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Forum: Detailing Chat 11-11-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,585
Posted By James_R
1. Bilt Hamber Autowash shampoo 2. Sonax...

1. Bilt Hamber Autowash shampoo
2. Sonax EX04-06 polish
3. Gtechniq C5 wheel armour
4. Dr Leather
5. Polish Angel Rapidwaxx
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-11-2018, 01:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,103
Posted By James_R
Looking good ! not bad for £400 You...

Looking good !

not bad for £400

You must have nearly doubled its value taxing it lol :lol:

Seriously though, not a bad bit of car for the money :thumb:
Forum: Projects and Restorations 09-11-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,516
Posted By James_R
Great thread That interior is fantastic...

Great thread

That interior is fantastic :thumb:
Forum: Detailing Chat 08-11-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 798
Posted By James_R
Commiserations on your loss Neil :( ;)

Commiserations on your loss Neil :(

;)
Forum: Interior & Glass 06-11-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,267
Posted By James_R
Bar Keepers Friend and a washing up pad. ...

Bar Keepers Friend and a washing up pad.

Angelwax Vision Cleaner and a microfibre cloth.

For polishing and to really remove stuff for good, Carpro Ceriglass applied by machine with a 3" Rayon...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 05-11-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,361
Posted By James_R
I used to run a Renaultsport Twingo 133 and it...

I used to run a Renaultsport Twingo 133 and it used to hate Tesco 99.
Used to hesitate, generally not pull, and gave poor fuel economy.

Clio172 and Clio 182 used to like it though.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 04-11-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,361
Posted By James_R
On a sidenote I picked up a 160,000 mile Honda...

On a sidenote I picked up a 160,000 mile Honda CR-V diesel last week and it was low on fuel so I stuck £20 of Shell Diesel in.

I averaged over 45mpg.

When I had used almost all this I tanked up...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 04-11-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,361
Posted By James_R
I've got a Porsche and a Clio 200 and I have to...

I've got a Porsche and a Clio 200 and I have to admit, I tend to stick Sainsburys fuel in as its:
a) The closest and most convenient to get to
b) Cheapest by a fair way

The Sainsburys Super...
Forum: Interior & Glass 04-11-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,039
Posted By James_R
Today was interior detailing day and I have to...

Today was interior detailing day and I have to admit I had run out of 303 Aerospace protectant :(

So out with the trusty AG V & R.

Applied with a microfibre and swiftly removed with another...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-11-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By James_R
Flat six of a nice Porsche Boxster can be had if...

Flat six of a nice Porsche Boxster can be had if you're careful for <10k now.
(I say that as I have one, but I didn't buy mine as cheap as that!!)

And its likely that it's had a more discernible...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-11-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By James_R
Some great cars on there :thumb:

Some great cars on there :thumb:
Forum: Projects and Restorations 01-11-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,573
Posted By James_R
Hehe nice winter hack Cueball :thumb: Looks...

Hehe nice winter hack Cueball :thumb:

Looks a nice machine - looking forward to you posting some progress pics up.

More torques too? Gotta be fun :driver:

I just picked my winter daily up...
Forum: Interior & Glass 01-11-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,039
Posted By James_R
303 Aerospace is a nice protective finish, just...

303 Aerospace is a nice protective finish, just leaves the plastics and vinyl looking as they should.
I always clean beforehand with APC.

AG Vinyl & Rubber is nice, smells nice too, but is a bit...
Forum: The Showroom 31-10-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,272
Posted By James_R
Wow lovely car Gareth Nice combo of colour/...

Wow lovely car Gareth

Nice combo of colour/ roof/ interior - very smart mate
Forum: The Showroom 31-10-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,764
Posted By James_R
Nice car c87reed :thumb: Not bad on the old...

Nice car c87reed :thumb:

Not bad on the old insurance :)
Now I'm into my 40's insurance is becoming quite bearable.

I just insured the Porsche for £160 a year, Clio 200 for £225 and my CR-V...
Forum: Soft99 26-10-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By James_R
I bought Fusso dark and Fusso light. I...

I bought Fusso dark and Fusso light.

I didn't find much difference from one to the other, so I sold the Light to a mate.

Probably should have kept the light then ??
Though I hear people say...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 25-10-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 118,404
Posted By James_R
Yep got the car today. Only the inside of the...

Yep got the car today.
Only the inside of the boot door is a bit scuffed.

As you say I was going to do the full panel.
Cleaning day tomorrow, I've got my work cut out...
Forum: Soft99 25-10-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By James_R
Were you applying in the sun and were the panels...

Were you applying in the sun and were the panels warm ?

I haven't done a black car with it yet but I didn't notice any issues and I tended to dab a bit before applying over the whole panel.

Did...
Forum: Detailing Chat 25-10-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By James_R
Fusso coat is great Pulss :thumb: There is a...

Fusso coat is great Pulss :thumb:

There is a note on the lid that says take care on newly painted surfaces. (If i remember correctly) so I would suggest a very thin coat and keep your eye on that...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 24-10-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 118,404
Posted By James_R
Cool dude :thumb: I've just bought a CR-V...

Cool dude :thumb:

I've just bought a CR-V and I am thinking about touching up the inevitable scuffs on the inside of the boot plastic (not seen the car in person yet)

If I need to, I'll get...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 23-10-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 118,404
Posted By James_R
@Poobah The Wurth Last PT stuff looks really...

@Poobah

The Wurth Last PT stuff looks really good.
Is it just a squirt on the sponge and wipe it over the panel ???
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 21-10-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,270
Posted By James_R
I prefer BH Korrosol to IronX. Performs just...

I prefer BH Korrosol to IronX.

Performs just as well if not better imo.
Smells better (only just thought)
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 20-10-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By James_R
I'd give it a quick wipe over with a quick...

I'd give it a quick wipe over with a quick detailer like Megs Last Touch

Dont panic about washing again.

A QD will be fine
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 20-10-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,298
Posted By James_R
Polish Angel Master Sealant. Easy to apply,...

Polish Angel Master Sealant.
Easy to apply, easy to buff - awesome product.
Lasts well (maybe not as long as the hype may suggest)

...but...top up with Polish Angel Rapidwaxx for an awesome...
Forum: The Studio 20-10-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,806
Posted By James_R
That's why I like using Bilt Hamber Atom Mac. I...

That's why I like using Bilt Hamber Atom Mac.
I spray the discs before washing, and immediately after washing.
Remembering to do one wheel at a time.

Discs look great and you don't end up with...
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