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Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 13-04-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,665
Posted By Atkinson91
+1 I believe they've changed the formula lately...

+1 I believe they've changed the formula lately so it was more suitable in our lovely UK conditions, you can also use silica based 'booster sprays' right after you've coated the car to protect it...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 13-04-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By Atkinson91
I didn't mean for it to sound like you can't use...

I didn't mean for it to sound like you can't use a wax, or it's a bad idea too, because you certainly can! I just believe that with today's technology's, your better off using a sealent for the...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 13-04-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By Atkinson91
No glaze will last if it's introduced to water,...

No glaze will last if it's introduced to water, the resins wash away too easily, you need to glaze THEN protect with a sealent, not a wax
Also try to stick to one manufacture, so if your using...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 13-04-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,725
Posted By Atkinson91
Upol panel wipe - 20 quid for 5 litres, great for...

Upol panel wipe - 20 quid for 5 litres, great for removing polish oils before LSP and eating through tar
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 13-04-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By Atkinson91
Any good old cleaner wax will do the job well,...

Any good old cleaner wax will do the job well, some contain abrasives, some are solvent based, hard to remember without reading every description on the products .... Dodo juice lime prime lite is...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 13-04-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,707
Posted By Atkinson91
Just make sure that you don't use anything such...

Just make sure that you don't use anything such as fabric softner in your washer before you dry clothes, or do another rinse before drying, you could end up with condensed fabric softner or whatever...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 13-04-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,707
Posted By Atkinson91
<30 means there is less than 30% of a given...

<30 means there is less than 30% of a given chemical in that formula, it could mean that it only contains 5% or 15% or 20% alcohol in it

You cant dilute panel wipe as it isnt water based.
...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 13-04-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,342
Posted By Atkinson91
Go with optimum Opti-seal + car wax combo It's...

Go with optimum Opti-seal + car wax combo
It's easier than buffing off any paste type product, durability is just as good as any other sealent out there (other than fusso maybe, but that CAN be a...
Forum: The Studio 13-04-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,489
Posted By Atkinson91
They had one of these in the dealer at York and...

They had one of these in the dealer at York and it was such a stunning colour for a stunning car! Green on other cars definetly isn't my first.... Or second... Or third choice, but I'd have one of...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 13-04-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By Atkinson91
The previous 3 karchers I had all had small cone...

The previous 3 karchers I had all had small cone shaped inlet strainers which blocked up regular, until I put a filter on the house outlet at least, those get blocked with scale and sediment and will...
Forum: Detailing Chat 12-04-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,961
Posted By Atkinson91
Max output with min input? Optimum polymer...

Max output with min input?

Optimum polymer technologies

The laziest way to clean your car but still get an absolutely fantastic finish

Clean with ONR after a pre-wash (bilt hamber autofoam...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 12-04-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,707
Posted By Atkinson91
Absolutely, DI or distilled is just fine, so long...

Absolutely, DI or distilled is just fine, so long as it doesn't have minerals/sediment in it, alternatively you could also use 'battery water' I believe Halford sell it for a couple of quid for 4...
Forum: Interior & Glass 12-04-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Atkinson91
Leather, I would go with optimum leather...

Leather, I would go with optimum leather protectant or color lock cleaner / conditioner. Optimum has probably the best leather smell for such interiors, leaves a healthy sheen and has all the uv...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 28-03-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Atkinson91
You got it, their are some out there that combine...

You got it, their are some out there that combine qualities and even ingredients as other forms of protection, known as hybrids.... But they pretty much use the same technology as their standalone...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 28-03-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,499
Posted By Atkinson91
As a couple of guys said, doesn't matter what you...

As a couple of guys said, doesn't matter what you throw on there if your prep isn't right, I recommend using UPOL s2002/5 or Spies Hecker 7010 (UPOL is the cheaper option) to prep beforehand.
Then...
Forum: Interior & Glass 28-03-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By Atkinson91
Are they leather on the ST's or vinyl?

Are they leather on the ST's or vinyl?
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 28-03-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,596
Posted By Atkinson91
I wash the car before and after decontaminated...

I wash the car before and after decontaminated with a degreser - before to remove any remaining water deposited grime + any remaining bits of protection (if it's not ceramic coated) detar first, then...
Forum: Interior & Glass 28-03-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,060
Posted By Atkinson91
I've used gtechniq smart fabric, the anti...

I've used gtechniq smart fabric, the anti bacterial one, makes Cleaning SOO much easier when it comes to it, which is quite often, just a simple wipe down with a towel dampened in ONR.
Only problem...
Forum: Interior & Glass 23-03-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,495
Posted By Atkinson91
+1 on bar keepers friend, great on glass and...

+1 on bar keepers friend, great on glass and would be considered the 'least' agressive method to try first just to clean it

if that doesnt work - carpro ceri glass, felt pad and a DA..... oh,...
Forum: Interior & Glass 13-03-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,887
Posted By Atkinson91
That smell is Autoglym Odour eliminator (purple...

That smell is Autoglym Odour eliminator (purple lable), I got several bottles and its exactly as you described, an aftershave type smell....its smells lovely for around a few hours but soon...
Forum: Funnies Room 13-03-2018, 04:54 AM
Replies: 6,941
Views: 84,790
Posted By Atkinson91
im crap at bubble breaker

im crap at bubble breaker
Forum: Interior & Glass 12-03-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,133
Posted By Atkinson91
Thumbs up Even better! you're set. its amazing how quickly...

Even better! you're set. its amazing how quickly the sc5 eats through junk on the interior, its certainly replaced my old method of spraying APC everywhere
Forum: Interior & Glass 11-03-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,133
Posted By Atkinson91
100% some form of respirator and something along...

100% some form of respirator and something along the lines of Valet Pro enzyme eater or Autosmart biobrisk.
+1 on the steam cleaner, I use a Karcher SC5, seems like a silly investment for one job...
Forum: Interior & Glass 11-03-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By Atkinson91
Never come across a problem involving blu-tack...

Never come across a problem involving blu-tack before haha!
If it is 'oily' you could try using some isopropyl alcohol to remove it. I've never used naptha or paraffin on interior materials before,...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 11-03-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,215
Posted By Atkinson91
Hi Li, Clean your car have a few kits available...

Hi Li, Clean your car have a few kits available for the DAS6, check 'em out:

http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/polishing-machines/das-6-pro-plus-dual-action-polisher/cat_150.html

Id recommend the...
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