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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 17-05-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,078
Posted By Mcpx
The auto nozzle is £7.49 on cleanstore which is a...

The auto nozzle is £7.49 on cleanstore which is a bargain and definitely worth having, although their p&p charges are a bit steep if you are not ordering anything else at the same time. Not only does...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 26-03-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,799
Posted By Mcpx
Afraid I’d disagree, why would you wash before...

Afraid I’d disagree, why would you wash before using tar and fallout remover? You would then be rubbing any contamination into the paintwork. All contactless steps, apc/tfr, foam and chemical...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 25-03-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 202,383
Posted By Mcpx
Working the night shift when the clocks go...

Working the night shift when the clocks go forward, everyone else moans about losing an hours sleep, I lose an hours work lol!!!
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 20-03-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,632
Posted By Mcpx
A professional detailer would have washed,...

A professional detailer would have washed, decontaminated, clayed and polished the paint before applying the ceramic. I seriously doubt that the dealer did any of those things and would be surprised...
Forum: The Daily News Zone 20-03-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,026
Posted By Mcpx
If it does, Land Rover should sue.

If it does, Land Rover should sue.
Forum: Off Topic Chat 18-03-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 714
Posted By Mcpx
Top O’the Morning Gun Bridge Over the...

Top O’the Morning Gun

Bridge Over the Riverdance Kwai

Let it Be-gorrah

The Mirror Craic’d
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 18-03-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By Mcpx
Which Nilfisk do you have? The gun/lance on the...

Which Nilfisk do you have? The gun/lance on the lowest models is pretty lightweight but you can do a straight swap for the E model gun which is far more substantial and maintains compatibility with...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 16-03-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By Mcpx
No idea, been wondering that myself. There is...

No idea, been wondering that myself. There is just no way of folding it out, the front wipers you can do anything with and put in any position and they just correct themselves when you start the car....
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 10-03-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,949
Posted By Mcpx
Agreed, nowhere near the same cutting power as...

Agreed, nowhere near the same cutting power as 105. Has more of the carrier solution and less abrasives, so less cut but easier to wipe down and probably, by design as more of a consumer product,...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 09-03-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,801
Posted By Mcpx
With general 3/400gsm mf towels yes, a fold and...

With general 3/400gsm mf towels yes, a fold and gentle squeeze and you’re back in business, but try doing that with a 1200gsm 60x 90 drying towel and you’ll get nowhere.

I usually use 2 or 3...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 08-03-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,801
Posted By Mcpx
Have you washed the towel yet? It can help to...

Have you washed the towel yet? It can help to make new towels more effective, use a non bio liquid without any softener in it, fabric softener kills the absorbency of microfibre stone dead. Wash...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 08-03-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,221
Posted By Mcpx
Always very difficult to tell from pictures but I...

Always very difficult to tell from pictures but I would say those are not going to come out by hand. As the guys have said you might be able to improve them slightly and then mask them with a filler...
Forum: Newbies & Introductions..... 08-03-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,238
Posted By Mcpx
Detailing is a gradual process so as you become...

Detailing is a gradual process so as you become more aware of what you can do, the more you will become aware of what products do what, and what you need and don’t need. So as you discover issues,...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 08-03-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By Mcpx
Keeping mine for special occasions only!

Keeping mine for special occasions only!
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 08-03-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By Mcpx
As I thought thanks, Kiwami was the unknown...

As I thought thanks, Kiwami was the unknown factor.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-03-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 67,029
Posted By Mcpx
Your definition of subtle must be very different...

Your definition of subtle must be very different from mine. And from that of any back seat passengers.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-03-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 67,029
Posted By Mcpx
YAY!!! I’m not crazy. Take that medical...

YAY!!! I’m not crazy. Take that medical establishment. Btw, if I give you my wife’s phone number would you call have and tell her I was right, she’ll never believe me if I tell her.
...
Forum: Detailing Chat 07-03-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,415
Posted By Mcpx
Just managed to selflessly give the lads Punto...

Just managed to selflessly give the lads Punto it’s first wash and a quick squirt of BSD before the heavens opened. That paint needs a lot of work but as it was sunny when I was rinsing it off I got...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-03-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 67,029
Posted By Mcpx
Yeah Smartwater is the modern equivalent and I...

Yeah Smartwater is the modern equivalent and I know it’s used on a lot of industrial stuff to prevent pilfering, same principle but the one I was on about was like a powder that could be brushed on....
Forum: Detailing Chat 07-03-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,415
Posted By Mcpx
Just getting set up to wash all the muck off and...

Just getting set up to wash all the muck off and the forecast has changed from sunny and warm for the afternoon to cold with snow!!!
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-03-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 67,029
Posted By Mcpx
On the security issue, I vaguely remember from my...

On the security issue, I vaguely remember from my biking days (like 25+ years ago, because I passed my test when I was 6!) there was a substance that could be painted on to parts which contained...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 07-03-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,330
Posted By Mcpx
The perception is sponges bad, mitts good, and...

The perception is sponges bad, mitts good, and while it might be generally true, it is a very big generalisation. The problem is that not all sponges (or mitts for that matter) are created equally. ...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 07-03-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By Mcpx
Fusso or Kiwami

Considering these for my go-to base layer for the coming year to replace the Collinite 845 that has served with distinction. Need something that is durable enough to last at least until autumn but...
Forum: Detailing Chat 05-03-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By Mcpx
Was going to try the new snow foam, no excuse now!

Was going to try the new snow foam, no excuse now!
Forum: Detailing Chat 05-03-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,448
Posted By Mcpx
Lots of good stuff for you to look into so don’t...

Lots of good stuff for you to look into so don’t want to repeat what the other guys have said, but just don’t worry about claying if you are only going to wax. It’s definitely worth doing and will...
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