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Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 08-09-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,083
Posted By Boxstercol
Wet sanding advice

Looking for a bit of advice from all you knowledgable people...

I wet sanded the first quarter of my bonnet after touching in a few stone chips & was pleased with the result. However, in certain...
Forum: Detailing Chat 29-05-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,611
Posted By Boxstercol
Bilt Hamber Auto Foam dilution rate

Hi Folks,

Just had a 5l container of Bilt Hamber Auto Foam turn up, I've heard it's one of the better foams for cleaning. Only one I've used previously was Autobrite Magifoam which to be honest...
Forum: Detailing Chat 10-02-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By Boxstercol
Best for sealing wheels from these....?

Hi All,

My wheels will be back with me following a powdercoat later & I'm thinking that it may be a good idea to seal them before putting them on the car. Typical as I didn't think to get any...
Forum: Detailing Chat 02-12-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By Boxstercol
153 views & no one have an opinion... Surely...

153 views & no one have an opinion...

Surely someone can share their knowledge, please??? :thumb:
Forum: Detailing Chat 30-11-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By Boxstercol
Auto Finesse Revitalise No3 Polish - any good??

As above really, anyone got any experience of this as a refining polish??

Bought the No 2 polish for medium defects which is good (although very dusty) but think I need to refine it a bit more &...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 19-11-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,146
Posted By Boxstercol
Refining polish recommendations...

Hi all,

I'm looking for some recommendations for a refining polish.

I'm fairly new to the detailing scene & gave amassed a whole load of the Autoglym traditional products. I've recently used...
Forum: Machine Polishing 04-09-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,455
Posted By Boxstercol
Advice on machine polishing...

Hi all, looking for some advice.

I finally built up the courage to attack my magic back pearl Golf with my DAS6 Pro & some proper polish. Previously I've only used it to apply SRP or Poorboys...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 30-08-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,795
Posted By Boxstercol
Thanks for the replies chaps, looks like an order...

Thanks for the replies chaps, looks like an order will be placed with Sheepskinshop.

Cheers
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 30-08-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,795
Posted By Boxstercol
No one???? Doesn't anyone wash their car??

No one????

Doesn't anyone wash their car??
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 26-08-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,795
Posted By Boxstercol
Flexipads Merino Wool Washmitt or Sheepskinshop wash mitts

As above really, in need of a new washmitt.

Anyone tried both of the above & can give a view on which one is best?

Cheers
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 04-06-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By Boxstercol
Machine polishing help for a newbie...

Looking for some advice from all the hardcore detailers please!!

I like my car looking good & have achieved some fairly respectable results using a DAS 6 Pro to apply AG SRP / Poorboys Black Hole...
Forum: Detailing Chat 22-02-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,714
Posted By Boxstercol
I've got the Autobrite lance, bought in the group...

I've got the Autobrite lance, bought in the group buy deal on here with 5 litres of Magifoam. Got to admit, I'm very impressed by thus stuff, does a great job of removing road grime, dwells for ages...
Forum: Autoglym 22-02-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,814
Posted By Boxstercol
I used the new formula SRP today with a DAS6 Pro...

I used the new formula SRP today with a DAS6 Pro on a finishing pad to give my Mk 4 Golf a going over. Being magic black pearl colour it shows the marks & swirls bad. Really impressed by the SRP, a...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 29-01-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By Boxstercol
South Wales bodyshop

Anybody know of a really decent bodyshop in the South Wales (preferably Newport) area?

Need to get a wing on a Mk4 Golf taken back to bare metal & repainted. Tempted to have the whole front end...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 29-01-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,716
Posted By Boxstercol
Hopefully I've got 5 litres of Magifoam turning...

Hopefully I've got 5 litres of Magifoam turning up tomorrow with an Autobrite lance. Fingers crossed the weather will stay dry for me to try out this snow foaming stuff!
Forum: Detailing Chat 29-01-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By Boxstercol
I'd be interested in suggestions for repairs like...

I'd be interested in suggestions for repairs like this. My girlfriend has a Fiat 500 which has a nasty scratch in the top of the dash on the textured plastic.
Forum: Detailing Chat 29-01-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,800
Posted By Boxstercol
Bought a pot of Dark Angel wax & the Ti-22...

Bought a pot of Dark Angel wax & the Ti-22 sealant spray at the Classic Motor Show in Birmingham in November.

Only really used the wax on a couple of occasions due to the crappy British weather...
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-01-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,310
Posted By Boxstercol
Thanks chaps. If I can get a snow foam lance...

Thanks chaps.

If I can get a snow foam lance to fit my existing pressure washer then I may give it a spin, if not then it's probably not worth sinking over £100 into a new washer / lance.
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-01-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,310
Posted By Boxstercol
Thanks for your reply. Any ideas if there is...

Thanks for your reply.

Any ideas if there is a snow foam lance to fit this?
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-01-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,259
Posted By Boxstercol
I like the fact that there's a microwave in there...

I like the fact that there's a microwave in there too - proper man cave!!! :lol:
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-01-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,310
Posted By Boxstercol
Is snow foam really that good....?

As per my previous post, I'm considering investing in a snow foam set up & would like some advice / experiences on whether it's really worth the outlay...

I've just got my pressure washer out of...
Forum: Detailing Chat 12-01-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,853
Posted By Boxstercol
Snow foam newbie

Fairly new to all this detailing stuff but quite fancy using snow foam.

I've got an old pressure washer which has seen limited use doing the patio, it was bought from Woolworths back in the day so...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 03-01-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,246
Posted By Boxstercol
Thanks for your response Andy, much appreciated. ...

Thanks for your response Andy, much appreciated.

I will try & get some pics up to show the problem. I find myself wondering that if I'm going to pay loads in labour to get the panel back to bare...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 03-01-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,246
Posted By Boxstercol
Help needed - micro blisters!!!

Hiya All,

Bit of a story to this one & hoping that someone with a bit of experience can help.....


I've had a 2002 Mk4 Golf since it was 3 years / 7k miles old. I'm pretty OCD when it comes to...
Forum: Detailing Chat 09-07-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,113
Posted By Boxstercol
I'd be interested in this, had my car detailed by...

I'd be interested in this, had my car detailed by James in April as I needed some wet sanding done, top job. Got some of the kit myself but always a bit scared to use it in anger!!
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