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Offline kalimon

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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #540 on: 09 May 2016, 12:38 »
Nice work Dave, exactly the routine I use with a few product differences :smiley:
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Re: What detailing have you done today (Saturday)?
« Reply #541 on: 09 May 2016, 13:11 »
Just incase anyone spots it... the white mark in this pic below the GTD badge on the edge of the front wing isn't a chip (thankfully).. it's the triple LED flash going off on my Lumia 950 when I took the photo! (I did panic for a second when I looked at it just now though)  :laugh:




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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #542 on: 09 May 2016, 15:13 »
Great job Dave! I did wonder about that white mark!
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #543 on: 09 May 2016, 20:36 »
Just incase anyone spots it... the white mark in this pic below the GTD badge on the edge of the front wing isn't a chip (thankfully).. it's the triple LED flash going off on my Lumia 950 when I took the photo! (I did panic for a second when I looked at it just now though)  :laugh:





Phew! Thank god for that!

Car looks stunning Dave, such a delicious deep gloss.  Amazing shine, superb job you've done.  :cool: :cool: :cool: 

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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #544 on: 10 May 2016, 22:01 »
Phew! Thank god for that!

Car looks stunning Dave, such a delicious deep gloss.  Amazing shine, superb job you've done.  :cool: :cool: :cool:

Yes its pretty good considering as I don't do all that much to it, except snow foam most weeks and give it a full wash every few weeks! :laugh:

Its only had one coat of c2v3 a couple of months ago and a coat of c5 on the wheels
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #545 on: 14 May 2016, 21:34 »
So after putting my back out last week it was about time my car got given some TLC:-

Usual wash and dry routine
OCD Finish Panel Wipe
Sealed with PB Black Hole via the DA
Waxed with DJ Purple Haze
Wheels sealed with CG Wheel Guard
Interior glass with AG Car Glass Polish
Exterior glass with Gtechniq G5 inc Pano roof
Exhaust sealed with Britemax Metal Sealant
Tyres dressed with Achem HiShine
Vacuumed out using GarageVac



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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #546 on: 14 May 2016, 22:07 »
So after putting my back out last week it was about time my car got given some TLC:-

Usual wash and dry routine
OCD Finish Panel Wipe
Sealed with PB Black Hole via the DA
Waxed with DJ Purple Haze
Wheels sealed with CG Wheel Guard
Interior glass with AG Car Glass Polish
Exterior glass with Gtechniq G5 inc Pano roof
Exhaust sealed with Britemax Metal Sealant
Tyres dressed with Achem HiShine
Vacuumed out using GarageVac




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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #547 on: 15 May 2016, 08:21 »
So after putting my back out last week it was about time my car got given some TLC:-

Usual wash and dry routine
OCD Finish Panel Wipe
Sealed with PB Black Hole via the DA
Waxed with DJ Purple Haze
Wheels sealed with CG Wheel Guard
Interior glass with AG Car Glass Polish
Exterior glass with Gtechniq G5 inc Pano roof
Exhaust sealed with Britemax Metal Sealant
Tyres dressed with Achem HiShine
Vacuumed out using GarageVac



Car (and garage!) look immaculate, I'm interested in the OCD panel wipe, I sealed my new GTD 8 weeks ago and have waxed it a couple of times, I have some Poorboys sealant and glaze I would like to try out...being new to this serious detailing would I be best using a panel wipe to 'start again' as it were?
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #548 on: 15 May 2016, 08:29 »
In simple terms - yes.

A panel wipe is an alcohol based product that strips ant wax residue etc, it also helps remove and debris that your wash may have missed like ground in flies.

It's fast evaporating for a reason, so it doesn't required buffing off, my preferred method is to soak the MF cloth rather than spray it on the panel.

Thanks for you comments too and Bec, sorry it's not a VeeDub and all that!

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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #549 on: 15 May 2016, 10:41 »
Thanks for the info / advice, I will invest in some and aee how I get on.
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