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Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 16-07-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,201
Posted By Coupe25
Because the German car will have objectively...

Because the German car will have objectively better quality components, better paint finish, better materials in the cabin, more electronics for safer driving and/or convenience, better looking,...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 10-07-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,201
Posted By Coupe25
If you can provide factual data comparing a £100+...

If you can provide factual data comparing a £100+ wax to a £50 or less wax to prove it is superior im all ears.
Otherwise you're disagreeing for the sake of it, with no evidence to support your view
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-07-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,427
Posted By Coupe25
Waste of time IMO, better off with a basic...

Waste of time IMO, better off with a basic Nilfisk circa 50-80 quid
Forum: Detailing Chat 10-07-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,868
Posted By Coupe25
This is why its pointless washing the car more...

This is why its pointless washing the car more than once a week IMO. Just a complete waste of time, water and product if 12 hours later its dirty again
Forum: Detailing Chat 10-07-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,648
Views: 968,445
Posted By Coupe25
Cant find the link but Ebay has a wheel arch...

Cant find the link but Ebay has a wheel arch brush, yellow, which is incredible for only £6 ish. Its my go to for cleaning wheels now, and dirt comes off it with one dunk in a bucket
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 09-07-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,201
Posted By Coupe25
Theres really no need to spend more than £50ish...

Theres really no need to spend more than £50ish max for a wax. Anything over is just burning money for the sake of it
Forum: The Showroom 09-07-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 652
Posted By Coupe25
2005 Suzuki C800 Motorbike Detail

Going to a bike meet tomorrow, so thought I'd spruce up my pride and joy:

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

https://i.imgur.com/3Wq4miph.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/KqLFKYGh.jpg
...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 01-07-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,441
Posted By Coupe25
Ive used this stuff, worked very well: ...

Ive used this stuff, worked very well:
...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 23-06-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,273
Posted By Coupe25
Could also be that some people aren't washing...

Could also be that some people aren't washing them or using them properly.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 18-06-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,273
Posted By Coupe25
Odd, not a single bit of lint coming from mine...

Odd, not a single bit of lint coming from mine pre or post wash.
Perhaps a bad batch or they've improved them since, when did you buy it? I got mine from Halfords about a month ago.
Forum: The Showroom 17-06-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,997
Posted By Coupe25
Nah the 2 litre, best balance between...

Nah the 2 litre, best balance between performance, economy and tax IMO.
The backing plates I just got from that zfestores ebay seller. Standard thread
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 17-06-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,102
Posted By Coupe25
Was hard work but I got my car looking 1000x...

Was hard work but I got my car looking 1000x better with the guild machine. Love it. I never found the vibration to be a problem, the noise is tho so use earplugs for extended sessions
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 17-06-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,273
Posted By Coupe25
I got some Auto Finesse green thing. I've not...

I got some Auto Finesse green thing.
I've not been able to fully saturate it. It just holds and holds and holds water until it weighs a ton, then holds some more.

Downside is it takes forever to...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-06-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By Coupe25
Glad I kept my old microfibers....

I had a bunch of old, dirty clothes, mostly Kirkland MFer and those yellow Kent drying towels.
The other day did some servicing for my bike. Coolant change, spilt some, mopped up with the old...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 28-05-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,451
Posted By Coupe25
A lot of the time you pay for the brand name. Go...

A lot of the time you pay for the brand name. Go with a well reviewed model of whatever brand, with a hassle free returns policy.
That leaves you with Amazon, Argos or Ebay as your best options. All...
Forum: The Showroom 24-05-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,997
Posted By Coupe25
If you opt for a weaker machine (Argos) just...

If you opt for a weaker machine (Argos) just compensate with more pressure, more aggressive pads or more aggressive polish.
From what I understand the machine itself doesn't really matter, as long...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 21-05-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,689
Posted By Coupe25
Also couple it with Sonax BSD every few weeks and...

Also couple it with Sonax BSD every few weeks and you've got a solid protection, shine and beading routine to last 12 months easy
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 21-05-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,689
Posted By Coupe25
You need to thoroughly clean the panel with panel...

You need to thoroughly clean the panel with panel wipe before applying Fusso. That doesn't look as good as it should be, Fusso is all I use.
Apply on a thoroughly clean panel and it will bead nicely...
Forum: The Showroom 21-05-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,997
Posted By Coupe25
Thanks guys I'm blown away by the results. I...

Thanks guys I'm blown away by the results.
I feel like the difference is more noticeable after a day or 2 when you look at your car and realise just how much more the paint is popping and shining...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-05-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By Coupe25
Absolutely pointless. Just a spray of APC, run...

Absolutely pointless.
Just a spray of APC, run under the tap and scrub with a toothbrush and the pads will look and feel brand new.

Just make sure the product doesnt dry into the pad though, to...
Forum: The Showroom 18-05-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,997
Posted By Coupe25
Hyundai Coupe First Machine Polish

Sadly didn't take any before pics, but in this video you can see what the paint was like:

Argos Guild DA Polisher With Scholl S20 - YouTube

Overall got a very decent finish, not 100% perfect...
Forum: The Showroom 16-05-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By Coupe25
2005 Hyundai Coupe never been polished before....

2005 Hyundai Coupe never been polished before. Yes, in the end I did a total of 5 passes though and finished up with S40. Very happy with the results, the Argos DA is a very capable machine
Forum: The Showroom 16-05-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By Coupe25
Guild DA Polisher on bonnet

Very impressed with the results, first time DA polishing. Video shows the before/after


Argos Guild DA Polisher With Scholl S20 - YouTube
Forum: Customer Feedback 15-05-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 913
Posted By Coupe25
Great customer service

Dropped in today for some pads. Didn't get the guys name but very knowledgeable and gave a lot of great advice on polish/pad combos and techniques. Decent prices and stocks all kinds of different...
Forum: Detailing Chat 14-05-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13,908
Views: 2,219,703
Posted By Coupe25
Got one of these: ...

Got one of these:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Super-Bright-Waterproof-Head-Torch-Headlight-LED-USB-Rechargeable-Headlamp-Fish/401710275684?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649...
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