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Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 21-07-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By neilmcl
You mean BRS -...

You mean BRS - http://www.motorgeek.co.uk/cgi-bin/ecom.cgi?Command=ShowProduct&db_pid=1267
Forum: Detailing Chat 21-07-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By neilmcl
It can be repaired but will never be perfect...

It can be repaired but will never be perfect without a respray. I've had a similar ding on an old 1 series, also in white, and managed to make a pretty good job of it using a Chipex repair kit.
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 21-07-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By neilmcl
How about this as an alternative to the BRS -...

How about this as an alternative to the BRS -...
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 21-07-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By neilmcl
You want the sponge to take up the ONR and...

You want the sponge to take up the ONR and dispense it - see how the BRS does it in the various vids. Personally I wouldn't use the PVA sponge listed in the OP as it looks like the smooth surface...
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 20-07-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By neilmcl
I tried making my own version of the big red...

I tried making my own version of the big red sponge, bit scared to use though. Might try it out on my Dad's old car.

https://i.imgur.com/joQf7TR.jpg?1
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 19-07-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,299
Posted By neilmcl
They rely on your neighbours to dob you in.

They rely on your neighbours to dob you in.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 19-07-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,609
Posted By neilmcl
But not with a hosepipe :thumb:

But not with a hosepipe :thumb:
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 19-07-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,299
Posted By neilmcl
I've made my own, although I'm a bit scared to...

I've made my own, although I'm a bit scared to use it.

https://i.imgur.com/joQf7TR.jpg
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 19-07-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,299
Posted By neilmcl
Simple, buy a load of new plants from the garden...

Simple, buy a load of new plants from the garden centre, place them strategically round your car and have 14 days of unfettered hosepipe use :D
Forum: Detailing Chat 17-07-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By neilmcl
I've currently got 2 scrapes, one on the front...

I've currently got 2 scrapes, one on the front corner and one on the rear, both down to the undercoat on my fairly new and well looked after 1 series. Both times happened in a supermarket car park...
Forum: Detailing Chat 15-07-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By neilmcl
^^This. I carry a spray bottle of ONR...

^^This.

I carry a spray bottle of ONR diluted as a QD in the boot specifically to clean bird bombs. Simple spray and soak a piece of kitchen towel and let it sit on the poop for a minute or two...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 15-07-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,633
Posted By neilmcl
There's a review here -...

There's a review here - http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=333007

I think it's the same one.
Forum: Detailing Chat 14-07-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,179
Posted By neilmcl
Well the thing on my car was a small yellow dot...

Well the thing on my car was a small yellow dot of something and whatever it is was a real bugger to break down and remove.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 14-07-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By neilmcl
845 is my "go to" LSP. It's a doddle to use, does...

845 is my "go to" LSP. It's a doddle to use, does the job well and most importantly the protection lasts for ages. I then use a Sonax BSD/V07 mix to top-up during maintenance washes.

Agree with...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 14-07-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,633
Posted By neilmcl
This is the one I have, in fact used only...

This is the one I have, in fact used only yesterday. Absolutely no marring and wouldn't be surprised if it's exactly the same as the expensive TAC version.
...
Forum: Detailing Chat 13-07-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,179
Posted By neilmcl
I had a spot that had been sitting on my bonnet...

I had a spot that had been sitting on my bonnet for a while now and had thoroughly baked on, not sure if it was tree sap, pollen, bee poop or what, and so I decided to tackle it today. The car has...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 12-07-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By neilmcl
The alternative I would use is...

The alternative I would use is http://car-chem.com/store/tar-glue-remover-5ltr
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 12-07-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,324
Posted By neilmcl
Not really, it wont produce any foam, however you...

Not really, it wont produce any foam, however you can use BH Auto Foam in it and use it as a pre-wash and it will be just as effective.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 12-07-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,324
Posted By neilmcl
That's the cheap version. The one posted was the...

That's the cheap version. The one posted was the Comfort version that usually retails at around £80 but can be got cheaper.
...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 07-07-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,614
Posted By neilmcl
It's not a very "sudsy" shampoo, not designed to...

It's not a very "sudsy" shampoo, not designed to be, however it does clean very well although because the lack of suds it tends to dry out quicker than most.

Having said that I too prefer a...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 04-07-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By neilmcl
I'm sure there will be conversion connectors...

I'm sure there will be conversion connectors around to allow you to connect the new hose to both the gun and/or machine. What Nilfisk do you have and which Karcher are you looking to get?
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 01-07-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,484
Posted By neilmcl
Is it just in that one area or all over the car?

Is it just in that one area or all over the car?
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 01-07-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By neilmcl
I did see that vid yesterday. It'll be...

I did see that vid yesterday. It'll be interesting to watch the clay mitt/cloths comparisons he's going to do soon.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 01-07-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By neilmcl
I also don't agree that the G3 mitt is atrocious...

I also don't agree that the G3 mitt is atrocious quality or cheap, £15 is around the going rate for a decent clay mitt, the TAC mitt isn't that more expensive and the TAC cloth, whilst being a tenner...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 01-07-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,998
Posted By neilmcl
No reason not to be totally dry. If it's not...

No reason not to be totally dry. If it's not doing this then you need a better towel or look at your drying technique.
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