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Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-06-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 103,379
Posted By percymon
I'm sure the MOT will be a breeze. Only the...

I'm sure the MOT will be a breeze. Only the final details to go now, i hope you get to really enjoy it for many years - it's stunning.
Forum: Machine Polishing 13-06-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By percymon
this thread might be of some use ? ... ...

this thread might be of some use ? ...

https://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=356667
Forum: Newbies & Introductions..... 12-06-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By percymon
If you are prepared to travel into Europe then...

If you are prepared to travel into Europe then Modesta still have a lot of approved detailers - a couple in Belgium.

Prestige Automotive in Bristol seem to be no longer active in the UK.
Forum: Newbies & Introductions..... 12-06-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By percymon
His dispute with QS Tuning probably did him no...

His dispute with QS Tuning probably did him no favours
Forum: Newbies & Introductions..... 12-06-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By percymon
Lesson for day 3 - try not to end up with loads...

Lesson for day 3 - try not to end up with loads of half filled bottles of various wonder potions. Do your research and buy accordingly - all too easy to fall for the next great review or retailer...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 12-06-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 794
Posted By percymon
Been a little done to death in the last few years...

Been a little done to death in the last few years but a Defender for £3k, new chassis for £3.5k, leaving plenty for bodywork, wheels, soundproofing and seats. Could even just manage an engine...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 11-06-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By percymon
Brian - is that down to the water temperature or...

Brian - is that down to the water temperature or the IK9 ?
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 11-06-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By percymon
I doubt it - its not designed to be a thick foam,...

I doubt it - its not designed to be a thick foam, its more of a wetting out thin film that allows the surfactants to get to work straight away - surfactants in foam are useless if they never contact...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 11-06-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,098
Posted By percymon
Sounds like you have far too weak a mix of...

Sounds like you have far too weak a mix of autofoam if you are filling 1/4 full, but you need to work out the dilution rate based on your pressure washer water flow/lance dilution. Autofoam should...
Forum: Detailing Chat 11-06-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,070
Posted By percymon
Strangely its still £30 online, but then online...

Strangely its still £30 online, but then online they are offering 10% off for Father's Day..
...
Forum: Detailing Chat 11-06-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,070
Posted By percymon
Noticed in Halfords yesterday that they have...

Noticed in Halfords yesterday that they have discounted some of the Autoglym gifts packs - £20 gets you bottles of SRP, EGP and bodywork shampoo (reduces from £30)
Forum: Northern and Southern Ireland 10-06-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By percymon
have you tried blok51 in Kilrea ? telephone...

have you tried blok51 in Kilrea ?

telephone 0742 8000 051.


Unit 13
Kilrea Enterprise Centre,
Kilrea
BT51 5QU
Forum: The Motoring Zone 10-06-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 397
Posted By percymon
Wheels designed by spirograph ! AM really...

Wheels designed by spirograph !

AM really should be doing something better than these James Bond special editions - easy money i guess, but its pretty thin marketing to show this alongside the...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 10-06-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By percymon
You may still need a polishing stage to remove...

You may still need a polishing stage to remove any marring from the clay mitt - if using a new mitt its always best to run it in / take off the initial harshness by cleaning glass, or another vehicle...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-06-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By percymon
or the C125 if the hose reel is useful for you.. ...

or the C125 if the hose reel is useful for you.. https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01MT9QEJL/ref=sspa_dk_hqp_detail_aax_0?psc=1
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-06-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By percymon
amazon daily deal today - you may not want all...

amazon daily deal today - you may not want all the bits n pieces, but a good price currently
...
Forum: Detailing Chat 10-06-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,138
Posted By percymon
CarChem 1900:1 shampoo BH AutoFoam Gtechniq...

CarChem 1900:1 shampoo
BH AutoFoam
Gtechniq C5 wheel armour
Gtechniq G5 glass coating
Fabsil Gold (for those with fabric roof)
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 10-06-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,984
Posted By percymon
I never had an issue with grabbiness on any...

I never had an issue with grabbiness on any version of BSD irrespective of the time of year - i guess it depends what you are applying it over, how much product, panel temperature, type of microfibre...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 10-06-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,984
Posted By percymon
Used it yesterday evening as a quick drying aid...

Used it yesterday evening as a quick drying aid (solid black paint). Against BSD..

> Trigger spray produces a much finer mist than BSD so far easier to spray onto the drying towel with even...
Forum: Detailing Chat 08-06-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,070
Posted By percymon
Cheapest tar remover is white spirit - works as...

Cheapest tar remover is white spirit - works as well as most other branded tar removers
Forum: Detailing Chat 08-06-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,070
Posted By percymon
CarChem do 5x100ml products for £9.99 delivered....

CarChem do 5x100ml products for £9.99 delivered. It’s a chance to try some options.

There are about 15 things to choose from, which include their 1900:1 shampoo (excellent) and other products...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-06-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 22,132
Posted By percymon
C'mon man - just get a gazebo and a jumper ;)

C'mon man - just get a gazebo and a jumper ;)
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 07-06-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,984
Posted By percymon
No disrepect, but if you had streaks to start...

No disrepect, but if you had streaks to start with you hardly had a good starting point to test the product. BSD can be grabby and streaky if over applied / warm panels so don;t think this TW...
Forum: Gyeon 07-06-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By percymon
Did you use panel wipe / IPA after the polish and...

Did you use panel wipe / IPA after the polish and before the Skin application ?
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-06-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By percymon
If you mean jacking pads specific to a car then...

If you mean jacking pads specific to a car then there are loads on ebay, but you may need specific designs to accommodate sill seam/different heights either side of the seam.

Best ones I had were...
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