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Forum: Detailing Guide 28-03-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 28,732
Posted By maccafootball
Is Upol slow degreaser ok to use on plastic...

Is Upol slow degreaser ok to use on plastic bumpers and panels as well as on metal ones?
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 01-05-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,567
Posted By maccafootball
Coloured polish or wax

Hi, this may be a stupid question but nothing is a stupid question if you don’t know the answer right?!!!!
So here it goes I’ve recently taken delivery of a brand new Audi TT in Ibis white. I have...
Forum: Interior & Glass 27-07-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By maccafootball
Grease mark on seat fabric

My wife has recently purchased a brand new car. She has a grease mark on the passengers seat fabric approx 2" x 1" after buying some fish and chips which were on a bag on the seat. What can I get it...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 05-05-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By maccafootball
Paint spots on a friends vehicle

A pal of mine has what he has described as house paint spots down one side of his vehicle. He parked it in his road over the weekend and thinks that his neighbour painted his house causing paint...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 05-05-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,852
Posted By maccafootball
Sspeaking purely from experience I would live...

Sspeaking purely from experience I would live with it or take it to an experienced detailer. Most of the dealers I have had the misfortune to have work done by have left me with more issues than they...
Forum: Detailing Chat 24-04-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,056
Posted By maccafootball
This is so typical of most main dealers. I try to...

This is so typical of most main dealers. I try to avoid taking my car to my vw/Audi dealer for fear that they will damage it. On one occasion I walked past the workshop to find the "qualified...
Forum: Interior & Glass 11-04-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,042
Posted By maccafootball
I had the same issue on the drivers door card and...

I had the same issue on the drivers door card and used apc and wait for it ...... A rubber!!!! All gone now and no marks left or difference to the area. My car is an Audi A1.
Forum: Detailing Chat 10-04-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,975
Posted By maccafootball
Just a curious question here, what would you do...

Just a curious question here, what would you do if when you picked up a brand new car that you stated you didn't want to be washed by the dealer you found scratches or paint defects? Would you still...
Forum: Interior & Glass 10-04-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,840
Posted By maccafootball
Thanks that's interesting I think I may try that...

Thanks that's interesting I think I may try that as I have an Audi A1, so plastic should be the same.
Forum: Interior & Glass 09-04-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,840
Posted By maccafootball
Thanks for the replies, I was hoping that there...

Thanks for the replies, I was hoping that there was a cleaner type product which would take the mark away or trim restorer?
Forum: Interior & Glass 08-04-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,840
Posted By maccafootball
Scuff to door card advice

My wife used my car today and whilst getting in she managed to scuff the drivers door card by the speaker.she was only wearing trainers so don't think its a bad mark but I have tried to remove it...
Forum: The Showroom 07-04-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,393
Posted By maccafootball
Finish looks good, out of curiousity what...

Finish looks good, out of curiousity what improvements do you think you could make with a better technique? What aren't you so happy with?
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 05-04-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,371
Posted By maccafootball
Sorry to sound stupid but are we saying to put a...

Sorry to sound stupid but are we saying to put a few inches in the foam lance bottle and just let the power washer dilute it down?. I watched a few years ago a video of someone who put a few inches...
Forum: Machine Polishing 05-04-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,559
Posted By maccafootball
Count me in too.

Count me in too.
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 31-03-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,510
Posted By maccafootball
Iron fallout remover

I currently use autosmart fallout remover on the bodywork and use bilt hamber auto wheel on the wheels. Can you use the wheel cleaner I have on the bodywork too.
Forum: Detailing Chat 21-03-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By maccafootball
Thanks for the replies, I have clayed the car...

Thanks for the replies, I have clayed the car twice and done decontamination with tardis and iron x.the car is an audi a1 in metallic grey. After I have thoroughly cleaned it I inspected the paint in...
Forum: Detailing Chat 21-03-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By maccafootball
How to see swirls etc

I have had my new car for 7 months now and detail it regularly.i am ultra careful when cleaning and do it using best practices at all times. 2bm, snow, multiple wash mitt etc. I know that I am really...
Forum: Wales 26-02-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 155,415
Posted By maccafootball
James Llangwm, haverfordwest Audi A1 S Line

James Llangwm, haverfordwest Audi A1 S Line
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-02-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,227
Posted By maccafootball
What pads are recommended for applying wax and...

What pads are recommended for applying wax and sealants? Do the pads still cut or leave marring with waxes and sealants?
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-02-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,227
Posted By maccafootball
So then next question... Do I go for the das pro...

So then next question... Do I go for the das pro or pro plus ? What Pads and size and quantity ? Polishes?and from where?
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-02-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,227
Posted By maccafootball
Wow so many responses. I have looked very...

Wow so many responses. I have looked very carefully over my brand new car under lights and bright sunlight and can't see any obvious swirls so do I still need the same pads as I wont be correcting...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-02-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,227
Posted By maccafootball
That's what i like about this forum,help and...

That's what i like about this forum,help and advice just around the corner.thanks for the reply. I live in west wales do you know where there are any courses, and when?
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-02-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,227
Posted By maccafootball
Help undecided and slightly scared member

Like most other members on here I have detailing my car for a long time,always using best practices. Until now I have resisted buying a da polisher as each time I read a thread on here it seems so...
Forum: Interior & Glass 09-10-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,291
Posted By maccafootball
Thanks for replies, the chip is about 5mm, with...

Thanks for replies, the chip is about 5mm, with the crack shaped like an icicle coming off from it. Total size about 10mm in diameter just off centre towards the drivers side. The technician said it...
Forum: Interior & Glass 08-10-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,291
Posted By maccafootball
Replacing front screen or not

Just looking for some advice folks, a stone has hit the front widescreen on my brand new audi a1. Rang insurance company who arranged for auto glass to look at it. The technician took a look at it...
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