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Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 30-03-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,648
Posted By vRS Carl
I swim with mine every week and have no issues. I...

I swim with mine every week and have no issues. I did buy a catalyst case but decided to take the risk. I've been swimming without the case now for about 4mths and have not had any issues at all.
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Forum: Gtechniq 28-03-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,605
Posted By vRS Carl
It is. But as I would be doing the whole car with...

It is. But as I would be doing the whole car with it I just wondered if using any spare would be ok.

If it lasts as long as claimed (which I highly doubt on a daily driver) then any spare would...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 25-09-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,123
Posted By vRS Carl
For me it would collinite or FK for winter. ...

For me it would collinite or FK for winter.

However I use Sonax Hybrid NPT so it would only be additional protection over that.

The PNS should last around 12-18mths so if you have that on as...
Forum: The Showroom 12-07-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,482
Posted By vRS Carl
Black Kia Sorento Detail

Afternoon all.

Thought i'd post this one up here having spent the day yesterday doing a 1 day enhancement detail for a work colleague on a Black Kia Sorento.

As time was tight i didn't take as...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 22-06-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,648
Posted By vRS Carl
I use it a lot. Texts and emails I read on...

I use it a lot.

Texts and emails I read on it. I view BBC news on it. I use the workout app and RunKeeper.

I have been streaming music from the watch to my Bose speaker today for 90mins and...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 18-06-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,648
Posted By vRS Carl
Finally it arrived. Considering I ordered a few...

Finally it arrived. Considering I ordered a few mins after orders went live it's took a good while to come.

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/18/380e6bf687c48cd8f640f8b426ed84dc.jpg
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Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 18-06-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,648
Posted By vRS Carl
The Sport probably is lighter. You'd struggle to...

The Sport probably is lighter. You'd struggle to tell the difference in your hand though.

I know it seems expensive to some and it probably is. The little features in the strap alone (I.e the...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 17-06-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,648
Posted By vRS Carl
I've just had a text to say it will be delivered...

I've just had a text to say it will be delivered tomorrow. Bloody well would be when no one is home!

I looked at the black sport. But when I had a try on appt I wasn't overly enamoured with the...
Forum: The Showroom 16-06-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,271
Posted By vRS Carl
I tried using less aggressive polish and pad...

I tried using less aggressive polish and pad first but it wasn't making much impact. I've never tried Megs 205 so can't comment.

Also having a Merc myself I know how hard the clear coat is.
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Forum: The Showroom 15-06-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,271
Posted By vRS Carl
I applied it by machine using a Black 3M pad and...

I applied it by machine using a Black 3M pad and on lowest speed setting (700rpm). I left 30mins between the first and second coat and then 15mins after the second I applied the first coat of wax.
Forum: The Showroom 14-06-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,271
Posted By vRS Carl
Obsidian Black Mercedes C220D Coupe Detail. ***WARNING Lots of Pics***

Evening all.

I have just spent the past 2.5 days detailing an Obsidian Black C220D Coupe.

Car was an AMG Line spec one and had some nice options like COMAND, Harman Kardon etc.

However the...
Forum: The Showroom 05-10-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,587
Posted By vRS Carl
Use this link to find a specialist near you. ...

Use this link to find a specialist near you.

http://www.mercedesspecialistfinder.co.uk

Tuning box I have a DTUK Multi Channel box. Not as good as a remap by any stretch of the imagination and...
Forum: The Showroom 05-10-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,587
Posted By vRS Carl
It's a nice car to drive. Very effortless and...

It's a nice car to drive. Very effortless and very quick for a 1875kg car in standard form. With the tuning box it's even better.

On a long run it will return 48mpg and round town I get about...
Forum: The Showroom 05-10-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,587
Posted By vRS Carl
Yup. C350 CDI AMG Sport.

Yup. C350 CDI AMG Sport.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 25-07-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,718
Posted By vRS Carl
Pull the seats down and slide it towards the...

Pull the seats down and slide it towards the passenger side door. They slide on and off two mounting points on the double seat back.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 25-07-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,718
Posted By vRS Carl
I recently went from a MK2 Skoda Octavia vRS 2.0...

I recently went from a MK2 Skoda Octavia vRS 2.0 TSi Estate to a Mercedes C350 CDI AMG Sport Estate.

Now the Octavia is one of the biggest cars interior space wise in it's class. So going to the...
Forum: Interior & Glass 09-07-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 22,696
Posted By vRS Carl
I would just cut your losses Shaun and remove it....

I would just cut your losses Shaun and remove it.

Nanolex Ultra will give better results and is easier to apply and remove.

Assuming you follow the instructions :P
Forum: Interior & Glass 05-07-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 22,696
Posted By vRS Carl
FWIW I had the same issue as you Shaun....

FWIW

I had the same issue as you Shaun. Wipers were 4 weeks old. I tried all the IPA wipes, C2v3 etc that people advised and nothing worked. The C2v3 did for about 2 days and then it started...
Forum: Interior & Glass 05-07-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 22,696
Posted By vRS Carl
This is the Kit. Hand pads though will literally...

This is the Kit. Hand pads though will literally take you hours.

http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/engine-and-exterior/glass-cleaners-sealants/carpro-ceri-glass-kit/prod_988.html

These are the pads...
Forum: Interior & Glass 05-07-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 22,696
Posted By vRS Carl
Bit of a Trek to have your screen cleaned :lol:

Bit of a Trek to have your screen cleaned :lol:
Forum: Interior & Glass 05-07-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 22,696
Posted By vRS Carl
The only way to get it off is with Ceriglass...

The only way to get it off is with Ceriglass Shaun.

I had the same issue with it and it didn't last anywhere near the claimed time. So i took it off using Ceriglass with a Rayon pad on a rotary.
Forum: The Showroom 05-07-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 53,974
Posted By vRS Carl
This is my C350 CDI AMG Sport Only had it a...

This is my C350 CDI AMG Sport

Only had it a month and already done 4k miles in it. But 2500 of that was a 3 week road trip to Italy.

http://i727.photobucket.com/albums/ww275/Taufe/Merc1.jpg
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Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 20-11-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,855
Posted By vRS Carl
I've had contracts with most (O2, Vodafone,...

I've had contracts with most (O2, Vodafone, Orange) and im now on 3. I travel all over the country and being in the military i go to some remote places. I have only ever once not had a 3G signal and...
Forum: Orchard AutoCare 16-11-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 33,919
Posted By vRS Carl
Super Hydrophobic Glass Coating now ready: 18 months and counting.

Still going strong here after 6wks Although I did do the following to ensure the screen was immaculate before I applied.

Wash
Clay
#0000 wire wool scrub
Polish with CeriGlass using a rotary...
Forum: Orchard AutoCare 08-09-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 77,763
Posted By vRS Carl
Used the Hydrophobe Pro yesterday. All I...

Used the Hydrophobe Pro yesterday.

All I can say is you have a top product Ronnie. The ease of application and removal is unrivalled with anything else on the market that I've tried (and I have...
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