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Forum: Detailing Chat 13-04-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By Bikeracer
I've been doing one panel at a time for a while...

I've been doing one panel at a time for a while now,I find it less tiring. Gotta love ONR.

The other thing I've done is to wax the roof and bonnet after cleaning and then carry on cleaning other...
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 27-03-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By Bikeracer
I just snow foam all over and rinse off, then...

I just snow foam all over and rinse off, then wash with ONR a panel at a time and then dry using a large folded cloth and a drying aid, buff off and move to next panel.

Allan
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 13-03-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By Bikeracer
As I do each panel I give a spritz to both the...

As I do each panel I give a spritz to both the panel and the towel. I don't think there would be any benefit in watering it down.

I fold my drying towel into four and refold as required. I've got...
Forum: Detailing Chat 09-03-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12,596
Views: 1,761,552
Posted By Bikeracer
5 litres of AG Express Wax. Allan

5 litres of AG Express Wax.

Allan
Forum: Detailing Chat 05-03-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,792
Posted By Bikeracer
Snow foam and rinse first then just use one...

Snow foam and rinse first then just use one bucket of ONR with a grit guard and noodle mitt in it.
8 litres of water is enough for two car washes.
Wheels are done using old cloths with a spray wax...
Forum: Interior & Glass 07-02-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,245
Posted By Bikeracer
I just put mine in the wash with my microfibres. ...

I just put mine in the wash with my microfibres.

Also bought a Lidl version but it's just a microfibre bonnet on a hard plastic backing plate.

Allan
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-01-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By Bikeracer
Thanks for all the replies, just done an order...

Thanks for all the replies, just done an order with In2Detailing.

Allan
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-01-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By Bikeracer
That's my intention now. Although Ragmaster...

That's my intention now.
Although Ragmaster have what seems to be the best cloths they are more expensive and I can only assume that some of this is down to Paypal charges being passed on.
...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-01-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By Bikeracer
Thanks, I had a reply back from them and Paypal...

Thanks, I had a reply back from them and Paypal or as a Paypal guest is the only option available.

There is no phone contact number or address so I'll probably get some new cloths from a forum...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-01-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By Bikeracer
Yes I'm on the UK site Allan

Yes I'm on the UK site

Allan
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 24-01-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By Bikeracer
Ragmaster ordering

Just tried to order some cloths from Regmaster but can only do it as a Paypal guest which I don't want to do.

I don't do Paypal and there is no phone number to contact them.

Anyone have a phone...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 21-01-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Bsd
Views: 1,705
Posted By Bikeracer
I've just started using BSD as a drying aid and I...

I've just started using BSD as a drying aid and I do all the glass with it except for the windscreen.

Noticed the rear wiper now shudders until it's worn off in the wiper arc, I'll be going back...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 27-12-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,158
Posted By Bikeracer
Snow foam car and rinse, wash roof with ONR and...

Snow foam car and rinse, wash roof with ONR and dry using a drying aid such as Optimum Instant Detailer or BSD and then same again on to each panel at a time.

Allan
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 18-12-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By Bikeracer
I number the corners on mine with a laundry...

I number the corners on mine with a laundry marker for that very reason.

Allan
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 11-12-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By Bikeracer
I'm thinking of just trying the BSD first and...

I'm thinking of just trying the BSD first and then mixing spray wax with it to see which I prefer.
It'll only be as a drying aid anyway because I am never sure if I've covered an area with spray and...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 11-12-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By Bikeracer
Mixing BSD with other spray waxes.

I've seen that BSD has been mixed with AquaWax as a drying aid.

Is it okay to mix other spray waxes with it, I've just bought some BSD and wondered if the Optimum Spray Wax I've got would mix okay...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 03-12-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,056
Posted By Bikeracer
Have a look at this.... How To Properly Prime...

Have a look at this....
How To Properly Prime Rupes Pads w/ Dylan von Kleist | DETAILS WITH LEVI - YouTube

Allan
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 28-11-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,029
Posted By Bikeracer
I stand corrected, it just feels smaller. ...

I stand corrected, it just feels smaller.

Allan
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 28-11-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,029
Posted By Bikeracer
No, the Mini is a smaller polisher. Allan

No, the Mini is a smaller polisher.

Allan
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 24-11-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 1,075,053
Posted By Bikeracer
Just made one from an old Argos Challenge drill. ...

Just made one from an old Argos Challenge drill.

No need to buy a bulb holder a couple of 5 amp chocolate block connectors fasten straight onto the bulb pins.
Found the 12v NiCads were shot so...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 23-11-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Bikeracer
Explained reason in opening post, I want to use...

Explained reason in opening post, I want to use the DA but also need to see how the correction is going as I do it.
Try as I might I cannot get my LED torch to show what I can see when the sun...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 23-11-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Bikeracer
Got this one to get the free postage, thought...

Got this one to get the free postage, thought just a hand held one might be handy.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B000Z3A8UY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

And this one to use...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 23-11-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Bikeracer
Thanks, I've already ordered one from Amazon UK. ...

Thanks, I've already ordered one from Amazon UK.
Should be here on Saturday.

Allan
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-11-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Bikeracer
USB microscope

Is anyone using a USB microscope to check for paint defects?

Seems a good idea but would like some recommendations if anyone is using one.
I have a problem at the moment that I can see some swirl...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 18-11-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,328
Posted By Bikeracer
If you have any small size sauce/salad...

If you have any small size sauce/salad cream/ketchup squeezy bottles they're very good to decant polish into.

I'm using a small salad cream one at the moment, just waiting for someone to ask me if...
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