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Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 14-11-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By Gixxer6
Kirkland are great for general purpose, generous...

Kirkland are great for general purpose, generous size, thick and slightly plush: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Kirkland-Signature-713160-Microfiber-Towels/dp/B00GARQKII/
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 12-11-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By Gixxer6
Can you wipe the marks with your finger, or does...

Can you wipe the marks with your finger, or does it look like paint damage? I had something similar after waxing my car and then buffing, there was excess wax left on the paint and it looked like...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 01-11-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,658
Posted By Gixxer6
I'm really happy with BH DSW, lasts ages and has...

I'm really happy with BH DSW, lasts ages and has a nice gloss. I've heard good things about Farecla G3 Supergloss wax (good longevity and gloss) , hoping to try that once the DSW is finished.
Forum: Interior & Glass 30-10-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,411
Posted By Gixxer6
I agree, but from what I've seen the issue can...

I agree, but from what I've seen the issue can happen with different cars and even with new wiper blades. On my previous car, I used H2GO and installed new wiper blades (Bosch) and never had any...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 30-10-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By Gixxer6
It's best to prime the pad first. Some people use...

It's best to prime the pad first. Some people use different pad priming methods, but the following links should help: http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=214577
...
Forum: Bilt Hamber 25-10-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By Gixxer6
Question Question about DSW and Finis

I have used both of the waxes mentioned above and when using them from new, I find that I can achieve a very thin application layer however, after leaving the tins in the garage for a few months ~...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 24-10-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,795
Posted By Gixxer6
It should be able to, I've been looking at...

It should be able to, I've been looking at reviews and videos of KC FSE and it seems to be quite impressive. It's acid based which got me thinking if a mild solution of vinegar/water might work...
Forum: Detailing Chat 24-10-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By Gixxer6
Thanks for the suggestions all. I'll take a good...

Thanks for the suggestions all. I'll take a good look at the rest of the car and inspect the paintwork, I did see some water spots on the roof of the car yesterday, will see if they are similar to...
Forum: Detailing Chat 23-10-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By Gixxer6
Question Strange marks on paint

This past Sunday I snow foamed, washed and waxed my car but noticed that there were some strange marks on the bonnet that I noticed after removing the wax. The marks looked like splats of clear coat...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 07-10-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By Gixxer6
Thanks, I have seen the receipt from the garage...

Thanks, I have seen the receipt from the garage and the anti-bac product that was supposedly used is the aircon bomb type which the data sheet from the manufacturers website mentions that it leaves...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 07-10-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By Gixxer6
Well in your case you had clear evidence that...

Well in your case you had clear evidence that your wheels were damaged, easy as that. In my case it's harder to prove if all the work was in fact carried out.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 21-09-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By Gixxer6
Angry Recent car service issues

My sister bought a used car last year and this year the car was due for a major service and MoT so she decided to take the car to a local independent garage on my recommendation and I feel like I've...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 16-09-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,058
Posted By Gixxer6
I've finally had some time to take a look at the...

I've finally had some time to take a look at the loft in detail as well as buy some insulation.
One thing I noticed is that there is no insulation over the bay window in the master bedroom which...
Forum: Funnies Room 31-08-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8,101
Views: 106,980
Posted By Gixxer6
Sex on tap /sarcasm

Sex on tap

/sarcasm
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 30-08-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,611
Posted By Gixxer6
If fizzy drinks are so good at cleaning then why...

If fizzy drinks are so good at cleaning then why not use sparkling water, no sugar or other additives etc...

Never heard of this method before. The other but of advice about cleaning your...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 13-08-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,566
Posted By Gixxer6
WaxOnWaxOff Literally. I found that if I...

WaxOnWaxOff Literally.

I found that if I leave the product on for too long after applying it's harder to remove.

"1. Give the bottle a good shake.
2. For best results, spray a few sprays onto...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 18-07-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,634
Posted By Gixxer6
My post above :-) :...

My post above :-) : http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=5482647&postcount=12

Costco full price: £17.89 (min 2 packs)
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 18-07-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,634
Posted By Gixxer6
You can get the Kirkland MF cloths on Amazon for...

You can get the Kirkland MF cloths on Amazon for a few £'s more (£21.95) than Costco: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Kirkland-Signature-Ultra-Microfiber-Towels/dp/B00GARQKII

There are some sellers on...
Forum: Detailing Chat 16-07-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,214
Posted By Gixxer6
Chemical Guys UK is now under new ownership. I...

Chemical Guys UK is now under new ownership. I received an email today stating: "The Chemical Guys UK website has recently been taken over by Omega Products Group Limited."

Looks like the company...
Forum: Detailing Chat 16-07-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,385
Posted By Gixxer6
Chemical Guys UK is now under new ownership. I...

Chemical Guys UK is now under new ownership. I received an email today stating: "The Chemical Guys UK website has recently been taken over by Omega Products Group Limited."

Looks like the company...
Forum: Interior & Glass 10-07-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,635
Posted By Gixxer6
An APC/upholstery shampoo should work BUT it...

An APC/upholstery shampoo should work BUT it needs to be gently worked, if you soak the roof lining you risk staining plus the roof lining possibly detaching from the roof.
Any chance you can take...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 10-07-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,058
Posted By Gixxer6
I had a look at the loft hatch yesterday and that...

I had a look at the loft hatch yesterday and that has no insulation, probably due to having a loft ladder, it's a swing door type and any insulation if placed on the hatch wouldn't clear the ladder,...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 09-07-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,058
Posted By Gixxer6
Thanks Grin, Did you have any existing...

Thanks Grin,

Did you have any existing installation present before you installed the Knauf mineral wool? If you did, was it the loose fill type?
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 09-07-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,058
Posted By Gixxer6
Thanks Andy, I found the 270mm thickness...

Thanks Andy,

I found the 270mm thickness recommendation online, Uswitch also mentions 250-270mm, https://www.thegreenage.co.uk/what-is-the-recommended-thickness-of-loft-insulation/



So it's...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 08-07-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,058
Posted By Gixxer6
Thanks RedUntilDead. I've only recently bought...

Thanks RedUntilDead. I've only recently bought the house, about a year ago and only now had a chance to take a look at the loft insulation in detail. I'm not sure when the loose fill loft insulation...
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