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Offline Booth11

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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #690 on: 25 July 2016, 10:50 »
I'm in the Carribean - St Lucia , at the moment.

And you're posting on a car forum???

Yep, what else is there do to when you're awake in the middle of the night because you haven't adjusted to the time difference.  :tongue:
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #691 on: 25 July 2016, 13:48 »
I'm in the Carribean - St Lucia , at the moment.

And you're posting on a car forum???

Yep, what else is there do to when you're awake in the middle of the night because you haven't adjusted to the time difference.  :tongue:
Enjoy your hols Rebecca, I'll be away soon and I will certainly be paying the forum more than a few visits.
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #692 on: 25 July 2016, 18:42 »
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Very cute couple Peter.

Don't bother looking out for my R next weekend, as it's currently residing in a Gatwick car park - I'm in the Carribean - St Lucia , at the moment.

Enjoy the holiday, there will be a dusty grimy car waiting for you when you get back. The thought of airport car parks puts the fear of dread in me... I'm glad I get to use the staff car park and can park away from everybody else. I'm off to Austin, Dallas and Houston TX in a couple of weeks, I can't wait for it to start.
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #693 on: 25 July 2016, 20:40 »
I'm in the Carribean - St Lucia , at the moment.

And you're posting on a car forum???

Yep, what else is there do to when you're awake in the middle of the night because you haven't adjusted to the time difference.  :tongue:

Enjoy your hols Rebecca, I'll be away soon and I will certainly be paying the forum more than a few visits.
What could be better than a few cold beers, a bit of sun and a quick read about car detailing ?  :cool: :kiss:

Exactly what I'm doing right this sec. Cocktail instead of beer.  :laugh:
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #694 on: 25 July 2016, 20:40 »
^^
Very cute couple Peter.

Don't bother looking out for my R next weekend, as it's currently residing in a Gatwick car park - I'm in the Carribean - St Lucia , at the moment.

Enjoy the holiday, there will be a dusty grimy car waiting for you when you get back. The thought of airport car parks puts the fear of dread in me... I'm glad I get to use the staff car park and can park away from everybody else. I'm off to Austin, Dallas and Houston TX in a couple of weeks, I can't wait for it to start.

Yes, it's always a tense time when it's at the airport.  Thank goodness you have the staff car park.  Enjoy your trip to the US Peter.
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #695 on: 31 July 2016, 17:28 »
Given it a quick wash and finished with a spray of quick detailer (Bouncers Done and Dusted). Last wash included a wax with Finish Kare FK1000p, first time since the G-Techniq C2v3 had worn off and I must say I'm liking the feel of the paint and the glossy finish but don't want to waste the G-Techniq, not sure whether or not to use it this winter or just to keep the layers of wax up to date. Anyway, some shiny pictures :smiley:





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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #696 on: 31 July 2016, 18:28 »
Given it a quick wash and finished with a spray of quick detailer (Bouncers Done and Dusted). Last wash included a wax with Finish Kare FK1000p, first time since the G-Techniq C2v3 had worn off and I must say I'm liking the feel of the paint and the glossy finish but don't want to waste the G-Techniq, not sure whether or not to use it this winter or just to keep the layers of wax up to date.

Looks good Watts :cool: Makes me feel guilty, as my car remained unwashed this weekend.
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #697 on: 31 July 2016, 19:11 »
Cheers :smiley: It's difficult to find the time isn't it? Then it's either raining or too hot and if you do find the time and get the job done it rains soon after :rolleyes:

Looking forward to a few new pictures of you pocket rocket :smiley:
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #698 on: 31 July 2016, 20:03 »
Looking superb Watts.  :cool:  Great reflections and gloss. 

Enjoying the wax finish then.  You could always just use the C2v3 on the wheels on a monthly basis, and regularly on the glass.  That's all I use C2 for.  Not impressed with it on paintwork, doesn't match up to a wax finish IMO, but fine for wheels and windscreen/other glass.
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #699 on: 31 July 2016, 20:49 »
Looking superb Watts.  :cool:  Great reflections and gloss. 

Enjoying the wax finish then.  You could always just use the C2v3 on the wheels on a monthly basis, and regularly on the glass.  That's all I use C2 for.  Not impressed with it on paintwork, doesn't match up to a wax finish IMO, but fine for wheels and windscreen/other glass.

Thanks for that, a bit of a change though since I bought the wax for the wheels and the C2v3 for the bodywork! Good idea though and I think that's what I'll do :smiley:

Must do a decontamination soon as I can feel particles embedded in the paint. Problem is though presumably I'll need a machine polish afterwards and I haven't got one. Not sure about investing in one as I'll be enthusiastic to start but soon lose interest :rolleyes:
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