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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 04-10-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,018
Posted By Forsh
My question would be - Why? What is the Das...

My question would be - Why?

What is the Das 6 Pro not doing for you?

How many cars per week are you doing with it?

:)
Forum: Interior & Glass 04-10-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,685
Posted By great gonzo
A hammer and insurance documents is what you...

A hammer and insurance documents is what you need.


Gonz.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 01-10-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,826
Posted By EVL
I have a few points, but they are just my...

I have a few points, but they are just my opinion.

£1300 is not a bad price if the paintwork was in poor condition. If the detailer in question has to spend on a few days on the car correcting the...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 01-10-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,942
Posted By Bikeracer
I usually make about 3 litres of solution up at a...

I usually make about 3 litres of solution up at a time in an empty milk container and then fill the lance bottle from that, empty any left back into the milk container.

My Nilfisk passes a total...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 30-09-2017, 11:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,942
Posted By MrMatt
But if he is hitting the 24:1 / 4% ratio at the...

But if he is hitting the 24:1 / 4% ratio at the panel the actual volume in the bottle makes no odds as he may well get a few washes out of it.
Forum: Detailing Chat 27-09-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By steelghost
It's worth pointing out that detailing is time...

It's worth pointing out that detailing is time consuming, no matter how much practice you have.

Now, the jobs you might do on a regular basis, cleaning wheels, maintenance washes, cleaning glass,...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 27-09-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,641
Posted By steelghost
It's also worth noting that 400ml would give you...

It's also worth noting that 400ml would give you 4% on the panel, but that you may not actually need 4% every time, particularly in the summer months. Like Cookies suggests, I've experimented down to...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 17-09-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,601
Posted By steelghost
Whilst there is lots of sense in the autumn /...

Whilst there is lots of sense in the autumn / spring decon and new LSP cycle, it's by no means necessary given how many other options there are to protect your car even if the weather isn't being...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 06-09-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,418
Posted By chongo
I wouldn't get to caught up on German paints as...

I wouldn't get to caught up on German paints as picking the right combo for your paint and more importantly is getting your technique right so it suits you:thumb: then the rest will follow :wave:
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-09-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,418
Posted By chongo
as said to you on your previous posts that you...

as said to you on your previous posts that you need to change your compound:thumb: keep your pro DA so you can use the 3" backing plate, and if you get the plus then that's not really going to make a...
Forum: Detailing Chat 04-09-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By stangalang
That may just mean they are doing poor work on...

That may just mean they are doing poor work on nice cars. The level of car is meaningless trust me. The best thing you can do is go and inspect some vehicles for yourself. When a dealership opens up...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 28-08-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,891
Posted By cossiecol
Sometimes having the luxury to "wash it properly"...

Sometimes having the luxury to "wash it properly" does not apply, I've washed the car in full sun plenty of times, why? Because that's the only time I could wash it. With the correct method it's not...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 26-08-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,673
Posted By -Kev-
Costco yellow ones for everything, imo better...

Costco yellow ones for everything, imo better than posh overpriced ones ive used over the years
Forum: Adam's Polishes UK 22-08-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By Short1e
This one is a limited edition :thumb:

This one is a limited edition :thumb:
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 21-08-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,192
Posted By OvEr_KiLL
odk arctic cleans well with good dilutions ...

odk arctic cleans well with good dilutions
wowo's awesome foam cleans slightly better with good dilutions
autoglanz spritzer cleans well but its as foamy as a proper foam but does foam up
using bh...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 20-08-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By steelghost
No wax or sealant will stop stone chips. Fentum...

No wax or sealant will stop stone chips. Fentum has neatly outlined your options. Plenty of detailers offer PPF nowadays, but it's not cheap (although compared to a respray it might look a bit...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 12-08-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,337
Posted By Auto Allure
Regarding wheel shampoo. We have one that...

Regarding wheel shampoo.

We have one that was made to incorporate more cleaning power and yes there are reasons why a normal shampoo would work just as well.

This is the reason I have deleted...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 12-08-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,337
Posted By LeeH
The label? Sent from my iPad using...

The label?


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 12-08-2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,337
Posted By TonyHill
What exactly is the difference between normal...

What exactly is the difference between normal bodywork shampoo and wheel shampoo....??
Forum: ODK Wax 10-08-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By Obi- Dan Karnubi
I've not heard from them directly but had seen...

I've not heard from them directly but had seen it. Jon's on holiday currently but should no more on his return but looks as if he has decided to shut down.
Forum: Detailing Chat 07-08-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,047
Posted By kdot
*Cringing at the thought*

*Cringing at the thought*
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 02-08-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,748
Posted By LeeH
BSD 7.68 free postage

Be quick....

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Sent from my...
Forum: Detailing Chat 02-08-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By steelghost
Shampoo (ideally preceded by a prewash of some...

Shampoo (ideally preceded by a prewash of some sort) ie 2 bucket wash
Iron remover
Tar remover where needed (ie don't soak the car with it, if it's white you'll be able to see the tar and be...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 27-07-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,817
Posted By E60525d
Maybe I should of been clearer in my original...

Maybe I should of been clearer in my original response. These are not Korean, they the Chinese equivalents of them.

I bought them because after experiencing the Korean cloths (bought from a well...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 26-07-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,742
Posted By Auto Allure
Just remember magic sponges are fantastic BUT...

Just remember magic sponges are fantastic BUT pretty abrasive little sods.
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