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Forum: The Money And Business Zone 19-06-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By fatdazza
Can't help with the amount but please make doubly...

Can't help with the amount but please make doubly sure you are paying into the right account. There have been instances of e-mails being spammed, resulting in people being duped into paying to the...
Forum: The Insurance Zone 18-06-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By fatdazza
Lol - a bit like asking a barber if you need a...

Lol - a bit like asking a barber if you need a haircut :lol:
Forum: Gyeon 15-06-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,228
Posted By fatdazza
Must have been the time of the month. :confused:

Must have been the time of the month. :confused:
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 15-06-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,189
Posted By fatdazza
Broadly speaking ceramic type coatings are...

Broadly speaking ceramic type coatings are inorganic and thus resistant to solvents designed to remove organic (e.g. tar) materials.

Also the reaction for iron fallout removers is mildly acidic,...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 12-06-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,835
Posted By fatdazza
I don't think anyone has said that a dealer is...

I don't think anyone has said that a dealer is entitled to keep all of the deposit irrespective of the size.

Most have stated the basic principle that if the OP is in breach of the contract, then...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 11-06-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,364
Posted By fatdazza
Don’t dilute and use on cool panels and don’t...

Don’t dilute and use on cool panels and don’t allow to dry. Dont use on plastic chrome.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 11-06-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,835
Posted By fatdazza
You may receive lots of advice, however at the...

You may receive lots of advice, however at the end of the day you entered into a contract to buy the car.

A lot will depend on what was in that contract (and remember a contract can be written or...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 10-06-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,655
Posted By fatdazza
It does not matter what setting you do the...

It does not matter what setting you do the dilution calculation as long as you keep it on the same setting for future use.

i.e test on full +, then always keep it on full +

test on full - then...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 07-06-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,154
Posted By fatdazza
The theory behind thioglycolate and acid based...

The theory behind thioglycolate and acid based fallout removers is that they dont have to disolve all of the iron to be effective. The aim is to remove iron particles embedded in the clearcoat and...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-06-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,625
Posted By fatdazza
Sorry should have been clearer. Benefits of DI...

Sorry should have been clearer. Benefits of DI vessel is

1. Can leave to dry naturally with no water spots
2. If you are waxing etc. Then you can take your time drying with a towel or blowing...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 06-06-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,154
Posted By fatdazza
Not a chemist by trade, but I have a keen...

Not a chemist by trade, but I have a keen interest in (and a little knowledge of) the science behind the processes used in detailing.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 06-06-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,292
Posted By fatdazza
But rather than use a QD and having to "dry the...

But rather than use a QD and having to "dry the car" I can use a shampoo with gloss enhancers and rise with DI water and leave to dry.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 06-06-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,154
Posted By fatdazza
The active ingredients (the thioglycolates) in...

The active ingredients (the thioglycolates) in bleeding fallout removers is not cheap. Therefore you will generally find that the cheaper versions tend to have less of the active ingredient. This...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 06-06-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,292
Posted By fatdazza
Your definition of wax safe would appear to be at...

Your definition of wax safe would appear to be at odds with the majority of people on here. Correct me if I am wrong but you appear to say that any shampoo which alters the water behavoiur of the...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 06-06-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,625
Posted By fatdazza
Di vessel is a great investment. No rush to dry...

Di vessel is a great investment. No rush to dry then :thumb:
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-06-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By fatdazza
Desire is known for not being an easy wax to...

Desire is known for not being an easy wax to buff.

Wax can be applied by a da, but buffing is best done by hand.

Swissvax waxes are a doddle to buff, try a pot of shield if you want decent...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 04-06-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,921
Posted By fatdazza
The only place you will buy less than a 5 litre...

The only place you will buy less than a 5 litre can will be from a non authorised reseller, and you will have no certainty that the product will either be genuine, be sold in a suitable container, or...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 04-06-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,248
Posted By fatdazza
LSP safe is often spouted, but no one defines it....

LSP safe is often spouted, but no one defines it. Any cleaner will gradually degrade LSPs. The stronger the cleaner, the quicker it degrades.

Collinite 476 wax can be hit with a very strong TFR...
Forum: Detailing Chat 03-06-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,229
Posted By fatdazza
Interesting take on the “economy”. I wouldn’t...

Interesting take on the “economy”. I wouldn’t class these products as economy. With the exception of bilberry you are in the main buying branded retail type products and therefore paying over the...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 31-05-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,149
Posted By fatdazza
It will be screwed on with a standard clockwise...

It will be screwed on with a standard clockwise thread. i.e anticlockwise to unscrew.

Grip the barrel as tight as you can (if possible in a vice) and then unscrew the end piece with a large pair...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 29-05-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,474
Posted By fatdazza
Guy has the scientific knowledge of gnat. He...

Guy has the scientific knowledge of gnat. He talks about the pH scale and says "pH 8 is ten times more powerful than 7, pH 9 is twenty times more powerful than 7"


pH is a log scale (i.e. base...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 29-05-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By fatdazza
I raised a similar query, when this "must have...

I raised a similar query, when this "must have product" was featured.

http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=405651

I now know where I am going wrong- I am using polish on my...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 29-05-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,642
Posted By fatdazza
Ok: To travel 1 mile at 70 mph takes...

Ok:

To travel 1 mile at 70 mph takes 0.014285714 hours (0.857142857 minutes)


To travel 1 miles at 126 mph takes 0.007936508 hours (0.476190476 minutes)

Add these two times together :
...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 29-05-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,642
Posted By fatdazza
While I share your sentiment, the maths is not...

While I share your sentiment, the maths is not quite correct:

If he did the whole journey average 90 mph, then if he travelled 1 mile at 70 mph, he would have to travel at about 126 mph for 1 mile...
Forum: Detailing Chat 28-05-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 920
Posted By fatdazza
I would never hit a dusty car with qd. That is...

I would never hit a dusty car with qd. That is just rubbing sahara sand into the paint.:thumb:
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