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Forum: Bilt Hamber 18-01-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By mawallace
So can it be used on a DA? If so, how much do you...

So can it be used on a DA? If so, how much do you apply?
Forum: Bilt Hamber 18-01-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By mawallace
Bilt Humber Cleanser-polish - should it be a liquid

I have a bottle of Cleanser Polish which I bought about a year ago.

I was expecting it to be 'creamy' like a polish but when I opened the bottle it is more of a liquid. Is this normal?

Before...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 23-10-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 900
Posted By mawallace
I don't think it anything to do with supplier of...

I don't think it anything to do with supplier of the fuel. I think it's becauseBP withdrew from the Nectar scheme to launch it's own card; Nectar needed to sign up a fuel provider and so Esso came in.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 03-09-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By mawallace
DI Vessell resin

Living in east Anglia my water is hard,

387 mg/l :Calcium Carbonate
154.8 mg/l :Calcium

I am replacing the resin in my DI and am confused between the various grades and what I should. I want...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 21-08-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,865
Posted By mawallace
Autobrite Snow Foam

I usually use BH snow foam but have some Autobrite Snow Foam to hand.

I was wondering, what's the correct dilatation. I find a 50:50 solution of BH give's me roughly a 4% PIR - what would I use...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 13-08-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By mawallace
Di - water looking "creamy"

Everytime I use my DI the water looks 'creamy' and I have to run about a litre through. I use it two or three times a week.

Once used it is fine - if I pour the contents into a bucket it looks...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 04-07-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By mawallace
Snow Foam does the trick!

Snow Foam does the trick!
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 29-06-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 443
Posted By mawallace
Nilfisk C130 Replacement Gun

The Gun on my C130 leaks and looks like there is a crack in the plastic.

I've been looking online for a replacement and you can get a
Nilfisk Alto Pressure Washer Replacement G3 Gun Trigger...
Forum: Interior & Glass 24-06-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,767
Posted By mawallace
plus one!

plus one!
Forum: The Motoring Zone 17-06-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,547
Posted By mawallace
what is the difference between Michelin Pilot...

what is the difference between Michelin Pilot Sport 4 and 4s? Which is best in terms of grip and wear / tear?
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 16-06-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By mawallace
Bh Cleanser polish by DA

Has anyone used this with a DA. If so what were the results like and what pads did you use.
Forum: Autoglym 10-06-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,529
Posted By mawallace
Why go to the trouble of removing it. IF I am...

Why go to the trouble of removing it. IF I am reapplying UHD Wax I simply go over the top of the last layer (after cleaning the car etc).

Once I year I will polish, etc and start again
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 06-06-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By mawallace
How easy is it to change - instructions?

How easy is it to change - instructions?
Forum: The Money And Business Zone 03-06-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,472
Posted By mawallace
Blimey - mine stopped working when I upgraded by...

Blimey - mine stopped working when I upgraded by PC to Windows 7!

I use Moneydance instead.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 03-06-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,064
Posted By mawallace
Sticky residue from trees

Yesterday my car was left for 24 hours close to a tree. When I returned it was covered in birds poo, plus completely covered in a sticky residue from the tree. Leaves were 'stuck' to the car

What...
Forum: Interior & Glass 12-05-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By mawallace
Snow foam drying marks on windscreen

Washed my car this morning. I put Bilt Humber snow foam on the car and left for 5 mins. Solution was 4 per cent.

When i came back the sun come out and was shining on the front of the car. It...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 30-03-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By mawallace
Went to Wembly for the England Game. Walked to...

Went to Wembly for the England Game. Walked to Wembly Central station - only took 1/4 hour to get onto the platform. Might be worth catching the tube there and asking them to get to a pick up point...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-03-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 987
Posted By mawallace
I have a Hoselock 50 m hose / reel system. Works...

I have a Hoselock 50 m hose / reel system. Works fine with the Nilfisk C130 .

As has already been mentioned, had to get rid of thr Aqua flow as I found that occasionally it caused problems...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 28-01-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,747
Posted By mawallace
Sorry - Maybe I mislead everyone by saying - had...

Sorry - Maybe I mislead everyone by saying - had a film on it! The 'film' is on the bonnet, but it's what looks like. Looks more like something oily /water drying etc which can be seen when you get...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 27-01-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,747
Posted By mawallace
Advice on Vauxhall Astra

I am going to be working on a Vauxhall Astra, black paint next Saturday. I've only got the car for 7 hours and there's areas of the paint which appear to have a film on it. Not sure what it is, but...
Forum: Detailing Chat 21-01-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,717
Posted By mawallace
Had to give it a miss this weekend. While I moved...

Had to give it a miss this weekend. While I moved the presser washer inside, I forgot the hose. DEspite all attempts there was ice stuck in the hose, could not turn cold water tap on either as it was...
Forum: Gyeon 14-01-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,721
Posted By mawallace
Step by step in this thread ...

Step by step in this thread

https://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=304607

I use this all the time. I've tried without heat / with heat and TBH it did not make much difference!
Forum: The Motoring Zone 09-01-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,159
Posted By mawallace
What are people's experiences re the life of...

What are people's experiences re the life of these extra bright bulbs. Changing the bulbs on my Gold is a such a pain I would like to have bulbs that last. Lastime I had extra bright bulbs I had to...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 05-01-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,375
Posted By mawallace
I tried Michelin climate on my golf and it kept...

I tried Michelin climate on my golf and it kept activating the ECS. Change to Sport and found there were no problems
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 01-01-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,022
Posted By mawallace
I tried BSD and went back to Aqua Wax. Found Aqua...

I tried BSD and went back to Aqua Wax. Found Aqua Wax easier to use on a wet car and more 'forgiving' when buffing off.

I think BSD lasts a bit longer but as I apply top up every 2 -3 weeks did...
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