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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 14-01-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,174
Posted By steelghost
I'd go with 3/8" BSP - don't think it matters if...

I'd go with 3/8" BSP - don't think it matters if male or female.

Edit: Since the Kärcher adapter from Qwashers is 3/8" male, you may as well get a hose with 3/8" female terminations.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 14-01-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,174
Posted By steelghost
I'd be reluctant to buy any expensive upgrade...

I'd be reluctant to buy any expensive upgrade with any sort of manufacturer specific terminations permanently attached, if you're considering upgrading or changing machine at some point in the...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 14-01-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,174
Posted By steelghost
From what I've seen, you can buy the special...

From what I've seen, you can buy the special quick connect into the Kärcher machines' outlet separately. It presents an M22 male thread which is straightforward to connect to "normal" (ie non...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-01-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,174
Posted By steelghost
The Pressure Washer Upgrade & DIY Setup Thread

So, there's been a lot of threads (and PMs!) about this topic - upgrading hoses, guns and lances on "normal" PWs, and extending home setups (hose reels, water butts and pumped water setups) etc. So I...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 05-01-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,294
Posted By Scotie
if my car is absolutely caked in mud (which is...

if my car is absolutely caked in mud (which is very rare) then yes i will rinse first... 99% of the time i just go straight to BH Autofoam
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 04-01-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,260
Posted By Joel79
That lance looks nice, better than the one on his...

That lance looks nice, better than the one on his video.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 31-12-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,260
Posted By Rob D 88
Mrs got me the full set from QWashers including...

Mrs got me the full set from QWashers including the stainless quick release. She also ordered a 10 metre hose with the quick release.
Used it yesterday and it is without doubt well worth the money...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 29-12-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By LewisChadwick7
I just went for halfs on mine they were just...

I just went for halfs on mine they were just easier imo and I had plenty of tubs spare haha

http://i.imgur.com/iLAHhbAl.jpg (https://imgur.com/iLAHhbA)
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 29-12-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By \Rian
DIY hose-eez - detail guardz - hose slide / hose blocker

Decided I was tired of my hose getting caught up derelict my wheel and couldn't quite justify to the misses spending 15 quid or so on some plastic things to go under my wheels so I made some.

The...
Forum: The Money And Business Zone 28-12-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 651
Views: 121,221
Posted By m500dpp
Anybody who has access to a sharesave scheme...

Anybody who has access to a sharesave scheme should max out as I did with HSBC, it really is about the only investment where you really cannot loose and the gains over a 3 or 5 year period are often...
Forum: The Money And Business Zone 27-12-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 121,221
Posted By cadmunkey
Your Chief Digital Officer sold some of her...

Your Chief Digital Officer sold some of her shares.
Forum: Interior & Glass 24-12-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,419
Posted By DTB
With some cars the position of the vents when the...

With some cars the position of the vents when the car is left overnight can be a contributing factor. If the vents for the windscreen are left open the cold & damp air from outside gets pulled in as...
Forum: Interior & Glass 24-12-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,419
Posted By JamesRS5
Get some of the absorbent cat litter crystals and...

Get some of the absorbent cat litter crystals and pour them into an old pair of socks, leave these on your dash overnight to absorb the moisture.

Pull your cabin filter and replace it

Drive...
Forum: Interior & Glass 24-12-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,419
Posted By Mcpx
Not uncommon when we are having foggy/misty...

Not uncommon when we are having foggy/misty weather and these big variations in ambient temp. Even when you are driving around with the heater on it is pulling fresh air in from outside, so even if...
Forum: Obsession Wax 23-12-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 376
Posted By Obsession Wax
Christmas Gifts

We are now closed until 4th January.

We want to wish you all a fantastic Christmas and a Happy new year and thank you for your continued support, we would not be where we are without you all.
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Forum: Detailing Chat 22-12-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,558
Posted By Andyblue
Here you go :) ...

Here you go :)
...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 12-12-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By Leebo310
Difference between the K2 and K4 is the K4 and up...

Difference between the K2 and K4 is the K4 and up models have a water cooled pump, rather than the air cooled one in the K2. As far as I'm aware this means it can run for longer on warmer days than...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 11-12-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,260
Posted By steelghost
He has got a new hose, but his hose has the same...

He has got a new hose, but his hose has the same "plug" on the end of it as the original hose. This (https://s4.kaercher-media.com/documents/sparepartlists/11812613_en.pdf) (PDF link) suggests you...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 11-12-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,260
Posted By steelghost
Hi Soapy, are you asking about the equipment...

Hi Soapy, are you asking about the equipment linked in post #21, or my suggestion of a "walkthrough" video?

My long reply to ttc6 further up in the thread summarises the pros and cons of replacing...
Forum: Detailing Chat 11-12-2017, 01:01 AM
Replies: 3,213
Views: 339,719
Posted By steelghost
Car was filthy so it was getting washed today...

Car was filthy so it was getting washed today whatever the weather!
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171211/1ffd572652d5d1f869b1adfbc144f6d8.jpg...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 10-12-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By shine247
I think this will be the same lance as yours, a...

I think this will be the same lance as yours, a PA lance. They are all pretty much the same but I would definitely repair a PA version, original quality, built to last in Italy. PB also sell the...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-12-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 76,244
Posted By Sam534
Certainly the best way to spend the day. ...

Certainly the best way to spend the day.

Sent from my STF-L09 using Tapatalk
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 10-12-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By steelghost
I collect rain water from the rear half of the...

I collect rain water from the rear half of the roof of my house, into two water butts. I rarely use anything other than rain water in the pressure washer, which is great in the winter as I can just...
Forum: Bouncers 07-12-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 867
Posted By Hereisphilly
Whilst BSD is cheap, for me it can smear quite...

Whilst BSD is cheap, for me it can smear quite easily, whereas this has none of those issues

Whether that is of course worth twice as much is another question

Sent from my Pixel 2 XL using...
Forum: Detailing Chat 06-12-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3,213
Views: 339,719
Posted By LewisChadwick7
managed to get a wash in as the car was looking...

managed to get a wash in as the car was looking grimey and sorted the door seals for winter with gummipfledge

before

http://i.imgur.com/PaUKyQTl.jpg (https://imgur.com/PaUKyQT)
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