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Forum: The Motoring Zone 21-06-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By garycha
Flogging the old platform for all its worth....

Flogging the old platform for all its worth. :thumb:
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 21-06-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,261
Posted By garycha
CG Wooly Mammoth Drying Towel has been my fav for...

CG Wooly Mammoth Drying Towel has been my fav for a few years.

But the Gyeon Silk large drying towel has topped it for fav towel.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 21-06-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By garycha
Was that about when they ditched the Kompressor...

Was that about when they ditched the Kompressor engines?
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 21-06-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
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: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 21-06-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By garycha
As above. Then maybe consider also using a Gyeon...

As above. Then maybe consider also using a Gyeon Wetcoat type product to provide some touchless gloss and and water repellancy layer.
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 21-06-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 900
Poll: Lawn care
Views: 91,704
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: 364
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: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-06-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By garycha
Try the Megs MF cutting pads. I find them very...

Try the Megs MF cutting pads. I find them very effective with the megs DAMF Cuttibg compound.

All MF pads seem to work best pre primed, not overloaded, and with plenty of spurring between...
Forum: Interior & Glass 20-06-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,481
Posted By garycha
I bought 2 PB natural look by mistake and can’t...

I bought 2 PB natural look by mistake and can’t stand the stuff, particularly the confectionary bubble gum smell.

But it’s great for tyre dressing,

For newish cars, I stopped using interior...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 20-06-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By garycha
ONR = Optimum No Rinse wash. Do a quick search...

ONR = Optimum No Rinse wash. Do a quick search or YouTube. Spray and wipe is ethos. I was sceptical, but find it great for travelling cleans, bird bombs, fresh hugs etc.
It would not be my main...
Forum: Detailing Chat 20-06-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By garycha
Am on 3 rd consecutive golf. All have had come...

Am on 3 rd consecutive golf. All have had come out of factory soft, then hardened significantly over first year as clearcoat cures. The 7Rs have been worse than the Mk6 in this respect.

The...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 19-06-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 900
Poll: Lawn care
Views: 91,704
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, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By garycha
Very Nice car. You dont say what it is coated...

Very Nice car. You dont say what it is coated in. I assume not PPF.

Bugs no problem if you take some W8 or similar, along with a 1L bottle Spray of pre mixed pre wash, or ONR dilute in sparyer. ...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-06-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,643
Posted By garycha
Or, for Viz fans - Top Top. if you do want to...

Or, for Viz fans - Top Top. if you do want to give your car that really deep wet look, simply keep it wet all the time by parking under a sprinkler or just moving to Lerwick.
...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-06-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,643
Posted By garycha
In which case, the very best advice I can give is...

In which case, the very best advice I can give is for you to spend many,many hours with a DA polisher, cutting, polishing and then refining and refining further your paint some more, before finally...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-06-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,643
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: 1,326
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: 650
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: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 18-06-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,741
Posted By garycha
C2V3, Cure Q2m and some BSD on various panels.

C2V3, Cure Q2m and some BSD on various panels.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 18-06-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By garycha
You can top an Sio2 with a wax without smearing...

You can top an Sio2 with a wax without smearing etc.

I did so on one wing of a Night Blu VW then applied a test pot of dodo purple haze Pro, just out of interest. Worked fine, but it did not...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 15-06-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
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: The Motoring Zone 15-06-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 15,654
Posted By garycha
New car: Car Wow, DtD, Orange Wheels etc. ...

New car:
Car Wow, DtD, Orange Wheels etc.

Walk into dealer with above quote.

Kick some tyres.

Pay deposit.

Await delivery.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 15-06-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,235
Posted By garycha
Simple reason is that many schools are based in...

Simple reason is that many schools are based in residential areas, where there may still be person-activity 24/7, plus at 20mph cars do make less tyre and engine noise, so the rest can get better...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 15-06-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By garycha
Loving that front end view. 4C still looks...

Loving that front end view.

4C still looks great on the road, not I have ever seen many.

Would be a shame if the 4C tub did not get re-deployed in the same way that Maclaren do and Lotus have...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 12-06-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By garycha
ONR is your MD. As in medium detailer. ...

ONR is your MD. As in medium detailer.

Non bonded thru a wet (dew etc) and dry cycle. Ie just fallen n settled particles, with non sticky pollen or sap, then QD passes muster.

Otherwise,...
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