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Forum: The Showroom 10-09-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,916
Posted By Aki1987
My colleague had a matt black Peugeot 208 (I...

My colleague had a matt black Peugeot 208 (I think) and he said he will never ever get a matt colour again, he had a scratch and apparently the body shop said it can't be fixed full stop! so I think...
Forum: The Showroom 10-09-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,916
Posted By Aki1987
Looking lovely - I find the new Z4 to be quite...

Looking lovely - I find the new Z4 to be quite colour sensitive, black is definitely one of the best colours!
Forum: The Showroom 06-09-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,982
Posted By Aki1987
Thank you! I saw someone on Youtube using the...

Thank you! I saw someone on Youtube using the black pearl stuff, so thought I'd give it a go. I think it's very similar to solution finish, and so far so good it seems. I saw him again a couple of...
Forum: The Showroom 06-09-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,982
Posted By Aki1987
Talking If the price is right... :D:cool:

If the price is right... :D:cool:
Forum: The Showroom 27-08-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,417
Posted By Aki1987
Black VW Tiguan

... right another one done not long ago, it was a first time I've had the opportunity to do some detailing indoors, and it was really cool!

Most parts were done by my friend, but I have come in...
Forum: The Showroom 27-08-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,982
Posted By Aki1987
Honda Civic spruce up

Been doing a few cars lately, so thought I'd pop some results on here!

First is my neighbours Civic, which he thought was in pretty good nick, to which I told "it can be better. A lot better". So...
Forum: The Showroom 06-08-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,579
Posted By Aki1987
Isn't he just! It's a bit thirsty though, but I...

Isn't he just! It's a bit thirsty though, but I guess you don't worry about that with this kind of car :D

I've got the Soft 99 from someone in Japan, however you can get one on ebay I think but...
Forum: The Showroom 06-08-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,579
Posted By Aki1987
Mercedes-Benz C63

Right so my dad has picked up his "retirement" car a few months back, and told him I'd sort it out for him - and finally got around to doing something!

It wasn't prepped very well from the dealer...
Forum: The Showroom 06-08-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,002
Posted By Aki1987
That engine bay is looking spectacular! Did you...

That engine bay is looking spectacular! Did you use pressure washer on them or? :o
Forum: The Showroom 29-07-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,785
Posted By Aki1987
Some lovely results there, with spot on camera...

Some lovely results there, with spot on camera work as well :)
Forum: The Showroom 10-07-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,464
Posted By Aki1987
Nice to see a bike detail, certainly looking...

Nice to see a bike detail, certainly looking good! :D

I would recommend colourlock leather cleaner though - seems to actually clean the leather far better than gliptone did, followed by a ceramic...
Forum: The Showroom 24-06-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,512
Posted By Aki1987
Thank you all for the appreciation :thumb: ...

Thank you all for the appreciation :thumb:

It actually rained and rained after, then when she came back it was windy so had dust all over it :( but she said how amazing the gloss was after it...
Forum: The Showroom 17-06-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,813
Posted By Aki1987
That's a very nice motor, love that Mclaren has...

That's a very nice motor, love that Mclaren has the right doors for supercars!
Forum: The Showroom 17-06-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,512
Posted By Aki1987
Seat Ateca - quick detail

My sister had popped round with her family so go on their holiday with the parents, and left me with this nice filthy Ateca for a few days; I said I'd give her a quick clean but got a little bit...
Forum: The Showroom 18-04-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,079
Posted By Aki1987
Thank you kind sir! Still can't use the thank you...

Thank you kind sir! Still can't use the thank you function for some reason... :wall:
Forum: The Showroom 17-04-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,079
Posted By Aki1987
nice work Gonz! I wanted to pick your brain...

nice work Gonz! I wanted to pick your brain though - with rotary, do you put much pressure whilst polishing? I've bought one recently but not sure if its used just like a DA or there's a different...
Forum: Help..! 06-02-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,464
Posted By Aki1987
Of course I would thank you for this but.......

Of course I would thank you for this but.... there's nothing along the top :wall:

Maybe I need to post a bit more before it appears? Who knows... I will come back if and when it's there!
Forum: Help..! 06-02-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,464
Posted By Aki1987
thank you everyone for the advice so far, I've...

thank you everyone for the advice so far, I've not been abusing the K4 (was used weekly to wash 1-2 cars) but probably due to the hard water in the area it seem to kill water related appliances very...
Forum: Help..! 05-02-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,464
Posted By Aki1987
Help! With pressure washer....

Good afternoon all, hope I'm posting this in the right area but after a bit of an advice....

I've had Karcher K4 for a while, now the first one died on me (lasted about a year) and thinking it...
Forum: Detailing Chat 30-01-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,619
Posted By Aki1987
Bit late onto this but I had a TT Mk3 for a while...

Bit late onto this but I had a TT Mk3 for a while in Tango red - the paintwork is quite tough and will take a bit of abuse but in return its harder to polish up!

I think hard pad and sonax all in...
Forum: The Showroom 17-08-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,431
Posted By Aki1987
Looking good! But just a thought - it might be a...

Looking good! But just a thought - it might be a little easier to clean them off the car, if they are taking a while? You can get the insides clean too then :)
Forum: The Showroom 05-08-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,126
Posted By Aki1987
First proper detail! - Part 3

So it has been a while since the last part - I have been on holidays and the heatwave has been killing me, how's everyone coping I wonder?

But I have finally finished the car! Though...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 23-06-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3,587
Views: 647,190
Posted By Aki1987
I'm 31 and now have a F56 Mini JCW and Seat Leon...

I'm 31 and now have a F56 Mini JCW and Seat Leon MK3 (1.2!)

But have had... TVR Chimaera, 2 x 3 series, 5 series BMW, Porsche boxster, 911, and TT mk3. Have I taken the wrong turn somewhere??
Forum: The Showroom 23-06-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,351
Posted By Aki1987
First proper detail! - Part 2

Looks like some of you guys found my previous thread to be of interest, so here's the next something I did over the week, it's only a small section but there was a lot to it so thought I'd share what...
Forum: The Showroom 21-06-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,328
Posted By Aki1987
Thank you all - the progress since has been slow,...

Thank you all - the progress since has been slow, but will post part 2 as soon as I can! :buffer:
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