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Forum: Detailing Chat 14-04-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,432
Posted By olliewills
Of course, that's what roof racks were invented...

Of course, that's what roof racks were invented for right? It's just a shame you get charged extra for it on the boat as it gets classed as a roof box....
Forum: Detailing Chat 11-04-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,432
Posted By olliewills
I just came on holiday to France and brought with...

I just came on holiday to France and brought with me:
- 2 buckets and guards
- 3 mitts
- plastic bag full of cloths/applicators of all kinds
- 2L pump sprayer
- small bottles of BH auto-foam, BH...
Forum: Detailing Chat 07-04-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By olliewills
They seemed to work wonders on the bath and no...

They seemed to work wonders on the bath and no scratching is evident. It is an enamelled metal tub though, as opposed to any kind of plastic one.

We do use white vinegar around the house too as it...
Forum: Detailing Chat 07-04-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By olliewills
Okay, perhaps 3p each was an exaggeration, but if...

Okay, perhaps 3p each was an exaggeration, but if you buy a pack of 100 from the bay of E, it's not far off. And at that price they might not be the best quality but usually do the job.

I'm sure...
Forum: Detailing Chat 06-04-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By olliewills
Funnily enough we don't even watch anything like...

Funnily enough we don't even watch anything like that, lol! We're not eco-warriors by any stretch, but we do try to limit the amount of chemicals that enter our home.

Obviously when it comes to...
Forum: Detailing Chat 06-04-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By olliewills
Made my partner happy today.....

She wanted to clean the limescale off the bath tub and normally does it with bicarb soda, a mf cloth lots of elbow grease. I happened to have one of my magic sponges from the car nearby and asked her...
Forum: Detailing Chat 05-04-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By olliewills
So, while sanding is seen as an aggressive...

So, while sanding is seen as an aggressive removal method for obvious reasons, the amount of material high grits papers remove is actually quite minimal, even at 600-800 grit, you're still not...
Forum: Detailing Chat 04-04-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By olliewills
When I did my headlights after they got messed up...

When I did my headlights after they got messed up by something I must have driven through, I started with 800, then 1200, 1500 and 2000. After that I did M105 and M205 and they came up well. If I had...
Forum: Detailing Chat 01-04-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By olliewills
If only I could make them do it without touching...

If only I could make them do it without touching the wing mirror!
Forum: Detailing Chat 29-03-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By olliewills
Really? I didn't even think to check what I'd be...

Really? I didn't even think to check what I'd be able to see from the driver seat with the mirror in that position, I was too excited by my discovery!
Forum: Detailing Chat 29-03-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By olliewills
It really is the little things in life!

So, this afternoon while washing my 8G Civic I realised something that, to me at least, is nothing short of miraculous!

It turns out that the wing mirrors, which have a motorised fold-up...
Forum: Detailing Chat 29-03-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By olliewills
I bought one of their kits to repair a scratch on...

I bought one of their kits to repair a scratch on my father-in-laws citroen C4. The colour match was good and I didn't need half of the contents of the kit even though this scratch was the length of...
Forum: Detailing Chat 27-03-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,290
Posted By olliewills
Do you have a full video of the whole event from...

Do you have a full video of the whole event from your CCTV? That'll help you a lot if you do as it'll show their blatant disregard and negligence. Obviously the matter of what condition the paint was...
Forum: Detailing Chat 27-03-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,290
Posted By olliewills
Wow, yeah that's not right and at that distance...

Wow, yeah that's not right and at that distance I'd be amazed if you haven't got dings/rock chips in addition to dust and splatter. As others have said, they should have given proper notice,...
Forum: Detailing Chat 26-03-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,361
Posted By olliewills
Is this confirmed as the business is closed or is...

Is this confirmed as the business is closed or is it just a technical hitch with the forum?
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 23-03-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By olliewills
I've thrown tar remover towels in with others...

I've thrown tar remover towels in with others before now and never had a problem with oily residue being left behind. I do always fill the softener draw to the mark with vinegar though so maybe it...
Forum: Interior & Glass 23-03-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By olliewills
Do they look anything like the photos attached?...

Do they look anything like the photos attached? This was my windscreen when I bought my car. A deep clean and polish with CarPro Ceriglass using a rayon pad and cordless 18v drill brought it back to...
Forum: Detailing Chat 22-03-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4,578
Views: 559,373
Posted By olliewills
Car the exterior a solid weekly clean today. ...

Car the exterior a solid weekly clean today.

Wheels were PW'd off then washed with AG Pure shampoo and a variety of brushes including my EZ Detail wheel brush.Wheels are coated in FK1000P so...
Forum: Interior & Glass 20-03-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,872
Posted By olliewills
The IPA/Magic Sponge approach is roughly...

The IPA/Magic Sponge approach is roughly equivalent to using 0000 grade wire wool soaked in APC (What I did when I did a deep clean). I'd do this step before you clay as it's an aggressive cleaning...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 18-03-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,261
Posted By olliewills
Just looked at the Megs online guide for Wash+...

Just looked at the Megs online guide for Wash+ and yeah, fair point, a hose down to remove loose contaminants does seem insufficient.

I'd actually say their guide is somewhat misleading as they...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 18-03-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,261
Posted By olliewills
Have you got a link to the thread that hinted at...

Have you got a link to the thread that hinted at the 'proper' way? Im most cases with detailing products, the manufacturers instructions are best followed. Where enterprising individuals have come up...
Forum: Detailing Chat 17-03-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By olliewills
Are there any stand-out products from detailed...

Are there any stand-out products from detailed online that I should know about in case I wanted to make a small kit with them and supplement with other stuff?
Forum: Detailing Chat 17-03-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By olliewills
I've not used any of the detailed online stuff...

I've not used any of the detailed online stuff but will have a good look now! Clay mitt does sound like a good shout for a newbie though, thanks for that one.
Forum: Detailing Chat 16-03-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By olliewills
Ideas for a birthday "Detailing starter kit"

Hello all,

So, thought this might be an interesting, if subjective, little discussion. My dad's birthday is coming up in June and I've had the idea to maybe get him a bit of a starter kit for...
Forum: Interior & Glass 16-03-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,872
Posted By olliewills
3. If you're going anywhere near your car with...

3. If you're going anywhere near your car with strong solvents or acids(vinegar or otherwise), it's best to plan for a deep rinse or wash after their application and over a larger area than just the...
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