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Forum: CarPro-Cquartz 14-06-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By tosh
Given your situation, only thing you could have...

Given your situation, only thing you could have done. Just shows it can be done if youíre ultra careful about it.

When Iíve done cars outside in the sun, I had to treat each panel differently...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 14-06-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,539
Posted By tosh
Exactly. Donít compare amazon or reviews.com to a...

Exactly. Donít compare amazon or reviews.com to a review from a long standing member on DW or YouTube. Not the same.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 07-06-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,324
Posted By tosh
Iíve got that as well; not as old school as GW....

Iíve got that as well; not as old school as GW. GW is very high in VOC; this isnít that bad and isnít anywhere near as dusty.

Could be a newer formulation than I have.

Most of BMW/Mini...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 29-05-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,324
Posted By tosh
BMW Hard Wax, anyone used it?

It is very much like Autoglym EGP or Klasse Sealant Glaze in application and gloss.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 11-05-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,259
Posted By tosh
Yes, I have one and it fits perfectly.

Yes, I have one and it fits perfectly.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 07-04-2020, 02:14 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,666
Posted By tosh
I know what PIR is How does Wax Planet know...

I know what PIR is

How does Wax Planet know what type of cannon you have, orifice size, the mix ratio and L/m of your pressure washer?

They just want you to stick an inch in the bottle and fill...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 19-03-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,208
Posted By tosh
Yes, manufacturer spec tyres are different to...

Yes, manufacturer spec tyres are different to generics. They will have a different profile, sidewall construction or compound to suit what the manufacturer wants.

Even the visual difference on...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 10-03-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,041
Posted By tosh
There was a number of posts on Autopia about...

There was a number of posts on Autopia about 10-15 years ago on the same subject. They proved that pads did more than polish, by correcting a car with foam pads and just water.

Good to see weíre...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 19-02-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,601
Posted By tosh
Bead Maker serves a purpose; itís very specific...

Bead Maker serves a purpose; itís very specific and if you meet that criteria, it meets thatís criteria very well.

It provides excellent gloss for a tiny amount of effort. The trade off is that...
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 19-02-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,347
Posted By tosh
You're missing the point. This is in the Eco...

You're missing the point.
This is in the Eco Friendly Detailing forum, and ONR is supposed to be used primarily when you don't have access to hoses, pressure washers, or you want to use less water. ...
Forum: The Tuning & Maintenance Zone 16-02-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,594
Posted By tosh
Wiper blades - poll

Jesus; 54quid for my car.
Michelin do silicone wipers in the USA, but they havenít made their way over here yet

Even though I used to buy Bosch all the time, Iíve tried Michelin, Valeo, Heyner...
Forum: Interior & Glass 11-02-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,360
Posted By tosh
I would disagree - I have both. The Sonax...

I would disagree - I have both.

The Sonax Xtreme cockpit cleaner, does leave a slight sheen behind - its nice enough, shows that you have 'done something' to the interior plastics, nice darkening...
Forum: Interior & Glass 11-02-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,360
Posted By tosh
Matt effect Xtreme has some gloss to it, so...

Matt effect

Xtreme has some gloss to it, so you wonít like it.

Same for poor boys, it definitely has a silk sheen to it
Forum: AutoGlanz 29-01-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By tosh
Iíve used it (still do) Nice enough, does leave...

Iíve used it (still do)
Nice enough, does leave noticeable wax gloss behind, itís a solid product.
Havenít had a bad product from AutoGlanz so far (Snow foam, car soap, bug remover, wax, pre wash,...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 28-01-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,831
Posted By tosh
If it's not CarPro, find out what Ceramic you're...

If it's not CarPro, find out what Ceramic you're having applied - the main brands (GTechniq, Gyeon, CarPro, Carbon Collective etc) have a wash kit - you basically want to start with their wash...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 27-01-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,443
Posted By tosh
Iíve got the little green, itís perfect for cars...

Iíve got the little green, itís perfect for cars and stairs and rugs.
Forum: Interior & Glass 19-01-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By tosh
Marks on leather

Sounds like you had a layer of cream on there and you needed more pressure than a brush to break it down or break through the layer.

Make up remover wipes work well on make up and cream, but...
Forum: Prestige Car Care Shop 18-01-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,293
Posted By tosh
Yes it has rust inhibitors. Yes itís very good as...

Yes it has rust inhibitors. Yes itís very good as a wheel and tyre cleaner. Works well in a foamer, diluted 4:1. Some say up to 10:1, but depends on the foamer (I donít have adjustable tips).

The...
Forum: Interior & Glass 05-01-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By tosh
Sonax Interior Cockpit Xtreme, not the normal...

Sonax Interior Cockpit Xtreme, not the normal Matt effect one. Has a noticeable darkening effect.

Koch Chemie Top Star. Makes interior plastic look new. Amazing stuff. Massive bottle.

Sonax...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 20-12-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By tosh
Last one I used was from Nirsoft, itís free ...

Last one I used was from Nirsoft, itís free

https://www.nirsoft.net/utils/pst_password.html
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 15-12-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,895
Posted By tosh
Thatís a excellent write up, thanks.

Thatís a excellent write up, thanks.
Forum: Interior & Glass 14-12-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,026
Posted By tosh
Youíve answered your own question If youíve...

Youíve answered your own question
If youíve applied Gyeon Leather Shield, their cleaner would have been developed in conjunction with it.

Personally, Iíve never had a problem with Dr Leather...
Forum: Detailing Chat 11-12-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,292
Posted By tosh
The hand wash unit will work to fill a bucket;...

The hand wash unit will work to fill a bucket; takes about 10 mins, so enough time to get the rest of your kit ready. I have used one many times for this purpose. Unscrew the shower head attachment...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 06-12-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,414
Posted By tosh
It starts to smell a bit after a few years, but...

It starts to smell a bit after a few years, but it works fine.
Forum: Detailing Chat 30-11-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,237
Posted By tosh
Help washing with Worx Hydroshot

Now put your Hydroshot hose into your ONR bucket to pre soak the car in ONR and save even more time.

Itís an awesome tool thatís quick to use and put away.

I get 20L of water/ONR through the...
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