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Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 13-07-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By Benfr16
Cheap car washes will kind of defeat the purpose...

Cheap car washes will kind of defeat the purpose of using a ceramic coating. You can still scratch and Marr them and one way to ensure that happens is by regularly taking it to a cheap roadside car...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 06-07-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By Benfr16
That hyet machine is also available on amazon. ...

That hyet machine is also available on amazon.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Costway-Polisher-Variable-Dual-Action-Orbital/dp/B077HVD5BB

When I first was looking at a DA, I was looking at the same...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-07-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,071
Posted By Benfr16
I'd personally go for the DA. Ive used the DA...

I'd personally go for the DA. Ive used the DA quite a lot and the rotary a little. For simple ease of use, the DA is the easiest option. However, in the right hands, rotaries are great :)
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-07-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,071
Posted By Benfr16
Holograms are Usually from someone who's used a...

Holograms are Usually from someone who's used a rotary polisher without much experience of finishing down with one. It's pretty tricky if you haven't done some real practice! You get great cut for...
Forum: Bilt Hamber 03-07-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,303
Posted By Benfr16
Would be great to here from BH :)

Would be great to here from BH :)
Forum: Bilt Hamber 02-07-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,303
Posted By Benfr16
Could I also hijack and ask at what point DSW is...

Could I also hijack and ask at what point DSW is better than Finis? I understand DSW is designed to be more detergent resistant. At what point do you consider the regularity of washes to make DSW a...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 30-06-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,808
Posted By Benfr16
Second aqua deluxe :)

Second aqua deluxe :)
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 22-06-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,553
Posted By Benfr16
Well Rounded Wax - Black Metallic Daily Driver

Looking for a new wax. Perhaps up to £50 but ideally less :)

Stuff I'd hope to achieve:

Durable - Real time 5-6 month longevity (daily driver of roughly 1000 miles per month)
Easy off - My...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 21-06-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,008
Posted By Benfr16
Just wanted to say a QD was a good shout. It...

Just wanted to say a QD was a good shout. It seems that my initial complaint simply went away with a wash. I didn't get to cover the whole car some am doing the odd remaining bit when I can be...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 20-06-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,250
Posted By Benfr16
I have had a few issues with DSW as well...

I have had a few issues with DSW as well recently. Might sound odd but the issues were resolved following a standard maintenance wash.

I tend to get an odd greasy layer visible I. Sunlight until...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-06-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,540
Posted By Benfr16
Meguiars bucket is often £7 on offer at Halfords....

Meguiars bucket is often £7 on offer at Halfords. The slims 3.95 grit guard fits perfectly inside it. The bucket slims provide is way too big for the grit guard so I ended up taping hosepipe around...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 19-06-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,026
Posted By Benfr16
Why specifically meguiars? They do offer a good...

Why specifically meguiars? They do offer a good range of products but there are lots of other brands out there too :)
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-06-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,116
Posted By Benfr16
Wont be useless by hand but you really notice...

Wont be useless by hand but you really notice significant gains when using a machine. If your paint is in pretty good condition and your not looking for 100% perfection, you could always try a cheap...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 16-06-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,889
Posted By Benfr16
Ahh I see lots of mention of this hyet DA I'd had...

Ahh I see lots of mention of this hyet DA I'd had a few drinks and didn't read the above comments.

I can also add that personally have had no issues with it yet. I can also compare it to the...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 15-06-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,889
Posted By Benfr16
HYET / costway DA on Amazon. 900 watts, £45 on...

HYET / costway DA on Amazon. 900 watts, £45 on prime delivery :) works good for me. Although I haven't used them, the backing plate and supplied soft pad seem pretty good quality
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 14-06-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By Benfr16
Cheers bradley. It has been a few weeks and...

Cheers bradley. It has been a few weeks and solvents were used simply in approx a 8" x 8" section to assess their effectiveness. It has also been around 4 weeks since this was attempted.

However...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 14-06-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By Benfr16
Thanks. Whats your thoughts on blitzing a black...

Thanks. Whats your thoughts on blitzing a black car with tar remover though? It's pretty strong stuff and i'd imagine is no good for plastics, trims, rubber on tyres or basically anything other than...
Forum: The Studio 14-06-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,649
Posted By Benfr16
Did they opt for ceramic package or just a...

Did they opt for ceramic package or just a wax/sealant? Either way, good work and a wax or sealant will probably out last the 'life long protection package' that was 'applied' to the vehicle!

I...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 14-06-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By Benfr16
G3 Mitt then polished - Paint feels rough still

A few weeks ago, I used a G3 Clay mitt on black VAG paint. I used a lot of sudsy water and also sprayed some shampoo mix as I went over the car.

Afterwards, it still felt kinda rough when using...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 14-06-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,106
Posted By Benfr16
Yeah I'd say go for a random QD. That was going...

Yeah I'd say go for a random QD. That was going to be my plan after washing!
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 13-06-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,106
Posted By Benfr16
I had a question on here a few weeks ago with my...

I had a question on here a few weeks ago with my black car and DSW. I described it as a 'greasy' appearance in bright light. It kind of looked like micromarring but you could alter the direction of...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 11-06-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 973
Posted By Benfr16
I've used bilt hamber double speed wax on top of...

I've used bilt hamber double speed wax on top of menzerna 3500. Looks good and holds up well :)

Few pictures at the bottom of this thread shows the result ...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 08-06-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,137
Posted By Benfr16
Use a polish to help reduce any marring induced...

Use a polish to help reduce any marring induced by a heavy compound so yeah megs m205 or ultimate polish, SRP has some mild cut I believe too and then yes a wax to top.

You can a DA polisher real...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-06-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,016
Posted By Benfr16
I use an asda pump sprayer (2l). It was like £3....

I use an asda pump sprayer (2l). It was like £3. It seems to be fine. If I was been critical, the product comes out quite heavily on the finest setting. I reckon a more premium sprayer might give you...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 07-06-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By Benfr16
I will stick it on fiat forums and have put it on...

I will stick it on fiat forums and have put it on pistonheads as well. Just thought might as well stick it here incase someone knows :)
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