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Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 15-08-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,474
Posted By Lean6
Thanks for the recommendations so far. ...

Thanks for the recommendations so far.

Budget would be £250 for the right wax. It'll be a spring / summer wax. Ideally I'd like something which makes the car look wet, whilst enhancing the...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 12-08-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,474
Posted By Lean6
Recommended Wax - Biarritz Metallic Blue BMW

Good evening all,

I have an E39 5 Series (1999). It's a weekend car and used in spring, summer and potentially autumn weather dependant. I live close enough to work to walk it easily so don't...
Forum: Bilt Hamber 19-01-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,682
Posted By Lean6
Light Polish - with abrasives

Good evening,

Is there a light polish in the Bilt Hamber range which has abrasives in it that I can use before applying a wax?

Thanks,
Forum: Detailing Chat 24-12-2017, 02:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By Lean6
Thanks for the replies. Used BH Autofoam...

Thanks for the replies.

Used BH Autofoam which seemed to do the trick. Will probably follow up with Surfex in new year to ensure any remaining oil or grease is removed.
Forum: Detailing Chat 24-12-2017, 02:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By Lean6
ONR - Not Converted

Hi all,

Some pointers if possible. I used ONR today on my garaged Saab 9-5.

Took the car to a local jet wash and used BH Autofoam on bodywork. The car was dirty, but hadn't been driven in the...
Forum: Detailing Chat 21-12-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By Lean6
Wheel Arches - BH Autofoam or Surfex HD

Good afternoon all,

I'm planning to clean my arches out due to all the salt etc. that's been on the road.

I have a choice of two BH products to do the job. Which would be recommended for the...
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-12-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13,234
Views: 1,983,851
Posted By Lean6
I'm not sure if I can post this link - mods...

I'm not sure if I can post this link - mods apologies and please delete in necessary.

http://www.motorgeek.co.uk/cgi-bin/ecom.cgi?Command=ShowProduct&db_pid=1267
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-12-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13,234
Views: 1,983,851
Posted By Lean6
Of course - I got it from Motor Geek for £32. I...

Of course - I got it from Motor Geek for £32. I was quite happy when I spotted it as it's apparently hard to find.
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-12-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13,234
Views: 1,983,851
Posted By Lean6
- ONR No Rinse Wash and Shine - ONR Red Sponge ...

- ONR No Rinse Wash and Shine
- ONR Red Sponge
- Microfibre Towels
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 17-12-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By Lean6
Thank-you for the reply Good point on the...

Thank-you for the reply

Good point on the drying side of things - are there any particular microfibre drying cloths which are recommended?
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 17-12-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By Lean6
ONR - Noodle Sponge and Drying Towel

Good morning all,

Due to having no outside tap I’m going to give ONR are try.

I’ve typically used the 2BM method with hosepipe previously.

Can I simply use my existing noodle wash pad and...
Forum: Detailing Chat 14-12-2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By Lean6
Thank-you for the response. I couldn't find...

Thank-you for the response.

I couldn't find a detailer local on the list linked. However, the PVD website showed me a company called Ultimate Auto (Worcester).

Has anyone heard of or used them?...
Forum: Detailing Chat 14-12-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,004
Posted By Lean6
Tinnitus in my right ear - left is unaffected....

Tinnitus in my right ear - left is unaffected. Luckily mine is very quiet 90% of the time (unless I'm stressed or coming down with something). I have zero hearing loss and have very good hearing in...
Forum: Detailing Chat 14-12-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By Lean6
List of Detailers

Good morning all,

I need the chassis on my car cleaning ready for storing the car over winter - I'm searching for a detailer in Worcestershire who can do this.

I have searched the forum for a...
Forum: Interior & Glass 13-12-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By Lean6
Glue Residue on Dashboard

Good afternoon all,

I have a Saab 9-5 Aero. It appears the previous owner has stuck something down on the dashboard (next to the instrument cluster).

Whatever it was appears to have left a...
Forum: Detailing Chat 12-10-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13,234
Views: 1,983,851
Posted By Lean6
1) Poorboys Natural Look Dressing 2) Dr...

1) Poorboys Natural Look Dressing

2) Dr Leather - Advanced Leather Cleaner

3) CarPro - Inside Leather & Interior Cleaner

Hopefully the Dr Leather Advanced Leather Cleaner is what's needed...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 11-10-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,861
Posted By Lean6
Please delete this thread mods. I posted in the...

Please delete this thread mods. I posted in the wrong section.
Forum: Engine Bay & Chassis Detailing 11-10-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 7,351
Posted By Lean6
Saab 9-5 Aero Chassis Protection

Good afternoon,

I have a Saab 9-5 Aero which is in pretty good condition - planning to tune it and keep the bodywork in good condition.

The underside on the car is also in good condition...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 11-10-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,861
Posted By Lean6
Chassis Undersealing Saab 9-5

Good afternoon,

I have a Saab 9-5 Aero which is in pretty good condition - planning to tune it and keep the bodywork in good condition.

The underside on the car is also in good condition...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 08-10-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,067
Posted By Lean6
I didn't rate Autoglym Intensive Tar Remover when...

I didn't rate Autoglym Intensive Tar Remover when applied with a cloth. However, put a spray head on the bottle, spray onto the panel, and watch the tar run after a minute.

Used ever since happily.
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 06-10-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,673
Posted By Lean6
Clear Coat Pen over Red Oxide Paint?

Good morning all,

I have recently attempted to replace my rather old and cracked side indicators on the front wing of my Saab 9-5. Once I had removed both indicators I noticed someone had...
Forum: Interior & Glass 25-08-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,201
Posted By Lean6
That's great advice. Thanks for taking the...

That's great advice.

Thanks for taking the time to reply. I'll take a look at LTT as I'm sure mine will be coated leather also.

I'll also look the the interior dressing as the stuff I have...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 22-08-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,702
Posted By Lean6
Saab 9-5 Boot Lid Rust

Good afternoon all,

I have recently bought a Saab 9-5 Aero; it's a great car but has some issues which I'm working through.

One issue which apparently affects all 9-5's is the dreaded boot lid...
Forum: Interior & Glass 19-08-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,201
Posted By Lean6
SAAB 9-5 Interior Cleaning

Good evening all,

Just picked up a (03) 9-5 Aero with leather interior. It needs a good clean including door cards etc.

Does anyone know what sort of 'leather' the seats use? I have Gliptone...
Forum: Interior & Glass 12-05-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 590
Posted By Lean6
BMW Wood (Plastic) Trim

Good afternoon all,

I have a set of wood style trim for my 5 Series. What would be recommended to protect it from UV before fitting?

Thanks,

Stu
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