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Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 06-09-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,177
Posted By Bikeracer
Only ever used BH foam and one of the reasons I...

Only ever used BH foam and one of the reasons I like it is that it rapidly bio degrades on the ground and leaves no trace within a few minutes.

Allan
Forum: Detailing Chat 02-09-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,438
Posted By Bikeracer
No reason why he shouldn't practice his "Morris...

No reason why he shouldn't practice his "Morris Dancing" with water rather than pigs bladders !

Allan
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 29-08-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,722
Posted By Bikeracer
Have you got room for a water butt anywhere near...

Have you got room for a water butt anywhere near a downpipe ?

I run a hose from the tap on my water butt to a pressure washer and can snowfoam and power wash from that.

Allan
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 26-08-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By Bikeracer
Last time I bought any new cloths I could only...

Last time I bought any new cloths I could only find Ragmaster from a UK supplier who had no phone number, no available address and only took Paypal, not normal credit cards. So I went to...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 21-08-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,081
Posted By Bikeracer
I always use clay in a ball, easier to keep hold...

I always use clay in a ball, easier to keep hold of than using finger tips against a flat piece of clay and more control on vertical surfaces.

The clay flattens in use and makes for a larger area...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 11-08-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,331
Posted By Bikeracer
I'm using FK1000 over BH cleanser polish and...

I'm using FK1000 over BH cleanser polish and durability seems pretty good to me. I also use a QD as a drying aid, using a BSD/Aqua wax mix at the moment.
I find that the FK1000 can leave white...
Forum: Detailing Guide 08-08-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,078
Posted By Bikeracer
Interesting the way surplus paint is wiped off,...

Interesting the way surplus paint is wiped off, could panel wipe be used or is it some special solvent ?

Allan
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-08-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,967
Posted By Bikeracer
Only £6.00 in Boyes. I've got two and put QD in...

Only £6.00 in Boyes.
I've got two and put QD in them, spray a finer and bigger area than the normal QD sprays.

Allan
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-08-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 920
Posted By Bikeracer
Pressure washer from a water butt

I connected my Nilfisk Titan to my water butt using a gravity feed from the tap on the butt this morning.

Snowfoamed a SUV and power rinsed it off, didn't seem any different to using main supply,...
Forum: Detailing Chat 01-08-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,383
Posted By Bikeracer
Probably a spin off from this...... What...

Probably a spin off from this......
What Females Hear When Mechanics Talk - Mansplaining - YouTube
Allan
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 08-07-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,955
Posted By Bikeracer
I use the double action ones with a black head...

I use the double action ones with a black head from Boyes shop, £6.00 a pop. Give a lovely mist spray and I like them for putting QD in.

Allan
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 02-07-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,381
Posted By Bikeracer
I make up two US gallons and use a grit guard....

I make up two US gallons and use a grit guard. That's enough to wash an SUV and the level is still above the grit guard.
I leave the solution in the bucket afterwards and pull a plastic bag over it...
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 02-07-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 33,309
Posted By Bikeracer
256 to one is the specified rate and an American...

256 to one is the specified rate and an American gallon is 7.68 ltr's, so two capfuls in that much water.

Allan
Forum: Detailing Chat 04-06-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Bikeracer
Talking Blimey, was that a Google street map.

Blimey, was that a Google street map.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 02-06-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,058
Posted By Bikeracer
I bought a Rupes Mini and Duetto over three years...

I bought a Rupes Mini and Duetto over three years ago, I like the quality and the fact that Rupes make their own pads and matching polishes so pad choice is easy.
I been totally happy with them.
...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 26-05-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,237
Posted By Bikeracer
I use these with a QD as a drying aid, folded...

I use these with a QD as a drying aid, folded into four. Spritz the towel and the wet panel each time then just wipe and buff. I have an SUV and I find that one towel usually does the whole car...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 29-04-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,734
Posted By Bikeracer
I first got ONR about a year ago and there's no...

I first got ONR about a year ago and there's no way I'd go back to lugging two buckets round the car again.

Allan
Forum: Detailing Chat 13-04-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By Bikeracer
I've been doing one panel at a time for a while...

I've been doing one panel at a time for a while now,I find it less tiring. Gotta love ONR.

The other thing I've done is to wax the roof and bonnet after cleaning and then carry on cleaning other...
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 27-03-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,591
Posted By Bikeracer
I just snow foam all over and rinse off, then...

I just snow foam all over and rinse off, then wash with ONR a panel at a time and then dry using a large folded cloth and a drying aid, buff off and move to next panel.

Allan
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 13-03-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,959
Posted By Bikeracer
As I do each panel I give a spritz to both the...

As I do each panel I give a spritz to both the panel and the towel. I don't think there would be any benefit in watering it down.

I fold my drying towel into four and refold as required. I've got...
Forum: Detailing Chat 09-03-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13,034
Views: 1,909,585
Posted By Bikeracer
5 litres of AG Express Wax. Allan

5 litres of AG Express Wax.

Allan
Forum: Detailing Chat 05-03-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,154
Posted By Bikeracer
Snow foam and rinse first then just use one...

Snow foam and rinse first then just use one bucket of ONR with a grit guard and noodle mitt in it.
8 litres of water is enough for two car washes.
Wheels are done using old cloths with a spray wax...
Forum: Interior & Glass 07-02-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,978
Posted By Bikeracer
I just put mine in the wash with my microfibres. ...

I just put mine in the wash with my microfibres.

Also bought a Lidl version but it's just a microfibre bonnet on a hard plastic backing plate.

Allan
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-01-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,000
Posted By Bikeracer
Thanks for all the replies, just done an order...

Thanks for all the replies, just done an order with In2Detailing.

Allan
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-01-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,000
Posted By Bikeracer
That's my intention now. Although Ragmaster...

That's my intention now.
Although Ragmaster have what seems to be the best cloths they are more expensive and I can only assume that some of this is down to Paypal charges being passed on.
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