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Forum: The Motoring Zone 22-09-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Christian6984
Mine is bangernomics so just wanted it fixed so...

Mine is bangernomics so just wanted it fixed so dont know what brands of anything are but the invoice shows the front pads where £15.90 and Caliper was just under £60.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 22-09-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By Christian6984
I would definitely check if the caliper (+piston)...

I would definitely check if the caliper (+piston) and pins or brake lines have any issues and resolve that before fitting new pads and discs. The lubrication of the pins did help on the golf for a...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 22-09-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By Christian6984
strange that both aren't clean as normally in...

strange that both aren't clean as normally in contact with the disc even when your not braking. Have you had chance to jack it up and spin the wheels yet?
Forum: The Motoring Zone 22-09-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 471
Posted By Christian6984
Quite like it even though it will no doubt never...

Quite like it even though it will no doubt never look like that but see some inspiration from the old 504
...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-09-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By Christian6984
jack it up parked in gear and handbrake off, if...

jack it up parked in gear and handbrake off, if its the rear wheels and see how easy the wheel spins compared to the other one. The fiesta with its suspected caliper problem (dropped off tonight at...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 19-09-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By Christian6984
Our golf had issues with the brake calipers and...

Our golf had issues with the brake calipers and it was trial and error it had, new pads and discs, new brake line, eventually caliper was changed as it must have just had it, problem will be...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 19-09-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 982
Posted By Christian6984
Out of interest, i did see a video of washing...

Out of interest, i did see a video of washing this sort of way using the lance for shampoo and only one bucket with grit guard for the rinse of the mitt between going back and forth from the car. Do...
Forum: Newbies & Introductions..... 18-09-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 294
Posted By Christian6984
Do you want to keep it with Gtechniq Products...

Do you want to keep it with Gtechniq Products Only? There are so many alternatives to each with other brands and does come down to personal preference.

Some suggestions for stuff to think about...
Forum: Newbies & Introductions..... 18-09-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 294
Posted By Christian6984
There are some safer wash mitts than others,...

There are some safer wash mitts than others, Lambswool is generally the safest and put some videos below which would help you see whats safe and what probably isn't.

Gtechniq do do a whole range...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 18-09-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By Christian6984
Hi, no real experience with motorbikes. But no...

Hi, no real experience with motorbikes. But no point coating over collinite as they are made to bond to the bare surface to get the best out of them.

Not sure about heat resistance, FK1000p can...
Forum: Detailing Chat 17-09-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Christian6984
Hi, can think of a few ways, possibly not as long...

Hi, can think of a few ways, possibly not as long lasting as a good sealant or wax but much easier and faster to apply. I suspect by now there will be other brands doing a similar product so worth a...
Forum: Gtechniq 17-09-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By Christian6984
I havent used either but have used G1+G2. Ive...

I havent used either but have used G1+G2. Ive read that if G4 is hard to remove a spritz of water helps. When you said you had G5 too thick in areas, did you spread it out to try and get a thinner...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 13-09-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By Christian6984
Is there anything you currently have, machine or...

Is there anything you currently have, machine or pad wise? No matter how hard or soft the paint the best place to start is the least aggressive and work up from there
Forum: Detailing Chat 11-09-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,610
Posted By Christian6984
here's another video if it helps How to wash...

here's another video if it helps

How to wash microfiber towels - drying microfibre detailing cloths - YouTube
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-09-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,169
Posted By Christian6984
very smart looking car with a brilliant spec as...

very smart looking car with a brilliant spec as well
Forum: Detailing Chat 11-09-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,610
Posted By Christian6984
Hi, I tend to chuck them in the machine, although...

Hi, I tend to chuck them in the machine, although i would wash drying towels separate to anything thats been used for polishing or waxing. The Drying towels aren't too bad so go through at 30...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 10-09-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By Christian6984
I use Collinite 476 on my red Fiesta, gives a...

I use Collinite 476 on my red Fiesta, gives a nice finish and lasts a good few months

https://i.imgur.com/X1GtpEn.jpg?1
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-09-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 46,435
Posted By Christian6984
I agree, my mk5 fiesta with its 1.8TDdi engine...

I agree, my mk5 fiesta with its 1.8TDdi engine was brilliant with only the bolts for the alternator sheering in the block nearly throwing the belt off but even after we sold it the last MOT was just...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 10-09-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,196
Posted By Christian6984
I originally started out with Valet Pro PH...

I originally started out with Valet Pro PH neutral or Advanced. They were alright. Gyeon Q2m Foam i find cleans alright but hard to judge the cling as it gets used on the Fiesta ST which is coated...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 09-09-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By Christian6984
The Das6 Pro Plus also has a tiny bit bigger...

The Das6 Pro Plus also has a tiny bit bigger throw at 15mm to the perfectly cleaned's 12mm, not masses but I saw Forensic Detailing Channels review where out of the options of 8,12,15 and 21mm...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 09-09-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,807
Posted By Christian6984
Ive used car pro spotless which was good on water...

Ive used car pro spotless which was good on water spots, another one that is supposed to be decent is Koch Chemie FSE which is a QD with limescale remover
Forum: The Motoring Zone 09-09-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By Christian6984
door handles are a weak point, the clip nearest...

door handles are a weak point, the clip nearest to front end of the car breaks normally. One to look out for but pretty obvious as when you pull handle its just loose at that end.
Forum: Detailing Chat 06-09-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By Christian6984
As a rough guide and depending on what products...

As a rough guide and depending on what products you have my order would be something like this. If you add anything you have for these stages or dont have would probably help if you need suggestions...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 06-09-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Christian6984
https://www.wilko.com/en-uk/stardrops-all-purpose-...

https://www.wilko.com/en-uk/stardrops-all-purpose-cleaner-750ml/p/0080402
Forum: The Motoring Zone 06-09-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Christian6984
Id say best bet would be to drive one, my only...

Id say best bet would be to drive one, my only experience of this engine is in a friends 208 which has 82bhp and it was a nasty and gutless. The pedals had no feel and the gearbox was sloppy. The...
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