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Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 21-02-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By steelghost
Brake cleaner pressure sprayer, about £15 off...

Brake cleaner pressure sprayer, about £15 off eBay, had the right construction to withstand aggressive organic solvents.
Forum: Bilt Hamber 21-02-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By steelghost
I should think an hour would be plenty. DSW cures...

I should think an hour would be plenty. DSW cures very quickly.
Forum: Bilt Hamber 21-02-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By steelghost
Layering - opinions vary but I think two coats...

Layering - opinions vary but I think two coats does give better coverage, and anecdotally improves durability durability.

I wouldn't bother with Auto QD until your next wash.
Forum: Interior & Glass 21-02-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By steelghost
Do you have a DA? If so, a go over with a medium...

Do you have a DA? If so, a go over with a medium polish will take it off.

Or some Barkeeper's Friend, or even some Cif from the kitchen cupboard. Panel wipe or lighter fuel on an MF towel would...
Forum: Detailing Chat 20-02-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By steelghost
Smells nice, cleaning ability is fine, albeit...

Smells nice, cleaning ability is fine, albeit unremarkable. Pricing is not very competitive.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 20-02-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By steelghost
Serious Performance Ultra Gloss Show Detailer V3...

Serious Performance Ultra Gloss Show Detailer V3 is well worth a look, especially if you get the concentrate version.

Edit or have a look at Auto Glanz Smooth Velvet, which you can dilute to suit.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 20-02-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 478,554
Posted By steelghost
No confusion :) I am meaning that the light...

No confusion :)

I am meaning that the light (not "white") version of Fusso apparently has a higher solvent content, which may mean it is more able to clean away traces of other products as it is...
Forum: Bouncers 20-02-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,643
Posted By steelghost
Mine arrived late last week and I found time to...

Mine arrived late last week and I found time to wash the car yesterday. Afraid no pics but my initial thoughts are as follows:

Not too thick and doesn't overstay its welcome which is appreciated...
Forum: Detailing Chat 19-02-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,083
Posted By steelghost
I take some small solace in the fact that, even...

I take some small solace in the fact that, even having been :censored: on by some passing vulture and with some minor spotting because I left the AA Rapidcoat H2O on a bit too long, it was still the...
Forum: Detailing Chat 19-02-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By steelghost
...and this thread is yet more evidence (as if it...

...and this thread is yet more evidence (as if it were needed!) that there is no such thing as an absolute recommendation in detailing [emoji38] Everyone has their own preferences.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-02-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 478,554
Posted By steelghost
If the "light" version is better at cleaning the...

If the "light" version is better at cleaning the paint, and the main problem is people not having cleaned the paint sufficiently before application, then maybe it's the one to go for on the basis it...
Forum: The Showroom 19-02-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,714
Posted By steelghost
Hehe I hear you, no matter how shiny I couldn't...

Hehe I hear you, no matter how shiny I couldn't live with an LSP that beaded like that.
Forum: Detailing Chat 19-02-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By steelghost
For me, Surfex is the gold standard. But any of...

For me, Surfex is the gold standard. But any of Surfex, G101 and Grimeout have been tested over and over to be potent cleaners. Green Star would seem to be cut from the same cloth.

Smell wise, in...
Forum: Auto Allure 19-02-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,171
Posted By steelghost
I used it for a second time today after a wash,...

I used it for a second time today after a wash, unfortunately must have left it on too long as had some water spotting visible after rinsing (applied to the whole car in one go, which I did the first...
Forum: Detailing Chat 19-02-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12,295
Views: 1,686,291
Posted By steelghost
http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/showthread.p...

http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?p=5436856
Forum: Detailing Chat 19-02-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By steelghost
Shouldn't have overspray on a new car. If it was...

Shouldn't have overspray on a new car. If it was unlucky enough to spend time near a bodyshop and catch some overspray from somewhere, I would expect it to be all over the car, not just around the...
Forum: Detailing Chat 19-02-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By steelghost
Sounds like brake dust bonded to the paint. You...

Sounds like brake dust bonded to the paint. You want to decontaminate it before using a clay bar.

Have a read of this first http://www.polishedbliss.co.uk/acatalog/decontaminating-paint.html...
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-02-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By steelghost
Not sure if it's just me but I can't see a...

Not sure if it's just me but I can't see a picture in your post...
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-02-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,196
Posted By steelghost
I don't own one, but the latest Lexus RX 450H...

I don't own one, but the latest Lexus RX 450H looks pretty terrifying to keep clean, and particularly to do any paint correction on...
Forum: The Showroom 18-02-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,714
Posted By steelghost
Yep, a foam puck and assorted spot pads are an...

Yep, a foam puck and assorted spot pads are an immensely useful thing to have in the kit bag. Excellent for applying paste waxes, too.

Car's looking great! Be interested to see the water behaviour...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 17-02-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 17,652
Posted By steelghost
What machine is that hooked up to pal? Do you...

What machine is that hooked up to pal? Do you find the PF 22 any different / better than the usual PA lance and its clones, or does it just look cooler :)
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 17-02-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 17,652
Posted By steelghost
Looks great, just make sure you've nipped the...

Looks great, just make sure you've nipped the joints up as well as using PTFE tape (I may be teaching you to suck eggs in saying that so apologies if so!)

Interesting you're going with the pure...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 17-02-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,978
Posted By steelghost
Never used Zaino, but - when was the last time...

Never used Zaino, but - when was the last time Finish Kare released a new product? ;)
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 17-02-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By steelghost
I'd start with some Scholl S20 Black, and some...

I'd start with some Scholl S20 Black, and some their yellow, purple and blue spider pads. You can then add some S3 XXL to that kit if you need to get more cut, and some S40 or S30+ to remove...
Forum: Detailing Chat 17-02-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By steelghost
Hard to say but I'm wondering if that's clear...

Hard to say but I'm wondering if that's clear coat failure...
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