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Gtechniq Gtechniq was founded by quantum physicist Drew Gill in 2001, out of a total dissatisfaction with the performance of paint protection products at the time. Everything from waxes, to new-fangled polymers and PTFE based miracle treatments, nothing on the market offered any meaningful durability, either in looks, or protection. Worse still, he found that most of the products actually performed poorer than the paints they were supposed to protect. From this discontent came a simple idea, ‘To engineer the world’s most beautiful, perfectly finished, smartest and most intelligent surfaces. Surfaces that do much more than simply look great when new.’

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Old 18-05-2008, 01:45 AM   #21
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That was a very interesting article
Only thing is do not put outdated heavy oils scratch filling polishes from 60s to 80's and perhaps early 90's in the same basket as silicone and filler free machine polishes like Menzerna, Prima and others

Also do not blame the heavy oil polishes for holograms, micro scratches etc
holograms are not the fault of the product but the person using the product with a rotary polisher who works a polish too long or buffs at one speed then stops

The pro's on here and myself do not use filling abrasives or buff at one speed and we can achieve a flawless finish thats then ready for GTechniq

I agree that we must get away from polymer technology, I can't see how much further it can go.
Permagard is a big name in marine care and their products are claimed to be self cleaning as well but I doubt that they are the nano type such as yours

Also, is anyone distributing your products in Australia yet, I'm always keen to try new things

Please fix up your website too, whenever I click on c1, p1 or a few other products to get more info, it gives this message

http://techniqgroup.com/gtechniq/catelog/p1.htm
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Old 22-05-2008, 12:03 AM   #22
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That was a very interesting article
Only thing is do not put outdated heavy oils scratch filling polishes from 60s to 80's and perhaps early 90's in the same basket as silicone and filler free machine polishes like Menzerna, Prima and others

Also do not blame the heavy oil polishes for holograms, micro scratches etc
holograms are not the fault of the product but the person using the product with a rotary polisher who works a polish too long or buffs at one speed then stops

The pro's on here and myself do not use filling abrasives or buff at one speed and we can achieve a flawless finish thats then ready for GTechniq

I agree that we must get away from polymer technology, I can't see how much further it can go.
Permagard is a big name in marine care and their products are claimed to be self cleaning as well but I doubt that they are the nano type such as yours

Also, is anyone distributing your products in Australia yet, I'm always keen to try new things

Please fix up your website too, whenever I click on c1, p1 or a few other products to get more info, it gives this message

http://techniqgroup.com/gtechniq/catelog/p1.htm
we know permagard very well. it's actually not such a bad polymer product with good longevity but it suffers badly from the problems listed in the article.

our website is due for a major overhaul which is in the pipeline. i am not involved with australia. i believe that we are in the process of appointing an agent in sydney - i have the boss man in town at the moment - will let you know something asap.

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what type of cleaner does this need beforehand?

I have a Saab thats 15 months old and roof is in good nick, but never been 'deep' cleaned other than a light shampoo a couple of times. it needs a good clean before using this, so wondered what you suggest?

Also, how many roofs of a larg'ish convertible like the Saab would you expect 500ml to cover?

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I too use 303 fabric guard and think its the dogs nuts, though it wont last anywhere near as long as 2 years. This would be a very good service to offer customers with soft tops.
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is this on the web site anywhere? can seem to find it.
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is this on the web site anywhere? can seem to find it.
see here for prices

or here if you want to take advantage of the group buy i am running
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Hey Rob would this be a better product for protecting tonneau covers than C1 due to price or durability
If so is it any cheaper
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Hey Rob would this be a better product for protecting tonneau covers than C1 due to price or durability
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horses for courses. c1 has much better uv resistance than i1. if you just want a softtop to repel water and stay cleaner for longer then i1 is the product to go for. i suspect you are after the colour restoration and uv protection that c1 offers - in which case it's the one to go for
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I'm suffering streaking down my windows after all the rain we've been having

Each wash I clean it off by scrubing the window with glass cleaner, and it disappears, but after heavy rain I have runs down the windows, usually from the channels in the corner of the roof where water runs down from the rubber seals...

They are slightly greasy to touch and have that slightly oily multicoloured appearance. is there anything to stop this? Its been weeks since I did the application and the roof has been soaked so many times in all the storms since then.

Can you suggest anything please.
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were there any other products on the roof prior or post application?
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