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Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 27-11-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By tomstephens89
As long as your paint is pretty good already, SRP...

As long as your paint is pretty good already, SRP to fill any minor defects followed by UHD wax is a top draw combo.

Very high gloss finish.

Its worth noting that SRP doesn't cut, at all from...
Forum: Interior & Glass 26-11-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By tomstephens89
IPA or Panel Wipe. Bye bye glue. Just try not to...

IPA or Panel Wipe. Bye bye glue. Just try not to get it on the seals.
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 26-11-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,185
Posted By tomstephens89
Whats the general method of applying solvent...

Whats the general method of applying solvent based cleaners then?

Ive got 99.9% IPA in a plastic spray bottle indoors for cleaning records and its been fine for years.
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 25-11-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,185
Posted By tomstephens89
I assume it's a thin liquid so no I wouldn't...

I assume it's a thin liquid so no I wouldn't expect issues so long as the bottle with spray head is meant for chemicals.
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 25-11-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,185
Posted By tomstephens89
Sweet, just ordered some. Thanks all.

Sweet, just ordered some. Thanks all.
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 25-11-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,185
Posted By tomstephens89
As in this? U-Pol System 20 Slow Panel Wipe...

As in this?

U-Pol System 20 Slow Panel Wipe & Degreaser 5L UPol Panelwipe Anti-Static and Anti-Silicone Panel Wipe 5 Litres Slow Degreaser for Larger Panel Repairs & Resprays...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 25-11-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,185
Posted By tomstephens89
Reccomend me a Panel Wipe to remove old LSP's etc

Hi all,

I'm looking for a dedicated panel wipe product to remove old LSP's and remaining grease etc prior to polishing and waxing.

Thought about making my own with IPA and Deionised water but...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 25-11-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,056
Posted By tomstephens89
I picked up one of these yesterday and it blows a...

I picked up one of these yesterday and it blows a serious amount of air.

100760 MERRY TOOLS Air Leaf Dust Blower Electric Inflator 550W Large Volume...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 24-11-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,256
Posted By tomstephens89
Any benefit of a high gloss QD spray?

Hi all,

I was just wondering if during a 'full detail' when it includes a (rare) machine correction, or quick hand polish with something like AG Super Resin Polish or Bilt Hamber Cleanser Polish...
Forum: Interior & Glass 23-11-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,106
Posted By tomstephens89
Those silica gel packs off Amazon help. Also if...

Those silica gel packs off Amazon help. Also if you car has air con and has a one touch de-mist setting then use it. The Air Con will dehumidify the cabin.

Also the RainX Anti fog wipes work very...
Forum: Detailing Chat 23-11-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,583
Posted By tomstephens89
I am seeing seriously mixed reviews about this...

I am seeing seriously mixed reviews about this new grit guard, and its the only thing preventing me from clicking the buy button.

When I say mixed reviews, I am referring to the fitment problems!
Forum: Projects and Restorations 23-11-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 90,505
Posted By tomstephens89
Its really great to see someone putting so much...

Its really great to see someone putting so much time into their car no matter what it takes. It really does put the pride into 'Pride and Joy'.

Fast forward a number of years, when you're putting...
Forum: Interior & Glass 23-11-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,008
Posted By tomstephens89
This.

This.
Forum: Detailing Chat 23-11-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,008
Posted By tomstephens89
You guys all have A250's which obviously...

You guys all have A250's which obviously highlights a manufacturing issue in that car. Because trust me, moisture in the lights is not by design or normal.
Forum: Detailing Chat 22-11-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,008
Posted By tomstephens89
I have only had this happen to one headlamp on...

I have only had this happen to one headlamp on one car of the 5 ive owned. Its down to a break in the seal and is NOT by design or normal. Its because moistures got in there obviously, wont really...
Forum: Detailing Chat 21-11-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By tomstephens89
So far sounds like I shouldn't worry then and...

So far sounds like I shouldn't worry then and just chuck this stuff back in the garage? Even if it's currently -1 already.
Forum: Detailing Chat 21-11-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By tomstephens89
Is storing ALL products indoors over winter overkill?

Hi all, question for you. My garage is detached from the house altogether and is not insulated or heated. In the winter months it's basically as cold as outside in there.

Now I already started...
Forum: The Studio 21-11-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,903
Posted By tomstephens89
I think this is the most beautiful thing I have...

I think this is the most beautiful thing I have ever seen. Well, certainly the best RX7 I have ever seen! What a colour and what a job!
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 21-11-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By tomstephens89
Replacement units here, not too bad on price. ...

Replacement units here, not too bad on price.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_odkw=karcher+dirtblaster+lance+040&_osacat=0&_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=karcher+dirtblaster+HD&_sacat=0
...
Forum: Tyres & Wheels (TV) 21-11-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,149
Posted By tomstephens89
Doh! To be honest the state of the wheels on that...

Doh! To be honest the state of the wheels on that car don't show off either product anyway. They are desperate need of a refurb!

At least I showed the two side my side on a single wheel and a...
Forum: Tyres & Wheels (TV) 21-11-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,149
Posted By tomstephens89
Compared: Bilt Hamber Korrosol vs Auto-wheel

Hi all,

In my 2nd video I compare Bilt Hamber Korrosol with Auto-wheel and try to identify & demonstrate the differences.

https://youtu.be/qU8mbFojXUQ

Thanks and enjoy!
Forum: Detailing Chat 21-11-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By tomstephens89
My car lives outside, but granted every day. Rain...

My car lives outside, but granted every day. Rain water beads up on the surfaces it can't run off and can sit there all night until its driven again....

But I've never had any water spotting. The...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 21-11-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,931
Posted By tomstephens89
All depends on your working environment tbh.......

All depends on your working environment tbh.... If youve got a nice big workshop/garage with the room to use big lights at distance then use a brighter bigger model.

You could also do this...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 21-11-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 26,327
Posted By tomstephens89
Im rooting for Finis!

Im rooting for Finis!
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 21-11-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,744
Posted By tomstephens89
I agree, but only when it's shot out of a foam...

I agree, but only when it's shot out of a foam Lance on pressure washer. Otherwise I'd use SurfexHD 5% out of a pump sprayer.
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