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Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 24-02-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,041
Posted By PJS
Simple, copy (don't move) your songs folder to...

Simple, copy (don't move) your songs folder to the external drive.
Go into iTunes' Prefs and Advanced, select Change and point iTunes to the new location.
Save that, quit iTunes, then relaunch....
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 15-01-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,994
Posted By PJS
Not so Kev - the adjuster is the uptake rate. ...

Not so Kev - the adjuster is the uptake rate.
This is what Dani is trying to point out, except that doing so doesn't allow one to gauge the correct/recommended strength.

Foam thickness is...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 06-01-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,099
Posted By PJS
As Stan points out, it's the flow rate per...

As Stan points out, it's the flow rate per minute, based on the quoted specs which are in hours.
As with all maths, it's about making everything common – so in this equation, the PW specs need to be...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 30-12-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,310
Posted By PJS
Don't mix more than you have to, or just use up...

Don't mix more than you have to, or just use up the whole bottleful.
Not surprising to hear 5 week old mixture has lost some of its properties/effectiveness.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 30-12-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,075
Posted By PJS
Sidekick is about as useful as an asthmatic...

Sidekick is about as useful as an asthmatic blowing down a thin straw, on a car.
Probably not all that great on a bike (well maybe a push bike) for which it was designed.

Even the Air Force...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 23-12-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,793
Posted By PJS
The old 'better safe than sorry' reasoning –...

The old 'better safe than sorry' reasoning – perfectly valid around some trim and any damaged clearcoat/stonechips, otherwise, you've nothing to be concerned about.
Paint is tougher than most people...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 23-12-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,125
Posted By PJS
Clay isn't an abrasive – it would seem...

Clay isn't an abrasive – it would seem aggressiveness is being mistaken for abrasiveness.

It works by grabbing the exposed tip of any embedded particles and any other matter that the shear force...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 23-12-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,793
Posted By PJS
Snow foams will remove the looser and larger...

Snow foams will remove the looser and larger grime deposits, with some being able to affect the stickier and finer traffic film.
What no-one, in any of the replies, has indicated, is what distance...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-12-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,663
Posted By PJS
Good point, but not pressure – flow rate. If...

Good point, but not pressure – flow rate.
If the flow through the hose is a match or greater than the machine's output specs, then cavitation (air pockets) won't be an issue.
Most machines will...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-12-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,663
Posted By PJS
Then set the hot water feed for 60º – you could...

Then set the hot water feed for 60º – you could go 65-70º to allow for thermal loss in the connecting hose, depending on the length, and temp of surrounding air.
The chances are that the 60º "max"...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 11-12-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,504
Posted By PJS
Ben, the PD7 is all the paint gauge you will...

Ben, the PD7 is all the paint gauge you will need.
When I did the GB some years ago, I researched all the published specs for numerous iterations of gauges.
The result was that the PosiTest is...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 14-11-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,220
Posted By PJS
Yes, spray on pull and release – so much quicker...

Yes, spray on pull and release – so much quicker if you need to wet an area, and a highly adjustable nozzle to create a really fine mist if that's all you need.
You ought to get a couple and try...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 01-09-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,241
Posted By PJS
Water pump is notorious for going on BMWs around...

Water pump is notorious for going on BMWs around the 100K mark.
Gearbox oil should be changed regularly – every 30-40K – irrespective of being sealed and using lifetime fluid.
Don't take my word...
Forum: Bilt Hamber 03-08-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,940
Posted By PJS
Both are quite different in their design. CF is...

Both are quite different in their design.
CF is for use as a wipedown after polishing, as well as taking care of tar and glue problems.
So if you don't need a T&G remover, and don't polish the car,...
Forum: The Photography Zone 07-07-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By PJS
Your edited RAW version is only better insofar as...

Your edited RAW version is only better insofar as contrast.
The grass/trees have too much green & yellow.
If you adjust the settings, you should be able to get a better in-camera processed image.
...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 26-06-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,038
Posted By PJS
6/10 - not enough swear words and I just don't...

6/10 - not enough swear words and I just don't feel you've expressed your ire with enough conviction.

Must try harder.

Reboot the PC, then connect and with no other apps running, launch iTunes....
Forum: Bilt Hamber 25-06-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 118,990
Posted By PJS
1) Balm is a "sealant", which forms a film; Finis...

1) Balm is a "sealant", which forms a film; Finis is a carnauba-based wax - both contain fillers, with Balm having a bit more.

2) Balm can be used on wheels, and is pretty temp resistant - more so...
Forum: Bilt Hamber 22-06-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 118,990
Posted By PJS
Stockinette is old skool the classics owning...

Stockinette is old skool the classics owning old-timers were used with - it wasn't then, and definitely isn't now, the best option for buffing off wax/sealant.

There's no time delay required in...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 21-06-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,040
Posted By PJS
New family face shared across the range - and...

New family face shared across the range - and about bloody time too the brand had a homogenous look rather than just the L badge to identify it.
That video has been around a fair while now - ever...
Forum: Bilt Hamber 11-06-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,222
Posted By PJS
Stop worrying about liking all or most of the...

Stop worrying about liking all or most of the products from one brand - if they work for you, and you're happy with the results, then it matters not one jot what anyone tries to read into it.

As...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 06-06-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,398
Posted By PJS
Just get a refund, it's not as if it's a rare car...

Just get a refund, it's not as if it's a rare car - they're a dime a dozen!
If you have to return a car that many times to get things right, that should've been right even before you collected it,...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 23-04-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,149
Posted By PJS
Yes, absolutely. For all 5L of...

Yes, absolutely.
For all 5L of de-ionised/de-mineralised water costs from Halfords, it's pointless arguing over whether the mineral content of your local water will likely have any adverse affect or...
Forum: The Biker Zone 18-04-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,698
Posted By PJS
Health to enjoy Clarke, and as we say over here -...

Health to enjoy Clarke, and as we say over here - keep 'er lit!
Oh and keep it between the hedges.
Forum: Bilt Hamber 13-04-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,823
Posted By PJS
I don't rate IPA as all that effective - neat or...

I don't rate IPA as all that effective - neat or diluted some.
You would be best to buy a proper panel wipe that has a slow flash off.

fordfan, you're giving yourself more work than is necessary:...
Forum: Bilt Hamber 04-04-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,823
Posted By PJS
Not a panel wipe in the sense of removing...

Not a panel wipe in the sense of removing polishing oils, etc after buffing.
It's an all-purpose cleaner designed to remove grease and oil, and strip most waxes/sealants clean off.
So fine for your...
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