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Forum: Projects and Restorations 28-01-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By atbalfour
Thanks a lot mate. 4Matic (without the C in the...

Thanks a lot mate. 4Matic (without the C in the photos... I noticed it was a little loose and had the camera out before the superglue!!)

I test drove a 2WD A250 on a damp evening and couldn't get...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 28-01-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By atbalfour
Can't recommend the two products and pads I have...

Can't recommend the two products and pads I have used enough. I bought some Koch Chemie Heavy Cut just to compare directly to the Zvizzer. It seems to be highly regarded but looking forward to doing...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 27-01-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,996
Posted By atbalfour
See Polish Angel have brought out (or maybe I've...

See Polish Angel have brought out (or maybe I've missed them) colour specific waxes.

Might be an interesting one to try and a comparatively inexpensive vs the 'colour' glasscoat stuff.
...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 27-01-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By atbalfour
It's meant to have more titania (most reflective...

It's meant to have more titania (most reflective element) than Cosmic Spritz which is about the most glossy detailing product I have ever used.

Trade off vs Cosmic is the reduced durability....
Forum: Projects and Restorations 27-01-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By atbalfour
Finally sorted lol :)

Finally sorted lol :)
Forum: Projects and Restorations 27-01-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By atbalfour
Wife's new A250

Trip to North East England to pick up my wife's new motor. Pretty impressed overall, 7 Speed Auto gearbox is nothing on the DSG in my S3 but still nice to drive, pretty smooth and a lovely burble on...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 27-01-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By atbalfour
I've been using Wetcoat on my Dad's car for about...

I've been using Wetcoat on my Dad's car for about a year now using the spray and rinse method - I follow instructions to the letter, never applied too much or in sunlight so I was genuinely shocked...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 26-01-2020, 01:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By atbalfour
95% of the results you get from a 2 stage in half...

95% of the results you get from a 2 stage in half the time is pretty damn impressive!
Forum: Detailing Chat 26-01-2020, 01:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By atbalfour
BSD didn't work on the shower door! :) G5...

BSD didn't work on the shower door! :)

G5 next time!
Forum: Detailing Chat 25-01-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,711
Posted By atbalfour
Damn I have went a little crazy to overcome the...

Damn I have went a little crazy to overcome the January blues..

Gyeon Cancoat, Gyeon Prep, C5, G1, Black Pearl Tyre Coating, BH Korrosol, CarPro Reset, CarPro SuperSuds, Car Pro Perl, Koch Chemie...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 25-01-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By atbalfour
Check out the Zvizzer range... amazing stuff....

Check out the Zvizzer range... amazing stuff. Don't take my word for it, Forensic Detailing Channel also did a couple of videos on the compound/polish and pads. Based on what you've said I would go...
Forum: Interior & Glass 25-01-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By atbalfour
Did you put some of the sealant on the blade...

Did you put some of the sealant on the blade itself? The shudder will go away after a week or so.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 25-01-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By atbalfour
I've used multiple but found it hard to beat BSD...

I've used multiple but found it hard to beat BSD on my wife's former black car.
Forum: The Sports and Fitness Zone 24-01-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By atbalfour
I am a massive Liverpool fan and we have become...

I am a massive Liverpool fan and we have become the best owned and managed club in the world right now, but being completely honest the standard of the Premier League has been diabolical .. shown up...
Forum: Help..! 24-01-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By atbalfour
Add white vinegar to the fabric softener...

Add white vinegar to the fabric softener compartment and as mentioned above tumble dry on low heat...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 23-01-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,457
Posted By atbalfour
Not bad for a quick detailer, but not great if...

Not bad for a quick detailer, but not great if considered alongside more traditional sealants. Max 4 weeks in my experience and 3% PIR of BH autofoam strips it, so it's not resistant to anything...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 20-01-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,457
Posted By atbalfour
And on second use the belt has snapped.... damn.

And on second use the belt has snapped.... damn.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 20-01-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By atbalfour
Thought you were using Menzerna Powerlock as your...

Thought you were using Menzerna Powerlock as your sealant?
Forum: Gyeon 20-01-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By atbalfour
Always heard good things - is the competitor...

Always heard good things - is the competitor product BH by any chance?

I am in the market for a compromise product between BH which is too potent and Gtechniq Citrus Foam which is great to use...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 20-01-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By atbalfour
Dodo has answered your second question. FK...

Dodo has answered your second question.

FK 425 is a great QD - especially at repelling dust - although beading is a little disappointing. I tried an FK425 and BSD mix and it improved overall...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 20-01-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By atbalfour
I have just detailed a faded and badly swirled up...

I have just detailed a faded and badly swirled up Mercedes and although I can't comment on paint hardness etc.. it was genuinely a joy to work on. I have no doubt yours will be the same.

I have...
Forum: Detailing Chat 20-01-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,711
Posted By atbalfour
I have spent way too much this year.. I don't...

I have spent way too much this year.. I don't have a massive product build up but wash my car A LOT...

This means that I go through a lot of the core products (especially tyre shine... I have...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 20-01-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,457
Posted By atbalfour
You will get millions of suggestions; A few...

You will get millions of suggestions;

A few I have really liked..

BSD - a lot of bang for your buck but probably not the longevity
Kamikaze Overcoat - Great durability, can be applied...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-01-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,996
Posted By atbalfour
Likewise... My wife has just changed her...

Likewise...

My wife has just changed her car and I am going to use cancoat as the base layer and top with CS in due course!
Forum: Gyeon 16-01-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By atbalfour
As the name suggests, Express will be very...

As the name suggests, Express will be very convenient as unless you are drying with forced air, getting the tyre sufficiently dry and product free for Q2 Tyre *can* be very time consuming.

Express...
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