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Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 20-08-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By gishy
only clayed my car once up to now was about 7/8...

only clayed my car once up to now was about 7/8 months old washed it as normal then did the sandwich bag test.did a small area on bonnet then did the test again got to agree with URUK HAI really is...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 20-08-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,091
Posted By uruk hai
No it doesn't, the first time you Clay a car you...

No it doesn't, the first time you Clay a car you instantly understand the point of using it. The first time I clayed a car it was like night and day, the paint will be as smooth as you can make it...
Forum: Detailing Chat 14-07-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,457
Posted By Taxboy
What most people describe as tree sap is not sap...

What most people describe as tree sap is not sap at all but rather aphid poo from the insects living on the tree, which is why it normally washes off. I have pine trees in the garden an pine resin is...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 13-06-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,376
Posted By BruceVolvo
I'll do a prewash, 2BW etc Saturday morning, the...

I'll do a prewash, 2BW etc Saturday morning, the car doesn't go anywhere, no rain etc, go out Sunday morning and in this lovely weather we've been having for the last month the cars covered in dust,...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 12-06-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,376
Posted By BradleyW
It's a greater risk using a QD to wipe away dirt....

It's a greater risk using a QD to wipe away dirt. Less so with the full pre-wash / 2BM procedure. Light dirt in my opinion would be a thin layer of dust that's hard to see unless the car is in direct...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 21-04-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,589
Posted By jbenekeorr
With the favourable forecast for this week, I...

With the favourable forecast for this week, I went down with my Discovery and the battery borrowed from my MINI, started the Rover up - pumped up the rear tyre and hooked it up to my Discovery with...
Forum: Detailing Chat 30-03-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,547
Posted By great gonzo
Detailers still offer a safe wash service. ...

Detailers still offer a safe wash service.

Gonz.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 22-03-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,313
Posted By voon
The best quick detailer for protection is easy:...

The best quick detailer for protection is easy: Sonax Brilliant Shine Detailer. You don't even need a wax or whatever with that, the stuff stays on long and I know nothing on the market that even...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 22-03-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,313
Posted By andy198712
BSD again here

BSD again here
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 22-03-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,313
Posted By Bazza85
Another +1 for bsd. Used it 2wks ago, done...

Another +1 for bsd.
Used it 2wks ago, done 500+ miles in salt/sleet/snow.
Car is absolutely filthy, but when rained on even now, you can see it acting as a nice protective layer and water just...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 22-03-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,313
Posted By dan4291
Wax Planet Expression QD is a good one too and...

Wax Planet Expression QD is a good one too and easy to use.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 22-03-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,313
Posted By steelghost
Auto Glanz Smooth Velvet is another one well...

Auto Glanz Smooth Velvet is another one well worth considering, especially if you use it in conjunction with their range of hybrid LSPs that all contain the same base chemical technology.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 22-03-2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,313
Posted By OvEr_KiLL
autoallure glitter qd is a good drying aid and...

autoallure glitter qd is a good drying aid and lasts a good few weeks and leaves a great sharp finish
blackfire instant qd/midnight sun qd is a great drying aid with around 2 weeks durability and a...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 21-03-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,313
Posted By Chris@N
My other half’s XC90 (metallic black) has had a...

My other half’s XC90 (metallic black) has had a few layers of C2V3 added to it in the past few months, but last wash I had run out, so used BSD on it. I didn’t find I had any issues in applying it on...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 21-03-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,313
Posted By Brian1612
I have been trying BSD over the winter on a wet...

I have been trying BSD over the winter on a wet to damp panel, it is so much better to use this way. Almost streaks across the panel then slowly flashes off, much better as a drying aid than an out...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 21-03-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,313
Posted By shine247
BSD is very good and causes me no problems at...

BSD is very good and causes me no problems at all. However some do have issues, possibly down to over application or incorrect cloths. Many mix it with other products to thin it, I have done that...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 21-03-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,313
Posted By Ross
Sonax BSD I have seen it lasting 4/6 weeks easily.

Sonax BSD I have seen it lasting 4/6 weeks easily.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 08-03-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,098
Posted By olliewills
I've had a couple of those Kent drying towels in...

I've had a couple of those Kent drying towels in the past and while they'll never be as effective as some of the other towels already mentioned, in my experience they can dry fairly well.

They...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 08-03-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,098
Posted By saabfan
This is the video. About 5 mins in. Top 5...

This is the video. About 5 mins in.

Top 5 Tips to Maintain a Fresh Detail: ATA 107 - YouTube
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 08-03-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,098
Posted By pxr5
Probably best not to drag the towel if you can...

Probably best not to drag the towel if you can help it. Pat drying is better but you could try the drag and roll technique were as you pull the towel along the paint you roll the towel back on...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 08-03-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,098
Posted By Bazza85
If the car has good protection on already, also...

If the car has good protection on already, also look at ‘touchless drying’ using an open ended hose to sheet the water from your car, leaving just minor areas to finish drying.
This is new to me...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 08-03-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,098
Posted By Mcpx
Have you washed the towel yet? It can help to...

Have you washed the towel yet? It can help to make new towels more effective, use a non bio liquid without any softener in it, fabric softener kills the absorbency of microfibre stone dead. Wash...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 08-03-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,098
Posted By saabfan
I use the master of fibres one. ...

I use the master of fibres one.

https://waxpack.co.uk/store/shop/wash-dry/the-master-fibres-drying-towel/
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 08-03-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,098
Posted By MGJ92
Klin Korea XL drying towel is the best towel I've...

Klin Korea XL drying towel is the best towel I've used, I wasn't impressed with the Kent one.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 08-03-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,098
Posted By aslettd
A good tip I always find is a damp towel does dry...

A good tip I always find is a damp towel does dry better, so I dry all the glass first
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