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Forum: The Studio 28-05-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,604
Posted By FFV Jonathan
Love the different shots.

Love the different shots.
Forum: The Studio 27-05-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,287
Posted By FFV Jonathan
Thats an epic turn around. Ive seen a few panel...

Thats an epic turn around.
Ive seen a few panel in that condition and its turned out brilliantly.
Great work
Forum: The Studio 13-05-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,637
Posted By FFV Jonathan
Love seeing every day/older cars getting the...

Love seeing every day/older cars getting the attention.
A whole new lease on life.

Awesome work
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 27-04-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,643
Posted By FFV Jonathan
I can only speak on the shaped vs flat pad on a...

I can only speak on the shaped vs flat pad on a rotary issue.

Ive used a flat meguiars pad with a rupees rotary for the last 4 years and have never once had a problem with burning paint or...
Forum: Detailing Chat 26-03-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By FFV Jonathan
Cutting problems

Right so currently I use a Meguiars Soft Buff crimson foam pad and my cutting pad and the only cutting compound I have is Meguiars ultra cut.
I cant use anything else because the boss believes this...
Forum: The Showroom 22-03-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,695
Posted By FFV Jonathan
Bit of an update... Car went to a car show...

Bit of an update...

Car went to a car show for a few Holden clubs and took an award in the show and shine.
Absolutely stoked that my work won something (even if someone else collects the rewards...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 02-03-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,049
Posted By FFV Jonathan
Of the DAS-6 Pro sets on cleanyourcar which is...

Of the DAS-6 Pro sets on cleanyourcar which is the best? The menzerna, the Sonus, the Meguiars or the Menzerna/Sonus package as they seem to be good value.

My old Makita that I purchased here (...
Forum: Rest of the World 02-03-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,439
Posted By FFV Jonathan
Signing in from Matamata (Waikato) Work at the...

Signing in from Matamata (Waikato) Work at the local ford dealership in the valet department. It certainly aint cheap to clean cars here in NZ with the price of products and from a business...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 01-03-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,049
Posted By FFV Jonathan
Thank you very much gentlemen. Im a detailer...

Thank you very much gentlemen.

Im a detailer for a dealership :devil: and have used over the 7 years as a detailer a Makita rotary (by far my favorite), a festool rotary (which constantly broke...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 01-03-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,049
Posted By FFV Jonathan
Whats the deal with group buys and warranties...

Whats the deal with group buys and warranties etc. Also would being out of the country affect it?
I won't be cleaing my own car, it will be somewhat of a hobby tidying up friends cars for a little...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 01-03-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,049
Posted By FFV Jonathan
DA Correction ability

Im trying to decide between a DA and a rotary.
I use a rotary at work and appreciate their capability but there cost is the clincher.

My question is how much less effective is a DA at removing...
Forum: The Showroom 15-02-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,695
Posted By FFV Jonathan
I wish they had spent some of that money on...

I wish they had spent some of that money on designing the rear. the front looks really aggressive but the rear is just so bland its a down right shame.
Forum: The Showroom 14-02-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,695
Posted By FFV Jonathan
Holden VE Commodore

Thought I'd post up my last job.
Only had to days to do this car inside and out (wish I could spend a week on a car :D )

http://iforce.co.nz/i/cy1movpg.tv1.jpg...
Forum: The Studio 25-01-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,941
Posted By FFV Jonathan
Im immensely envious of you guys. Being able to...

Im immensely envious of you guys.
Being able to sink 40 hours into a car is a dream for me.
Excellent work too.
Forum: The Showroom 23-01-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,351
Posted By FFV Jonathan
Not dirt, certainly looks like it. Its stone...

Not dirt, certainly looks like it.
Its stone chips that have eaten through the paint to fiberglass.
Sadly I didn't have any correct blue and didnt have the heart to black if to match the rest of...
Forum: The Showroom 22-01-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,351
Posted By FFV Jonathan
XR8 Falcon

My first set of pics (albeit only the outside) for DW.
Id love to take far more detailed pics and many more pics but my boss is back so the time restraints are firmly back on.
Anyway, the pics I...
Forum: Newbies & Introductions..... 20-01-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,163
Posted By FFV Jonathan
In the waikato (north island)

In the waikato (north island)
Forum: The Studio 20-01-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,560
Posted By FFV Jonathan
Love that colour and on that car too.

Love that colour and on that car too.
Forum: Detailing Chat 20-01-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,045
Posted By FFV Jonathan
Baked on brake dust

One of my pet peeves of late has been severely baked on brake dust on wheels.
Ive had to resort to sanding the wheels by hand and painting the inside.

Anyone got a less aggressive method as the...
Forum: Newbies & Introductions..... 20-01-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,163
Posted By FFV Jonathan
New guy from New Zealand

Been reading for a while and figured I better introduce myself.
Names Jonathan, work for a ford dealership here in NZ doing valet's on cars.
Would love to go to the levels that some of you guys go...
Forum: The Showroom 20-01-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,819
Posted By FFV Jonathan
Cars looks awesome. Not a fan of that stretch...

Cars looks awesome.
Not a fan of that stretch though.
Different stokes for different fokls I guess.
Forum: The Showroom 20-01-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,652
Posted By FFV Jonathan
Looks good, nice finish too. Nothing worse the...

Looks good, nice finish too.
Nothing worse the a shinny engine bay (silicone instead of what you guys have used)
Forum: The Showroom 20-01-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,434
Posted By FFV Jonathan
Looks good. Great to see a few more kiwis...

Looks good.
Great to see a few more kiwis caring for their cars
Forum: The Showroom 19-01-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,098
Posted By FFV Jonathan
I do this for a job here in NZ and your right,...

I do this for a job here in NZ and your right, they have no idea here.
And whats worse is they're shocked at our prices for a full detail.
I should quote them some of the UK prices, that'll get...
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