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Forum: The Showroom 10-11-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By HEADPHONES
Looks better than factory fresh! I used...

Looks better than factory fresh!
I used Solution Finish on a bumper than had been repaired with filler and black textured paint 6 yrs ago.
The paint had faded grey.
Gtechniq C4 wasn't bringing it...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 10-11-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By HEADPHONES
If you have the funds I'd say go for it. ...

If you have the funds I'd say go for it.
Nothing to lose.
If you end up going months without washing the car it'll give more durability and protection.
If you still manage a weekly wash with a top...
Forum: The Showroom 04-11-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 532,407
Posted By HEADPHONES
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1966/43661460910_73...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1966/43661460910_73ea3b820f.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/29wdpbN)Night beads (https://flic.kr/p/29wdpbN) by Andy Ten (https://www.flickr.com/photos/156457341@N05/), on Flickr...
Forum: Detailing Chat 03-11-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,548
Posted By HEADPHONES
Now winter is here. Large long cuff rubber...

Now winter is here.
Large long cuff rubber gloves.
Oversized so you can wear it over those thin stretchy wooly gloves.
Combined with warm water in your wash buckets and you're going to have warm...
Forum: Detailing Chat 03-11-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,548
Posted By HEADPHONES
A cheap cordless leaf blower. Use on door...

A cheap cordless leaf blower.
Use on door shuts, around lights and number plates after a wash before waxing.
Prevents those annoying water drips during waxing.
Also use it to remove most of the...
Forum: Interior & Glass 03-11-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,970
Posted By HEADPHONES
I'd try a coating like Gtechniq C4. Actually...

I'd try a coating like Gtechniq C4.
Actually provides a hard top coat and lasts years!
If that won't protect it I don't think anything else will apart from a protection film.
But then you've the...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-11-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 856
Posted By HEADPHONES
Totally agree. I'm so used to seeing a car with...

Totally agree.
I'm so used to seeing a car with a grill that the front end looks like a face with mouth.
Quite disturbing actually.....kinda like Neo in The Matrix in the scene where his mouth...
Forum: Detailing Chat 28-10-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By HEADPHONES
A clay mitt like the Farecla G3 one from Halfords...

A clay mitt like the Farecla G3 one from Halfords will work wonders on smoothing your paint.
This was one of the biggest detailing revelations I came across.

Have a separate MF wash mitt for the...
Forum: Detailing Chat 28-10-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By HEADPHONES
Swirls in the movies

Just took the kids to watch Johnny English.
He had a lovely red Aston Martin.
First thing I noticed was a heavily swirled boot :lol:
What other swirl horrors have you spotted at the movies?
Forum: Detailing Chat 28-10-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By HEADPHONES
For applying paint cleansers or glazes when no...

For applying paint cleansers or glazes when no cut is needed, I love this little kit.
Goes on a cordless drill.
So much lighter then my corded random orbital polisher......and CORDLESS!
All for...
Forum: Detailing Chat 28-10-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By HEADPHONES
Double post

Double post
Forum: The Showroom 28-10-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 532,407
Posted By HEADPHONES
Metallic flake pop galore in those beads :thumb:

Metallic flake pop galore in those beads :thumb:
Forum: The Showroom 28-10-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 532,407
Posted By HEADPHONES
I always find myself looking for the interesting...

I always find myself looking for the interesting reflections in the beads...... great reflections in yours!
Forum: Interior & Glass 28-10-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
Posted By HEADPHONES
Thanks guys. I've forwarded this thread to my...

Thanks guys.
I've forwarded this thread to my brother.
Hopefully it will rid him of the squeak which is spoiling his new car experience.
Forum: Interior & Glass 27-10-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 973
Posted By HEADPHONES
Here's an idea. Have a small piece of MF...

Here's an idea.
Have a small piece of MF covering the end of the nozzle held in place tightly with elastic band.
Cut a small hole in the center at the nozzle opening.
Voila.......non scratching...
Forum: Interior & Glass 27-10-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
Posted By HEADPHONES
Interior squeaks-lubricant spray?

https://youtu.be/z_Vc6VD9Hc0

My brother has a similar squeak on his Karoq.
He was wondering if there is a WD40 type spray that is good to use to get into the joint of the door handle to stop the...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 26-10-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,840
Posted By HEADPHONES
Cracking results and thanks for sharing. Just...

Cracking results and thanks for sharing.
Just need some nice beading shots when it's finished and waxed :lol:
Forum: Detailing Chat 26-10-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By HEADPHONES
It's not just you. I think it's an android...

It's not just you.
I think it's an android thing.
My phone and tablet are android and I can never view images on threads like CAR OF THE DAY.
No problems on my old iPad though.
Threads with...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 20-10-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,801
Posted By HEADPHONES
I bet whatever you choose will be fine if regular...

I bet whatever you choose will be fine if regular BSD layers are applied.
Probably even BSD alone as a drying aid would give very easy future washes and beautiful beading!
Forum: Interior & Glass 20-10-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,841
Posted By HEADPHONES
I have used the PINGI dehumidifier bag for years....

I have used the PINGI dehumidifier bag for years.
It might reduce the condensation but I still give it a quick wipe with a MF demister pad and blast the AC in the morning.

I have used a product...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 20-10-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By HEADPHONES
Don't worry Olliewills. It's not a ceramic...

Don't worry Olliewills.
It's not a ceramic coating.
I'm sure worst case scenario is using a paint cleanser or maybe more BSD to dissolve and buff away any streaks will do.
Easy accident.
Only a...
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 19-10-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By HEADPHONES
+100 on what has been said above. Firstly just...

+100 on what has been said above.
Firstly just make sure you've had a good check up.
Resolve and repair any current issues.
Then prevention prevention prevention.
Dental care myth 1
"Good...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 15-10-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 682
Posted By HEADPHONES
The 20w eBay ones are pretty good as is the...

The 20w eBay ones are pretty good as is the rechargeable Aldi one if you can still find it
http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?p=5505272#post5505272
Here they are in action...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 15-10-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,302
Posted By HEADPHONES
The battery on the Aldi one has improved after a...

The battery on the Aldi one has improved after a couple of cycles.
Still good after 2 night wash sessions.
So I reckon over 2 hrs run time easy
Will charge again just to ensure I'm not caught with...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 15-10-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By HEADPHONES
Not sure about Imgur but on Flickr it does the...

Not sure about Imgur but on Flickr it does the same for me from mobile devices and only works properly on the pc
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