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Forum: Gtechniq 26-07-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,636
Posted By TurboThredders
Safe Products on CSL/EXO

I've got a car recently coated with CSL and two coats of EXOv3. In terms of general maintenance washing, do products need to be PH neutral? I use Autosmart Hazsafe and Ultra Mousse TFR/snowfoam for...
Forum: The Showroom 25-06-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 94,940
Posted By TurboThredders
10 year old Audi A4 2.0 TFSI ...

10 year old Audi A4 2.0 TFSI

http://i.imgur.com/K2bdITW.jpg?1
Forum: Interior & Glass 24-06-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,404
Posted By TurboThredders
Have you tried using a really strong APC? That's...

Have you tried using a really strong APC? That's normally enough to decrease the surface and then you can wash everything off leaving the surface clean.
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 24-06-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By TurboThredders
In my experience, it's a lot down to technique...

In my experience, it's a lot down to technique here. I machined some black VAG paint last year with Menzerma 400 heavy cut and a green hex pad. I couldn't get it to work for me, but my mate got...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 23-06-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,373
Posted By TurboThredders
Since this has reappeared I'll put my 2p worth in...

Since this has reappeared I'll put my 2p worth in :p

I bought some of the Simoniz wax as a double pack from Costco a few years ago thinking it was a good idea. I slapped it on my car thinking it...
Forum: The Showroom 23-06-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,404
Posted By TurboThredders
Integra Type R Wheel Clean

Gave my mate a hand last December to detail/protect the alloys from a 1998 Integra Type R which he is restoring back to near showroom condition.

The wheels had been refurbished about 6 months...
Forum: Detailing Chat 22-06-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12,841
Views: 1,850,033
Posted By TurboThredders
Just bought CSL, Exo V3 and a few other bits from...

Just bought CSL, Exo V3 and a few other bits from David at Perfectly Cleaned.

Just need to give the car a :buffer: first!
Forum: Waxstock 2018 (Ricoh Arena - Coventry July 22nd 2018) 20-06-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,157
Posted By TurboThredders
Thank you. It's getting a full wheel refurb next...

Thank you. It's getting a full wheel refurb next week so hoping to have it looking nice and fresh.
Forum: Waxstock 2018 (Ricoh Arena - Coventry July 22nd 2018) 20-06-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,157
Posted By TurboThredders
Arrive and Shine... expectations?

I've entered a car in to the arrive and shine... it's my first time though, so just wondering what people's expectations were in terms of standard?

I'm doing everything I can to remove as many...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 24-02-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,544
Posted By TurboThredders
Have you got a link to this? Thanks

Have you got a link to this? Thanks
Forum: Autosmart 16-01-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,821
Posted By TurboThredders
If it's a real concern then you can pour in to a...

If it's a real concern then you can pour in to a large jug with ease and then in to a funnel or bottle straight after. I do this for diluting products because it's easier to measure and doesn't make...
Forum: Autosmart 16-01-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,142
Posted By TurboThredders
I use Hazsafe XLS diluted 1:10 on my waxed car....

I use Hazsafe XLS diluted 1:10 on my waxed car. Just spray on and then PW off. Does a great job of removing most soiling without touching the paintwork. I am curious as to how it might affect the wax...
Forum: Autosmart 14-12-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,002
Posted By TurboThredders
Hi Cheri, did you get any further with this?...

Hi Cheri, did you get any further with this? Thanks
Forum: Autosmart 28-11-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,002
Posted By TurboThredders
Product Storage

Having just spent a fortune on a load of new AS products, it's only just occurred to me that they are stored in a cold garage and will probably be there for a while as a lot of them require high...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 22-11-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,646
Posted By TurboThredders
I've always used warm water in both buckets......

I've always used warm water in both buckets... purely for that fact that warm water helps shift dirt better (when was the last time you did the washing up using only cold water!)

I put it in the...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 21-11-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,266
Posted By TurboThredders
I agree with all above... which is exactly why I...

I agree with all above... which is exactly why I was considering the George over some other extraction vacs available.

A Henry would set me back about £100... and the George is roughly £200. I'd...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 21-11-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,266
Posted By TurboThredders
Wet vacs... is it worth it?

I'm looking for a new vac solely for car cleaning, but I'm looking at the possibility of getting a wet extraction vac (Numatic George) for cleaning stained/soiled seats and carpets.

My question...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 16-11-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,990
Posted By TurboThredders
Can someone clarify what "BSD" is?

Can someone clarify what "BSD" is?
Forum: Autosmart 26-10-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,375
Posted By TurboThredders
I've used Bilberry in the past and was very...

I've used Bilberry in the past and was very impressed to be fair.
Forum: Autosmart 26-10-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,375
Posted By TurboThredders
It did confuse me a bit when I was told that Red...

It did confuse me a bit when I was told that Red 7 wouldn't strip sealants. I like to spray something and leave it to dwell, so a diluted APC would make sense :thumb:
Forum: Autosmart 26-10-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,375
Posted By TurboThredders
Maintenance Wheel Cleaner

What is best for cleaning lightly soiled wheels that are protected as part of a normal wash?

I was recommended Red 7 by an AS rep, but having bought and used some I feel it's a little over the...
Forum: Detailing Chat 24-08-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 285,656
Posted By TurboThredders
This probably won't come as much of a surprise to...

This probably won't come as much of a surprise to most of you... but about a year ago I bought 5l of Car Plan "trade valet" Tyre Slick from Halfords at the attractive price of £10. Thought it would...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 18-08-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,232
Posted By TurboThredders
Any product suggestions? I hear people talking...

Any product suggestions? I hear people talking about megs waterless wash being ok. Spray on wipe off.
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 17-08-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,596
Posted By TurboThredders
Yeah I'd agree with that, I think Menzerna is...

Yeah I'd agree with that, I think Menzerna is quite oily and needs to be fully worked in until it's almost gone. I remember doing a dark A3 with Meguiars Deep Crystal System about 5 years ago, and...
Forum: Interior & Glass 16-08-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,757
Posted By TurboThredders
I've always been a fan of Meguires NXT glass...

I've always been a fan of Meguires NXT glass cleaner. Leaves a great finish and smells nice too.

I've recently purchased some Valet Pro glass cleaner and although it's cheap (1ltr for £5) it does...
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