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Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 15-06-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,437
Posted By Blue
Just ignore the fact it's on there, clay and prep...

Just ignore the fact it's on there, clay and prep the car as usual then use whatever polish is required to remove the swirls (obviously generally starting with a milder one, and upgrading to...
Forum: Detailing Chat 21-05-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,122
Posted By Blue
^This. It's the only solution that truly works in...

^This. It's the only solution that truly works in sunlight. Panel by panel cleaning.
Forum: Tools / Towels / Other 16-05-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,002
Posted By Blue
Well I ordered one, so I'll report back on my...

Well I ordered one, so I'll report back on my findings when I have it :)
Forum: Tools / Towels / Other 14-05-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,002
Posted By Blue
Need new foam lance for Bosch AQT - Sam's (i6 automotive) worth a look?

Hi all,

Currently having problems with a supposedly decent foam lance, it's been repaired 3 times but the nozzle and bottle keep shooting off from the plastic adapter that attaches it to the...
Forum: Detailing Chat 28-02-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,041
Posted By Blue
I just use warm water on the windows, and haven't...

I just use warm water on the windows, and haven't had enough to worry about on the roof.

If I did, I'd probably use a bucket of warm water on that as well, but try to avoid it pouring all over my...
Forum: Detailing Chat 17-01-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,634
Posted By Blue
Optimum No Rinse, a spray bottle, a bucket, a...

Optimum No Rinse, a spray bottle, a bucket, a washmitt and a drying towel will allow you to wash the whole car in under 20 minutes.
Forum: Detailing Chat 17-01-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,051
Posted By Blue
Gutted for you! Nothing more annoying than some...

Gutted for you! Nothing more annoying than some careless idiot damaging your own P&J. Hope you get it fixed painlessly! Also heartwarming to see the kind words and offer in here :)
Forum: Detailing Chat 14-01-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,598
Posted By Blue
Quite like that idea. I'd also say get a water...

Quite like that idea. I'd also say get a water softener at home, then you'll be able to just blast it clean with a bit snowfoam and a pressure rinse (although I'm doubtful the Worx thing will be...
Forum: Detailing Chat 12-12-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,876
Posted By Blue
I've had tinnitus as long as I can remember,...

I've had tinnitus as long as I can remember, despite that I can still hear ridiculously high pitched noises (think car scarers, dog whistles, alarm sensors that no one else can hear). It's quite a...
Forum: The Showroom 11-12-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,307
Posted By Blue
Awesome work! Spreading it out over a few...

Awesome work!

Spreading it out over a few days may be the answer, I'm afraid by the time I'm closing in on the end of a polishing session I've normally lost any inclination to mess about with...
Forum: Detailing Chat 10-12-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,300
Posted By Blue
Did my car and my mate's M5 yesterday whilst he...

Did my car and my mate's M5 yesterday whilst he was away, was quite cold to start off with!
https://i.imgur.com/pKFuRng.jpg?1

But once it snowed all was ok again :)...
Forum: The Showroom 18-10-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,021
Posted By Blue
Polisher was my old Kestrel rotary, and pads were...

Polisher was my old Kestrel rotary, and pads were a mix of a wool pad (think I got it from CYC a while back, don't think it was branded) and Sonus SFX2 pads for refinement. Polish was a mix of Menz...
Forum: The Showroom 16-10-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,021
Posted By Blue
Thanks! Torch is the Ledlenser P7.2...

Thanks!

Torch is the Ledlenser P7.2 Professional LED, it's only £38 on Amazon and is without a doubt the best torch I've ever owned. Really, really bright. I actually discovered it on here when...
Forum: The Showroom 15-10-2017, 12:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,021
Posted By Blue
Out of interest what is the actual risk? As in,...

Out of interest what is the actual risk? As in, what could happen?

Because last time when I applied C1 it rained within about two hours of putting it on and quite honestly it seemed absolutely...
Forum: The Showroom 13-10-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,021
Posted By Blue
I've only used it once since I got it but it...

I've only used it once since I got it but it certainly seems substantial. I got the one down off top model if I recall, it has an 8m hose, 140bar pressure etc.

In use it's as quiet as one of these...
Forum: The Showroom 13-10-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,021
Posted By Blue
If I didn't risk it I'd just never get to do any...

If I didn't risk it I'd just never get to do any detailing lol. To be honest, it's not like I'm aiming for total concourse level perfection anyway and the coating adhered just fine, it only needs a...
Forum: The Showroom 13-10-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,021
Posted By Blue
Had nowhere else to do it unfortunately! It...

Had nowhere else to do it unfortunately!

It didn't rain so I figure all is good :)
Forum: The Showroom 13-10-2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,021
Posted By Blue
Sorry I have no idea why so many of the images...

Sorry I have no idea why so many of the images seem to be so grotesquely oversized, it's never done that to me before and I've even tried resizing them all to 1280x720 in Imgur so they shouldn't be...
Forum: The Showroom 13-10-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,021
Posted By Blue
Interlagos Blue E60 M5 - Enhance and seal

I did my mate's car a while back (thread here- http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=367373)

Since then the car has sadly picked up a fair few new marks as was living on the...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 12-10-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 31,797
Posted By Blue
Oh I missed the earlier bit about the power wash,...

Oh I missed the earlier bit about the power wash, so I can basically squirt this all underneath the car using my foam lance? Awesome.

BH - would this slow down diamond cut wheel corrosion? I'm...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 22-09-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 786
Posted By Blue
Gtechniq Crystal Serum Light on new paint

Really quick question, mate has new paintwork down one side of his car, the job was done three weeks ago. I should be ok to seal with Crystal Serum now right? :)
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 15-08-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,397
Posted By Blue
Cool, I'll try a bottle and see what, if any,...

Cool, I'll try a bottle and see what, if any, difference it seems to make.

I've seen the actual car in the showroom and it seems ok, so provided they don't screw it up prior to handover (big if!)...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 15-08-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,397
Posted By Blue
Why didn't I think of that before I offered to...

Why didn't I think of that before I offered to chip in for some of it!? :confused:
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 15-08-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,397
Posted By Blue
Did you buy a 30ml bottle? I'm thinking that...

Did you buy a 30ml bottle?

I'm thinking that if my mate gets a 30ml bottle, there should be more than enough to do my S60 with the leftovers... ;)
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 15-08-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,397
Posted By Blue
Ohhhhh, so it seems I was always misunderstanding...

Ohhhhh, so it seems I was always misunderstanding things!

I applied C1 to my mate's car and didn't actually realise there was a Crystal Serum that was a different product.

So in order of "rock...
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