Detailing World  

Go Back   Detailing World > Manufacturers and Private Label Brands > Manufacturers and Private Label Brands > Autoglym
DW Home Forum Home Merchandise Store Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

View Poll Results: Do you measure out shampoo or glug it in?
Measure it according to manufacturers instructions 40 29.41%
Glug in whatever I like 96 70.59%
Voters: 136. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 20-06-2017, 09:56 AM   #1
Autoglym
Autoglym HQ
 
Autoglym's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 2,074
Thanks: 1,116
Thanked 1,620 Times in 840 Posts
Question Do you dose or glug?

We were wondering, do you measure out your shampoo according to manufacture instructions with capfulls etc, or do you just glug in whatever feels right?
__________________


Winner Detailing World Polish of The Year 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014 Autoglym Super Resin Polish
Autoglym is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-06-2017, 10:03 AM   #2
LewisChadwick7
OCD Sufferer (Obsessive Car Detailer)
 
LewisChadwick7's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Barnsley
Posts: 2,504
Thanks: 334
Thanked 1,357 Times in 943 Posts
i've gone for measure but after using the same shampoo regularly you get a feel for how much is needed and sometimes just 'glug' to around what i'd usually put in
LewisChadwick7 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-06-2017, 10:13 AM   #3
cufc1111
Washmitt Meister
 
cufc1111's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 204
Thanks: 233
Thanked 60 Times in 55 Posts
Same as Lewis ^
cufc1111 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-06-2017, 10:37 AM   #4
Forsh
OCD Sufferer (Obsessive Car Detailer)
 
Forsh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Wigan
Posts: 1,364
Thanks: 149
Thanked 762 Times in 582 Posts
Garage
Glug

small black bucket = 1 glug

big detailing bucket = 1 glug

Forsh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-06-2017, 10:48 AM   #5
phillywolf
Unwashed Member
 
phillywolf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 29
Thanks: 7
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Glug!
phillywolf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-06-2017, 10:56 AM   #6
bradleymarky
OCD Sufferer (Obsessive Car Detailer)
 
bradleymarky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Cloud Cuckoo land.
Posts: 3,185
Thanks: 498
Thanked 1,350 Times in 960 Posts
Normally glug until I start running low..
bradleymarky is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-06-2017, 11:27 AM   #7
Minimiller
Washmitt Meister
 
Minimiller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: Nottingham, UK
Posts: 245
Thanks: 53
Thanked 68 Times in 59 Posts
Depends on the size of the container lol.

5Litres or above I tend to go with what feels right (The more the better right??)

My small Bilt hamber Shampoo I use one cap and its lasting a absolute age
Minimiller is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-06-2017, 11:45 AM   #8
Sam6er
OCD Sufferer (Obsessive Car Detailer)
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: England
Posts: 781
Thanks: 457
Thanked 335 Times in 266 Posts
Usually go by capful measurements, if there are no instructions then I glug away until I get it to how I like it.
Sam6er is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 20-06-2017, 11:51 AM   #9
WHIZZER
T-Cut King (admin)
 
WHIZZER's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: On DW
Posts: 27,510
Thanks: 11,499
Thanked 16,756 Times in 6,197 Posts
Garage
Glug as its easier but if the bottle came with a accurate measure then would possibly measure
__________________
WHIZZER is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to WHIZZER For This Useful Post:
dellwood33 (21-06-2017)
Old 20-06-2017, 12:21 PM   #10
66Rob
OCD Sufferer (Obsessive Car Detailer)
 
66Rob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 971
Thanks: 538
Thanked 342 Times in 301 Posts
Mine is in a 5 Litre container and i usual use 1 press of the dispenser - sometimes less depends on how dirty the car is (usually not very ).

If using Autoglym Bodywork conditioner rather than remove the cap to measure i just use a 'glug', its pretty easy to judge with experience how much to use.
66Rob is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
dose, glug, measure, shampoo, survey


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 05:07 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
DTO Garage vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
DTO Garage vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors