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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 09-07-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,069
Posted By Atkinson91
I've done mine too, same issues as yours.... I...

I've done mine too, same issues as yours.... I cleaned out the strainer that's inside the inlet pipe, replaced the microswitch, pressure valve and the capacitor..... Although that probably won't need...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 07-07-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,926
Posted By Atkinson91
s20 is a great all rounder, pair it up with the...

s20 is a great all rounder, pair it up with the right pads and you can get a perfect cut+finish on most paints with just that one compound
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-07-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,257
Posted By Atkinson91
if your not fussed on cost, the PE14 is the one...

if your not fussed on cost, the PE14 is the one to go for and probably the last one you will buy....the 150 specifically

my deciding factor was the weight and the footprint of the machine, its...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 27-06-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,342
Posted By Atkinson91
Car chem or auto wash..... Bias towards Car chem...

Car chem or auto wash..... Bias towards Car chem as there's more suds and lubricity, auto wash has out standing cleaning power though

Both.... :P
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 27-06-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,393
Posted By Atkinson91
Scholl a15 will be a good choice for some...

Scholl a15 will be a good choice for some 'corection' and protection in one go, you can use it by hand which is hard work regardless of which product you use, there will be sweat and a throbbing for...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 27-06-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,073
Posted By Atkinson91
Keen to see the finished product after seeing the...

Keen to see the finished product after seeing the floor, wanna do something similar to mine but not sure whether to epoxy or tile
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 27-06-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,442
Posted By Atkinson91
So long as the clear coats in good condition. (no...

So long as the clear coats in good condition. (no chunks of paint missing) it will be fine, dont let it dry or use it on hot paint :thumb:
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 26-06-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,442
Posted By Atkinson91
Looking good! Although I would definetly switch...

Looking good! Although I would definetly switch out valet pros snow foam for bilt hamber autofoam and maybe get optimum no rinse for clay lube as it has more uses than lube alone

For shampoo i...
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 26-06-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,032
Posted By Atkinson91
I use one of these for ONR, perfect for the task...

I use one of these for ONR, perfect for the task and easy enough to carry around and an adjustable Nozzle,
...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 26-06-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,236
Posted By Atkinson91
Bilt hamber isn't a thick foam, in fact contrary...

Bilt hamber isn't a thick foam, in fact contrary to belief, the thicker the foam the worse it cleans - some foams are just that, foam, they don't provide any cleaning action at all. Bilt hamber uses...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 24-06-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,294
Posted By Atkinson91
No harm in doing a wipe down with 10-15% IPA but...

No harm in doing a wipe down with 10-15% IPA but i believe Blackfire alone should do the trick
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 24-06-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,294
Posted By Atkinson91
Sounds like a winning combination! Also,...

Sounds like a winning combination!

Also, dont forgot that blackfire is also a 'glaze' it serves the same purpose as SRP - to clean paint and fill scratches, so no need for both SRP and blackfire...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 24-06-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,294
Posted By Atkinson91
Dont get the MOST aggressive one, i like the look...

Dont get the MOST aggressive one, i like the look of this one - BLUE Light Clean & Glaze Applicator HLA70

With SRP, it doesn't really contain abrasives that will cut paint enough to remove...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 24-06-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 936
Posted By Atkinson91
I have the e140.3 which I've recently refurbished...

I have the e140.3 which I've recently refurbished as it was pulsing like crazy and sometimes wouldn't turn on for a few minutes then burst into life.
Turned out to be worn microswitch/pressure...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 21-06-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,308
Posted By Atkinson91
16x24 rag master waffle or the twisted loop towel...

16x24 rag master waffle or the twisted loop towel are my go tos!

also the KKD silver backs are really good plush drying towels
Forum: Interior & Glass 21-06-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,413
Posted By Atkinson91
I use something along the lines of a yellow...

I use something along the lines of a yellow bristled nail brush if the leathers caked, soft enough not to mark leather but still tough enough to get some scrubbing done
Other than that, I just use a...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 21-06-2018, 01:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,406
Posted By Atkinson91
A strong prewash should help degrade stuff like...

A strong prewash should help degrade stuff like that!

You can do however, If it's just wax that was on there beforehand, it should of been removed with the Decon stage, especially if your using a...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 20-06-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,535
Posted By Atkinson91
I'd skip AG stuff and apply fusso coat once your...

I'd skip AG stuff and apply fusso coat once your happy with the level of correction achieved... Fusso can fill light swirls and holograms without much trouble

As suds has said, apply it to bare...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 20-06-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,508
Posted By Atkinson91
+1 for r koch chem, for 10 litres of the stuff is...

+1 for r koch chem, for 10 litres of the stuff is very good value

For a brush, maybe this?

http://www.polishedbliss.co.uk/acatalog/microfiber-madness-incredipole.html

To keep swirls to a...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 20-06-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,161
Posted By Atkinson91
Fusso is a sealent but is a good option, easy to...

Fusso is a sealent but is a good option, easy to use so long as you apply it a couple of panels at a time, not the whole car at once...

Chemical guys butter wet wax is OK gives a nice finish very...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-06-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,753
Posted By Atkinson91
You can get kirkland ones from Amazon for just...

You can get kirkland ones from Amazon for just over 20 quid for a pack of 36

How much are they in a shop?


https://www.amazon.co.uk/Kirkland-Signature-Ultra-Microfiber-Towels/dp/B00GARQKII
Forum: Help..! 19-06-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,226
Posted By Atkinson91
Hmm, strange that they both went at the same...

Hmm, strange that they both went at the same time!
Me too, keep plenty of spares around :P
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-06-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,845
Posted By Atkinson91
Their are slight differences in each, the...

Their are slight differences in each, the material of the bucket of course and the diameter.... Their are some buckets that will hold a GRIT GUARD perfectly, however some will too wide for the grit...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-06-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,841
Posted By Atkinson91
I had one of the old green hozelock ones which...

I had one of the old green hozelock ones which was brilliant, no kinks, outside all winter, never looked after for 12 years before it finally blew a hole in the middle.... bought one of the newer...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 18-06-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3,539
Views: 616,639
Posted By Atkinson91
26 leon fr SC 184, midnight black with black...

26 leon fr SC 184, midnight black with black diamond cut alloys, she's a looker and a puller!
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