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Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-12-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 815
Posted By svended
Thanks, she's nearly three years old. The Mk2...

Thanks, she's nearly three years old.
The Mk2 was so good that we didn't even look at any other cars or test drive a Mk3, just sat down and ordered it.
Fantastic car.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 17-12-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 815
Posted By svended
The tunnel is no bigger than a Golf's, etc......

The tunnel is no bigger than a Golf's, etc... granted it looks bigger with the mat on in the pictures but really isn't when you get in the car. What is big though is the rear legroom. Many families...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 17-12-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,147
Posted By svended
No snow foam or pre-wash removes all the dirt, at...

No snow foam or pre-wash removes all the dirt, at best it'll remove 90-95% of the dirt leaving the surface a much safer place to do a 2BM wash, the prewash will also aid the 2BM by softening the...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 17-12-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 815
Posted By svended
W've had the Mk2 Superb estate for three years...

W've had the Mk2 Superb estate for three years and moved to the Mk3 Superb liftback. Coming up three years in March we've had no issues what so ever. There was a recall on some with a chrome trim on...
Forum: CarPro-Cquartz 02-12-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,778
Posted By svended
Thanks, cheers for that.

Thanks, cheers for that.
Forum: Interior & Glass 30-11-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,790
Posted By svended
I always look through eBay as someone always...

I always look through eBay as someone always either incorrectly writes the description, lists just the OEM code and no description, etc... Just bought some OEM velour mats for a neighbour's new VW...
Forum: CarPro-Cquartz 29-11-2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,778
Posted By svended
What's the life of this? What is the...

What's the life of this? What is the smearing/streaking of this in cooler/cold climates (thinking this time of year)?
Forum: Interior & Glass 25-11-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,187
Posted By svended
Stubborn ones usually come off with some panel...

Stubborn ones usually come off with some panel wipe, all purpose cleaner, etc... and a stiff nylon brush in a small circular fashion and then wiped down. You want to be firm but not heavy handed....
Forum: The Showroom 24-11-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 113,691
Posted By svended
Neighbours two month old Mini Cooper with Copper...

Neighbours two month old Mini Cooper with Copper Works pack.
Given a full clean yesterday.

https://i.imgur.com/NZoDTMAh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/ksRmDH1h.jpg
Forum: Interior & Glass 24-11-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,347
Posted By svended
I always use 303 Aerospace in the engine bay, it...

I always use 303 Aerospace in the engine bay, it gives a lovely consistent sheen.
Spray and leave, but buff over gently with a cloth those larger flat areas such as the engine cover after about an...
Forum: The Showroom 09-11-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 134,581
Posted By svended
Not my car, belongs to a bobby that I sometimes...

Not my car, belongs to a bobby that I sometimes clean it for.

https://i.imgur.com/rMRWBVth.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/8Ne8xTjh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/ZlfWDrHh.jpg
Forum: Detailing Chat 06-11-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By svended
Bloody hell. Blast from the past. the C3 Smart...

Bloody hell. Blast from the past. the C3 Smart Carnauba is a truly fantastic liquid wax. Sadly Gtechniq stopped making it years ago.
If you PM your address I'll get some sent but I think the...
Forum: Detailing Chat 06-11-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By svended
The 100ml comes with an atomiser thumb press...

The 100ml comes with an atomiser thumb press spray head while the 250, 500 and litre come with a red and white trigger spray head.


https://i.imgur.com/p0pAxInl.jpg

I should have some of...
Forum: Detailing Chat 06-11-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By svended
When you small bottle, do you mean the 100ml size...

When you small bottle, do you mean the 100ml size atomiser head or the trigger on the 250ml bottle?
I should have bottle if you want to message me with an address and I'll get them sent out...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 01-11-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,666
Posted By svended
Once the car is washed, let the car dry a bit...

Once the car is washed, let the car dry a bit either by drying or doing some of the interior,
apply fallout to section of vehicle, one side or half the car if a cool day, two or three panels if a...
Forum: Gtechniq 29-10-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By svended
A 250ml size with a trigger sprayer would be...

A 250ml size with a trigger sprayer would be easier to use than the smaller 100ml bottle and finger/thumb pump sprayer.
Forum: Interior & Glass 12-10-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 928
Posted By svended
As BrummyPete suggested. Adam's do a Rubber Mat...

As BrummyPete suggested. Adam's do a Rubber Mat and Liner Cleaner.
I've used it and it's very good. It cleans and restores them nicely.

Spray on and scrub with a brush and rinse off. If you...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 07-10-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 804
Posted By svended
You could replace the O-ring. You can get yellow...

You could replace the O-ring. You can get yellow tab and o-ring for about £4.50 on ebay or (20 piece) set of four tabs and various Karcher o-rings from ebay for £12.99.
O-ring set of four, £2.75. ...
Forum: Gtechniq 06-10-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,181
Posted By svended
Lol. I bought a Waxmates* 'hockey puck',...

Lol.

I bought a Waxmates* 'hockey puck', five years ago and it's still going and I've been using T1 since it came out in January 2012.






*I believe it is
Forum: Gtechniq 04-10-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,114
Posted By svended
Ye', sorry, (I'll change it now) hand polished. I...

Ye', sorry, (I'll change it now) hand polished. I couldn't find my tri-foam pad but used a folded over microfibre.
Forum: Gtechniq 04-10-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,114
Posted By svended
Ye', soft to medium.

Ye', soft to medium.
Forum: Gtechniq 04-10-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,114
Posted By svended
Black is one of those infuriating colours to do...

Black is one of those infuriating colours to do by hand.
And it just seems that once quite premium cars are the least well looked after by previous owners, especially black ones.
Forum: Gtechniq 02-10-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,114
Posted By svended
I never cease to be impressed with Gtechniq P1

Neighbours friend wanted his car doing.
Now in the past it's been silver or red cars, but this time I said yes and he brought me round a 2007 Lexus RX400h with appalling paint, especially on the...
Forum: Interior & Glass 02-10-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,252
Posted By svended
Moisture will settle on the car over night as the...

Moisture will settle on the car over night as the car cools and the glass gets cold, while any moisture, frozen or otherwise, is removed by the wipers, the glass is still cold and will cause...
Forum: Gtechniq 29-09-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,181
Posted By svended
Never cleaned it. Had the same one for five...

Never cleaned it. Had the same one for five years. It has it's pouch at the end of the Dodo Juice carryall and I simply wear a pair of gloves to retrieve it and add a little more T1, use it and...
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