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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-11-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By steelghost
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PRESSURE-WASHER-GUN-HAN...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PRESSURE-WASHER-GUN-HANDLE-TRIGGER-ST1100-SWIVEL-210BAR-SUTTNER-DETAILINGWORLD-/182692303936?hash=item2a894f5440 - Suttner trigger gun with stainless swivel...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-11-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By steelghost
He's basically found some high end manufacturers...

He's basically found some high end manufacturers (ie Mosmatic, MTM Hydro) and cherry picked their catalogues to put together a well thought out package, but I don't really understand what he's done...
Forum: Interior & Glass 20-11-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 262
Posted By steelghost
Carlack Plastic Renew

Carlack Plastic Renew
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-11-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By steelghost
Assuming your K4 is the same specs as Rob's,...

Assuming your K4 is the same specs as Rob's, you'll want 0.30 nozzle size (which is actually the correct nozzle size for a wide range of machines).

Problem is a lot of the cheaper hardware doesn't...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-11-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 773
Posted By steelghost
Sorry this is a little late, but apparently you...

Sorry this is a little late, but apparently you can repair...
Forum: Detailing Chat 20-11-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By steelghost
As an anecdotal point, a year or so back I found...

As an anecdotal point, a year or so back I found myself applying DSW to the roof of my car later than ideal, and dew started to form on the unbuffed wax film :doublesho Feeling I had little to lose,...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-11-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By steelghost
Sounds like BB has a K4 as well - I'm assuming...

Sounds like BB has a K4 as well - I'm assuming he's got one of these, it doesn't specify the orifice size
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Jinkang-Pressure-Washer-Power-Nozzles/dp/B06XV12W8K

It does...
Forum: Detailing Chat 20-11-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By steelghost
The budget part is pretty key! A...

The budget part is pretty key!



A "full detail" could mean many things to different people, and would in any case probably depend on the state of the vehicle.

There's plenty of "full...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-11-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 252
Posted By steelghost
I think in a different colour and with different...

I think in a different colour and with different wheels that might look alright. Not sure what they were doing trying to get it to look like the Batmobile!
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-11-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By steelghost
The issue you've got is the probe that goes into...

The issue you've got is the probe that goes into the handle of your current stock gun. If you buy a new gun, your current hose will not connect to it without an adapter, and I cannot find anyone...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-11-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By steelghost
Rob is talking about the size of the hole in the...

Rob is talking about the size of the hole in the nozzle rather than the angle of the fan jet :thumb:

It might have been the gun, or the nozzle, hard to check now you've sent it back :lol:
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-11-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By steelghost
Polished Bliss do both, and with free delivery.

Polished Bliss do both, and with free delivery.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-11-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By steelghost
So I'm assuming the hose on your machine looks...

So I'm assuming the hose on your machine looks like this one? https://www.cleanstore.co.uk/products/Product.asp?ID=13046

Assuming so, the issue seems to be finding an adapter that would let you...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-11-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By steelghost
You need to know the sustained pressure that the...

You need to know the sustained pressure that the pump works at (not the max pressure which is often quoted) and the throughput, usually in litres per minute.

Then Google for "pressure washer...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-11-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By steelghost
Good stuff, glad you got it sorted. Btw the...

Good stuff, glad you got it sorted. Btw the larger nozzle is a useful thing to have when you want a bit more of a gentle rinse rather than FULL POWAR! ;)
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-11-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By steelghost
Something like this?...

Something like this? https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F292333253557

Edit: or might be this one, not sure what fitting the C120 takes...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-11-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By steelghost
In summary, yes; pretty much any lance can be...

In summary, yes; pretty much any lance can be adapted to any machine. I'm on my phone just at the instant but can post more details later.
Forum: Detailing Chat 19-11-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By steelghost
Gloves?

Edit: Ignore me, posting from my pocket :wall:
Forum: Detailing Chat 19-11-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By steelghost
I'm sure you could do long as the hubs didn't get...

I'm sure you could do long as the hubs didn't get too hot.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-11-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By steelghost
Whilst Cleanser Fluid is the right prep for...

Whilst Cleanser Fluid is the right prep for maximum durability, if you have swirls you want to hide / disguise then Cleanser Polish + DSW is a good compromise between improving paint appearance, and...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-11-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By steelghost
I've not used SRP but a couple of coats of Bilt...

I've not used SRP but a couple of coats of Bilt Hamber Double Speed-Wax over their Cleanser Polish is good for 4-6 months.
Forum: The Showroom 19-11-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,444
Posted By steelghost
Hehe, I was going to say, I bet it didn't look...

Hehe, I was going to say, I bet it didn't look that good when new! Great job, much as we enjoy keeping our own car in good nick, there's something very satisfying about doing someone else's,...
Forum: Detailing Chat 19-11-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By steelghost
I suspect at these temperatures the cure time...

I suspect at these temperatures the cure time would be very significantly extended, if it would cure at all (not knowing the flash point of the solvents used).

Unless you've got access to IR...
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-11-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By steelghost
It does look much better but unless you paint the...

It does look much better but unless you paint the hubs they'll only rust again...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 18-11-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 773
Posted By steelghost
You can get hoses with generic terminations eg...

You can get hoses with generic terminations eg 3/8" BSP. you can then adapt this to whatever fittings the gun and machine have. This is particularly worth doing if you plan to upgrade a cheap OEM gun...
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