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Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 10-07-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,381
Posted By DSK
A reconditioned one sounds fine. Thanks for...

A reconditioned one sounds fine. Thanks for advising.

Any ideas on size for 3-4 full washes?


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Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 10-07-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,381
Posted By DSK
Valeters Water Tank Size For Personal Use?

I have a flat down south with no parking and rent a private parking space near work with a garage. Doing 900 miles a week, my car gets filthy, especially in winter or when we have bursts of rain and...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 09-07-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,300
Posted By DSK
3M and also CG Quantum. The CG quantum...

3M and also CG Quantum.

The CG quantum have a great range of grades and work well for me between both a rotary and a DA.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-06-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,849
Posted By DSK
ditto I've stuck with NTS and never had an...

ditto

I've stuck with NTS and never had an issue for years.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-06-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,615
Posted By DSK
Just wanted to say that even today those 9000's...

Just wanted to say that even today those 9000's are some car! especially in Aero guise. Uber comfort, quiet and potent...... Great to see anything of this era looking nice and healthy :thumb:
Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-06-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,982
Posted By DSK
Wow, if only modern traffic jams were like those...

Wow, if only modern traffic jams were like those of the 80's/90's I'd be happy to sit in them rather than look at all the modern borning stuff.

That's an absolute gem of a car, keep it that way! ...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 18-06-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,433
Posted By DSK
Got some playtime with this on a black Alfa 156. ...

Got some playtime with this on a black Alfa 156.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1743/27989038217_e6840a7cbe_z.jpg

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1784/42809123292_0d2e6500d2_z.jpg

I'm using a...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 14-06-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,471
Posted By DSK
If its coming off that easy by hand perhaps the...

If its coming off that easy by hand perhaps the green is too much. Try the yellow combo first.

I've had great results with 3M pads and poilishes with both a DAS6 and a rotary.

Yep spread out...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 13-06-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,699
Posted By DSK
If you're looking to move on, any reason not to...

If you're looking to move on, any reason not to try a rotary as another alternative?
Forum: The Showroom 12-06-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,866
Posted By DSK
These colours look awesome when done right, great...

These colours look awesome when done right, great work on a nice car!
Forum: The Showroom 12-06-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,240
Posted By DSK
Lovely turn around! I won't ask how long that...

Lovely turn around! I won't ask how long that took! Tell him to look after it, that's a special era of GSXR!
Forum: The Showroom 10-06-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,938
Posted By DSK
Looking great and thanks for sharing. Just stay...

Looking great and thanks for sharing. Just stay on top of it now after all that hard work :thumb:
Forum: Detailing Chat 04-06-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By DSK
I'm returning there on Wednesday and I will see...

I'm returning there on Wednesday and I will see what the owner says about contacting the company in question either way and then see if I can name them.
Forum: Detailing Chat 04-06-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By DSK
I will see if the owner decides to contact the...

I will see if the owner decides to contact the company on the off chance but, we feel the company will just turn around and say I did it and wash their hands of any responsibility.


Sent from my...
Forum: Detailing Chat 03-06-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,160
Posted By DSK
As above, just make sure its properly cleaned...

As above, just make sure its properly cleaned before the next stage. The chances are that you won't drive it until its done if it'as over 2 days but, Stealthwolf makes an interesting point about...
Forum: Detailing Chat 03-06-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By DSK
Professional Companies Are Not Always That Great

I was asked if I'd be able to remove a vinyl wrap. Many wouldn't on an unknown vehicle as you don't know what's underneath or what quality wrap has been used. However, some years ago I recommend a...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 03-06-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,433
Posted By DSK
The person I lent my 3M to is going to need about...

The person I lent my 3M to is going to need about 2-3 months to pay me back for its loss. I was looking at a DeWalt just shy of £200 and the Bosch was a linked product. When I looked at it, I...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 03-06-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,433
Posted By DSK
Seems like no one else has this so thought I'd...

Seems like no one else has this so thought I'd share a few initial thoughts. I haven't used this as the backing plate failed to be delivered on time so I borrowed someone else's rotary to do the...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 31-05-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,433
Posted By DSK
Bosch Rotary - GPO 14 CE Professional - any experiences?

I have a job on at the weekend and cut a long story short, I lent out my 3M rotary which I'm never going to see again :censored:

I placed an order today for a Bosch GPO 14 CE Professional ensuring...
Forum: The Showroom 29-05-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,870
Posted By DSK
Good for you. Looks nice and I do like to see...

Good for you. Looks nice and I do like to see any car getting TLC and treated with care rather than just being used as tool. Interesting comment about your Volvo paint, sounds very hard. When I...
Forum: The Showroom 29-05-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,728
Posted By DSK
I don't get bored of seeing this, a car from a...

I don't get bored of seeing this, a car from a very special era. There's a cherished 1987 Sierra Cosworth & Ferrari F355 that a chap usually brings out a fair bit during the best of the summer days...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 28-05-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,533
Posted By DSK
If it helps anyone, as I needed something...

If it helps anyone, as I needed something desperately, and after almost a bank holidays worth of searching reviews, I opted for an Autobrite DAS12 via Amazon which arrives tomorrow.

This is due to...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 27-05-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,288
Posted By DSK
For glass I have always used 2 types but they are...

For glass I have always used 2 types but they are very fine compared to the one in your link.

1 is a fine waffle style and the other is also a very fine microfibre that looks like a bigger version...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 27-05-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,533
Posted By DSK
New Dual Action Polisher - Recommendations

My DAS6 that I bought from Autobrite several years ago appears to have reached its service life. There's a lot more choice today, having looked around the usual sites and was wandering if fellow...
Forum: England 22-05-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,838
Posted By DSK
Thanks, I'll give those 2 a call tomorrow morning.

Thanks, I'll give those 2 a call tomorrow morning.
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