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Forum: Off Topic Chat 21-10-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By AndyN01
Sadly there's no incentive to "do it right". ...

Sadly there's no incentive to "do it right".

Do it cheap....Oh Yes

Do it fast... Oh Yes

Blame someone else... Oh Yes

Take time to sort it out, make sure it's OK, and it's exactly what was...
Forum: Interior & Glass 19-10-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By AndyN01
This sounds like you've got something that's got...

This sounds like you've got something that's got itself well bonded onto the screen.

If you've a fairly mild polishing compound (I've used Scholl S20) then polish the screen with the your DA...
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-10-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By AndyN01
I have a Bissell carpet cleaner. I'm...

I have a Bissell carpet cleaner.

I'm guessing a previous model to this one as it looks the same "style":

https://www.bisselldirect.co.uk/products/stainpro-4-bundle.html

In the house it is...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 18-10-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By AndyN01
Hi, Yes, Spider will separate but just give...

Hi,

Yes, Spider will separate but just give it a good shake. If it's still playing up I have been known to decant into kitchen glass measuring jug and work it with an electric mixer :lol:.

Good...
Forum: The Daily News Zone 17-10-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By AndyN01
Sadly I'm not in the least bit surprised. As...

Sadly I'm not in the least bit surprised.

As cars are now "white goods" with "servicing" once a year ish the days of routinely checking over a car are long gone and those that do are...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 14-10-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By AndyN01
I'm a fan of Glare. Without pics it's a bit...

I'm a fan of Glare.

Without pics it's a bit difficult to say but since Glare can be layered why not try the same sort of process as if you were using a "normal" polish? i.e. start with the least...
Forum: Interior & Glass 12-10-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By AndyN01
This might be worth a watch. :) ...

This might be worth a watch. :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqOKmZ9mMfc

Andy.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 10-10-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,387
Posted By AndyN01
I'm all for buying a car that the owner can give...

I'm all for buying a car that the owner can give me chapter & verse on what's been done and a shedload of receipts to boot.

But that's not really all that practical these days with computer...
Forum: The Daily News Zone 09-10-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By AndyN01
Having been in the position of changing a wheel...

Having been in the position of changing a wheel on the south bound carriageway of the M1 and having to continue with a speed limited space saver at less mph than the HGV's I'm absolutely in favour of...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 07-10-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By AndyN01
Lovely to see a garage full of important...

Lovely to see a garage full of important things.......

And more than one of them......

How many cylinders in total?

Keep rubber side down and enjoy.

Andy.
Forum: Off Topic Chat 06-10-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,732
Posted By AndyN01
Perhaps it's not the "change" it's the rate of...

Perhaps it's not the "change" it's the rate of change that's up for discussion?

We "know" that there were ice ages etc. tens of thousands of years ago and that nature managed to evolve over the...
Forum: Detailing Chat 06-10-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By AndyN01
I've got an Argos DA and IMHO it's a great way to...

I've got an Argos DA and IMHO it's a great way to dip a toe into your machine polishing journey.

I've found it to be quite capable of correcting hard VW paintwork albeit that it takes a while and...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 03-10-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By AndyN01
As above the how far etc would be helpful...

As above the how far etc would be helpful but.....

Spa; either Seaham: https://www.seaham-hall.co.uk/spa-pampering/ or

Malvern: https://www.themalvernspa.com/

City: +1 for Edinburgh. If you...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 01-10-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By AndyN01
We've a 2010 Mazda 2 for the last half a dozen...

We've a 2010 Mazda 2 for the last half a dozen years. Now at over 100K miles.

Superb little motor. Sum total of non routine maintenance items - a brake light switch which cost £10.

An...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 22-09-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,304
Posted By AndyN01
Thanks. IMHO that's why we need a full...

Thanks.

IMHO that's why we need a full cradle to grave environmental impact (NOT ££££'s cost) of the manufacture/running/disposal of vehicles.

And environmental issues need to be global.

But...
Forum: Machine Polishing 22-09-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,089
Posted By AndyN01
The most useful and inspiring thing I've read in...

The most useful and inspiring thing I've read in a long while.

Thank you for taking the time to help us all.

All the very best.

Andy.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-09-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By AndyN01
As you're just starting out I'd definitely agree...

As you're just starting out I'd definitely agree with the big dave.

Go with reputable, well respected brands to start with.

You'll have so many variables to get your head round the thing you...
Forum: Interior & Glass 16-09-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,009
Posted By AndyN01
Just come onto this thread. Thanks for the...

Just come onto this thread.

Thanks for the suggestions.

IMHO a few ££'s on being able to see is money worth spending. Mucky/smeared screen + low sun/glare/dazzle from those wonderful super...
Forum: Detailing Chat 08-09-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By AndyN01
Thanks. In general terms foam pads are foam...

Thanks.

In general terms foam pads are foam pads, They'll work on a DA or a Rotary. I use the same pads for both types of machine.

If you look at the pad chart there's 7 Chemical Guys Hex...
Forum: Detailing Chat 07-09-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By AndyN01
Welcome to information overload :wave: The...

Welcome to information overload :wave:

The good news is that we've all been there so maybe we can offer a few tips. :)

For me, you actually got it absolutely right when you said "......keep it...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 06-09-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By AndyN01
Great grandchild of the Countach. Totally...

Great grandchild of the Countach.

Totally bonkers, totally impractical and totally brilliant.

But why bother with the hybrid if it only adds a couple of dozen bhp? Marketing hype? Some weird...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 06-09-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,375
Posted By AndyN01
Most things from Car Chem can be had in 5L (and...

Most things from Car Chem can be had in 5L (and more - much more :))

Bilt Hamber in 5L sizes also.

Working my way through some Koch Chemie Green Star in a big bottle (11kg) ATM

Does anyone...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 05-09-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 918
Posted By AndyN01
I'm not a fan. Done too many miles with me...

I'm not a fan.

Done too many miles with me and half a dozen other vehicles and a 50mph limit because of congestion.... Er.... Where?

And the opposite of three lanes of solid traffic with the...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-09-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,755
Posted By AndyN01
Precisely where are these blind spots? About...

Precisely where are these blind spots?

About 4 decades ago I had the opportunity to see just what could be seen from the mirrors on an HGV cab.

Since then I struggle with the "Sorry mate I...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-09-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,535
Posted By AndyN01
How about an estate car with a badge that's more...

How about an estate car with a badge that's more history than hypercar - MG
Oh, except when it's got a 420bhp supercharged V8 under the bonnet :D

https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1092326
...
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