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Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 13-06-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,257
Posted By neilmcl
Can you wash your car in 5 minutes? - Plus Motech...

Can you wash your car in 5 minutes? - Plus Motech performance M140 upgrade package - YouTube
Forum: Interior & Glass 09-06-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,804
Posted By neilmcl
I'm with the OP on this one, I can't stand the...

I'm with the OP on this one, I can't stand the things. If I keep on top of keeping the interior nice a clean there's nothing to smell other than the nice fragrance of a nice clean car.
Forum: Detailing Chat 03-06-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By neilmcl
Depends on the day. On a Sunday I'd be pretty...

Depends on the day. On a Sunday I'd be pretty peed off if my neighbours were running a pw before 10.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 08-05-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,300
Posted By neilmcl
Why not buy a PH testing kit and find out.

Why not buy a PH testing kit and find out.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 08-05-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,300
Posted By neilmcl
You misunderstand me. I get you have the dilution...

You misunderstand me. I get you have the dilution correct but did you give your spray bottle a good shake before using, otherwise the PIR may not be totally accurate.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 08-05-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,300
Posted By neilmcl
What "pattern", as I said earlier I've been using...

What "pattern", as I said earlier I've been using it for years via a pump sprayer, as many others have, and it's never degraded my LSP. Try a different wax/sealant.

Did you make sure you mixed the...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 06-05-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,495
Posted By neilmcl
I wouldn't say clogging up but I'd still wash the...

I wouldn't say clogging up but I'd still wash the MF afterwards anyway as I'd do for any applicator.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 06-05-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,495
Posted By neilmcl
No clogging up for me and I use BSD after every...

No clogging up for me and I use BSD after every wash.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 04-05-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By neilmcl
Spend enough time with a pw and one of their...

Spend enough time with a pw and one of their standard short, plastic hoses and you don't need to ask the question.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 03-05-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By neilmcl
It's advisable to wash any MF cloth/towel at...

It's advisable to wash any MF cloth/towel at least once before first use.
Forum: Detailing Chat 22-04-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,037
Posted By neilmcl
Just follow the manufacturer's instructions, and...

Just follow the manufacturer's instructions, and as mentioned a syringe with a tube attached is handy if you want to be exact.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 21-04-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,303
Posted By neilmcl
You mean the standard vs aquastop connectors? Use...

You mean the standard vs aquastop connectors? Use the standard ones although I do have a non-return connector on my outside tap -...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 21-04-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,618
Posted By neilmcl
I tried this myself but I found that it really...

I tried this myself but I found that it really did kill the suds, stopped using it now.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 20-04-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By neilmcl
You mean black streaks? Welcome to the world...

You mean black streaks?

Welcome to the world of white car ownership. No matter how well you clean there are areas you simply can't get into to wash and dry and when it rains the dirt tends to run...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-04-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,303
Posted By neilmcl
Or you could've got a Nilfisk C135 Xtra or...

Or you could've got a Nilfisk C135 Xtra or Karcher K4 Full control from Amazon for £99 and £135 respectively during their deal of the day yesterday :thumb:
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 18-04-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,964
Posted By neilmcl
I think I used 60ml per litre.

I think I used 60ml per litre.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 16-04-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,372
Posted By neilmcl
The Fitt NTS hoses are very good for not kinking....

The Fitt NTS hoses are very good for not kinking.

https://www.screwfix.com/p/fitt-15m-heavy-braided-nts-wintech-hose/4592j

Although check out Aldi/Lidl because they occasionally sell the same...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 16-04-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,303
Posted By neilmcl
When you turned the hose back on did you run the...

When you turned the hose back on did you run the water through the machine first to prime the washer before turning it on? Sounds like air in the system to me.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 15-04-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,897
Posted By neilmcl
Another vote for CarChem tar & glue remover if...

Another vote for CarChem tar & glue remover if you're having trouble, or couldn't be bothered with the hassle of trying to get hold of Tardis.

It's not unusual to have lots of tar on your bodywork...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 10-04-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By neilmcl
I think you're getting confused with the raw...

I think you're getting confused with the raw materials used to make a product and the actual formulation and recipe of the final products themselves. Whilst most manufacturers may use the same base...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 10-04-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,678
Posted By neilmcl
Yes it is very good. I'm not saying this...

Yes it is very good.

I'm not saying this stuff from screwfix is any good or not but I'd rather stick to a product made and tested specifically for the automotive industry than an industrial...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 09-04-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,678
Posted By neilmcl
You mean this stuff -...

You mean this stuff - https://www.screwfix.com/p/zep-commercial-tar-bitumen-remover-5ltr/5884x

I think I'll stick with this for the money - http://car-chem.com/store/tar-glue-remover-5ltr
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 09-04-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,327
Posted By neilmcl
Not really, I think you're on your own. ...

Not really, I think you're on your own.

There are a plenty of forum members that hardly ever post, doesn't mean they're trolling the forum when they eventually have something to ask.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 06-04-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,206
Posted By neilmcl
Are the lines marring or residue left by the new...

Are the lines marring or residue left by the new mitt? As Deje mentioned above you need to break in a clay mitt/cloth first, preferably on your windscreen before using it on the bodywork.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 05-04-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,054
Posted By neilmcl
I'd never put a MF in a 60 degree wash and if...

I'd never put a MF in a 60 degree wash and if using a tumble dryer I'd just use a low setting until they were almost dry, then simply hang them to fully air dry.
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