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Forum: Interior & Glass 12-05-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
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, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
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, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
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, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,308
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, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,308
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, 01:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,357
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, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,210
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, 06:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,734
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, 09:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,225
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, 03:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,778
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...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 06-12-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 869
Posted By mawallace
Electric v diesel performance

With VW announcing that they will stop developing combustion engines I wondered what people's experiences are re going from diesel to full electric.

How does acceleration / torque compare? What...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 02-12-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,167
Posted By mawallace
Picture of my vessel below. As you can see there...

Picture of my vessel below. As you can see there is no where you can apply a spanner etc to undo the cap.

What type of DI vessel do you have? This is a Spectrum SV-FK-0822. I am wondering if I...
Forum: Interior & Glass 02-12-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,954
Posted By mawallace
It used to!! But they removed the anti mist part...

It used to!! But they removed the anti mist part of the product some time ago!
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 01-12-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,167
Posted By mawallace
Di vessel - changing the resin - removing the head

I was wondering if 'unscrewing' the head on an DI vessel should be difficult.


I went to change the resin in mine - which is a ***** 11 litre DI vessel - and found that the top was very...
Forum: Interior & Glass 19-11-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,481
Posted By mawallace
Gtech G1 - applying in cold temperatures

I seem to recall - but can't find it - that there was a discussion that you should not apply this at less than 5 degrees temp. If that's the case, and you are applying in the current climate (5 - 7...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 13-11-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 340
Posted By mawallace
RoadServe

Free with my insurance is RoadServe. I see that my local dealer that I use is part of the scheme.

I understand that services will be cheaper with RoadServe as you get 'fleet rates'.

Does anyone...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 03-11-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By mawallace
Di Vessel Resin - Source and type

Hi all,

I've got a 11litre Di vessel and the readings are creeping up. Last wash it was 45- when I bought it I was getting 2 / 3.

I reckon the resin needs to be changed but I confused if what...
Forum: Interior & Glass 28-10-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,187
Posted By mawallace
Removing G1

I notice that Gtehniq's instructions says

Once cured (you should see an opaque film of excess product on the surface), use another lint free cloth to apply the G2 Residue Remover and then buff...
Forum: ODK Wax 27-10-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,609
Posted By mawallace
Not on social media - count me in

Not on social media - count me in
Forum: Autoglym 24-10-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 36,504
Posted By mawallace
Iwas looking at this. Most places have it around...

Iwas looking at this. Most places have it around the £50 mark. Is it really worth that much?
Forum: Interior & Glass 23-10-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,346
Posted By mawallace
You really expect temperatures to drop! Used neat...

You really expect temperatures to drop! Used neat the screenwash will not freeze until - 45 degrees!

Last year in the UK the lowest temperature was, I think, - 13. That would indicate a 1...
Forum: Interior & Glass 13-10-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By mawallace
Car Pro Cerri Glass before H2go

cleaning the screen for the winter and applying H2go.

Few questions:-

1. I've watched different videos - using a Rayon pad. i'm trying to get rid of much and oil etc from the screen - how many...
Forum: Gtechniq 10-10-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 750,564
Posted By mawallace
C5 - I know it's recommended to leave for 3 - 24...

C5 - I know it's recommended to leave for 3 - 24 hours before getting wet - but what about using the car? Could you drive and use the car, say, 3 hours after application? If so what about any brake...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 04-10-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,962
Posted By mawallace
Sealant recommendation black car for wimter

I'm treating my wife's car ready for the winter. I'm liking for a long lasting sealant that's easy to apply. Any suggestions
Forum: Interior & Glass 01-10-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,391
Posted By mawallace
Film on screen with G1 - cold mornings

I put some G1 on my screen last February and been pleased but..

with the cold and damp mornings I get to my car and there's the general 'dew' on the outside of the car. I clear it with my wipers...
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