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Forum: The Studio 03-01-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,820
Posted By Al Fresco
Utterly gorgeous. The car........no offence.

Utterly gorgeous.

The car........no offence.
Forum: The Studio 20-11-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,131
Posted By Al Fresco
Fabulous work, but how you manage to do it in...

Fabulous work, but how you manage to do it in such a dark premises is anybody's guess.
Forum: The Studio 30-05-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 18,517
Posted By Al Fresco
Same question as everyone else, how many hours...

Same question as everyone else, how many hours work did it take to return a new car to the customer?
Forum: The Studio 27-05-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,621
Posted By Al Fresco
What sort of paint was used for the calipers and...

What sort of paint was used for the calipers and hubs?

Al Fresco
Forum: The Studio 19-05-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,941
Posted By Al Fresco
Lovely looking finish on a beast of a car.

Lovely looking finish on a beast of a car.
Forum: The Studio 13-05-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,528
Posted By Al Fresco
Just wondering what the cost of new decals and a...

Just wondering what the cost of new decals and a badge would be, to really finish it off and bring the car up to the standard you've got it to.....?
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 21-04-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 998
Posted By Al Fresco
Much obliged !

Much obliged !
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-04-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 998
Posted By Al Fresco
Anywhere in particular? Al Fresco

Anywhere in particular?

Al Fresco
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-04-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 998
Posted By Al Fresco
Meguiars G220 problem.....

Not the usual moans and groans, something a little different.

I bought one of these machines a couple of years ago and have used it about 3 or 4 times.

I opened the case today and found that...
Forum: The Studio 15-03-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,478
Posted By Al Fresco
Apart from the obvious high quality of the work,...

Apart from the obvious high quality of the work, I like the wrapping up overnight procedure, a nice touch for the customer considering the environment you are working in (I've worked in a tyre...
Forum: The Studio 07-02-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,204
Posted By Al Fresco
Fabulous work - as always, but having had two...

Fabulous work - as always, but having had two catastrophic collapses of trolley jacks over the last 20 years, it's axle stands all the way for me.
Forum: Interior & Glass 05-02-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By Al Fresco
When you say 'streak' do you mean that after the...

When you say 'streak' do you mean that after the wiper blade passes, a haze is left on the screen for a second or so?

If so, that's par for the course with the screen sealants I've used.
Forum: The Studio 15-10-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,029
Posted By Al Fresco
Just how rich do you have to be, first of all to...

Just how rich do you have to be, first of all to buy a car like that and then to let it get in such a state?

Great work guys.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 06-10-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,983
Posted By Al Fresco
Two things, both very simple so apologies for...

Two things, both very simple so apologies for teaching you to suck eggs, but.....

1. With water being sent to the machine but with the machine NOT switched on, pull the trigger for 1 or 2 minutes...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 13-05-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,682
Posted By Al Fresco
Don't the 5 series (and above) have metal pumps? ...

Don't the 5 series (and above) have metal pumps? Much better than the plastic ones which are prone to bursting when they freeze over the winter.
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 29-12-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,210
Posted By Al Fresco
Very nice. The only thing I would change...

Very nice.

The only thing I would change would be to make some covers or shrouds to put above the lights in order to push the lighting down towards the vehicles. At the moment a lot of that...
Forum: The Showroom 27-11-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,554
Posted By Al Fresco
A great write up and some good photos despite the...

A great write up and some good photos despite the heavily overcast sky. Like others have commented you must work very quickly (even for just an enhancement) so well done in that cold weather.
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Forum: Garage/Product Collections 28-06-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 38,747
Posted By Al Fresco
Are the clips the 15mm or 30mm ones? regards...

Are the clips the 15mm or 30mm ones?

regards

Al Fresco
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 18-04-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,987
Posted By Al Fresco
Same here. I keep the paint clean with AG SRP...

Same here. I keep the paint clean with AG SRP and wax with collinite. I've tried different waxes every now and then but not felt the need to change permanently.

Al Fresco
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-04-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,273
Posted By Al Fresco
WD40 or similar will solve this. I need to do...

WD40 or similar will solve this. I need to do this as a maintenance issue every few months or so.

Al Fresco
Forum: The Studio 23-02-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,486
Posted By Al Fresco
Regarding the problems with camera...

Regarding the problems with camera focusing......have you tried deliberately leaving a small piece of blue masking tape on the panel, for the camera to foucus on?

regards

Al Fresco
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 01-02-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By Al Fresco
HP Hose - New type of fitment

I have a new Karcher and have just discovered that the fitment at the gun end and the pw end has been changed by karcher.

The old fitting was a circular push fitting to the gun with a threaded...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 29-01-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,769
Posted By Al Fresco
Same here with my 550MS. Gave up the ghost after...

Same here with my 550MS. Gave up the ghost after 5 years faithful service. espares do the necessary parts but IIRC they are actually cheaper from Karcher !!!

regards

Al Fresco
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-12-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,136
Posted By Al Fresco
I agree about waffles being best when slightly...

I agree about waffles being best when slightly damp but I would add that I use mine exclusively for glass and leave the paintwork for one of the well known fluffly drying towels.

Al Fresco
Forum: Interior & Glass 05-12-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,106
Posted By Al Fresco
I ended up removing this product (which was a bit...

I ended up removing this product (which was a bit of an ordeal in itself!)

Whilst I agree with the OP comments, I found that on cold misty mornings the windows had a fogged appearance that made...
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