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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 01-09-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,755
Posted By BrianGT
Just a little update on the 80mm backing plate. ...

Just a little update on the 80mm backing plate.

I have been using it on my Mazda MX5 in all the awkward places and it really has corrected a lot of places I just couldn't get to with the 125mm...
Forum: Autoglym 28-08-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 37,057
Posted By BrianGT
I bought one early on when they were on offer...

I bought one early on when they were on offer from AG and I have to say I am pleased with it.
It's my first foam lance so I have nothing to compare it to but I immediately found the large opening...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 27-08-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,033
Posted By BrianGT
It's funny you say that about DSW because it...

It's funny you say that about DSW because it blooms on my black car too. Switched to UHD for that car but the DSW works well on my two red Toyota's. It lasts too!
Forum: The Showroom 27-08-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,811
Posted By BrianGT
Poor Boys Natural look is great for that. It...

Poor Boys Natural look is great for that. It gives an even coating that is very easy to apply and it doesn't need anything on top. It repels water really well.
...
Forum: The Showroom 26-08-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 21,012
Posted By BrianGT
That's a cracking looking car mate! I bet it's a...

That's a cracking looking car mate! I bet it's a bit nippy too.
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 25-08-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,393
Posted By BrianGT
I have lit mine with 4 x 1m Led strip lights on...

I have lit mine with 4 x 1m Led strip lights on the ceiling and 2 x 1m led strips on the sides lower down.
There are no shadows just even white light.

Just don't park a black car under them as it...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-08-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,541
Posted By BrianGT
I bought the AG foam bottle and had to change the...

I bought the AG foam bottle and had to change the fitting to a Lavor to fit my power washer. I bought the fitting from AG as it was half the price of anywhere else.
The Karcher one just unscrews and...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 24-08-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,443
Posted By BrianGT
Thats 3 great compounds. You can cover a lot of...

Thats 3 great compounds. You can cover a lot of ground with those from wet sanding to final finish.
Good luck!
Forum: Detailing Guide 21-08-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 40,885
Posted By BrianGT
That's a very encouraging write up and will help...

That's a very encouraging write up and will help anyone sat on the fence to give it a go!
Car looks great too.


Yes you will be hooked. :D
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 21-08-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,766
Posted By BrianGT
Great post. Enjoyed reading that. Interested in...

Great post.
Enjoyed reading that. Interested in how DSW fares.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 21-08-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,288
Posted By BrianGT
We had that same storm in Scotland and like you,...

We had that same storm in Scotland and like you, I have never seen so much lightning. The rain was torrential and unfortunately the next day it caused that train crash.
I also experienced the same...
Forum: Machine Polishing 20-08-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,403
Posted By BrianGT
That sounds like a plan with the S17 because it...

That sounds like a plan with the S17 because it finishes ok.
I don't use ceramics so I can't comment on that. :)

The silicone blobs are likely to be in the original lacquer and have come through...
Forum: Machine Polishing 20-08-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,403
Posted By BrianGT
I would say Nick is spot on now I can see it...

I would say Nick is spot on now I can see it better.

It does look like silicone the way the "holes" look, more pitted than orange peel.

If you can live with it I might just give that a polish...
Forum: Machine Polishing 19-08-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,403
Posted By BrianGT
Hi Mate, the pics are so huge that you can't...

Hi Mate, the pics are so huge that you can't focus on them.
Might want to reduce them. :thumb:
Forum: Autoglym 19-08-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,368
Posted By BrianGT
February to now is awesome! Durability doesn't...

February to now is awesome!
Durability doesn't really bother me too much because the car is garaged and only does about 3k a year but I love the depth of gloss and the fact that water won't stay on...
Forum: Autoglym 19-08-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,368
Posted By BrianGT
BIG Toyota fan !! Yes it does indeed! ...

BIG Toyota fan !! Yes it does indeed!

https://i.postimg.cc/0ykXfSjp/Boyndie-Sept14-5-zpsaf3591f5.jpg
Forum: Autoglym 19-08-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,368
Posted By BrianGT
Loving UHD!

Just a thanks to Mr. Autoglym for their UHD wax.

I used HD for years, cos it lasts for years, and when it ran out I tried various "chemicals" and liquid waxes but came back to your "new" wax.
...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 16-08-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,755
Posted By BrianGT
Thanks Alan! I forgot to give credit to you...

Thanks Alan!
I forgot to give credit to you for the work you put in to bringing it to fruition but know it is fully appreciated. It's a great idea.
Thank you. :thumb:
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 16-08-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,755
Posted By BrianGT
I guarantee happiness! :D

I guarantee happiness! :D
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 16-08-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,755
Posted By BrianGT
REVIEW: Rupes 12/15 80mm backing plate accessory.

This is a review of an 80mm backing plate that fits Rupes 12/15 machines that normally come with a 125mm backing plate.

I have no affiliation with the vendor. I am also aware that over time this...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 15-08-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,370
Posted By BrianGT
I received mine this morning and the Rupes pads...

I received mine this morning and the Rupes pads for it also arrived. It fits the LHR15 perfectly and even comes with a new bolt and washer should you need it.

I plan on polishing the complex...
Forum: Help..! 14-08-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 26,216
Posted By BrianGT
In that case they are probably only in the top...

In that case they are probably only in the top coat and a D/A just may remove them. Either way it will remove the paint residue and get most of them out and it would look much better.
Anybody close...
Forum: Help..! 14-08-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 26,216
Posted By BrianGT
Do you have a D/A or access to someone who has? ...

Do you have a D/A or access to someone who has?

If so you have nothing to lose by trying to polish it out.
Now that you have hand polished it they don't look as deep and you could really improve...
Forum: Help..! 14-08-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 26,216
Posted By BrianGT
Hmmmm...that looks like it might need paint. ...

Hmmmm...that looks like it might need paint.

Can you feel the scratches with your finger nail as you go across them? If so it is unlikely to polish out.
It's hard to tell from a pic because...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 13-08-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,812
Posted By BrianGT
Spring through to Autumn for me. I have a...

Spring through to Autumn for me.

I have a garage to dry/wax in summer so I can get away from the sun but in winter the rear of the house is often in frost due to where I live and everything...
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