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Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 18-11-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 903
Posted By westerman
There's a minefield of products which give super...

There's a minefield of products which give super gloss and wet look but none can do it to full effect unless the paint has been properly prepared and as stated, new cars are no exception.
One thing...
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-11-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
Posted By westerman
I also use Imgur after having problems and giving...

I also use Imgur after having problems and giving up on Photobucket. You just need to make sure you resize your pics or when you post a pic of the car you'll fill the post with something like a front...
Forum: Interior & Glass 17-11-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By westerman
I use a ladies large makeup brush for dust around...

I use a ladies large makeup brush for dust around the knobs and brilliant for doing infotainment centre screens too.
They are the softest brush ever and perfectly safe for all your delicate areas (...
Forum: Detailing Chat 16-11-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,555
Posted By westerman
Personally I resist sales. I also have a great...

Personally I resist sales. I also have a great dislike for anything that is adopted by this country from 'across the pond' as they say.:devil:

I much prefer to buy what I want as I need it,...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 08-11-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,657
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: 1,121
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: 1,596
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: 1,596
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: 1,896
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: 2,812
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: 2,033
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: 37
Views: 5,183
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: 587
Posted By westerman
Seriously impressive !:thumb: Harry

Seriously impressive !:thumb:

Harry
Forum: Detailing Chat 30-10-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
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: 423
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: 1,940
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: 1,362
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: 7,677
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: 2,236
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: 291
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: 291
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: 73,389
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: 1,659
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: 2,845
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: 474
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
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