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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 12-12-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By Andy from Sandy
And IK stands for what exactly?

And IK stands for what exactly?
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 11-12-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,625
Posted By Andy from Sandy
Yes BH autowash is the same dilution ratio but it...

Yes BH autowash is the same dilution ratio but it costs 8 times as much according to the description on the Bilt Hamber website.

It does have excellent cleaning power and might be better than Car...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 11-12-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,625
Posted By Andy from Sandy
Just to help you out a little. The lowered price...

Just to help you out a little. The lowered price for the 1900:1 is part of a 12 day sale. Should something else be part of the sale that you want you select the free postage option. On the 14th or...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 11-12-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,625
Posted By Andy from Sandy
I think a small syringe that can measure the...

I think a small syringe that can measure the small quantity required is in order.

5ml in 10litres of water.

If you get the 5litre bottle using the sale that works out at just over 2p per wash...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 11-12-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 716
Posted By Andy from Sandy
Yep, more weight needs more power = more CO. ...

Yep, more weight needs more power = more CO.

Tyre places I have been to will not repair a repairable tyre if it has the tyre weld in it.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 11-12-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Andy from Sandy
New car, new cables. Leave the old ones for the...

New car, new cables. Leave the old ones for the new owner, they might be grateful.



I would hope a true professional didn't do that.
Forum: Detailing Chat 11-12-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 988
Posted By Andy from Sandy
ACF50 is a great product to spray everywhere...

ACF50 is a great product to spray everywhere except your brake rotors.
Forum: Engine Bay & Chassis Detailing 10-12-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,431
Posted By Andy from Sandy
No problem with that. Thanks for the correction.

No problem with that. Thanks for the correction.
Forum: Engine Bay & Chassis Detailing 10-12-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,431
Posted By Andy from Sandy
The exhaust manifold on some cars will glow a...

The exhaust manifold on some cars will glow a dull red when the engine is going full bore. That will be well in excess for 200 degrees C.

As the manifold pictured is at the front I would expect...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 10-12-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By Andy from Sandy
Sounds like the guard and bucket were not made...

Sounds like the guard and bucket were not made for each other.

The buckets and guards I have are a very good fit.

I don't think it matters so long as you are not stirring up the water...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 10-12-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,040
Posted By Andy from Sandy
I bought my first diesel powered car in 2000, a...

I bought my first diesel powered car in 2000, a BMW 320d Touring. The (sound deadening perhaps) engine was very quiet on starting from cold not the usual clatter from a diesel.

Similar to VW the...
Forum: Engine Bay & Chassis Detailing 10-12-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,431
Posted By Andy from Sandy
The manifold is probably the hottest part of the...

The manifold is probably the hottest part of the engine bay. Do you think that sealant will survive?

This might work:...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 08-12-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,738
Posted By Andy from Sandy
4%. So that will be 200ml in a 5 litre sprayer. ...

4%. So that will be 200ml in a 5 litre sprayer.

You won't get shaving foam. It looks very disappointing in use but it does work.

After going round the car if I go back to some of the more dirty...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 08-12-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,758
Posted By Andy from Sandy
If a product comes with instructions, which I...

If a product comes with instructions, which I have to assume a "professional" reviewer would be specifying that is all I have to go on. If a product is not supposed to get wet for 8 hours then I will...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-12-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,717
Posted By Andy from Sandy
Great thread. Great update. Unfortunately...

Great thread. Great update.

Unfortunately soldered wires in a vibration zone have a tendency to fail just above where the solder stops.

It is always best if possible to use solderless...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 08-12-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,758
Posted By Andy from Sandy
The video posted in another thread also made the...

The video posted in another thread also made the point about not getting the car wet during that time period, something I cannot be sure will happen.

What will happen if it does get wet doesn't...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-12-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,923
Posted By Andy from Sandy
Trial and error. See how it goes. It is not...

Trial and error.

See how it goes. It is not a layering product. It is an all in one that cleans, polishes and then leaves a wax or sealant on the car.

The polish by all accounts is mild to...
Forum: Machine Polishing 07-12-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,596
Posted By Andy from Sandy
Do you think a body shop does it any differently...

Do you think a body shop does it any differently with time to pussy foot around for a couple of days like a pro detailer?
Forum: The Motoring Zone 06-12-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,232
Posted By Andy from Sandy
Nextbase Dash Cam 512GW from Halfords and had...

Nextbase Dash Cam 512GW from Halfords and had them do the wiring. They have done a very tidy job.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-12-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,923
Posted By Andy from Sandy
I wonder why the forensic detailer said otherwise...

I wonder why the forensic detailer said otherwise as he also said he got the information from AutoGlym?

Splitting hairs if you ask AutoGlym if SRP contains aluminium oxide abrasives and they say...
Forum: Machine Polishing 05-12-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By Andy from Sandy
To answer your question you need to think about...

To answer your question you need to think about what sort of correction are you looking for?

If 100% then the number of passes will be when there is no more defects. To obviously continue after...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 05-12-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,738
Posted By Andy from Sandy
I don't always use all that I mix in the pump...

I don't always use all that I mix in the pump sprayer a bit smaller than the one shown. I am not going to waste it.


If it isn't working when I top up the sprayer I wouldn't know so I say it is...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-12-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,923
Posted By Andy from Sandy
As SRP contains polish abrasives and cleaners you...

As SRP contains polish abrasives and cleaners you will see the full benefit when applying by DA.

Using by hand will leave you with a glossy finish as the sealant will be on your car.

Of course...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-12-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By Andy from Sandy
Clearly you didn't read he needs 50 metres and...

Clearly you didn't read he needs 50 metres and not 30 metre. The spec doesn't give max current. Just because it has a 13Amp socket...

Even worse is this one...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 04-12-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,738
Posted By Andy from Sandy
I use BH auto foam at 4% strength through a...

I use BH auto foam at 4% strength through a hozelock pump sprayer and it works very well.

I don't understand the has to be protection-safe. Safe from what exactly?

What do you think is...
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