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Forum: Detailing Chat 21-09-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 306,579
Posted By ashleyman
It's been a while since my Golf last got a clean....

It's been a while since my Golf last got a clean. I think it was July it last saw a wash mitt!

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Forum: Detailing Chat 22-08-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,993
Posted By ashleyman
Gtechniq G Wash. Figuratively 'Thrown away' but...

Gtechniq G Wash. Figuratively 'Thrown away' but more like placed at the back of the cupboard.

I know lots of people get on fine with it but whenever I tried to use it, it performed horribly.

I...
Forum: The Daily News Zone 07-08-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By ashleyman
The wheel mitt is excellent. The towel is great...

The wheel mitt is excellent. The towel is great however has a shorter life cycle than I had hoped for.

Can't go wrong at that price though!
Forum: The Motoring Zone 06-08-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,732
Posted By ashleyman
I was born in 1989 so I never got to experience...

I was born in 1989 so I never got to experience the older cars except for being a passenger. My dad had a Sierra RS Cosworth in black and was probably as OCD about his car as I was mine, I remember...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 02-08-2017, 01:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,637
Posted By ashleyman
I'm not the biggest fan of BG but they're the...

I'm not the biggest fan of BG but they're the cheapest I can find.

Moved into a new property Nov 2015, BG estimated our use to be £45 a month for gas and electric. Happily set up a direct debit...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 01-08-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By ashleyman
I think a lot of it is down to who you get as a...

I think a lot of it is down to who you get as a driver. It's SO obvious when you get a bad driver that can't be bothered.

I make it a point to be friendly and smiley with the guys who deliver to...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 27-07-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,285
Posted By ashleyman
Yes. They will. My car was reversed into...

Yes. They will.

My car was reversed into whilst parked and I caught it on the camera. This was back in March so it's taken while but Police have been out for my statement, footage collection and...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 24-07-2017, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By ashleyman
I use these in a BlackVue dash cam and they're...

I use these in a BlackVue dash cam and they're great. The write speed on them is fast enough so there's no frame loss.
...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 22-06-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,493
Posted By ashleyman
I got the 15 because all of my current pads are...

I got the 15 because all of my current pads are that size. I also read that the 21 wasn't as good on curved panels and because I'm only buying 1 machine I wanted the most versatile.

I'll probably...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 20-06-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,295
Posted By ashleyman
You're just doing your due diligence as a parent,...

You're just doing your due diligence as a parent, mine do the same with my younger sister. So long as you know where she is by taking his address or something.

Or you could do this:
...
Forum: Detailing Chat 20-06-2017, 12:48 AM
Replies: 11,770
Views: 1,550,576
Posted By ashleyman
Planning a big old detail at the weekend. This...

Planning a big old detail at the weekend. This was the final load to order, LSP, polishes and all the other bits are already here and ready to go
...
Forum: Detailing Chat 30-05-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 306,579
Posted By ashleyman
Last week but cleaned my Golf. ...

Last week but cleaned my Golf.

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Forum: Detailing Chat 26-05-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,303
Views: 259,429
Posted By ashleyman
I'm now using Gyeon Bathe and the Gyeon...

I'm now using Gyeon Bathe and the Gyeon Microfibre wash mitt. Cracking combination!
Forum: The Motoring Zone 22-05-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,879
Posted By ashleyman
Just to add, the dealership I originally wanted...

Just to add, the dealership I originally wanted to buy my Golf R from wouldn't even give me a test drive without a £500 deposit. I got them in trouble with VW UK about that little practice they had...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 19-05-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,879
Posted By ashleyman
I'm 27 now but when I was 24 I was looking to buy...

I'm 27 now but when I was 24 I was looking to buy either an Audi A3 or A4. We weren't sure which one we wanted as it really depended on the physical size of the vehicles.

Went to Audi dealership...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 17-05-2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By ashleyman
I don't know if it will be compatible with matt...

I don't know if it will be compatible with matt finish wheels but Gyeon Q2 Rim is my favourite wheel sealant. It really is excellent! A quick blast with a pressure washer and most of the dust and...
Forum: Detailing Chat 13-03-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 306,579
Posted By ashleyman
3 weeks since it's last clean I had a spare day...

3 weeks since it's last clean I had a spare day to spend on the R.

Need to book in some time to do a 'proper' wash and detail and not just maintenance washes. The paint is starting to feel a...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 27-02-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,097
Posted By ashleyman
I made the move to Sim-Only a few years back. I...

I made the move to Sim-Only a few years back. I tend to buy an iPhone every other release although that didn't happen with the 7.

I pay £17.50 for my mobile contract with Three which gets me,...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 27-02-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,501
Posted By ashleyman
I really wanted to like it but just can't. The...

I really wanted to like it but just can't. The rear looks like a squashed S-Max / Galaxy and the wheels are too Citroen.

I have no idea what the new engine is like but I thought the 1.6 in the...
Forum: Polished Bliss 20-02-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,602
Posted By ashleyman
Sounds perfect! I've booked the 10, 11 of...

Sounds perfect!

I've booked the 10, 11 of March for car related duties including a full wheels-off spring prep so the timing is perfect to try out some of these new products! :buffer:
Forum: Detailing Chat 14-02-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,464
Posted By ashleyman
I've done 3 cars for friends and they've all...

I've done 3 cars for friends and they've all offered to pay me. Instead I just ask them to cover consumables (polishes, sealants etc...) and to feed me and they're very happy to do so!
Forum: Interior & Glass 02-02-2017, 12:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,164
Posted By ashleyman
I usually take the mats out the car, give them a...

I usually take the mats out the car, give them a good beating to remove dust and grit. Vacuum up what's left. Use a brush to agitate the fibres, vacuum again and then sometimes will use an APC and a...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 25-01-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,123
Posted By ashleyman
https://www.amazon.co.uk/EasyAcc-20000mAh-External...

https://www.amazon.co.uk/EasyAcc-20000mAh-External-Portable-Smartphones/dp/B01422TC14/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1485302631&sr=8-3&keywords=easyacc


Best one I've ever used. Lasts for ages!
Forum: The Motoring Zone 19-01-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By ashleyman
Usually takes a bit of time for the ANPR...

Usually takes a bit of time for the ANPR databases to be updated though so you might be alright.

If you were driving to a pre-booked appointment and it was showing as no MOT and it broke down on...
Forum: The Insurance Zone 11-01-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,338
Posted By ashleyman
I've found it really difficult to declare mods to...

I've found it really difficult to declare mods to cars as some of the people you speak to just don't have a clue what stuff is and what it does.

I gave up trying to declare a DTUK pedal box on...
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