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Forum: Interior & Glass 10-04-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,143
Posted By atbalfour
Anyone had experience with Nanolex Ultra Glass Sealant?

Hi folks per title interested to know if anyone has had hands on experience with this product - specifically compared to Gtechniq G1?

Whilst I have used G1 it is by no means perfect.. I find that...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 18-03-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By atbalfour
It looks fine actually, though on further...

It looks fine actually, though on further inspection under lights the section that I didn't wipe off has less clarity. It's not streaky, it's just a little hazy compared to the other sections which...
Forum: Interior & Glass 18-03-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By atbalfour
I used a wet vac on my alcantara seats with no...

I used a wet vac on my alcantara seats with no issues, just don't go OTT with pressure or overly saturate them.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 17-03-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By atbalfour
Thanks, probably more valuable to do the latter?...

Thanks, probably more valuable to do the latter? What do you reckon?

I may need to accelerate the Revolve testing with chemicals (as it's durability is measured in years rather than days) but I'll...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 17-03-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By atbalfour
Miscellaneous testing!

Test 1 (top layer)

Various application methods of KKD Revolve Alloy Wheel coating.

Key questions I wanted to answer:

- Does the recommended 30 second flash time (grabby residue) impact...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 17-03-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,217
Posted By atbalfour
Final update (as I have another test on the...

Final update (as I have another test on the horizon)...

Cancoat is a beast of a product, this is one layer and has been subject to a weekly wash (skipped a couple) for the last 5 months. Still...
Forum: Detailing Chat 17-03-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 1,186,465
Posted By atbalfour
Funny you should say that... I've tried the TAC...

Funny you should say that... I've tried the TAC Ultra Foam and I found it to be decent in terms of cleaning (not comparable to Blizzard) but I needed a tonne of product which itself is horrible to...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 17-03-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 18,037
Posted By atbalfour
Definitely, many people just use Auto Foam at a...

Definitely, many people just use Auto Foam at a reduced concentration where the car isn't dirty.. that's one way to do it, personally I find the (already thin) foam at an even reduced concentration...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 17-03-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 73,745
Posted By atbalfour
LOL worst detailing product of the decade as well...

LOL worst detailing product of the decade as well as the biggest rip off.
Forum: Detailing Chat 17-03-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 1,186,465
Posted By atbalfour
That's a shame... what pH neutral snow foams are...

That's a shame... what pH neutral snow foams are you used to using that clean and cling better?

In my experience even some of the thickest snow foams will not cling to clean paint that is...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 17-03-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,619
Posted By atbalfour
The principle of claying and protecting in one...

The principle of claying and protecting in one without some form of polishing in between makes no sense, beginner, enthusiast or pro..

There are plenty of shortcut or entry level practices which...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-03-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 124,471
Posted By atbalfour
Wow what a car and colour. Wheels wouldn't...

Wow what a car and colour. Wheels wouldn't ordinarily be my cup of tea but this car could pull almost anything off!
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 16-03-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 34,044
Posted By atbalfour
Glad you like, everyone I've recommended it to...

Glad you like, everyone I've recommended it to has found similar so it's always good to have findings validated given you've tried an even wider range of foams than I!

Neve is still lovely to use...
Forum: Newbies & Introductions..... 16-03-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,267
Posted By atbalfour
Shouldn't deter you completely from revolve, just...

Shouldn't deter you completely from revolve, just something to bear in mind.

Perl is amazing and I do rate it, it just doesn't last on exterior trim or tyres and would forever need topping which I...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 15-03-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By atbalfour
Hard to dislike him, he knows what he wants and I...

Hard to dislike him, he knows what he wants and I think the sheeting type product is something he's been searching for and not found so fair play to him for partnering up with ADS.

My first...
Forum: Newbies & Introductions..... 15-03-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,267
Posted By atbalfour
Jeez didn't see that.. agree.. dreadful product.

Jeez didn't see that.. agree.. dreadful product.
Forum: Detailing Chat 15-03-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,193
Posted By atbalfour
There is little need to buy in bulk as at £5.15...

There is little need to buy in bulk as at £5.15 less discount from IODetail that gets you a litre of the stuff which gives you many litres of diluted APC.

Agree with all the comments though,...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 15-03-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,139
Posted By atbalfour
Ah don't start me with diff issues as a Jag owner...

Ah don't start me with diff issues as a Jag owner myself :P Would you recommend proactively getting them to change the diff oil and seals or has that process itself got a greater potential of...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 15-03-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 73,745
Posted By atbalfour
@Kenan have you got any milder shampoos than...

@Kenan have you got any milder shampoos than Reset, even though it's pH neutral it definitely packs a punch and can degrade QDs and other products with low chemical resistance and I suspect you will...
Forum: Machine Polishing 15-03-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,724
Posted By atbalfour
Just to call out that denim pads or alternatively...

Just to call out that denim pads or alternatively wet sanding don't come without their risks. Even if you have a paint depth gauge repainted panels are very unpredictable in terms of the amount of...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 15-03-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,951
Posted By atbalfour
I think you are missing my point, I know Reset is...

I think you are missing my point, I know Reset is great as a shampoo I've been using it for over a year but shampoos are utterly useless as a pre-wash to remove anything but dust!!! Strangely...
Forum: Detailing Chat 15-03-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,347
Posted By atbalfour
For anything other than a dusty car, I don't...

For anything other than a dusty car, I don't believe that to be the case... unless you've rock hard paint or a light coloured car (where it's harder to spot). The pre-wash is really the most...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 15-03-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,758
Posted By atbalfour
I agree with Coatings.. I've recently tried the...

I agree with Coatings.. I've recently tried the Work Stuff brushes and the quality is fantastic. I've given them a bit of a bashing already and to look at them they look unused.

I am surprised by...
Forum: Detailing Chat 15-03-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,193
Posted By atbalfour
Google it.. :)

Google it.. :)
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 15-03-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,517
Posted By atbalfour
Looks fantastic... I've read that durability is...

Looks fantastic... I've read that durability is it's achilles heel so would be interested to hear how it holds up.
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