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Forum: The Studio 24-04-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,986
Posted By Dixondmn
Finally uploaded the photos. I can't begin...

Finally uploaded the photos.

I can't begin to explain how difficult the contamination was to remove. The pressure washer wouldn't touch it!

The lighting in the photos isn't great as they engine...
Forum: The Studio 09-04-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,605
Posted By Dixondmn
there are a number of reasons I'd tape up....

there are a number of reasons I'd tape up. Personal mostly but I don't like the thought of hitting a painted plastic strip at 2500 rpm for fear of striking through on the edge. Plastic handles heat...
Forum: The Studio 09-04-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,525
Posted By Dixondmn
DMN Detailing Works Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary

At the time of carrying out this New Car protection detail this was the only 30th anniversary edition in Dorset. Supplied by Westover Peugeot, the new owners sadly caught one of the wheels on the day...
Forum: The Studio 09-04-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,986
Posted By Dixondmn
DMN Detailing Works VW Beetle

A little bit of a project...
This Beetle had been abandoned for 4 years, before a friend of mine took ownership as a car for his daughter to learn to drive in.

It's a little battle scarred in...
Forum: The Studio 09-04-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,842
Posted By Dixondmn
DMN Detailing Works Nissan Qashqai

Another repeat customer booked a New Vehicle Protection Detail with me at the begin of March.

Protected with Gtechniq Products inside and out.

• Gtechniq EXOv2
• Gtechniq G1
• Gtechniq I1
•...
Forum: The Studio 09-04-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,857
Posted By Dixondmn
DMN Detailing Works Dacia Sandero Stepway

My first Dacia! An existing client bought this respectable and solid car for his wife. I have to say I am pleasantly surprised by the build quality. While its undeniably built to a budget, if it were...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 04-12-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By Dixondmn
It's not a first world problem...yet. We...

It's not a first world problem...yet.

We have elections, cuts to stamp duty, the economy to worry about, not to mention all the other first world problems which hog the news... Now what are the...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 04-12-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,917
Posted By Dixondmn
Does your dentist offer a den plan type thing? ...

Does your dentist offer a den plan type thing?

I pay £11 per month and it covers everything bar cosmetics
Forum: The Showroom 26-11-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 14,182
Posted By Dixondmn
Lovely motor.

Lovely motor.
Forum: Off Topic Chat 25-11-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,174
Posted By Dixondmn
Go for bonding coat, the plasterer will...

Go for bonding coat, the plasterer will appreciate it.
Bear in mind the depth of your area to be filled will mean you'll need to allow time for the bonding to dry properly....
Forum: Off Topic Chat 25-11-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,174
Posted By Dixondmn
Speaking as someone with a few years plastering...

Speaking as someone with a few years plastering experience you need the following:
1) fill the hole with bonding coat plaster (gyproc - purple bag last time I used it and priced at about £10 for...
Forum: Newbies & Introductions..... 22-11-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,157
Posted By Dixondmn
Hi and welcome to the forum, where abouts on the...

Hi and welcome to the forum, where abouts on the South Coast are you?
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-11-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 56,783
Posted By Dixondmn
http://i1367.photobucket.com/albums/r789/Dixondmn/...

http://i1367.photobucket.com/albums/r789/Dixondmn/Members%20car%20picture%20game/03a283049a4ab25c833f5691eb7f688d_zps8f4ee897.jpg
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 18-11-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,278
Posted By Dixondmn
Diving gloves and a supply of hot coffee.

Diving gloves and a supply of hot coffee.
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 17-11-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,620
Posted By Dixondmn
Ditch windows altogether and go all Apple. I've...

Ditch windows altogether and go all Apple. I've not looked back for almost 3 years. Just my preference of course..
Forum: Detailing Chat 12-10-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,584
Posted By Dixondmn
On a new vehicle, I'd side with Alfieharley1....

On a new vehicle, I'd side with Alfieharley1. Have a look at the EXOv2 Ultra Durable Hybrid Coating + C1 Crystal Lacquer kit and see what you think.
It's very good value for money IMO.
Forum: Gtechniq 12-10-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,823
Posted By Dixondmn
The world is your oyster! I think the EXO V2...

The world is your oyster!

I think the EXO V2 does an extremely good job, given the price.
Have you considered the EXOv2 Ultra Durable Hybrid Coating + C1 Crystal Lacquer kit?
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-10-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 153,041
Posted By Dixondmn
A bit of a bodge job though. Have them refurbed...

A bit of a bodge job though. Have them refurbed inside and out then find a proficient fitter who can fit a tyre with care.
Forum: Detailing Chat 10-10-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,146
Posted By Dixondmn
They seem cheaper than purple monster, but I love...

They seem cheaper than purple monster, but I love the colour of my purples! I'll bear these rag dudes in mind for the future though!
Forum: The Motoring Zone 09-10-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,077
Posted By Dixondmn
Think of all the electrics and levers inside the...

Think of all the electrics and levers inside the door skin being subjected to that abuse. What's wrong with people?

(It does look funny though... Lol)
Forum: Interior & Glass 09-10-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,870
Posted By Dixondmn
Your windscreen will make up a large percentage...

Your windscreen will make up a large percentage of your body rigidity, I don't know the stats for the A1 but on a Honda Civic, the screen accounts for 30% of the body structure.

If I were you I'd...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 08-10-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,709
Posted By Dixondmn
The sale of vacuum cleaners with motors greater...

The sale of vacuum cleaners with motors greater than 1600 watts have been banned by the EU.

Hair dryers to follow in the next few years.
Forum: Off Topic Chat 07-10-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,091
Posted By Dixondmn
:detailer: :doublesho How close to the ground...

:detailer:
:doublesho
How close to the ground at 00:47 seconds! Wow! :doublesho

What ever they are, they are insane!
Forum: Off Topic Chat 06-10-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,091
Posted By Dixondmn
Awesome video, but I managed to lose 2 hours in...

Awesome video, but I managed to lose 2 hours in Sunday watching related videos because of this list!
Forum: The Motoring Zone 06-10-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,049
Posted By Dixondmn
I agree with you that the old "Tyres and Tarmac"...

I agree with you that the old "Tyres and Tarmac" rule doesn't appear to be taught any longer.
As a worldly gent you surely must remember simpler times when a little discretion would be used by the...
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