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Forum: Off Topic Chat 21-05-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By garage_dweller
Yeh that's what I thought. My wife is getting in...

Yeh that's what I thought. My wife is getting in a panic about it, mainly because I booked the flights :)
Forum: Off Topic Chat 21-05-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By garage_dweller
It's a delta flight, looks like you can't do...

It's a delta flight, looks like you can't do online check in for flights outside the US though. There's just a complete lack of information from the booking agent or on the delta site.

Just...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 21-05-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By garage_dweller
Delta check in UK to US

We're flying to new york in a couple of weeks with virgin atlantic operated by delta.

I bought the tickets through travelup and information regarding check in is pretty much non existent.

I've...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 18-05-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,318
Posted By garage_dweller
What do you put on your tyres :)

What do you put on your tyres :)
Forum: Sam's Detailing 18-05-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By garage_dweller
Apart from the last one where the bottom corner...

Apart from the last one where the bottom corner of the air freshener isn't in line with the centre of the instrument dial. It's making me twitch :)
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 18-05-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,435
Posted By garage_dweller
Sorry missed this response. Yes the 15m hose...

Sorry missed this response.

Yes the 15m hose fits fine on the hose reel and is much easier to wind up then the original - which constantly tried to escape.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 17-05-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 810
Posted By garage_dweller
That's why I use the variable nozzle for pre wash...

That's why I use the variable nozzle for pre wash and the auto for post wash. The auto nozzle on it's own wouldn't be ideal though.
Forum: Interior & Glass 17-05-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By garage_dweller
I don't think it's using cheap stuff that clogs...

I don't think it's using cheap stuff that clogs it, I think it's mixing different brands. But yeh the autoglym stuff should be fine, I'm using it in my focus and it's excellent.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 17-05-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 810
Posted By garage_dweller
Out of interest what difference does the spray...

Out of interest what difference does the spray pattern make? The results I get with a £12 80 degree nozzle are fine, can't see what difference paying extra for nozzles would make.

I use the...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 17-05-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 810
Posted By garage_dweller
I have the auto nozzle and that pretty much all I...

I have the auto nozzle and that pretty much all I use for doing the car, it's got a nice spray pattern and does the job well.
Forum: Adam's Polishes UK 17-05-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By garage_dweller
I love the products I bought recently but the...

I love the products I bought recently but the postage costs puts me off buying again. Only option was 'express' at £6.99 which is a lot on a £41 order. Express also turned out to be standard Hermes...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 16-05-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By garage_dweller
I would agree, I only use it for removing things...

I would agree, I only use it for removing things like bird poo
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 16-05-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By garage_dweller
At the moment I use a 50:50 mix of Chemical Guys...

At the moment I use a 50:50 mix of Chemical Guys Hybrid V7 and Sonax BSD.

i've also used meguiars Ultimate Quik Detailer, Gtechniq Quick Detailer, and a few others they're all good.
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 15-05-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By garage_dweller
I used these...

I used these (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Interlocking-Floor-Tiles-Edging-Heavy-Duty-Vinyl-Flooring-Garages-Workshops/371878417475?hash=item5695ae5443:m:mEM0q5Y5iE-iY6ciNQ54lbg) from Big Dug. Had...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 15-05-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,205
Posted By garage_dweller
The first time I used Green Star I was amazed how...

The first time I used Green Star I was amazed how how much dirt it removed. Very little dirt was left after leaving the green star to dwell then pressure washing it off.
Forum: The Daily News Zone 11-05-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By garage_dweller
Looks like a volvo, not keen. Wouldn't say no to...

Looks like a volvo, not keen. Wouldn't say no to a free one though :)
Forum: The Motoring Zone 11-05-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,941
Posted By garage_dweller
Glad you got it sorted. What was the...

Glad you got it sorted.



What was the fine for? As you say legally parked, not causing an obstruction so don't understand why you were fined.

The council can't tow legally parked vehicles...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-05-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,435
Posted By garage_dweller
I bought the c135 last month when amazon were...

I bought the c135 last month when amazon were doing it for £99, the standard hose is rubbish but I knew I would be replacing it anyway as I wanted a longer hose - bought a 15m one with quick release...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 10-05-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,941
Posted By garage_dweller
Hope you get it sorted out. I can't really...

Hope you get it sorted out.

I can't really comprehend why you wouldn't get a battery immediately on your return from holiday and pick your car up but I guess you have your reasons.
Forum: The Studio 09-05-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,722
Posted By garage_dweller
lovely job. What did you coat the backbox with? ...

lovely job. What did you coat the backbox with?



I have an iceberg blue focus, get loads of positive comments on the colour. Even the UPS man commented how good it looked the other day as he...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 07-05-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By garage_dweller
Thanks. The only reason I was thinking about...

Thanks. The only reason I was thinking about using hydrate was ease of use. Thought it would be easier to put that on rather than mask up and spray. But if it would need a top coat anyway then no...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 07-05-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By garage_dweller
Rusty drum brakes

My sons car has drum brakes on the rear and they've gone a bit rusty. Car is only 18 months old and the rusty drums really spoil it. Was going to wire brush then spray with high temp paint but...
Forum: Interior & Glass 07-05-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By garage_dweller
I'd be fuming at whoever didn't wipe the sun...

I'd be fuming at whoever didn't wipe the sun cream off her hands :)

Try dr leather wipes on an inconspicuous are first, I'm sure they will get it off.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 04-05-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By garage_dweller
Well my new pw came with a 6m hose and I upgraded...

Well my new pw came with a 6m hose and I upgraded to a 15m hose from q washers and it's made a massive difference. No need to move the pw as the hose goes right round the car, hose doesn't tangle up...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 03-05-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 966
Posted By garage_dweller
I bought the Menzerna kit with lake country...

I bought the Menzerna kit with lake country hydrotech pads recently from cleanyourcar. Very happy with it. Remember to buy some extra pads, I bought the das 6 pro so also bought a 3" back plate and...
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