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Forum: Interior & Glass 18-04-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By Surrey Sam
Appreciate everyone is trying to help but no-one...

Appreciate everyone is trying to help but no-one has asked the obvious first, as this will dictate the route of remedial action.

So, what finish are the mirrors? Are they:

Painted
Metal
...
Forum: Funnies Room 15-04-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Surrey Sam
Of course, they're all fine :rolleyes: ...

Of course, they're all fine :rolleyes:


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Forum: Interior & Glass 15-04-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By Surrey Sam
Bottle needs a good shake before using aswell.

Bottle needs a good shake before using aswell.
Forum: Engine Bay & Chassis Detailing 14-04-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 956
Posted By Surrey Sam
Bilthamber Surfex HD and some brushes, followed...

Bilthamber Surfex HD and some brushes, followed by CarPro PERL. Putting in the time and effort will pay dividends in the end.

Daily driver - 7 years old and over 50k miles at the time this was...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-04-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By Surrey Sam
Is this the noise you can hear at 23mins 58 sec? ...

Is this the noise you can hear at 23mins 58 sec?

2017 Version of Dialing In My GT3: E6 - Wing Removal and Correction - YouTube
Forum: Detailing Chat 29-03-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By Surrey Sam
Also watch in addition to the stuff that's...

Also watch in addition to the stuff that's already been mentioned:

Detalks - The Rag Company
Staffordshire Car Care
Forum: Detailing Chat 23-03-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,145
Posted By Surrey Sam
Takes me 30mins just to make a hot drink and get...

Takes me 30mins just to make a hot drink and get all the gear out. :o
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-03-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,824
Posted By Surrey Sam
Great write up. I'd like to see someone do a...

Great write up.

I'd like to see someone do a similar comparison between a Wash Mitt & Wash Pad from the same manufacturer company.

I'm sure wash pads inflict more marring from having to apply...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 19-03-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By Surrey Sam
Impressed - Menzerna 2200

Hadn't really given this polish ago. So as I needed to decontaminate the car after the winter just gone, I thought that I'd give this ago as a one stepper afterwards.

It's a lovely polish to...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 15-03-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Surrey Sam
Odd, that sounds like something is wrong there,...

Odd, that sounds like something is wrong there, or it's just not being used correctly and delivering hot water instead of boiling?

I have a Quooker Fusion Tap with PRO3VAQ tank at home and it's...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 12-03-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 14,859
Posted By Surrey Sam
I'd suggest taking your gear to a garage with a...

I'd suggest taking your gear to a garage with a Jet Wash facility and use that.

Method:
1) Spray pre wash and let it dwell for a few mins.
2) Jet wash off.
3) 2 bucket method shampoo wash.
4)...
Forum: Detailing Chat 11-03-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By Surrey Sam
No problem, I used a Menz orange spot pad and...

No problem, I used a Menz orange spot pad and Menz 3500 on the carbon of the righthand tailpipe finisher below. It improved clarity and weave contrast.

The Menz polishing cream also did wonders on...
Forum: Detailing Chat 11-03-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By Surrey Sam
Yes, those will be fine. I was using Menz...

Yes, those will be fine. I was using Menz products on some exhaust trims yesterday. Usual machine polishing rules apply with working your way up the compound scale, I try to avoid high temps as the...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 10-03-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By Surrey Sam
Looks disappointing and from all the videos,...

Looks disappointing and from all the videos, sounds disappointing. I would rather a C63s and that's coming from serial RS product consumer.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 06-03-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,394
Posted By Surrey Sam
CarPro Merino is a great mitt and 4 years on,...

CarPro Merino is a great mitt and 4 years on, it's still like the day I got it. Low maintenance too, I brush mine once a year if I remember and it only gets rinsed out, excess flicked off, then hung...
Forum: Furniture Clinic 04-03-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,419
Posted By Surrey Sam
Leather Ultra Clean product received and tested...

Leather Ultra Clean product received and tested today. Many thanks.


Not really a full on review, just some notes:

These seats had previously been cleaned with another companies cleaner and...
Forum: Detailing Chat 02-03-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,618
Posted By Surrey Sam
Only done about £100 so far. I do need to...

Only done about £100 so far.

I do need to stop looking at professional PTG's though, as that'd soon add over £1k to the years expenditure :doublesho
Forum: Detailing Chat 20-02-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Surrey Sam
Might have a bottle of the original Turtle Wax...

Might have a bottle of the original Turtle Wax Wet'n'Black lurking around in a cupboard somewhere?

Not the type of look I enjoy now. But it certainly was long lasting by modern standards for...
Forum: Detailing Chat 20-02-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,453
Posted By Surrey Sam
Hi Rob. To be honest, I have never measured...

Hi Rob.

To be honest, I have never measured out the quantity as I tend to go by 'feel'. Surfex is not my routine foam anyway, because when I have an LSP layered on the car I utilise BH Autofoam...
Forum: Detailing Chat 20-02-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,453
Posted By Surrey Sam
:D I did scratch my head reading that, I even...

:D I did scratch my head reading that, I even made it in big bold letters.
Forum: Detailing Chat 20-02-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,347
Posted By Surrey Sam
Email received. Thank you Furniture Clinic,...

Email received.

Thank you Furniture Clinic, I'm looking forward to trying out the sample in the near future.
Forum: Detailing Chat 19-02-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,453
Posted By Surrey Sam
Surfex HD

Moving up the scale from a snow foam to a TFR, certain APC's will start to perform on a more even kilter. For example:

Here, I have foamed using Surfex HD, power washed and then dried. Car has no...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 18-02-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,205
Posted By Surrey Sam
Ascari A10 Aston Martin DB5 Audi Quattro SWB ...

Ascari A10
Aston Martin DB5
Audi Quattro SWB
Austin Metro 6R4
Bedford Rascal
BMW CSL (Batmobile) & Z8
Ferrari 250/275
Jaguar XJS TWR
Land Rover Defender 90
Maserati 3500GT
Forum: The Motoring Zone 13-02-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,011
Posted By Surrey Sam
It has ruined Formula One and now road cars....

It has ruined Formula One and now road cars. Forced induction has slowly been killing good engine noise for the last decade. So much so, engineers have felt the need to now manufacturer in fake pops...
Forum: O.C.D Waxes 02-02-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By Surrey Sam
Looking good, I can't wait to try it too.

Looking good, I can't wait to try it too.
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