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Offline hepton

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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #1410 on: 17 October 2017, 21:14 »
Quick jet wash at garage to get rid of yesterdays failed detailing session  :angry:
Passed its MOT too  :grin: :grin:
Ill try again later in the week for a days pampering ..... :whistle:

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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #1411 on: 17 October 2017, 21:16 »
No detailing today but an addition to the detailing gear family.  Rupes Mini Bigfoot DA, pads and polishes for spot work.  And top up of a couple of detailing staples.


Looks posh i want one lol ....... :grin: :grin:
just had quick google nice bit of kit , not cheap :laugh:
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #1412 on: 22 October 2017, 16:51 »
Maintenance wash today in preparation for going in tomorrow for a new rear bumper. It was pretty bad as it hadn't been washed since before my holiday in Yorkshire a month ago :embarrassed: and it has been used for regular target practice by the local birds :angry:. So annoying though as every wash reveals yet more chips, I've never known a car to collect so many so quickly before. And swirltastic, once I've got the financial pain of new tyres into my distant memory then a DA will be purchased, perhaps I'll get a deal in the sales after the festive period (I'm not going to utter the 'C' word in October....).
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #1413 on: 22 October 2017, 21:39 »
Maintenance wash today in preparation for going in tomorrow for a new rear bumper. It was pretty bad as it hadn't been washed since before my holiday in Yorkshire a month ago :embarrassed: and it has been used for regular target practice by the local birds :angry:. So annoying though as every wash reveals yet more chips, I've never known a car to collect so many so quickly before. And swirltastic, once I've got the financial pain of new tyres into my distant memory then a DA will be purchased, perhaps I'll get a deal in the sales after the festive period (I'm not going to utter the 'C' word in October....).
Christmas...im all done... :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: Why not ask santa for a DA??

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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #1414 on: 27 October 2017, 13:30 »
Gave it a wash and quick wax.

WoWo Wheel Cleaner and Bilberry Wheel Cleaner on wheels and tailpipes
ValetPro Advanced Neutral Snow foam
Pressure wash rinse (DI water)
Valet Pro Citrus Pre Wash
Pressure wash rinse (DI water)
Wheel wash with Chemical Guys Maxi Suds II; Wheel Woolies and WoWo Wheel Mitt
2 bucket wash with Swissvax Car Bath and WoWo Wheel Mitts
Pressure wash rinse
Open ended hose rinse
Dries with Gyeon Silk Dryer and WoWo Drying Towels
Glass cleaned with Obsessive Detail Clarity Glass Cleaner
Tailpipes cleaned with Mothers Mag and Aluminium Polish
Tyres dressed with Achem Hi Shine LongLife Tyre Dressing
Swissvax Lotospeed on all body work, glass and wheels (bar front windscreen)



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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #1415 on: 27 October 2017, 21:29 »
^^^ Those reflections are amazing, lovely job :smiley:
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #1416 on: 27 October 2017, 23:37 »
^^^ Those reflections are amazing, lovely job :smiley:

Thanks Watts, hope it stays that way for a few hours!
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #1417 on: 29 October 2017, 21:33 »
Gave it a wash and quick wax.

WoWo Wheel Cleaner and Bilberry Wheel Cleaner on wheels and tailpipes
ValetPro Advanced Neutral Snow foam
Pressure wash rinse (DI water)
Valet Pro Citrus Pre Wash
Pressure wash rinse (DI water)
Wheel wash with Chemical Guys Maxi Suds II; Wheel Woolies and WoWo Wheel Mitt
2 bucket wash with Swissvax Car Bath and WoWo Wheel Mitts
Pressure wash rinse
Open ended hose rinse
Dries with Gyeon Silk Dryer and WoWo Drying Towels
Glass cleaned with Obsessive Detail Clarity Glass Cleaner
Tailpipes cleaned with Mothers Mag and Aluminium Polish
Tyres dressed with Achem Hi Shine LongLife Tyre Dressing
Swissvax Lotospeed on all body work, glass and wheels (bar front windscreen)




Amazing as usual :cool: :cool:

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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #1418 on: 30 October 2017, 14:22 »
Maintenance wash today in preparation for going in tomorrow for a new rear bumper. It was pretty bad as it hadn't been washed since before my holiday in Yorkshire a month ago :embarrassed: and it has been used for regular target practice by the local birds :angry:. So annoying though as every wash reveals yet more chips, I've never known a car to collect so many so quickly before. And swirltastic, once I've got the financial pain of new tyres into my distant memory then a DA will be purchased, perhaps I'll get a deal in the sales after the festive period (I'm not going to utter the 'C' word in October....).
Christmas...im all done... :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: Why not ask santa for a DA??

I did ask Santa for a VR turbo inlet elbow but got the impression it was unlikely... :sad:
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #1419 on: 30 October 2017, 17:59 »
I've just finished washing the white Golf...in the dark, before it's visit to the dealers tomorrow. I just hope it looks OK in the morning. I did my usual, wash a panel, then wash it again just in case I missed a bit the first time.

The Auto Finesse Illusion wax is holding up well too.

Red 6 gone replaced with a white 7. Mk2 here to stay.