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Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 10-10-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By sunnydude959
The scratch does disappear with water but the...

The scratch does disappear with water but the impression of the scratch doesn't (its like its almost a dent when looking at the reflected image across the scratch). I think if I put some clearcoat...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 09-10-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By sunnydude959
Thin but deep scratch

Hello all,

I have a couple of thin but deep scratches on my car:

https://i.ibb.co/C6bMWSH/Whats-App-Image-2019-10-09-at-19-21-38.jpg (https://ibb.co/YXcybVL)

(Please ignore the dull vertical...
Forum: Interior & Glass 02-10-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By sunnydude959
I didn’t actually need to use the freezing trick,...

I didn’t actually need to use the freezing trick, I kept on going with gentle cleaning with alcantara cleaner, a soft brush and a thick pile microfibre and it was coming out bit by bit. It might not...
Forum: Interior & Glass 02-10-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By sunnydude959
I’ll try the ice cube trick, many thanks!!

I’ll try the ice cube trick, many thanks!!
Forum: Interior & Glass 02-10-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By sunnydude959
Stubborn dirt on suedecloth seat

Hi all,

I have some stubborn dirt on my 'suedecloth' (feels very similar to alcantara) seat, I think its some sticky black goo (like the stuff on the high performance sticky pads).
Edit: on...
Forum: Interior & Glass 23-06-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,983
Posted By sunnydude959
I've been driving my car around at night (where...

I've been driving my car around at night (where you get lots of light at different angles coming onto the dashboard from street lights, to oncoming traffic, to petrol station forecourts etc.) and to...
Forum: Autoglym 23-06-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,615
Posted By sunnydude959
Lifeshine: Can Polar Blast be used?

If Polar Blast is used at a dilution of 100ml product to 500ml water (as it says on the instructions), will this remove or deteriorate the lifeshine paint protection in any way?

What setting do I...
Forum: Interior & Glass 14-06-2018, 12:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,983
Posted By sunnydude959
Thank you for your reply, it is much appreciated....

Thank you for your reply, it is much appreciated. I think the photo is making the problem area look grey/lighter than the surrounding area, but if I were to take the photo from a different angle, the...
Forum: Interior & Glass 13-06-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,983
Posted By sunnydude959
Leather Problem

http://i64.tinypic.com/212brkp.jpg

I'm not an expert, but is that the top coat of the leather coming off in that region?

That region appears glossier than the rest of the dashboard.

Its...
Forum: Autoglym 09-06-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,893
Posted By sunnydude959
What would be a good way to test if lifeshine has...

What would be a good way to test if lifeshine has been applied to the paintwork?

Also, can I put UHD wax directly over lifeshine treatment?
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 02-03-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,674
Posted By sunnydude959
I went to BMW dealer and spoke to the bodyshop...

I went to BMW dealer and spoke to the bodyshop chap and he said that yes that black pad is basically sound/vibration deadening and would not have caused a crease.

He said that it is simply a case...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 01-03-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,674
Posted By sunnydude959
There is a black pad on the inside at where the...

There is a black pad on the inside at where the crease is. The length of the crease is roughly the height of the left hand edge of that black pad, and - from what I can see - lines up with the left...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 01-03-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,674
Posted By sunnydude959
Dent & crease - hard to photograph

I have a very mild dent and crease on the rear section of the side of my car.

I would love to show you guys photos but I literally cannot take a photo of it. There's no real visible dent or...
Forum: Interior & Glass 27-12-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,428
Posted By sunnydude959
To be fair, I have used a lot of leather cleaners...

To be fair, I have used a lot of leather cleaners but to be honest, you only need to use one; Dr. Leather

Also buy Dr. Leather Dye Block if you or any of your passengers wear jeans, it really does...
Forum: Interior & Glass 11-12-2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,121
Posted By sunnydude959
Are you able to tell us what this detergent...

Are you able to tell us what this detergent cleaner is/where to buy it?
Forum: Interior & Glass 10-09-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,465
Posted By sunnydude959
I use a soft toothbrush and gently agitate the...

I use a soft toothbrush and gently agitate the cleaner on the leather surface, and then wipe away immediately with soft mf
However be warned that this method does sometimes 'flick' leather cleaner...
Forum: Interior & Glass 10-09-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,748
Posted By sunnydude959
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Interior & Glass 04-09-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By sunnydude959
Don't be tempted to put any conditioner on your...

Don't be tempted to put any conditioner on your steering wheel. Its bad enough on the seats, but put conditioner on your steering wheel and after 1,000 miles it will look like its done 40,000 miles
Forum: Interior & Glass 04-09-2017, 01:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,748
Posted By sunnydude959
Question Shine on leather - And its not dirt...

Now, from my experience, using APC with alcohol in it, or baby wipes, etc. on leather give an instant matte finish but that matte finish goes very, very quickly. Sit on the seat a few times and it...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 03-09-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,236
Posted By sunnydude959
Okay, so machine it is then it seems! I shall...

Okay, so machine it is then it seems! I shall look into it and also getting hold of a test panel
Thanks guys
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 03-09-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,236
Posted By sunnydude959
Im doing it by hand

Im doing it by hand
Forum: Detailing Chat 03-09-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By sunnydude959
If you have some butter wet wax, try working that...

If you have some butter wet wax, try working that in. Its rich in Canauba oils and can sometimes "pull" things out of the paint.

For example,

How To Remove Spray Paint Graffiti - Chemical Guys...
Forum: Detailing Chat 03-09-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,252
Posted By sunnydude959
I like cleaning metal light switches to make them...

I like cleaning metal light switches to make them shiny again

Other than that, I start going after mirrors
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 03-09-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,236
Posted By sunnydude959
Unbelievably rock hard paint

Hi Guys,

I have some random deep scratches in the paint of my 2nd hand Jaguar (2016), and they look something like this;
...
Forum: Interior & Glass 24-07-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,244
Posted By sunnydude959
you have textured plastic - do NOT use sandpaper...

you have textured plastic - do NOT use sandpaper or anything like that.

Try some autoglym interior cleaner foam (comes in a spray can that sprays foam), and if that doesn't shift it then dress it...
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