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Offline SRGTD

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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #620 on: 22 June 2016, 23:57 »
Thanks Watts and Rebecca for the comments.

In my opinion, diamond cut alloys have great showroom appeal, but can be a bit fragile, and more expensive to refurb than powder coated wheels. In spite of me looking after mine really carefully on my mk6 GTD; regular washing, sealing and waxing, and touching in any stonechip damage with clear lacquer, two of my diamond cut alloys still succumbed to whiteworm corrosion.

Ditching the diamond cut alloys also gave me an excuse for ditching the Bridgestones too!  :grin:
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #621 on: 23 June 2016, 00:25 »
Thanks Watts and Rebecca for the comments.

In my opinion, diamond cut alloys have great showroom appeal, but can be a bit fragile, and more expensive to refurb than powder coated wheels. In spite of me looking after mine really carefully on my mk6 GTD; regular washing, sealing and waxing, and touching in any stonechip damage with clear lacquer, two of my diamond cut alloys still succumbed to whiteworm corrosion.

Ditching the diamond cut alloys also gave me an excuse for ditching the Bridgestones too!  :grin:

Aw, come on, you know you are missing the Bridgestones already.  :grin:
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #622 on: 24 June 2016, 10:15 »
I had a bit of a session on my wife's car yesterday.It had picked up a lot of tar. Its not a VW but it is German :rolleyes:

So I washed, Tardis, Ironx, clayed, resealed, sealant and also topped off with some reload (a bit excessive, but wanted to try it) it looks and feels so much nicer - a couple of shots.........



« Last Edit: 24 June 2016, 12:26 by Eccie »

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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #623 on: 24 June 2016, 20:58 »
^^

That looks really good.  :cool:
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #624 on: 26 June 2016, 09:17 »
^^

That looks really good.  :cool:

Thanks Madame Booth......one more for you, pleased with this, especially since it's difficult to capture on a white car & using my iPhone !

« Last Edit: 26 June 2016, 09:27 by Eccie »

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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #625 on: 27 June 2016, 09:23 »
^^

That looks really good.  :cool:

Thanks Madame Booth......one more for you, pleased with this, especially since it's difficult to capture on a white car & using my iPhone !



Yeah, great reflections you've achieved there Watts.  Nice work.  :cool:

Btw, it's Mademoiselle Booth.  :laugh:
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #626 on: 27 June 2016, 12:58 »
^^

That looks really good.  :cool:

Thanks Madame Booth......one more for you, pleased with this, especially since it's difficult to capture on a white car & using my iPhone !



Yeah, great reflections you've achieved there Watts.  Nice work.  :cool:

Btw, it's Mademoiselle Booth.  :laugh:

Apologies Mademoiselle Booth, it was so presumptuous of me.

I think you have me confused with Watts................. :rolleyes:

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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #627 on: 27 June 2016, 17:27 »
^^

That looks really good.  :cool:

Thanks Madame Booth......one more for you, pleased with this, especially since it's difficult to capture on a white car & using my iPhone !



Yeah, great reflections you've achieved there Watts.  Nice work.  :cool:

Btw, it's Mademoiselle Booth.  :laugh:

Apologies Mademoiselle Booth, it was so presumptuous of me.

I think you have me confused with Watts................. :rolleyes:

Oops, sorry Eccie.  Still, another excuse to repost the stunning reflection shot.  :wink: :laugh:

LOL, I just can't stand the word Madame.  Besides technically I am a Mademoiselle as not actually married although as good as in practice if not in law!
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #628 on: 27 June 2016, 20:28 »
Coucou, c'est moi!  :smiley:
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #629 on: 27 June 2016, 21:12 »
Coucou, c'est moi!  :smiley:

Were your ears burning?  :laugh:
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