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Old 07-03-2018, 04:52 PM   #3331
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Nice colour, same as my ex ctdi very easy to shine and maintain, I barely polish it just touch it up with some qd each wash keeps it looking good as anything.
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Old 07-03-2018, 05:58 PM   #3332
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Nice colour, same as my ex ctdi very easy to shine and maintain, I barely polish it just touch it up with some qd each wash keeps it looking good as anything.
Mines an EX too. You on Civinfo buddy? To be honest she's in need of a correction, which I have planned for this summer. She also has a few stone chips (darn Honda soft paint!) and a scratch on the rear passenger door that need to be touched up.

I do love the colour though and it can hide a fair amount of dirt from the untrained eye. Much easier to look after than the black Type S I had before it. I so miss my 5-spoke CTS wheels though, these ones have far too many nooks and crannies!
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Old 07-03-2018, 06:45 PM   #3333
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Mines an EX too. You on Civinfo buddy? To be honest she's in need of a correction, which I have planned for this summer. She also has a few stone chips (darn Honda soft paint!) and a scratch on the rear passenger door that need to be touched up.

I do love the colour though and it can hide a fair amount of dirt from the untrained eye. Much easier to look after than the black Type S I had before it. I so miss my 5-spoke CTS wheels though, these ones have far too many nooks and crannies!
CTS wheels I'm guessing are the sporty ones, yup got those but low profile makes for a harder ride, granted they're easier to clean and look much nicer, got some new Michelin Pilot Sport 4 on the front, some crappy prestivo tyres on the back, not mine previous owner.
Yeah I'm on civic owners, I'm actually surprised how easy it is to maintain, everything is easy to work on and bolted none of that press fit French crap or daft torx sizes to stop any home mechanics. Just solid well built engineering, albeit with soft paint.
I'll never have a black car again. One of my friends was sure I marked her car with each wash, never mind she drives it for a living so every new mark I got the blame for it, gave up doing it in the end she'll find out the hard way.
Corrections are a doodle, I have a small piece of green foam from an old polishing pad, that and a bit of Scholl S3 gold it comes of in seconds, no need to bring out the DA.
I'm down to the primer just a tiny bit on the roof, looks to me like some kind of damage, probably bird crap left to bake on for too long, might get a quote for the whole roof and a bit on the back bumper.
Apart from that and the usual faded trim she's a real tidy car, was an ex dealers car up until 3 years ago, mot history is comical, mostly advisories for plastic obscuring view.
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Old 07-03-2018, 07:31 PM   #3334
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Chauffeur e-class got its daily clean using ONR, wheels washed, dried, and tyres dressed. Dried and another coat of C2v3.

Interior mats out, hoovered and scrubbed clean using Kenotek Interior Cleaner.

That should last at least a day!
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Old 08-03-2018, 08:36 PM   #3335
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Quick wash to get the salt and grime off the old barge.

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Old 08-03-2018, 11:15 PM   #3336
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Finished polishing the Leon and applied mohs, pleasantly surprised how easy it was to apply
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Old 09-03-2018, 04:54 PM   #3337
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First time using ONR today. Clean the wagon in the carpark at work. Topped with EZ Chrome.
Very impressed with ONR, but it does feel weird washing a car like that.

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Old 09-03-2018, 09:04 PM   #3338
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Cleaned all the salt off in the dark and rain. I must be mad.
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Managed a quick wash of my Renault Megane RS250 Cup today, looking a lot better with all the salt and winter road crap off! Still needs a proper detail at some point though, which I'm hoping to find a spare weekend soon!

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Old 10-03-2018, 08:04 PM   #3340
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Not posted on here for sometime. After popping back to see my mum where the bulk of my detailing stuff is, I had a retro day machine polishing the two doors down her drivers side to clean up the general wear and tear.

The paint is very sticky and doesn't like the rotary on it at all, so Porter Cable with the 110v transformer, Megs #83 on a 3M polishing pad and finished of with Megs #16 wax.

Now how many can remember when the above products were all the rage........
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