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Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 24-01-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,465
Posted By shelton
⇑ Correct

⇑ Correct
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 22-01-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,465
Posted By shelton
In reply to the original question, you will...

In reply to the original question, you will probably be unable to see any difference on a light coloured car. You want the shear, glassy finish on sky blue anyway. Mixing with Authentic Premium would...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 13-12-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,098
Posted By shelton
Subaru 51-E in our (SOFT99) catalogue of repair...

Subaru 51-E in our (SOFT99) catalogue of repair paints is a 1-stage paint, no clear.

For the record, I have never heard of a Japanese paint called "solid white" that wasn't 1-stage. It is a...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 06-12-2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,188
Posted By shelton
Haha we always "assume the worst" for any kind of...

Haha we always "assume the worst" for any kind of estimate like that. We don't want people to think we exaggerate. They would telephone us and complain.

It does have the unintended side affect of...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 08-11-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,639
Posted By shelton
Any wax can melt or soften in hot conditions, and...

Any wax can melt or soften in hot conditions, and then some dust may embed into the surface of the wax and disrupt the hydrophobic properties. The wax is still there, it hasn't come off or broken...
Forum: Soft99 31-10-2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,849
Posted By shelton
Depends on many things, but generally 1-2 months...

Depends on many things, but generally 1-2 months is a reasonable expectation.
Forum: Interior & Glass 31-10-2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 15,904
Posted By shelton
Here is our judder stopper: ...

Here is our judder stopper:
http://www.soft99.co.jp/english/products/carcare/wiper/blade_reviver.html?pid=09130

It is a liquid rubber and Fusso solution that fills in any micro-cracks in the...
Forum: Interior & Glass 31-10-2018, 03:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 15,904
Posted By shelton
Nothing wrong with questioning products. In fact...

Nothing wrong with questioning products. In fact it is exactly the right attitude.
After all, the world is filled with useless rubbish sold by clever liars!

Some people don't get along with...
Forum: Interior & Glass 29-10-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 15,904
Posted By shelton
Any glass sealant can cause this unfortunately....

Any glass sealant can cause this unfortunately. It is usually due to the pressure/angle of the wiper itself. If poorly designed, judder can happen even with brand new wipers on perfectly clean glass....
Forum: Soft99 29-10-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By shelton
Hullo pal! Some "white" waxes are for WHITE...

Hullo pal!

Some "white" waxes are for WHITE ONLY.
However, some are safe for any paint.

Is the one you have that pictured below?
If so, this is safe to use on any paint. =]

...
Forum: Soft99 29-10-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By shelton
It does not contain any specific ingredient that...

It does not contain any specific ingredient that is "the UV blocker" because any wax layer is so thin that inclusion of such an ingredient would have little meaning. Any wax will provide some...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 23-08-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,938
Posted By shelton
Hello, I work at Soft99 HQ in Japan. I usually...

Hello, I work at Soft99 HQ in Japan. I usually directly reply to - or at least review the reply to - any English enquiries. Unfortunately, we have no record of your email.

Anyway, please rest...
Forum: Detailing Chat 02-08-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,993
Posted By shelton
By the way, the rules are generally that nothing...

By the way, the rules are generally that nothing with a flash point below 60℃ is permitted.

Now, the actual products are generally not individually tested, so the SDS shows the lowest flash point...
Forum: Detailing Chat 02-08-2018, 03:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,993
Posted By shelton
Find yourself a Yellow Hat and a "Super" AutoBACS...

Find yourself a Yellow Hat and a "Super" AutoBACS (larger than standard AutoBACS) as they are the top dogs of car care retail here.

Also consider:
*Rent a car and explore the urban expressways in...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 25-07-2018, 03:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,597
Posted By shelton
As a general rule: White/Light waxes have more...

As a general rule: White/Light waxes have more solvents/abrasives than Black/Dark, and this difference is more dramatic the further back in time you go.

In the case of Fusso Coat, the difference...
Forum: Soft99 12-07-2018, 02:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,451
Posted By shelton
Hope you enjoy it! =] By the way, the...

Hope you enjoy it! =]

By the way, the dimpled side should release more lather from inside when you squeeze the sponge. It is meant to direct the lather towards the car, rather than your hand!
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 11-07-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,110
Posted By shelton
Carnauba always looks warmer/deeper compared to...

Carnauba always looks warmer/deeper compared to synthetics and hybrids.

From Soft99 we have Authentic Premium, and there are countless other excellent carnauba waxes on the market to consider too....
Forum: Soft99 06-07-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,660
Posted By shelton
different types of abrasives. The...

different types of abrasives.

The Light/White products have more powerful abrasives, whereas the dark products include the finest grade of abrasives to produce a high gloss finish.

I'm not sure...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 06-07-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,869
Posted By shelton
This could be caused by over-applying or...

This could be caused by over-applying or over-drying. Take care to apply very thinly, and buff off sooner rather than later, working panel-by-panel (or maybe even smaller in hot conditions).

In...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 27-06-2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,082
Posted By shelton
Welcome to the forum, and excellent choice of LSP...

Welcome to the forum, and excellent choice of LSP ^。^

You have a reasonable plan, although as others have suggested, a panel wipe before Fusso is best. To reduce (though not eliminate) marring...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 25-06-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,027
Posted By shelton
You will find that Extreme Gloss 'Kiwami' Silver...

You will find that Extreme Gloss 'Kiwami' Silver 00192 will give better gloss, as it contains a high amount of carnauba. The Fusso Coat has exceptional durability and is highly repellent of both...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 12-06-2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,027
Posted By shelton
Hullo pal, "Soft 99 Wax Coat Light" - which...

Hullo pal,

"Soft 99 Wax Coat Light" - which do you mean?

00020 (SOFT99 White Wax) ⇓
https://concordeauto.com.sg/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/00020.jpg

00298 (Fusso Coat Light) ⇓...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 11-06-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 18,230
Posted By shelton
I have heard of people doing this successfully,...

I have heard of people doing this successfully, but it's also an example of the most common cause for smearing on black cars.

btw, because Fusso Coat has a high solvent content, it will be closer...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 08-05-2018, 04:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,125
Posted By shelton
Good advice from waqasr - surfaces need to be...

Good advice from waqasr - surfaces need to be thoroughly degreased before painting, especially silicone, which causes 'eyes' in the paint.

In comparison, a lot of products sold as "panel wipe" for...
Forum: Detailing Chat 27-04-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,350
Posted By shelton
i can't speak for T-cut but at Soft99 our...

i can't speak for T-cut but at Soft99 our abrasives are very different for different colours.

Back in the day, non-metallic 'solid' coloured cars had 1-stage paint, which polishes very differently...
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