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Forum: Detailing Chat 16-07-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 838,900
Posted By virgiltracey
Went into Wilcos in Lichfield whilst visiting the...

Went into Wilcos in Lichfield whilst visiting the in-laws at the weekend, I thought it would be rude not to take them up on their Simoniz offers!

I left with two Air con refresh cans (Mrs car...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 10-07-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By virgiltracey
My thoughts exactly, i also cannot put a price on...

My thoughts exactly, i also cannot put a price on avoiding the inevitable earache from the Mrs if i do get a leak or fail to fit something absolutely perfectly tight!
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 10-07-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By virgiltracey
Thanks for the advice guys i'm pleased to say...

Thanks for the advice guys i'm pleased to say i've gone ahead... and booked a plumber to come and have a look at the weekend, he charges £65 all in to fit a tap outside so I think this is a far...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 09-07-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By virgiltracey
Thanks, excuse my ignorance but i understand that...

Thanks, excuse my ignorance but i understand that as a T-junction into the cold water pipe? If so I take it that would involve soldering / brazing?

I've brazed a few bicycle frames but not water...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 09-07-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By virgiltracey
Question for those with plumbing knowledge... under sink tap connection?

Hi Guys

I've been waiting for around a year and a half for my partner to pass her driving test as her little hatchback has taken up the entirety of our garage for that time, leaving me no space to...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-07-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,156
Posted By virgiltracey
it looks the same as the argos one, just a...

it looks the same as the argos one, just a different colour.

I use the Argos one and it's fine, but bin the pad and backing plate and replace them with better ones. also you may find the power...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-06-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Posted By virgiltracey
support@coreservice.co.uk is the email you need,...

support@coreservice.co.uk is the email you need, they look after all of the spares and parts for Workzone items in the UK
Forum: Detailing Chat 25-06-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 838,900
Posted By virgiltracey
That is looking fantastic, I too love the "whats...

That is looking fantastic, I too love the "whats possible for tiny money" posts, but mainly wanted to say that when i was 20/21 I lusted after a C2 GT but could only afford the 1.4 Furio on the...
Forum: Interior & Glass 14-06-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,861
Posted By virgiltracey
Dash reflection is a real issue in racing...

Dash reflection is a real issue in racing conditions and this is why you'll see race cars with dashboards that are flocked in tiny felt fibres as they don't reflect the light as well (much like the...
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 23-05-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,867
Posted By virgiltracey
We stay in Crantock, just outside Newqauy every...

We stay in Crantock, just outside Newqauy every year, beautiful beach, couple of nice pubs and easy to get to other things around as it's not overly secluded.

A personal favourite of ours is to...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 22-05-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,317
Posted By virgiltracey
I really rate the Wilco large microfibre towells,...

I really rate the Wilco large microfibre towells, theyre about £2 each and super absorbant and fluffy, I've not induced any swirls using mine with BSD as a drying aid.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 15-05-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,882
Posted By virgiltracey
I've found that the 1l bottles of Powermaxed...

I've found that the 1l bottles of Powermaxed products double up as a snow foam bottle.

Their snow foam, TFR and jet wash and wax are all particularly good and at £7 ish a bottle you get a new...
Forum: Detailing Chat 14-05-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By virgiltracey
Kurt mate, I've got a paint depth guage too, I'll...

Kurt mate, I've got a paint depth guage too, I'll happily measure it when you want to come over and try that DA polisher and pads
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 09-05-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By virgiltracey
That looks like a rotary to me, not a dual action

That looks like a rotary to me, not a dual action
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-05-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 750
Posted By virgiltracey
Conflicting info online RE the Stihl water flow...

Conflicting info online RE the Stihl water flow rate (thats really the important bit for what we need a pressure washer for)
Some sites say 350lph some 520lph...

I'd probably go with the Nilfisk,...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 03-05-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,578
Posted By virgiltracey
I actually work in accident repair mate, so i'm...

I actually work in accident repair mate, so i'm having it doe at one of the sites I manage :thumb:
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 03-05-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,578
Posted By virgiltracey
I just had that set delivered actually kurt! ...

I just had that set delivered actually kurt!
The orange has more than enough cut for our paint, the red will be great for swirl removing and the blue should be put nowhere near your car!
The blue...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 30-04-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,578
Posted By virgiltracey
No problem mate, I'm warwickshire so just let me...

No problem mate, I'm warwickshire so just let me know. shouldn't take too long to correct a panel properly and then you can make your mind up on a machine and products after that
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 30-04-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,578
Posted By virgiltracey
Kurt, are you anywhere near the Midlands? You're...

Kurt, are you anywhere near the Midlands? You're welcome to come to mine and try out the Argos DA with me, Our Coupe paint doesn't need much power or aggresive compounds to get the swirls out. I can...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 26-04-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By virgiltracey
I went from an old K2 to an Aldi "Workzone"...

I went from an old K2 to an Aldi "Workzone" washer a few weeks back. it was about £70 and is considerably better than the K2 it replaced.

Although, my K2 was nearly 10 years old so it had...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 23-04-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By virgiltracey
at £18k it does have some very big competition...

at £18k it does have some very big competition with Ford and VW and I have to say that in comparison to previous years, this one is not as good looking.

However it does say "Booster Jet" on the...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 19-04-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By virgiltracey
This is the content that needs to be on this...

This is the content that needs to be on this site!

Did she come from the breeding centre near Leamington?
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-04-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By virgiltracey
Still a couple at my local Aldi, I bought one a...

Still a couple at my local Aldi, I bought one a two weeks ago and its a great machine, especially with the upgraded lance I bought
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-04-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By virgiltracey
Nilfisk C135 £99 Amazon deal of the day

Amazon deal of the day for anyone after a Nilfisk. Good price i think :thumb:

Linky...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 16-04-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,018
Posted By virgiltracey
Another little update (for reference more than...

Another little update (for reference more than anything really)

The snowfoam lance I bought was from "pressurewasherpartsuk"...
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