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Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 13-05-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By steelghost
Go ask in your local body body shop what they...

Go ask in your local body body shop what they wipe down panels with before painting. I would be very surprised if any of them being you a bottle of isopropyl alcohol.

That's because it simply...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 11-05-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,728
Posted By steelghost
Did you try to help out by pointing out people's...

Did you try to help out by pointing out people's ignorance and questioning their intelligence, by any chance?

Not everyone can know about everything. How would you do if you sat a French GCSE...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 11-05-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,728
Posted By steelghost
So what is the mechanism? How does it work? For...

So what is the mechanism? How does it work? For instance, if the ammonia is not critical, why do the chemists who formulated it add it? Ammonia is not free, last I checked. So whilst perhaps not...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 11-05-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,728
Posted By steelghost
So if you already know the answers, why not help...

So if you already know the answers, why not help others to understand and learn, rather than posting away about how everyone else is so ignorant and how even if you told them, they wouldn't...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 08-05-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 169,579
Posted By todds
Great advice there about not using any downward...

Great advice there about not using any downward pressure on the claymitt as with your first time using it many people think you should be scrubbing in order to clean and this is definitely NOT the...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 08-05-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By steelghost
Can't say I do :) As long as your solution is...

Can't say I do :)
As long as your solution is properly mixed before application, there's no need to "activate" anything. You just apply it to a dry car. Where it's wet, it's applied. Where it's dry,...
Forum: Decon & Clay 04-05-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By Brian1612
Detailingworld™ Review - Car-Chem Tar & Glue Remover

Introduction

Firstly a thank you goes to Car-Chem for the products provided. As spring was arriving I mentioned that I would be carrying out full decontamination's of several cars and with this in...
Forum: Interior & Glass 02-05-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By steelghost
Factory tints are coloured glass ie the colour is...

Factory tints are coloured glass ie the colour is "in" the glass, it cannot be removed. Aftermarkets will be a film applied to the inside which can be damaged by physical or chemical means.
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 01-05-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By c87reed
I used this today but with a sponge applicator...

I used this today but with a sponge applicator pad, a little went a long way with this stuff.

It is a quite runny liquid. I placed the pad on top of the bottle and then turned upside down to load...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 30-04-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,341
Posted By steelghost
I would argue this is not worth £3 / bottle! ...

I would argue this is not worth £3 / bottle!

Edit: whether it's "worth it" is a personal matter, it certainly isn't to me :)
Forum: Detailing Chat 20-04-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,818
Posted By chummy325
3 coats of glaze 3 coats of wax i would say a bit...

3 coats of glaze 3 coats of wax i would say a bit much
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-04-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,572
Posted By Mcpx
FYI for anyone who has the grey/orange 16L...

FYI for anyone who has the grey/orange 16L buckets from B&Q, checked today and the standard grit guard and CG Cyclones are both too big for this bucket, only going about half way down due to the...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 15-04-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,085
Posted By A&J
Its a common mistake you noobs make...thinking...

Its a common mistake you noobs make...thinking you need a machine and pad to "remove" polish or wax.

You apply polish or wax with a microfiber or foam pad or applicator and once you are done you...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-04-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By Ultra
If you wanna spend a monkey on a PW that your...

If you wanna spend a monkey on a PW that your gonna use 4 times a month it's up to you, however a sanity check is needed imo.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 07-04-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,881
Posted By R0B
This sums it up perfectly

This sums it up perfectly
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 07-04-2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,443
Posted By cheekymonkey
you can do what you want with your towels mate,...

you can do what you want with your towels mate, but i will always wash mine first and advise others to do the same. why chance it
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 04-04-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,594
Posted By R0B
Microfibre madness Incredimitt . Excellent...

Microfibre madness Incredimitt .
Excellent product and lasts
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 03-04-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,186
Posted By Bigpikle
....because 99% of people dont care or understand!

....because 99% of people dont care or understand!
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 03-04-2017, 01:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,186
Posted By Mcpx
Most reputable manufacturers do, so the simple...

Most reputable manufacturers do, so the simple answer would seem to be that if they don't list it, don't buy it.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 02-04-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By Moet1974
Got both also. I6 lances have now changed and are...

Got both also. I6 lances have now changed and are now a new design. The original ones were let down by the plastic bottle. The working lance part was as good as a PA one. Imrans are also very good...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 29-03-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,916
Posted By steelghost
OP, chongo has the knowledge when it comes to...

OP, chongo has the knowledge when it comes to "proper" machine polishing, the question you need to answer to yourself is if you want to jump straight in to that, or try some of the non-correcting...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 27-03-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By DLGWRX02
Apart from being a PITA to remove the wd40...

Apart from being a PITA to remove the wd40 residue afterwards. And I'm a great believer in using the correct dedicated tools/chemicals for the job. (but that's just my opinion)
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 24-03-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By Sk8ir
Good deal on a 20m hose at Aldi

I've seen quite a few "which garden hose?" threads on here where people (like me!) recommend the NTS Wintech hoses. They don't kink and they're good value. You can get them from Screwfix, Amazon, etc...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 23-03-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,679
Posted By cleslie
I have a little spray bottle of ONR mixed to QD...

I have a little spray bottle of ONR mixed to QD strength which I keep in the boot.
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 23-03-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,393
Posted By shine247
Experimented with SRP several months back on an...

Experimented with SRP several months back on an old car. I used a DA and cutting pad, just applied some pressure as Alan mentioned in his original post and this was the initial result after one hit....
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