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Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 08-11-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,149
Posted By westerman
My view is as has been said, preparation is the...

My view is as has been said, preparation is the key to a wow finish. Lots of waxes, sealants and other LSP's will give amazing looks but only on a fully prepared surface.
There are lots of lovely...
Forum: Detailing Chat 06-11-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,053
Posted By westerman
If you pay Credit Card, or PayPal if they accept,...

If you pay Credit Card, or PayPal if they accept, you're covered, but really, unless you've heard any scare stories and it doesn't appear you have, I wouldn't think you have any need to worry. Good...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 06-11-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,555
Posted By westerman
We all like to try different products but like...

We all like to try different products but like you I've found Colly 476 to be such a good product I keep coming back to it and it's my go to wax for winter.
I have to confirm what you say is true...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 05-11-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,555
Posted By westerman
You could keep the Colli and use DoDo Future...

You could keep the Colli and use DoDo Future Armour over it. You get the Colli durability and Futrue Armour has superb gloss, is wax friendly and DoDo claim "up to 4 months"
The other plus for DD...
Forum: Interior & Glass 02-11-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,449
Posted By westerman
I went to dog shows years ago and my dogs always...

I went to dog shows years ago and my dogs always travelled in cages, but if it's a big dog you would need a large estate to accommodate the cage size.
My advice would be to get yourself some...
Forum: Interior & Glass 02-11-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,180
Posted By westerman
My favourite is ODK Cabin but Car Pro PERL is...

My favourite is ODK Cabin but Car Pro PERL is excellent on inside and outside plastics and tyres. Diluted with water it's perhaps the most economical of any quality trim enhancer?:thumb:

Harry
Forum: Interior & Glass 02-11-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,588
Posted By westerman
Use Car Pro PERL. Brilliant on all exterior trim,...

Use Car Pro PERL. Brilliant on all exterior trim, tyres and door kick strips etc. Being water based can be diluted and is great on dash and interior trim too. Got to be one of the most versatile tyre...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 02-11-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,304
Posted By westerman
Yorkshire Car Care are selling Duragloss 901 on...

Yorkshire Car Care are selling Duragloss 901 on EBAY for £9.95 posted.

I understand the reservations about some EBAY sellers but I have used Yorkshire Car Care and they are excellent to deal with....
Forum: Detailing Chat 31-10-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By westerman
Seriously impressive !:thumb: Harry

Seriously impressive !:thumb:

Harry
Forum: Detailing Chat 30-10-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By westerman
I think most would concur and even some...

I think most would concur and even some manufacturers have stated, waxes do not have any bearing on, or alter, the colour of the car.
i.e. waxes "for white cars" also work just as well on black etc....
Forum: Detailing Chat 27-10-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By westerman
Think I paid around £37 for my UHD wax last April...

Think I paid around £37 for my UHD wax last April :(

Harry
Forum: Detailing Chat 27-10-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,915
Posted By westerman
"Your car always looks so clean, what sort of...

"Your car always looks so clean, what sort of polish do you use"?

I've never quite known how to answer that one.:rolleyes:

Harry
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 24-10-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,334
Posted By westerman
Think you'll find 'washing up liquid' are swear...

Think you'll find 'washing up liquid' are swear words on here:lol:

845 is a good wax, 476 is renowned for it's winter protection but if you want to strip the wax a machine polish followed by a...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 24-10-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,563
Posted By westerman
I have tried "Life after 476" using all manner of...

I have tried "Life after 476" using all manner of waxes.( similar price bracket) I don't use Ceramics and other sealants because I don't want a product that eliminates the need to wax as I love...
Forum: Interior & Glass 24-10-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,204
Posted By westerman
I can say absolutely that H2Go does not smear. ...

I can say absolutely that H2Go does not smear.

My advise would be to siphon out the washer bottle using a plastic hose and a quick suck to start the siphon. I would fill the bottle several times...
Forum: Detailing Chat 24-10-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By westerman
Just to add to my above suggestion, I stuck new...

Just to add to my above suggestion, I stuck new badges on my Daughter Saab with this years ago and they have now faded and need replacing. The removal of the old badges will be easy, just warm them...
Forum: Detailing Chat 24-10-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By westerman
NOooo! Gorilla glue is way OTT This is all you...

NOooo! Gorilla glue is way OTT
This is all you need and great for so many other jobs...
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 23-10-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 72,479
Posted By westerman
As I said in a previous thread, I don't have...

As I said in a previous thread, I don't have access to water or electric as I have an allocated plot in our private car park and it's some way away from the house.
Having discovered ONR it's been a...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-10-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,633
Posted By westerman
I love anything that protects my wheels long term...

I love anything that protects my wheels long term but I have to admit my blood runs cold when I hear a claim for any product that lasts for years!!

The mere thought of not having to do any prep on...
Forum: Interior & Glass 19-10-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,822
Posted By westerman
Some cars are more prone than others when it...

Some cars are more prone than others when it comes to misting up.
Interior misting comes from damp inside the car so do make sure all seals are fine around doors and boot. Just having rain water on...
Forum: Detailing Chat 17-10-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By westerman
For the underside of car and cavities I would...

For the underside of car and cavities I would recommend Bilt Hamber Dynax. They do S50 cavity wax and an underbody coating Dynax UB. Great products.

Harry
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 13-10-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,363
Posted By westerman
I doubt that. Two well established Companies over...

I doubt that. Two well established Companies over many years. Stihl being German and Nilfisk are Danish.
Never heard of any collaboration between them.


Harry
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 12-10-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,064
Posted By westerman
Hi Frank, my way is to always apply two coats of...

Hi Frank, my way is to always apply two coats of wax leaving at least 24 hours between coats in order that the second coat sits on top of the first coat which will have hardened. Any sooner and the...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 12-10-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,363
Posted By westerman
Stihl are very good, always used stihl pressure...

Stihl are very good, always used stihl pressure washers, hedge cutters and chainsaw prior to my retirement..no garden now.

I'm sure some will come along to advise but most seem to be using Karcher...
Forum: Detailing Chat 06-10-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,522
Posted By westerman
That's young 'uns for you Macca, spend money on...

That's young 'uns for you Macca, spend money on women, drinking partying and then they go and squander the rest:rolleyes:

Harry
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