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Offline Booth11

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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #830 on: 08 January 2017, 18:50 »
I wouldn't go so far as to call it detailing but it's a full snow foam, 2 bucket wash and dry off effort :smiley:


Nice work Kalimon.  The gloss is really lovely.  :cool:

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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #831 on: 08 January 2017, 18:53 »
I brought the GTI caravan home to wash the winter 'green' off it.

No pictures today, but here's one from last year, as it looks just the same.



Imagine a detailing section where members don't bother posting recent examples of their efforts.  Dull place indeed.
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #832 on: 09 January 2017, 08:00 »
Didn't the daffs cheers you up Bec? Not long till spring now.

In this case, red is the fastest colour.

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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #833 on: 09 January 2017, 22:16 »
Didn't the daffs cheers you up Bec? Not long till spring now.

They're not my fav flower Simon.  :tongue:
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #834 on: 12 January 2017, 20:37 »
Didn't the daffs cheers you up Bec? Not long till spring now.

Nice detailing on the lawn too!
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #835 on: 14 January 2017, 16:29 »
After wallowing in a month of winter salt, grit and grime, time to give it a wash and protection top up.  Also checked coolant oil and windscreen wash levels and tyre pressures.
 
The stuff:
Raceglace Filter - DI water for all washing and rinsing
Auto Finesse Citrus Power
ValetPro Bilberry Wheel Cleaner
ValetPro Advanced Neutral Snow Foam
Swissvax Car Bath Shampoo
Swissvax Quick Finish Detailer on bodywork
Obsessive Detail Clarity Glass Cleaner
Obsessive Detail Clarity Rain Repellant
Gtechniq C2V3 on wheels
Mothers Mag and Aluminium Polish on tailpipes
Achem Hi-Shine Longlife Tyre Dressing on tyres
WoWo mitts, towels, applicators and microfibres

Snow foamed


Rinsed off, and ready for the bucket wash


Washed, dried, and protected


Really need to get the rusty hubs painted this spring!








Then straight back on mum taxi duty





 
And after all that, time to defrost with one of these...
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #836 on: 14 January 2017, 16:46 »
Lovely :drool:
I really like the pic of the paint flake glinting nin the winter sun :smiley: :cool:
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #837 on: 14 January 2017, 17:48 »
Lovely job as usual :smiley: Mine's not been touched bar a quick interior wipe down since the end of October :sad: Off this weekend but been out all day today, in tomorrow but yet again it's set to p**s down :angry: Oh well, the day will come.
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Re: What detailing have you done today?
« Reply #838 on: 15 January 2017, 00:22 »
Lovely :drool:
I really like the pic of the paint flake glinting nin the winter sun :smiley: :cool:

Lovely job as usual :smiley: Mine's not been touched bar a quick interior wipe down since the end of October :sad: Off this weekend but been out all day today, in tomorrow but yet again it's set to p**s down :angry: Oh well, the day will come.

Thanks guys, it was nice to get the muck off, it was starting the look Carbon Grey but without the shine! Nice to see that pearl flake for a change, was beginning to think it had disappeared for good, lol.

The day will come Watts and it will be worth it, even if it is shortlived!
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