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Forum: The Motoring Zone 09-12-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By GP Punto
My wife has a Golf convertible and it has a...

My wife has a Golf convertible and it has a garage. If we have heavy rain then the roof is towelled off when the car is put away. If there is heavy snow on the car I would push the snow off the car...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 09-12-2017, 03:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By baxlin
I used a soft sweeping brush on my Saab 93 vert,...

I used a soft sweeping brush on my Saab 93 vert, with no ill effect.

Whether or not I was using the car that day, I pushed the snow off as soon as I could before it froze solid. (Sorry, that's...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-12-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By Andyblue
I wouldn't have thought you'd damage the material...

I wouldn't have thought you'd damage the material removing the loose snow, unless you're using something stiff and really going at it...

If you're concerned, could you not put a cover over it ?
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 03-07-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Big Bri
Did my M3 some time ago now.Used Autoglyms...

Did my M3 some time ago now.Used Autoglyms convertable pack[about £22]with sponge,cleaner and proof in it.Did look and do the job very well i thought.
My Merc C Class i took more time over a few...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 03-07-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By RaceGlazer
I hoover our convertible roof with the curtain...

I hoover our convertible roof with the curtain brush attachment every so often, a dry brush with a fine, natural bristle brush is also good, going with, not against, the weave.
Remove poop asap....
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 02-07-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By James_R
Shampoo once every six months unless its really...

Shampoo once every six months unless its really dirty.

I've recently cleaned and proofed my convertible roof with 303 Fabric Cleaner and 303 Fabric Guard.

Repels water beautifully.

I just...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 02-07-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By nbray67
I have a 240i vert also mt8. I carry...

I have a 240i vert also mt8.

I carry detailing products in the boot to clean off bird poop if it happens.

For the roof, I've used a soft brush and a shampoo mix to clean the roof with no...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-06-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By James_R
You can take it off in minutes, between the hours...

You can take it off in minutes, between the hours of 7am and 7pm.

It will give you a Retention Certificate Number so you can put the number straight onto another car.

It will print you an...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-06-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By nick_mcuk
Yep dead easy just follow the instructions on the...

Yep dead easy just follow the instructions on the web pages and it takes no more than 10 mins now.

I have done a few plates in the recent year and all been done from the comfort of the sofa and...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-06-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By slim_sane
The process is really good compared to the good...

The process is really good compared to the good olde days of having to go to the local DVLA centre with a pile of paperwork and a cheque book!

Rentention is instant and v5 usually back within in a...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-06-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By pee
I did this online the other week and put the...

I did this online the other week and put the original/new plate on the car straight away, a few days later my new v5 arrived and I destroyed the old one.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-06-2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By BrummyPete
Yes you can do it online but only in day hours,...

Yes you can do it online but only in day hours, 7-7 if I remember rightly, start to finish takes less than 5 mins

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Forum: The Motoring Zone 02-06-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By Andy from Sandy
I did it a couple of years ago and the process is...

I did it a couple of years ago and the process is very simple online. The retention time has increased substantially from when I first did one.

The car was registered again with the number I took...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 02-06-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By MrMatt
I put one on retention recently and it all seemed...

I put one on retention recently and it all seemed pretty much instant. It popped up a box telling me what plate I needed to put back on the car and I was told in 99% of cases its the original one...
Forum: The Biker Zone 11-05-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,256
Posted By Petey80
MucOff stuff is supposed to be good. ...

MucOff stuff is supposed to be good.

https://muc-off.com/collections/motorcycle-step-1-clean
Forum: The Biker Zone 10-05-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,256
Posted By Mad Ad
The proper WD40 chain cleaner and lube is very...

The proper WD40 chain cleaner and lube is very good, always use a rag to clean the chain and it takes no effort to get it clean with the cleaner, the lube is clear and drys that way, no fling from...
Forum: The Biker Zone 10-05-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,256
Posted By Certi
I use Silkolene Brake and Chain Cleaner followed...

I use Silkolene Brake and Chain Cleaner followed by their Dry Chain Lube.

I know a few people who use Wurth stuff and swear by it.
Forum: The Biker Zone 10-05-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,256
Posted By linuxrob
Have used a parafin damped cloth (old t shirt)...

Have used a parafin damped cloth (old t shirt) for cleaning and Worths dry lube to good effect in the past. Only thing with th dry lude and Chain waxes is the do wash off very quick either riding in...
Forum: Interior & Glass 10-05-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,916
Posted By Obi- Dan Karnubi
It will clean surface dirt and dust but its main...

It will clean surface dirt and dust but its main function is to lay down a nice antistatic satin finish. For removal of more in grained dirt its best to clean with an interior apc etc first :thumb:
Forum: Interior & Glass 10-05-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,916
Posted By OvEr_KiLL
https://www.thedetailingbooth.co.uk/odk-cabin-inte...

https://www.thedetailingbooth.co.uk/odk-cabin-interior-dressing-500ml-68-p.asp
:D
Forum: Interior & Glass 10-05-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,916
Posted By Ads_ClioV6
Hi dooka and detailing booth have it in stock....

Hi dooka and detailing booth have it in stock. Better buy two :thumb:
Forum: The Biker Zone 10-05-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,256
Posted By tosh
Sdoc100 do some nice products When I ran out of...

Sdoc100 do some nice products
When I ran out of those I ended up using wd40 and a rag, then finish with Castrol Chain Wax

If you want to clean the chain and back wheel (or the whole bike) the...
Forum: Interior & Glass 10-05-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,916
Posted By great gonzo
I have ODK Cabin and it is a great dressing but...

I have ODK Cabin and it is a great dressing but I've only been using it as a dressing not a cleaner?
I use a weak apc first to clean then Cabin to dress.

Dan can you clarify what "Cabins"...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 28-04-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By mirdif64
As Bigpikle said, you can do it online and you're...

As Bigpikle said, you can do it online and you're good to go straight away.
If you don't need to use the car until Monday, wait until then as otherwise you will end up paying for the whole of April...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 28-04-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By Bigpikle
you can do it online no problem - just go through...

you can do it online no problem - just go through the same process as normal so as long as it shows up on the right databases and insured and MOT'd then you're fine. I did it with my MGA a couple of...
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