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Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-05-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 221,933
Posted By lincolndanny
Couldn't resist over the bank holiday sorting out...

Couldn't resist over the bank holiday sorting out the key situation on the Poseidon blue VTS.

Upon purchase, I was given one Genuine Citroen key, which worked with the steering column lock. The...
Forum: Detailing Chat 29-04-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16,365
Views: 3,185,263
Posted By nbray67
People love DH but customer service, imo anyway,...

People love DH but customer service, imo anyway, can be very very hit n miss.

I wanted some info earlier in the year, never got an answer, tried to call and no answer so I gave up.

Got what I...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 29-04-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,571
Posted By WRX
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Forum: Detailing Chat 28-04-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16,365
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Posted By scooobydont
Easily one of the best purchases I have made....

Easily one of the best purchases I have made. Pressure washer does not need to move, in fact I keep it in the garage all the time.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 28-04-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,571
Posted By WRX
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Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 27-04-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,215
Posted By Mcpx
I have CG buckets and both the cyclones and the...

I have CG buckets and both the cyclones and the original guards fit ok. When I used to use plasterers buckets I cut an old piece of hose along the length and fitted it around the edge, did have to...
Forum: Detailing Chat 26-04-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,516
Posted By pt1
I would still do my fleet of supercars, give me...

I would still do my fleet of supercars, give me something to do if i didn't have to work anymore [emoji16]

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Forum: Detailing Chat 26-04-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,516
Posted By RS3
Yes, i'd still have to do the polishing after...

Yes, i'd still have to do the polishing after every wash given all the scantily clad models i'd have doing the washing (with ***s - No mitts!).
Forum: Detailing Chat 26-04-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,516
Posted By muzzer
Yes i would, i'd get myself the ultimate - for me...

Yes i would, i'd get myself the ultimate - for me - set up and i'd take great delight in spending the amount of time needed to get the car looking perfect
Forum: Detailing Chat 20-04-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,138
Posted By Summit Detailing
You could swap the process around - Day 1 -...

You could swap the process around -
Day 1 - wash, polish, protect.
Day 2- wheels

That way you don't need to rewash for day 2.

#worksmart

Cheers,
Forum: Detailing Chat 19-04-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,138
Posted By Blackroc
Spray on a sealant (Reload / C2v3) after a few...

Spray on a sealant (Reload / C2v3) after a few hours and you will be fine. If its a warm day the wheels will have had plenty of time to cure, and the spray sealants will help avoid waterspotting
Forum: Detailing Chat 19-04-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,138
Posted By crxftyyy
I've literally just purchased a cheap set of...

I've literally just purchased a cheap set of wheel covers from amazon for this exact reason, works perfectly. Either that or if you've the facilities to leave it on axle stands and wheels elsewhere ...
Forum: Lake Country Manufacturing 08-04-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By noddy r32
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Hi link wonít open
Forum: Detailing Chat 26-03-2021, 03:09 AM
Replies: 16,365
Views: 3,185,263
Posted By Evolution380
Iíve finally took the plunge. Iíve bought a...

Iíve finally took the plunge.

Iíve bought a DA8 to play with on some scrap panels with some S20 Black One Step. I donít have the time to do 2/3 stage over several days but heard good things. Iíll...
Forum: Detailing Chat 24-03-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6,407
Views: 1,102,040
Posted By GSVHammer
After owning my Mk3 Mondeo for just short of 15...

After owning my Mk3 Mondeo for just short of 15 years and it wanting a bit of work for it's MOT I decided to change the car. After searching for a month looking at Ford Kuga's and KIA Sportage KX-4 I...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 16-03-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Rappy
Perfect choice :thumb: Like I said, MK 1...

Perfect choice :thumb:

Like I said, MK 1 will be perfect for your needs.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 16-03-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Rappy
Have a collection of Rupes. LHR 15 Mk3 LHR...

Have a collection of Rupes.

LHR 15 Mk3
LHR 75e
Ibrid Nano long neck.

Unless you are working on large flat panels I would avoid the 21.

15 is a huge step up from 8 & the Rupes build quality...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-03-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 147,223
Posted By Starbuck88
Thank you for asking, it's not gone in yet, bit...

Thank you for asking, it's not gone in yet, bit of shuffling around with the MOT booking but I said I was in no rush :)
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 16-03-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,782
Posted By Ennoch
I suspect you won't need to worry - they showed...

I suspect you won't need to worry - they showed me the number of times that their base colour system blend for EBII has been used and it's basically the right shade. I do believe them when they say...
Forum: Interior & Glass 11-03-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By Rappy
Good idea :thumb: Forgot to add to the...

Good idea :thumb:

Forgot to add to the above. Use a microfibre towel to buff to a uniformed shine.
Forum: Interior & Glass 11-03-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By Rappy
I would be hitting these with super fine wire...

I would be hitting these with super fine wire wool & Autosol metal polish.

Only work in one direction Left to right.
Forum: Interior & Glass 11-03-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By GeeWhizRS
You could try a very fine wet n dry paper to...

You could try a very fine wet n dry paper to shift the scratches then polish up with metal polish. You would then need to mask off the polished fine lines with tape and then recreate the brushed...
Forum: Interior & Glass 11-03-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By ALANSHR
Just had another thought, do you think they are...

Just had another thought, do you think they are lacquered, if so, if the scratches disappear when wet then you could try to polish them out of the lacquer without affecting the finish underneath.
Forum: Detailing Chat 11-03-2021, 12:32 AM
Replies: 16,365
Views: 3,185,263
Posted By atbalfour
I just found Koch abrasives to be no better than...

I just found Koch abrasives to be no better than Zvizzer's. Very good but based on my technique the Scholl range works better for me in so many ways. With polishing there are so many variables which...
Forum: Detailing Chat 09-03-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16,365
Views: 3,185,263
Posted By pt1
Great haul [emoji1305] Sent from my CLT-L09...

Great haul [emoji1305]

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