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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 12-06-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,675
Posted By Russ and his BM
Big shout out to North West Power Washers, who...

Big shout out to North West Power Washers, who sent me a brand new G5 gun for my old P150 to replace the original leaky one, which was 14 years old or so. I called up at about 4pm and it made it to...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 09-06-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By Russ and his BM
Some really useful replies, so thanks all! I...

Some really useful replies, so thanks all!

I think I will wait until the deluxe gun that in2detailing sells is back in stock. I don’t need one desperately and I am not a fan of really cheapo...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 08-06-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By Russ and his BM
Are all short trigger guns the same?

Just wondering where to pick up a short trigger gun. eBay has some for about £23, but most detailing suppliers charge £35-£40 ish. Is there a reason for the price difference? A lot of supppiers seem...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 11-04-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By Russ and his BM
I have aP150 for about 12/13 years, so they last...

I have aP150 for about 12/13 years, so they last really well. I have used it in 4 different houses and sometimes I have experienced it tripping the RCD. In the end, I sent it back to Nilfisk to get...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 08-02-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,191
Posted By Russ and his BM
No, I never got an answer

No, I never got an answer
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 12-06-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,312
Posted By Russ and his BM
What's it like in terms of noise and vibration?

What's it like in terms of noise and vibration?
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 17-04-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,191
Posted By Russ and his BM
Meterk DA on Amazon

Anyone know if these are any good?

https://www.amazon.com/Polisher-Meterk-Automotive-Machines-Variable/dp/B07YF92BSC

Not sure if it’s possible to for a 5” backing plate. Interested if anyone...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-03-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 25,009
Posted By Russ and his BM
Well, I finally went back to the start of this...

Well, I finally went back to the start of this thread and got rid of all the photobucket pictures that weren't working. What a job! Anyway, all done. Sadly no other update until summer as I am away...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-03-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 23,919
Posted By Russ and his BM
Well, I finally went back to the start of this...

Well, I finally went back to the start of this thread and got rid of all the photobucket pictures that weren't working. What a job! Anyway, all done. Sadly no other update until summer as I am away...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 06-01-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,184
Posted By Russ and his BM
I have a 3hp belt driven 50L SIP compressor which...

I have a 3hp belt driven 50L SIP compressor which is about 20 years old. I use it for spraying, airbrushing, pumping up tyres and inflatable stuff and blowing dust off things. I have tried a 6"...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 06-09-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 23,919
Posted By Russ and his BM
2019 update!

OK, here we go then. This was how it looked on the day we bought it back:

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

Not too bad, but in need of a polish.
The engine bay had some corrosion to clean up...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 03-09-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 25,009
Posted By Russ and his BM
Thanks, and I agree. They change the tone of the...

Thanks, and I agree. They change the tone of the car completely don't they?
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-08-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 25,009
Posted By Russ and his BM
Hope you're still tracking Bowler!:lol:

Hope you're still tracking Bowler!:lol:
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-08-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 15,387
Posted By Russ and his BM
What a great project to get stuck into! Best of...

What a great project to get stuck into! Best of luck with it.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-08-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 23,919
Posted By Russ and his BM
So, there's an update coming shortly. In...

So, there's an update coming shortly.

In early 2014, I sold this car to someone as I was moving abroad and had nowhere to put it. I didn't want to get rid of it, but had to. I asked the buyer to...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-08-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 25,009
Posted By Russ and his BM
Time for an update. I wanted to give the car...

Time for an update.

I wanted to give the car a more original look, so I bought some original Vitesse restyle wheel trims from eBay, but they needed work. The black paint needed sorting and the...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-09-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 25,009
Posted By Russ and his BM
Not quite 7 years since you asked, but time for a...

Not quite 7 years since you asked, but time for a bit of thread resurrection!

So, the short version is other than a few minor jobs and servicing, the car is going fine and still giving us lots of...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 17-07-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,775
Posted By Russ and his BM
Well that’s some great info there guys, thanks...

Well that’s some great info there guys, thanks ever so much for that.

I am drawn to the Australian offering from in2detailing as that is probably a similar climate to here.

I will investigate...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 16-07-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,775
Posted By Russ and his BM
Ceramic coating on restored headlights?

Guys,

I live in Abu Dhabi where temperatures, UV exposure and sand abrasion on headlights is generally off the scale. It's a very harsh...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 26-09-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,877
Posted By Russ and his BM
when you polish headlights you remove the factory...

when you polish headlights you remove the factory uv protective coating on the light and they will yellow and fade about 10-20 times quicker once they are bare. For this reason, i think polishing...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 27-02-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 390,653
Posted By Russ and his BM
Bet your neighbours love you! That's quite a lot...

Bet your neighbours love you! That's quite a lot of grinding. A bit late now, (but I have only just come across this thread), but a solvent would have got that rubberised paint off a bit more easily....
Forum: Projects and Restorations 19-01-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,520
Posted By Russ and his BM
Lovely car!

Lovely car!
Forum: Rest of the World 05-10-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 71,013
Posted By Russ and his BM
^^^ Available where, please?

^^^ Available where, please?
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-09-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,636
Posted By Russ and his BM
So I bought an SGS one for a hundred quid....

So I bought an SGS one for a hundred quid. Arrived next day. Really pleased. The top box was screwed to the floor of the main cabinet, therefore no dents or scratches at all. Drawers slide nicely,...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 11-09-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,636
Posted By Russ and his BM
Saw something similar in Halfords: ...

Saw something similar in Halfords:

http://www.halfords.com/motoring/garage-equipment/tool-chests-tool-boxes/halfords-8-drawer-tool-centre#tab3

Any thoughts on how the sgs one compares to the...
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