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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 09-07-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,033
Posted By mdebeum
I've had it a couple of times with rupes yellow...

I've had it a couple of times with rupes yellow on yellow pads and it turned out it was too hot and I found I had used too much polish which then dried up in the heat before breaking down fully.
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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 23-06-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By mdebeum
What "many problems" are reported? I'd say its a...

What "many problems" are reported? I'd say its a one of a kind machine, been looking to get myself one as well, but if there's problems I might get myself the proxxon instead.. Saves some money as...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-05-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,366
Posted By mdebeum
Good question from Mr Whippy, how do the high and...

Good question from Mr Whippy, how do the high and low rpm machines compare? The high rpm machines seem to be a lot cheaper, similar specs but just more comfortable to work with for extended periods...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 11-03-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,762
Posted By mdebeum
I think you've made a good choice, brilliant...

I think you've made a good choice, brilliant machine. Of course a Rupes would be more refined/quieter etc for daily heavy use but for a couple of cars in a household definitely a good choice to go...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 07-03-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,537
Posted By mdebeum
Hmm top three is a difficult one, in no...

Hmm top three is a difficult one, in no particular order:
Waxaddict vortex (glossy)
Zymöl Glasur (water behaviour)
Wowo's contact 121 (all round wax on wax off)

But I have to say I love the...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-03-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By mdebeum
I go over the cars with a finishing polish when...

I go over the cars with a finishing polish when they need it, my solid black 350Z needs it every six to nine months as even a strict wash regime doesn't keep swirls at bay.

And depending on how...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 01-03-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,673
Posted By mdebeum
If the heating issue has been solved and you're...

If the heating issue has been solved and you're not using the polisher every day/weekend I'd say the vertool 12e is a good machine.

I bought a rupes mini because of the overheating issue with the...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-02-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,533
Posted By mdebeum
I have been looking at this one for its low...

I have been looking at this one for its low profile and high maximum lift height. How heavy is it in real life, 44 kg and no handles, would that work storing it in the shed and bringing it out to the...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 08-02-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By mdebeum
I waxed my car two days ago, nice sunny day but...

I waxed my car two days ago, nice sunny day but the water leaking from the mirrors on the shadow side of the car froze again so I estimate air temperature was around -1 Celsius. Just turned the car...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 16-01-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By mdebeum
I hope you'll sort it! If not give the guys at...

I hope you'll sort it! If not give the guys at North West Power Washers a call, they might be able to help.

Good luck!
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 12-01-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,090
Posted By mdebeum
How much of the boots detergent do you use? It...

How much of the boots detergent do you use? It says 16 washes in the front, do you use 1/16th of a liter bottle (60ish ml)?

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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-01-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By mdebeum
Just an update on this thread, with help of North...

Just an update on this thread, with help of North West Power Washers I've managed to fix the problem. Initially thought it was the none return valve, but kept pulsing after replacing that.

Today...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 01-12-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,765
Posted By mdebeum
Awesome, I'm going to try that this weekend! ...

Awesome, I'm going to try that this weekend!

Was hoping to get the Nanocoat in as well to try it next to waxaddict vortex on the bonnet but hasn't arrived yet.. Probably be raining anyway, so that...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-11-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By mdebeum
Sounds like a good deal! My E145 has recently...

Sounds like a good deal! My E145 has recently given in, anyone know if I can replace the anti kink hose on this E140 with my old superflex hose from my broken E145?
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 14-10-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,609
Posted By mdebeum
Strange, I've tested both the contact 121 and the...

Strange, I've tested both the contact 121 and the butter wax recently and below is the beading I get (tall, round beads, exactly what I hoped for!)

Did you only use gyeon prep before applying the...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 14-10-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By mdebeum
I have only used it with a finishing polish on...

I have only used it with a finishing polish on three cars but the vertool 21 works a charm for me. Doesn't bog down even though my Nissan 350Z has got plenty of curves but I got a 21 mainly for...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 11-10-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By mdebeum
Brilliant, that looks like a good idea! Thanks...

Brilliant, that looks like a good idea! Thanks suspal!

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Forum: The Motoring Zone 11-10-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,401
Posted By mdebeum
Got my 350Z roadster as a third car but probably...

Got my 350Z roadster as a third car but probably drive it the most to be honest. Don't drive to and from work!
About 6-7k km (4k miles) per year mostly with the roof down!

Sent from my SM-G930F...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 11-10-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By mdebeum
Haha no I normally don't start with pulling...

Haha no I normally don't start with pulling things to bits either, but have bought this from nilfisk outlet as a refurbished model. Only just found out that's got nothing to do with nilfisk and the...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-10-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By mdebeum
Help servicing Nilfisk E145

Hi guys,

Some time ago my Nilfisk E145 started pulsating while turned on but not in use. Cleaned the filters and checked water pressure, used an open connector for the water supply and plugged it...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 22-08-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By mdebeum
Looks good! I've used this combo on my silver...

Looks good! I've used this combo on my silver car as well and agree it works well and looks good although I've used 70:30 mix!
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 01-06-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,848
Posted By mdebeum
Another vote for the Sonax EX 04-06, brilliant...

Another vote for the Sonax EX 04-06, brilliant stuff!
Forum: The Showroom 10-04-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,581
Posted By mdebeum
Awesome car, the red with black accents go really...

Awesome car, the red with black accents go really well. Looking a bit at the new leons as well and if I will go ahead and get one it might be a red one after seeing this!

Love the highlights on...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 20-03-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,826
Posted By mdebeum
I'd love to see some beading and possibly even...

I'd love to see some beading and possibly even sheeting shots if you could do that Rojer386.

Intrigued by the statement that Fraser apparently rates this higher than the contact 121.

I...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 12-02-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By mdebeum
Interesting video! Though I have been told to...

Interesting video! Though I have been told to dry my pads with the pad facing downwards/velcro up to avoid it staying wet too long which could 'damage' the glue holding the velcro attached to the...
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