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Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 15-11-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By sye73
FWIW, I've been quoted £1500 and £1900 to paint...

FWIW, I've been quoted £1500 and £1900 to paint one side (front wing, door and rear quarter) on a 2005 Alfa Romeo. The car is in good order (ie needs only normal prep.)
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 15-07-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,271
Posted By sye73
Hmm, it's 'OK' Nothing wrong with it as such:...

Hmm, it's 'OK'
Nothing wrong with it as such: The paint finish is uniform, there are no runs and the colour is what I wanted. I was hoping for a bit more shine however.
FWIW, on the test light I...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 12-07-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,271
Posted By sye73
I used Autoglym Paint Renovator in the end. I...

I used Autoglym Paint Renovator in the end. I tried Meguairs Ultimate Compound but it didn't seem to be abrasive enough for this exercise.
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 07-07-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,271
Posted By sye73
Thanks for your reply. I'm happy with the...

Thanks for your reply.
I'm happy with the finish in terms of eveness / smoothness, I just really need the gloss to be brought out. It's difficult for a novice to know which products sit where in...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 06-07-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,271
Posted By sye73
Thanks for your reply. I don't have any...

Thanks for your reply.
I don't have any compound unfortunately. Could Autoglym Paint Renovator or T Cut be used instead?
Would the heat issue only be a concern if using a machine??
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 05-07-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,080
Posted By sye73
Thanks for your message. I finished with 2000 -...

Thanks for your message.
I finished with 2000 - I'm hoping that using the right product now will produce a decent gloss. I definitely won't be reusing anything I buy for this job so I would ideally...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 05-07-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,080
Posted By sye73
Best Product to use..

I posted this recently in a different section. With 250+ views and no replies, I thought I might have put it in the wrong area of the forum, hence trying here!

Hi,
I was wondering if anyone could...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 04-07-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,271
Posted By sye73
Product advice

Hi,
I was wondering if anyone could advise on the best product to use to polish a clear gloss lacquer? I've recently tinted my rear lights (red) using a translucent spray. Having finished off with a...
Forum: The Studio 23-05-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,517
Posted By sye73
Great turnaround

Great turnaround
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 23-05-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,917
Posted By sye73
Thanks for your feedback. I have a '05 Alfa...

Thanks for your feedback.
I have a '05 Alfa Romeo finished in metallic black. Whilst I'm guessing the paint would fall in the 'soft' category, I think it unlikely there is much original paint on the...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 22-05-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,917
Posted By sye73
Good to hear the positive thoughts on Scholl...

Good to hear the positive thoughts on Scholl Concepts S20 as I happened to order some today!
I also ordered some SCHOLL CONCEPTS SOFTOUCH WAFFLE PADS. Are these a good match with the S20 (for a...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 22-05-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,110
Posted By sye73
Thank you for your reply I don't currently have...

Thank you for your reply
I don't currently have access to a DA, but am considering something like this...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 21-05-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,110
Posted By sye73
Have I got this right?!

Hi all
Just hoping someone can confirm this sounds 'like a plan'!

1. Prewash (Valet Pro Citrus)
2. Rinse
3. 'Two-bucket' wash
4. Remove tar (Tardis: Panel at a time using a foam applicator and...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 15-05-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,760
Posted By sye73
You would like to think CarPro would be able to...

You would like to think CarPro would be able to provide a yes/no answer eh? It's a reasonable question. Maybe they just want people to assume it'll be no good and buy more?
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 11-05-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,605
Posted By sye73
OK, thanks. Sounds like for a...

OK, thanks.
Sounds like for a non-professional/occasional user the cheaper option could well be fine.
In terms of the way they operate, is one safer to use (ie less chance of causing damage)for a...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 11-05-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,605
Posted By sye73
..following up on this, can anyone explain to...

..following up on this, can anyone explain to inexperienced members the benefits of the DAS6 Pro / DAS6 v2 against...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-05-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,605
Posted By sye73
If I understand this correctly, the £80 machine...

If I understand this correctly, the £80 machine is a DAS6 v2(500w motor) and the DAS6 PRO (850w motor) is currently on offer for £100 (£115 less CYC discount)
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-05-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,605
Posted By sye73
http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/polishing-machines/d...

http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/polishing-machines/das-6-v2-dual-action-polisher/das-6-v2-dual-action-polisher/prod_519.html
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 09-05-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,097
Posted By sye73
A good idea in my opinion - Always difficult to...

A good idea in my opinion - Always difficult to find a decent painter and recommendations from people who have used a given company would be great
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 20-03-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,134
Posted By sye73
The arches do have arch liners, so should be OK ...

The arches do have arch liners, so should be OK
Also asked BH and they said S50 was the one to go for on this application
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 16-03-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,134
Posted By sye73
OK, perfect. Appreciate your help

OK, perfect. Appreciate your help
Forum: England 16-03-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,978
Posted By sye73
Whilst I have never used his detailing services,...

Whilst I have never used his detailing services, my experience of trying to engage him for paintwork and repairs was almost comical. Unfortunately I never got to see what they were capable of - My...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 15-03-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,134
Posted By sye73
That's great - many thanks

That's great - many thanks
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 15-03-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,134
Posted By sye73
Bilt Hamber S50

Hi
Has anyone used BH S50 on their inner wheel arches? I'm wondering how many 750ml aerosols I would need to do x4 arches ..
Thanks
Forum: The Studio 06-03-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,382
Posted By sye73
Nogaro + RS6 = Perfection

Nogaro + RS6 = Perfection
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