HD and some brushes, followed...

Bilthamber Surfex HD and some brushes, followed by CarPro PERL. Putting in the time and effort will pay dividends in the end.

Daily driver - 7 years old and over 50k miles at the time this was...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-04-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By Surrey Sam
Is this the noise you can hear at 23mins 58 sec? ...

Is this the noise you can hear at 23mins 58 sec?

2017 Version of Dialing In My GT3: E6 - Wing Removal and Correction - YouTube
Forum: Detailing Chat 29-03-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By Surrey Sam
Also watch in addition to the stuff that's...

Also watch in addition to the stuff that's already been mentioned:

Detalks - The Rag Company
Staffordshire Car Care
Forum: Detailing Chat 23-03-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,356
Posted By Surrey Sam
Takes me 30mins just to make a hot drink and get...

Takes me 30mins just to make a hot drink and get all the gear out. :o
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-03-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,607
Posted By Surrey Sam
Great write up. I'd like to see someone do a...

Great write up.

I'd like to see someone do a similar comparison between a Wash Mitt & Wash Pad from the same manufacturer company.

I'm sure wash pads inflict more marring from having to apply...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 19-03-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 567
Posted By Surrey Sam
Impressed - Menzerna 2200

Hadn't really given this polish ago. So as I needed to decontaminate the car after the winter just gone, I thought that I'd give this ago as a one stepper afterwards.

It's a lovely polish to...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 15-03-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Surrey Sam
Odd, that sounds like something is wrong there,...

Odd, that sounds like something is wrong there, or it's just not being used correctly and delivering hot water instead of boiling?

I have a Quooker Fusion Tap with PRO3VAQ tank at home and it's...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 12-03-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 17,699
Posted By Surrey Sam
I'd suggest taking your gear to a garage with a...

I'd suggest taking your gear to a garage with a Jet Wash facility and use that.

Method:
1) Spray pre wash and let it dwell for a few mins.
2) Jet wash off.
3) 2 bucket method shampoo wash.
4)...
Forum: Detailing Chat 11-03-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By Surrey Sam
No problem, I used a Menz orange spot pad and...

No problem, I used a Menz orange spot pad and Menz 3500 on the carbon of the righthand tailpipe finisher below. It improved clarity and weave contrast.

The Menz polishing cream also did wonders on...
Forum: Detailing Chat 11-03-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By Surrey Sam
Yes, those will be fine. I was using Menz...

Yes, those will be fine. I was using Menz products on some exhaust trims yesterday. Usual machine polishing rules apply with working your way up the compound scale, I try to avoid high temps as the...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 10-03-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By Surrey Sam
Looks disappointing and from all the videos,...

Looks disappointing and from all the videos, sounds disappointing. I would rather a C63s and that's coming from serial RS product consumer.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 06-03-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,763
Posted By Surrey Sam
CarPro Merino is a great mitt and 4 years on,...

CarPro Merino is a great mitt and 4 years on, it's still like the day I got it. Low maintenance too, I brush mine once a year if I remember and it only gets rinsed out, excess flicked off, then hung...
Forum: Furniture Clinic 04-03-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,829
Posted By Surrey Sam
Leather Ultra Clean product received and tested...

Leather Ultra Clean product received and tested today. Many thanks.


Not really a full on review, just some notes:

These seats had previously been cleaned with another companies cleaner and...
Forum: Detailing Chat 02-03-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,794
Posted By Surrey Sam
Only done about £100 so far. I do need to...

Only done about £100 so far.

I do need to stop looking at professional PTG's though, as that'd soon add over £1k to the years expenditure :doublesho
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