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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 29-07-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,744
Posted By dave-
You don't need to start with beginner machine. ...

You don't need to start with beginner machine.

Watch a tutorial on youtube and you can use the same machine they use.

My 1st machine was 6000 rpm rotary and I only burnt the paint when I...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 26-07-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,860
Posted By dave-
These companies are on facebook these days and...

These companies are on facebook these days and respond to questions quite fast in my experience. I'm not having a go, I'm just saying it is handy with questions such as this to ask the seller who...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 26-07-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 114,227
Posted By dave-
I had a modded VTR MK1 back in 2003 and the...

I had a modded VTR MK1 back in 2003 and the engine went on it. Came back from a garage and the whole car felt very wrong. The garage standards people ( cant remember their name ) were no help at all....
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 24-07-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,449
Posted By dave-
You say rinse and then snowfoam. Everyone I know...

You say rinse and then snowfoam. Everyone I know does snowfoam - pressurewash - wash with mitt / pad. The pressurewash part is what stops the marring
Forum: Wales 22-07-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,499
Posted By dave-
Might have to travel for that. Nothing much in...

Might have to travel for that. Nothing much in Wales full stop hahaha. I have lived here all my life and have to travel near 3 hours round trip to go to an ice rink and over 2 and a half to go bowling
Forum: Bilt Hamber 21-07-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,215
Posted By dave-
With cavities the idea is to do it when a vehicle...

With cavities the idea is to do it when a vehicle is fairly new or near new before they become contaminated with anything so I don't think there is a decontamination procedure as such.

I would...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 21-07-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,347
Posted By dave-
Will be interested to see how the FK1000P does. ...

Will be interested to see how the FK1000P does.
When I started detailing it was very popular so I bought about 10 tins thinking its price would go up and up over the years.
Amazingly it has not...
Forum: The Showroom 16-07-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,502
Posted By dave-
I remember one of my old mates bought one of...

I remember one of my old mates bought one of these brand new when he has about 21 lol. Insurance must have been stupid
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 13-07-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,206
Posted By dave-
Yes it is good. It is like a watered down easier...

Yes it is good. It is like a watered down easier to use version of the hard wax and worth its money IMO. Trouble is just like the hard wax the look it creates is not to everyones liking and many...
Forum: Bilt Hamber 13-07-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,315
Posted By dave-
Email them if its important enough that you need...

Email them if its important enough that you need accurate and reliable info about it
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 13-07-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,807
Posted By dave-
They can go early, especially if you snag it on a...

They can go early, especially if you snag it on a wiper or something and it starts to go. But I would never buy a similar item from them again. Plenty of good gear out there
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 12-07-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,992
Posted By dave-
I tested white spirits and tardis and found no...

I tested white spirits and tardis and found no difference in actual real world use.

White spirits cost way less
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 12-07-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,592
Posted By dave-
Yes Collinite has better protection. It is an old...

Yes Collinite has better protection. It is an old fashioned extremely tenacious hard wax that is hard to use. Don't put too much on the car because it will be a swine to get off. Ease of use is...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 12-07-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,592
Posted By dave-
Collinite 476 is the best protector I have seen...

Collinite 476 is the best protector I have seen and it looks ok, not glossy or glaze like but more warm shine if that makes any sense
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 10-07-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 26,453
Posted By dave-
Gtechniq wm2 have very very good reviews on...

Gtechniq wm2 have very very good reviews on amazon. One arrived with me today and not tried it but looks good
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 10-07-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,341
Posted By dave-
Just wax it race glaze 55. It is good all by...

Just wax it race glaze 55. It is good all by itself.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 09-07-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,055
Posted By dave-
Zanio brand

Zanio brand
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 09-07-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,662
Posted By dave-
Buffing off was unsuccessful IMO. Happens with...

Buffing off was unsuccessful IMO. Happens with tough waxes usually like Collinite. They are more fussy and difficult to do correctly. Not your fault, it is very hard to see on the day
Forum: Bilt Hamber 09-07-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,287
Posted By dave-
No you don't need to do that because they are...

No you don't need to do that because they are probably as good as the day they done it
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 08-07-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,257
Posted By dave-
I bought a 5L tub of Tardis about 10 years ago. ...

I bought a 5L tub of Tardis about 10 years ago.

No better than white spirit at removing tar in my experience.

Perhaps it works well on light tar but was really hard work with bad tar.
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 08-07-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,141
Posted By dave-
I don't thing SRP is designed for machines but it...

I don't thing SRP is designed for machines but it might say on the instructions on the bottle. I would imagine it cakes up the pads really badly but I might be wrong
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-07-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,207
Posted By dave-
I just use ear defenders. Peltor Optime 3. ...

I just use ear defenders. Peltor Optime 3.

None of them are quiet when they are 18 inches from your face
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-07-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,207
Posted By dave-
Isnt that a £35 machine. Its not a case of have...

Isnt that a £35 machine. Its not a case of have things moved on, its a case of have you got the money to buy something tidy this time
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 07-07-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,630
Posted By dave-
Cheap autoglym SRP and HD have good fillers as do...

Cheap autoglym SRP and HD have good fillers as do many other cheap products like simonz. SRP is actually known as the dodgy car dealers polish because it makes the swirls vanish and the paint look...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 06-07-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,361
Posted By dave-
Why bother with a cheap starter machine. You can...

Why bother with a cheap starter machine. You can use any machine you want, just follow the instructions properly and don't bother trying anything fancy like getting deep scratches out
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