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Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 13-08-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,786
Posted By Gixxer6
WaxOnWaxOff Literally. I found that if I...

WaxOnWaxOff Literally.

I found that if I leave the product on for too long after applying it's harder to remove.

"1. Give the bottle a good shake.
2. For best results, spray a few sprays onto...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 18-07-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,472
Posted By Gixxer6
My post above :-) :...

My post above :-) : http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=5482647&postcount=12

Costco full price: £17.89 (min 2 packs)
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 18-07-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,472
Posted By Gixxer6
You can get the Kirkland MF cloths on Amazon for...

You can get the Kirkland MF cloths on Amazon for a few £'s more (£21.95) than Costco: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Kirkland-Signature-Ultra-Microfiber-Towels/dp/B00GARQKII

There are some sellers on...
Forum: Detailing Chat 16-07-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By Gixxer6
Chemical Guys UK is now under new ownership. I...

Chemical Guys UK is now under new ownership. I received an email today stating: "The Chemical Guys UK website has recently been taken over by Omega Products Group Limited."

Looks like the company...
Forum: Detailing Chat 16-07-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,202
Posted By Gixxer6
Chemical Guys UK is now under new ownership. I...

Chemical Guys UK is now under new ownership. I received an email today stating: "The Chemical Guys UK website has recently been taken over by Omega Products Group Limited."

Looks like the company...
Forum: Interior & Glass 10-07-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,037
Posted By Gixxer6
An APC/upholstery shampoo should work BUT it...

An APC/upholstery shampoo should work BUT it needs to be gently worked, if you soak the roof lining you risk staining plus the roof lining possibly detaching from the roof.
Any chance you can take...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 10-07-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,484
Posted By Gixxer6
I had a look at the loft hatch yesterday and that...

I had a look at the loft hatch yesterday and that has no insulation, probably due to having a loft ladder, it's a swing door type and any insulation if placed on the hatch wouldn't clear the ladder,...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 09-07-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,484
Posted By Gixxer6
Thanks Grin, Did you have any existing...

Thanks Grin,

Did you have any existing installation present before you installed the Knauf mineral wool? If you did, was it the loose fill type?
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 09-07-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,484
Posted By Gixxer6
Thanks Andy, I found the 270mm thickness...

Thanks Andy,

I found the 270mm thickness recommendation online, Uswitch also mentions 250-270mm, https://www.thegreenage.co.uk/what-is-the-recommended-thickness-of-loft-insulation/



So it's...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 08-07-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,484
Posted By Gixxer6
Thanks RedUntilDead. I've only recently bought...

Thanks RedUntilDead. I've only recently bought the house, about a year ago and only now had a chance to take a look at the loft insulation in detail. I'm not sure when the loose fill loft insulation...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 07-07-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,484
Posted By Gixxer6
Loft insulation questions

With the recent hot weather I thought it would be a good idea to take a look at the loft insulation as the rooms upstairs get very warm and I saw that the loft insulation is the loose fill type which...
Forum: Interior & Glass 07-07-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,823
Posted By Gixxer6
How much did you use? I have AG Glass Polish and...

How much did you use? I have AG Glass Polish and found the white powder to be minimal, used inside and outside, I always apply a thin layer that hazes over when dry.
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 28-06-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By Gixxer6
Installing a wall in garage

My garage used to be split into 3 different sections: the main garage, a toilet and a storage room, each with their own door. The original internal wall was a single brick wall and the previous owner...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 25-06-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,610
Posted By Gixxer6
I would wash the car, then clay, then wash and...

I would wash the car, then clay, then wash and dry and then use a panel wipe to ensure that the paint is clean and the wax/sealant will bond better.

In an ideal situation I would prepare the paint...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 18-06-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 20,074
Posted By Gixxer6
WiFi signal boosters/extenders are useful to...

WiFi signal boosters/extenders are useful to extend the WiFi range of your router, something like this: http://www.argos.co.uk/product/8145431
Powerline networking is another alternative as it uses...
Forum: The Showroom 14-06-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,797
Posted By Gixxer6
Nice turnaround, and for the owner: ...

Nice turnaround, and for the owner:

https://www.myinstants.com/media/instants_images/tumblr_nq40lcf8y31ruujl1o1_500.jpg
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 21-05-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,526
Posted By Gixxer6
Bilt Hamber DSW (£15). Still beading well on my...

Bilt Hamber DSW (£15). Still beading well on my car when I first applied it in November last year. Applied it on my wife's car two weeks ago and the paintwork is still glossy and beading well, it's...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 25-04-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,818
Posted By Gixxer6
You're right, waxes should be fine to apply over...

You're right, waxes should be fine to apply over SRP, Auto Glym even recommend their HD definition wax over SRP for lasting protection. It could be the turlewax wash and wax that has caused the issue...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 25-04-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,818
Posted By Gixxer6
Sounds like the FK1000P hasn't bonded to the...

Sounds like the FK1000P hasn't bonded to the paint, I wonder if the SRP has caused this (Edit, or maybe even the Turtle wash and wax). I have only applied wax to clean paintwork (BH Cleanser fluid,...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 25-04-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,803
Posted By Gixxer6
Cheap and very durable: Bilt Hamber Double Speed...

Cheap and very durable: Bilt Hamber Double Speed Wax (technically more of a hybrid). For me, this wax is better than Finis in terms of durability. I applied DSW on my car last year in November and...
Forum: Interior & Glass 12-04-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,159
Posted By Gixxer6
A decent glass cleaner should be able to remove...

A decent glass cleaner should be able to remove the greasy film on the windows. It also depends on what you treat the interior plastics with as well, some products can release fumes/oil especially in...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 10-04-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,910
Posted By Gixxer6
I use BH Auto Foam, it's one of the best snow...

I use BH Auto Foam, it's one of the best snow foams out there in terms of cleaning. It doesn't produce the thickest foam (by design) but cleans very well.
There are plenty of threads about BH AF on...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 06-04-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 147,040
Posted By Gixxer6
Obligatory pic of a Glock 19, always required :D

Obligatory pic of a Glock 19, always required :D
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-04-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By Gixxer6
Maybe this? Lightweight: 11.65kg ...

Maybe this?
Lightweight: 11.65kg
https://www.machinemart.co.uk/p/clarke-ctj1250ab-1-25-tonne-aluminium-racing-j/

more here:...
Forum: Bilt Hamber 15-03-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,192
Posted By Gixxer6
I have a bottle of Atom Mac and have used it just...

I have a bottle of Atom Mac and have used it just before winter, was hoping that it would help protect against the road salt. Has it worked, I'm not sure as I haven't had a chance to look under the...
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