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Forum: Bilt Hamber 17-04-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 885
Posted By Estoril Sport
Atom-Mac Safe on warm brake discs and Painted Calipers?

I have just purchased some Bilt Hamber Atom-Mac for my brake discs. As I suffer badly from rust and then this transferred on to the alloys. I have not used it yet however thinking about spraying on...
Forum: Bilt Hamber 05-04-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,069
Posted By Estoril Sport
I have just purchased some Bilt Hamber Atom-Mac...

I have just purchased some Bilt Hamber Atom-Mac for my brake discs. As I suffer badly from rust and then this transferred on to the alloys. I have not used it yet however thinking about spraying on...
Forum: Gyeon 03-11-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,674
Posted By Estoril Sport
Is Gyeon Iron safe on Xpel Stone Protection Film?

Hi Can you confirm if 'Gyeon Iron' is safe to use on Xpel Ultimate film?

I had film installed over a year ago as well as, Q˛ MOHS coating. However I have started to notice the occasional very...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 02-11-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,107
Posted By Estoril Sport
Car covers and Xpel Stone Protection film Possible issues?

Previously I have been against car covers for external use. I have read so meny horror stores what can go wrong and can actually damage the paintwork.

However I was watching a video of a guy on...
Forum: The Photography Zone 22-06-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 106,566
Posted By Estoril Sport
Here are a couple from my last car ...

Here are a couple from my last car

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Forum: The Photography Zone 22-06-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 106,566
Posted By Estoril Sport
A few pics taken earlier this year. ...

A few pics taken earlier this year.

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Forum: The Showroom 20-05-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 144,411
Posted By Estoril Sport
Yes I believe Gyeon Q2 MOHS is very similar to C...

Yes I believe Gyeon Q2 MOHS is very similar to C Quartz, I confess not sure which is better?

I live in a very hard water area and even with a final water rinse with filtered water I can still can...
Forum: The Showroom 20-05-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 144,411
Posted By Estoril Sport
The roads were not that bad, I washed the 911 S4...

The roads were not that bad, I washed the 911 S4 before we went and when we came back however the car was covered in road salt spray. I did take some quick detailing spray, glass cleaner and about 6...
Forum: The Showroom 20-05-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 144,411
Posted By Estoril Sport
We drove up to the Isle of Skye from Fort William...

We drove up to the Isle of Skye from Fort William in late April this year. You may recall we had a short cold spell in April. (We could hot have time it better! :) )
Original Pic 1 Looking across...
Forum: The Showroom 19-05-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 144,411
Posted By Estoril Sport
Recent pics from a holiday in Scotland. ...

Recent pics from a holiday in Scotland.
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Forum: Gyeon 21-03-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,362
Posted By Estoril Sport
Wet Coat or Q2 Cure for added protection on Ultimate Xpel film?

I have a car that has been covered in Ultimate Xpel which also has been treated with Gyeon Q2 MOHS about 6 months ago, I am looking for a product that I can safely use to help and protect the film...
Forum: Gyeon 06-11-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,339
Posted By Estoril Sport
I have just take delivery of a new car and the...

I have just take delivery of a new car and the new leather is nice and has a matt finish (the leather is a mid grey colour.) However I am wanting to protect the leather to prolong it finish. After...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 10-10-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,218
Posted By Estoril Sport
Thanks for the constructive comments and...

Thanks for the constructive comments and suggestions. I contacted the detailer today who is due to install the film + Gyeon MOHS+ sealant and have agreed a plan with the car dealership and the...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-10-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,218
Posted By Estoril Sport
Yes the independent detailer will be preparing...

Yes the independent detailer will be preparing the bodywork before the film is applied.

I would hope /expect a Porsche dealer would be better at preparing the car than more mainstream dealerships...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-10-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,218
Posted By Estoril Sport
Porsche 911 Coupe New Car Prep Dealer or Independent?

My new 911 has arrived at the dealership last week and the dealer knows that I have already arranged for the car to be wrapped with stone protection film by a professional detailer.

The salesman...
Forum: Midlands 25-07-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,375
Posted By Estoril Sport
If you would consider a bit further out there is...

If you would consider a bit further out there is CleanDetail at Doncaster who are a approved Xpel installer. My last car had a full front coverage at Paintsheild however they are only offering me 5%...
Forum: Interior & Glass 12-06-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,273
Posted By Estoril Sport
A magic sponge is mildly abrasive, so it can...

A magic sponge is mildly abrasive, so it can remove the protecting lacquer on the leather. BMW leather has a protecting leather lacquer over it.
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-01-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,981
Posted By Estoril Sport
I also read about using water cold water to...

I also read about using water cold water to de-ice the windscreen tip, however bad move!!! the water I uses was room near room temperature, however when the water tap came in contact with the...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 11-01-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,653
Posted By Estoril Sport
If I were you I would put the power washer in a...

If I were you I would put the power washer in a frost free environment as frozen water and can damage pump :( . I know two guys who have had to replace their power washer due to frost damage. Also...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-11-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,043
Posted By Estoril Sport
Be wary of the ones on e-bay as Aeolus do two...

Be wary of the ones on e-bay as Aeolus do two models the 'Aeolus TD-901' Dryer and the Aeolus 'Cyclone H901T' These look near identical however Cyclone H901T is the much better model, its more...
Forum: Detailing Chat 28-08-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By Estoril Sport
I would recommend lighter fuel, this will remove...

I would recommend lighter fuel, this will remove the glue from the metal. Apply with a paper towel, let is soak in to the glue residue and it should then just wipe off. Lighter fuel is a great...
Forum: Detailing Chat 06-02-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,718
Posted By Estoril Sport
I use these they are very good keeping your hands...

I use these they are very good keeping your hands dry and relatively warm.
Sealskinz Ultra Grip Gloves Full finger gloves: Amazon.co.uk: Sports & Outdoors
Forum: Interior & Glass 22-12-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,456
Posted By Estoril Sport
Here are some pics of piano black on a brand new...

Here are some pics of piano black on a brand new car just handed over to the owner!

These marks where more noticeable in direct sunlight. (Dealer agreed the replace the piano black free of...
Forum: Interior & Glass 22-12-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,456
Posted By Estoril Sport
Wasn't using SRP a bit abrasive? I seen that too...

Wasn't using SRP a bit abrasive? I seen that too much abrasive polishing on piano black can leave a slight cloudy (loss of depth) appearance?
Forum: Interior & Glass 15-12-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,456
Posted By Estoril Sport
I found that Dodo Juice Lime Prime with a cotton...

I found that Dodo Juice Lime Prime with a cotton pad and lightly polish then the Zaino Finishing Towel to buff up works well. Before doing this I clean the trim to remove any fine particles that may...
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