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Forum: Detailing Chat 29-10-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By olliewills
I don't see you mention claying the car as part...

I don't see you mention claying the car as part of your process. It could be that you simply didn't mention it as it's only usually done say every few months, but if you don't do it at all, I highly...
Forum: Detailing Chat 28-10-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By olliewills
I suppose the only way to answer that is for you...

I suppose the only way to answer that is for you to give us a list of what you already have. There are so many things your can buy!
Forum: Detailing Chat 26-10-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,013
Posted By olliewills
"You know you can pay someone a couple of quid to...

"You know you can pay someone a couple of quid to wash your car while you're doing the weekly shop right?"
Forum: Detailing Chat 26-10-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By olliewills
Tar remover will definitely have greater effect...

Tar remover will definitely have greater effect on a dry vehicle, particularly if you're misting it over whole panels. The only thing is you'll need to give the car a really good rinse after using...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 25-10-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,366
Posted By olliewills
Autosmart tardis Has a good following on here I...

Autosmart tardis Has a good following on here I believe. I'm currently using autofinesse oblitarate and have found out to work well, with the bonus that I can grab it in hellfrauds these days in a...
Forum: Detailing Chat 25-10-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By olliewills
Over-thinking is better than under-thinking...

Over-thinking is better than under-thinking ruining your car! You can definitely wash the Tues at the same time as the wheels, I do the same. It can be a good idea to wash one wheel at a time so you...
Forum: Detailing Chat 25-10-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By olliewills
Also... - remember not to use excessive...

Also...

- remember not to use excessive pressure when you're washing the car particularly. The weight of a wash mitt loaded with shampoo is more than enough pressure to loosen and pick up dirt....
Forum: Detailing Chat 25-10-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By olliewills
You're certainly off to a good start! Couple...

You're certainly off to a good start!

Couple of points help you along:
- for shampoo dilution, just follow the directions on the megs gold class.
- the water in your buckets should be warm, but...
Forum: Detailing Chat 25-10-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,018
Posted By olliewills
Tool porn! You do realise you're missing...

Tool porn!

You do realise you're missing two spanners though right?
Forum: Interior & Glass 23-10-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,432
Posted By olliewills
As above, Scholl stuff works a treat. I recently...

As above, Scholl stuff works a treat. I recently did one of my headlights with a combination of S3 and S30 and it came up lovely. I had some bad etching of the plastic so had do so a couple of passes...
Forum: Detailing Chat 22-10-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13,225
Views: 1,980,952
Posted By olliewills
Worked wonders on my windscreen! I had wiper arcs...

Worked wonders on my windscreen! I had wiper arcs and some light pitting. 95% of which was removed using Ceriglass, a 3 inch rayon pad, drill adapter and 18V makita cordless drill.

My advice is...
Forum: Detailing Chat 22-10-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By olliewills
If they've lost their shine then you'll almost...

If they've lost their shine then you'll almost certainly need to compound them to bring it back. You could do this with a DA or just a drill attachment like from one of those headlight restorer kits....
Forum: Detailing Chat 21-10-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By olliewills
Nice one! Now you've gone and done it though,...

Nice one! Now you've gone and done it though, they also stock 303, wheel wollies and ONR! My bank manager just got (yet another) cold chill up his spine!

Oh by the way, I'm definitely giving the...
Forum: Detailing Chat 21-10-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By olliewills
Need help sourcing products

Evening all,

Just looking for a quick bit of advice. I'm wondering if anyone knows of anywhere that stocks both Fusso and/or FK100P and BH AutoFoam?

I need to replenish by BHAF but would also...
Forum: Detailing Chat 21-10-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By olliewills
A little DIY trick you could use which I'm sure I...

A little DIY trick you could use which I'm sure I read about on here somewhere was to glue a small round piece of sandpaper to the top of one of those pencils with with a rubber on top.

That was...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 20-10-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By olliewills
Okay, so I have lots of steaks! We had a light...

Okay, so I have lots of steaks! We had a light frost overnight and the car currently looks like it's had a thick layer of wax applied that has hazed but not been buffed off.

I'm not sure I'll have...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 19-10-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By olliewills
Sonax BSD. Have I been a big stupid detailer?

So, long story short. Washed the car this evening after work. Usual snow foam, 2BM and towel dry.

Decided to put a bit of extra protection on the car so whipped around it with a towel and a...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 18-10-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By olliewills
Sorry to say but this was my first thought too...

Sorry to say but this was my first thought too when i read the post.
Forum: Interior & Glass 18-10-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 918
Posted By olliewills
For polish, I've had good results from Carpro...

For polish, I've had good results from Carpro Ceriglass. Worked wonders on my windscreen with a cordless drill and rayon pad.

For sealant, Angelwax H2Go is really good.

Both of these come in...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 17-10-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,937
Posted By olliewills
I'm the same, in general terms across their...

I'm the same, in general terms across their entire product range I'd say BH are one of perhaps the top 3 manufacturers out there for reliability and products that do what they say they do.

Having...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 17-10-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,937
Posted By olliewills
To be honest, the PNS is probably still on there...

To be honest, the PNS is probably still on there since LSP generally lasts far longer that it's initial perfect beading qualities. Just because your beads aren't perfectly round anymore doesn't mean...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 17-10-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,937
Posted By olliewills
Well, its always possible you have a bad batch of...

Well, its always possible you have a bad batch of wash/foam but MUCH more likely is that your test with Megs wash+ has revealed that its not all its cracked up to be.

My guess would be one of the...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 02-08-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 924
Posted By olliewills
Strictly speaking the P20 Pro replaces the P10...

Strictly speaking the P20 Pro replaces the P10 Pro as the Mate series are a separate entity for Huawei. The replacement for the Mate 10, the Mate 20, is likely to be released in October this year, so...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 01-08-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 924
Posted By olliewills
I thought the V35 was US and Asia only? at least...

I thought the V35 was US and Asia only? at least for the foreseeable future.
Forum: Off Topic Chat 01-08-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 924
Posted By olliewills
Something I never cease to be amazed by however...

Something I never cease to be amazed by however is the fact that, on Amazon right now, the Mate 10 Pro is £380 and the P20 Pro is £799! These are both sold and delivered by Amazon too, so it's not...
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