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Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 20-06-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By olliewills
DSW has been my go-to wax for a while now. My own...

DSW has been my go-to wax for a while now. My own experience has taught me the following tips:

- It helps to have a really clean panel, clayed at the minimum
- Keep the applicator damp using DI...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 18-06-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By olliewills
A few random tips I hope will help you if you...

A few random tips I hope will help you if you decide to fix the chips yourself.

- make sure you get the panel and particularly the chips themselves really clean. Use an IPA solution or similar...
Forum: Detailing Chat 15-06-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,280
Posted By saabfan
The car parts 4 less site is not user friendly at...

The car parts 4 less site is not user friendly at all. To find what you want, go to the euro car parts ste and copy the product code and paste into the car parts 4 less search.

Sent from my...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 14-06-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By Woodsmoke
it goes after a while, just give it till another...

it goes after a while, just give it till another wash then it sorts out and the finish is perfect.. pretty much what is said above. by Rayaan
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 14-06-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By Rayaan
Sounds like wax sweating. Typically occurs...

Sounds like wax sweating.

Typically occurs with waxes that contain carnauba. It only occurs after wax haze has been removed and can occur for days depending on outside temperature and humidity...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 14-06-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By iCraig
I’ve had this on my black Ford Focus too! I had...

I’ve had this on my black Ford Focus too! I had to strip it off in the end! Probably a reaction with something or I applied too much or in the sun etc.

I recently had it again with AG HD Wax but...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 14-06-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By Benfr16
Yeah I'd say go for a random QD. That was going...

Yeah I'd say go for a random QD. That was going to be my plan after washing!
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 14-06-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By Peteo48
Just wondering if there is something in the...

Just wondering if there is something in the leaving it on too long theory although 7 mins doesn't seem that long. When I've used it, I've buffed off almost immediately doing just a small section at a...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 14-06-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By Clean-my-sxi
Sounds like its either drying on the panel and...

Sounds like its either drying on the panel and you cant remove it, or its just leaving a greasy film which is hard to remove, could alway use a bit of qd after to see what that does.

Or maybe use...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 13-06-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,401
Posted By HEADPHONES
From their YouTube as it would appear so ...

From their YouTube as it would appear so
https://youtu.be/KhnqTk7Acxg
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 13-06-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By Benfr16
I had a question on here a few weeks ago with my...

I had a question on here a few weeks ago with my black car and DSW. I described it as a 'greasy' appearance in bright light. It kind of looked like micromarring but you could alter the direction of...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 11-06-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,655
Posted By Bilt-Hamber Lab
Thorough rinsing with cold water is essential...

Thorough rinsing with cold water is essential after use as traces of the surfactant otherwise left will reduce beading. It's also important as the ambient temps increase to watch out for hot/warm...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 04-06-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,518
Posted By Bilt-Hamber Lab
Remove the wax and the QD now applied by wiping...

Remove the wax and the QD now applied by wiping gently with cleaner-fluid (CF) or similar. Do this when the panels are cold - mist on CF then remove by absorbing in a dry microfibre.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 04-06-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,518
Posted By Bilt-Hamber Lab
It really is not a good idea to wax a paint film...

It really is not a good idea to wax a paint film that was "grabby" possibly from solvent attack. The paint must be allowed to recover else the DSW will form a very substantial barrier against any...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 04-06-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,518
Posted By Andyblue
I use a foam applicator thats damp and works a...

I use a foam applicator thats damp and works a treat.

The only time I've had an issue with it 'blooming' was when it was very hot - a quick wipe over with a fresh cloth helped and then later on if...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 04-06-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,913
Posted By Peter_222
For me this sounds like the AG tar remover. I...

For me this sounds like the AG tar remover. I tried it once on soft black paint and it left it exactly the same way you’re describing. I would give the car a thorough wash again and get tardis from...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 04-06-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,913
Posted By GSVHammer
Surely a proper wash, clay and pre wax cleanser...

Surely a proper wash, clay and pre wax cleanser won’t do any damage. Then re apply your LSP. Try a pre wax cleaner like BH Cleanser Fluid or DJ Lime Prime Lite.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 03-06-2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,913
Posted By rlmccarty2000
I can answer the one about 25% IPA. No it will...

I can answer the one about 25% IPA. No it will not cause any problems even if left longer than 30 seconds. It possibly will effect wax, but not clear coat paint.

If you want to check your paint...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 02-06-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,913
Posted By westerman
Hi Bradley, It does indeed appear BH are advising...

Hi Bradley, It does indeed appear BH are advising you may have softened the clear coat.

Leaving well alone right now may be sound advice to allow the finish to harden again.

Maybe in around a...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 02-06-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,913
Posted By stonejedi
It sounds like you are making extra work for...

It sounds like you are making extra work for yourself:wall:...clay then polish again,LSP of your choice..finish;).SJ.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 02-06-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,913
Posted By Andyblue
In addition to previous post bt BH-Lab, why did...

In addition to previous post bt BH-Lab, why did you apply Iron-X and Tar remover to the car again after a week you've polished and waxed the car - surely there can't have been much on to require the...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 02-06-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,913
Posted By Bilt-Hamber Lab
30% IPA with black paint especially (will be...

30% IPA with black paint especially (will be quite warm even if over cast) can lead to paint /clear coat softening as the IPA effectively begins to dissolve the finish. Leave well alone for a few...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 01-06-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,913
Posted By Atkinson91
You say the paint feels 'grabby' rather than...

You say the paint feels 'grabby' rather than rough... I'd say it's gabby because you've used a solvent on it (AG tar) and not washing the solvent off after

Also you don't want to use polishing to...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 01-06-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,913
Posted By \Rian
I would also be interested as what you have...

I would also be interested as what you have mentioned should be carried out before a polish then after polishing paint should be sealed and your good for a year ??:confused:
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 01-06-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,913
Posted By roscopervis
You did all that decontamination AFTER polishing?...

You did all that decontamination AFTER polishing? And there's not a claying anywhere? Why???
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