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Forum: Interior & Glass 29-05-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By westerman
By coincidence I have just been around to do my...

By coincidence I have just been around to do my Daughters Saab. Lots of Renovo black Dye splashes on the side windows from previous roof work.

They are a swine to remove but I did it with...
Forum: Interior & Glass 29-05-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By RaceGlazer
It will chip off with the edge of a credit card...

It will chip off with the edge of a credit card or fingernail
Forum: Interior & Glass 29-05-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By Andyblue
Try Bar Keepers friend (powder version) - works...

Try Bar Keepers friend (powder version) - works very well and removed a failed coating my dealer put on my windscreen before I bought the car, where everything else was failing to touch...
Forum: Interior & Glass 24-05-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,653
Posted By euge07
this:thumb: plenty of glass cleaner and I...

this:thumb: plenty of glass cleaner and I normally give the cloth a quick spray as well then simply wipe, they are fantastic and leave no linting/streaking etc
Forum: Interior & Glass 24-05-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,653
Posted By \Rian
Use as such. Get a medium pile MF for the...

Use as such.

Get a medium pile MF for the cleaning, spray glass cleaner directly on to the medium pile MF and clean the window.

Grab your short pile MF for the final buff, folded in to 4's you...
Forum: Interior & Glass 24-05-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,653
Posted By Scottland
I only use the glass towels as part of the drying...

I only use the glass towels as part of the drying step, and use a normal microfiber to clean with.

Try folding it round a small sponge or applicator pad if you're having a problem with it...
Forum: Interior & Glass 24-05-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,653
Posted By Andyblue
Glass cloths - how to use?

I tend to use them folded up - like a pad and this seems to make it easier, also think what product and how much you apply can effect how easy the cloth glides over the glass.

Just try different...
Forum: Detailing Chat 01-05-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,535
Posted By westerman
Your never too old...as the saying goes!

Am I the oldest contributor? I take a look at myself sometimes and think, 'what am I doing' but once caught, the bug is here to stay!

Last month I turned 78, that's right 78, I was born in 1940.
...
Forum: Detailing Chat 26-04-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,137
Posted By CarChem
can we join in CarChem - 1900:1 Shampoo ...

can we join in

CarChem - 1900:1 Shampoo
CarChem - Revolt fallout remover

:)
Forum: Detailing Chat 22-04-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,552
Posted By Coupe25
Forensic detailing is pretty good because he only...

Forensic detailing is pretty good because he only uses UK products.
Long winded though, seems to yap on and on making what should be a 15 minute video, half an hour.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-04-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,630
Posted By roscopervis
Put the FK1000P onto of your filler polish (two...

Put the FK1000P onto of your filler polish (two coats), then leave it a week or until your next wash, then top up with BSD. This will allow you to see if you like the look and behaviour of FK1000P by...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-04-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,630
Posted By steelghost
As an afterthought - even if you do apply BSD...

As an afterthought - even if you do apply BSD after every wash, the SRP and FK1000P will slowly wear away and any swirls that were hidden will reveal themselves - at some point you will want to...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-04-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,630
Posted By steelghost
It'll bond fine, the durability won't be as good...

It'll bond fine, the durability won't be as good as if you applied it direct to bare paint, but it'll look nicer in the meantime. Plus, if you're using BSD to top it up, the reduced durability isn't...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-04-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,630
Posted By dreamtheater
FK1000P should give you at least 6 months...

FK1000P should give you at least 6 months protection without using BSD as a QD. This combo I would expect 12 months no problem!! I have never used a QD on top of any wax - but it seems to be popular...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 18-04-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,630
Posted By Summit Detailing
Sorry I meant SRP and FK1kP the whole car then as...

Sorry I meant SRP and FK1kP the whole car then as a test apply BSD to half the bonnet, stand back and I'm 99% sure the whole panel will look exactly the same.

cheers

Chris
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 18-04-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,630
Posted By steelghost
Yes, but as stated, the panel wipe will remove...

Yes, but as stated, the panel wipe will remove the fillers that SRP laid down...depends how many swirls you have and how much they bother you...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 18-04-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,630
Posted By Summit Detailing
SRP followed by 1kP - don't panel wipe as you'll...

SRP followed by 1kP - don't panel wipe as you'll remove the good things SRP leaves behind.

Why not try using the BSD on half the bonnet or one door, leaving the other side or other door - pretty...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 16-04-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By todds
If you go to the G3 manufactures sponsors section...

If you go to the G3 manufactures sponsors section of the DW websie you will see much debate about how best to use the clay mitt. i have always followed their recommendations which are to use their...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 16-04-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By Andyblue
I keep it in the plastic sleeve it came in -...

I keep it in the plastic sleeve it came in - keeps anything and everything away from the mitt, so it doesn’t get contaminated and scratch the car...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 16-04-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By Brian1612
You can. You should have a bucket with shampoo...

You can. You should have a bucket with shampoo mix for you're clay lube when using the G3 mitt. After each panel the mitt should be dunked in the bucket and the clay side given a good rub by hand to...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 16-04-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By Andyblue
Yes I rinsed the one I used in fresh, clean water...

Yes I rinsed the one I used in fresh, clean water to remove all the soap / shampoo I’d used as a lubricant, ringed our carefully, hung up to air dry and then replaced plastic sheet and popped back...
Forum: Detailing Chat 11-04-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,463
Posted By AndyN01
Hi Andy, AG SRP can be used pretty much as...

Hi Andy,

AG SRP can be used pretty much as often as you like. I'm assuming you mean Sonax Brilliant Shine Detailer (generally known as "BSD" on here).

Both are very good products.

The R222...
Forum: Detailing Chat 05-04-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,463
Posted By AndyN01
The figure of 4% at the panel (PIR - Panel Impact...

The figure of 4% at the panel (PIR - Panel Impact Ratio) gives very good results for "normal" levels of muck.

My Mazda 2 needs about 2-3 litres allowing for a good soaking up under the wheel...
Forum: Detailing Chat 03-04-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,518
Posted By Soul boy 68
Oh dear :( I feel your pain fella, I'm sure you...

Oh dear :( I feel your pain fella, I'm sure you can source a replacement. food for thought for everyone else as I'm sure we all do the same and it's all too easy to forget and leave it open.

...
Forum: Detailing Chat 03-04-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,518
Posted By Andyblue
Oops, no thankfully not done this... Hope it...

Oops, no thankfully not done this...

Hope it doesn't cost too much to replace...

I presume it can't be glued / fixed where it snapped ?
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