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Offline boneybradley

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Re: claying/polishing... whats better to use and is it worth it?
« Reply #20 on: 01 March 2008, 14:59 »
well i clayed and polished and sealed and then waxed.... here some results!

first thing today it was like this




after washing and claying the paint starts to look better and smoother



and then she got poished,sealed and then waxed with collinite to give results like this






oh and i refitted the original badged grill...

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Re: claying/polishing... whats better to use and is it worth it?
« Reply #21 on: 01 March 2008, 15:06 »
Oh you make me feel bad...I just cant be @rsed to do mine as not very well but now you make me wanna go do it.. :sad:
anyone want to volunteer? I make excellent food and will supply tea or beer..  :laugh:

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Re: claying/polishing... whats better to use and is it worth it?
« Reply #22 on: 01 March 2008, 15:07 »
Looks a hell of alot better, especially with the grill... good stuff  :wink: :cool:

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Re: claying/polishing... whats better to use and is it worth it?
« Reply #23 on: 01 March 2008, 15:25 »
:afro: super job boney  :cool: :cool: :cool:

bet you're pleased with the results... looks sooo much better and the 50/50 shots are just ace - can really see the dfinition in the reflections

money well spent i'd say?


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Re: claying/polishing... whats better to use and is it worth it?
« Reply #24 on: 01 March 2008, 18:23 »
Nice work bradders.. Great minds think alike  :cool:

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Re: claying/polishing... whats better to use and is it worth it?
« Reply #25 on: 03 March 2008, 19:29 »
After spending saturday making the outside look good...I spent an hour cleaning under the bonnet after seeing what kells has done to his! just need to paint the rocker cover and clean some other bits (like the bonnet catch etc)
After buying the new wax I thought I would put my meguires stage 1 cleaner and stage 3 wax to good use and used this on the metal parts and then autoglym bumpered the plastics...I like the results :cool: even the underside of the bonnet shines now!



and Di no excuses for not sorting yours now!  :smug:
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Re: claying/polishing... whats better to use and is it worth it?
« Reply #26 on: 04 March 2008, 15:57 »
Oh you make me feel bad...I just cant be @rsed to do mine as not very well but now you make me wanna go do it.. :sad:
anyone want to volunteer? I make excellent food and will supply tea or beer..  :laugh:

Dinx :kiss:

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Re: claying/polishing... whats better to use and is it worth it?
« Reply #27 on: 04 March 2008, 23:17 »
yes thanks Bradley... :rolleyes:

awww...Thanks darl, but I really do need to get my finger out and get started on it..
including all the maintenance bits before shes on the road..

Looking good thou Bradley :afro:

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Re: claying/polishing... whats better to use and is it worth it?
« Reply #28 on: 09 April 2008, 20:12 »
Microfibre Cloths Quantity 3 cloths        £3.98

Sonus Der Wunder Drying Towel, Pkg/2  £16.95

Eurow 100% Sheepskin Wash Mitt with Interior Rubber Glove  £6.79

Poorboy's Super Slick & Suds Concentrated Car Wash - 32oz  £11.95

Collinite #915 Marque D'Elegance Detailing Kit  £24.95

Sonus Green Ultra Fine Detailing Clay - Quantity 1 bar  £6.99

Autoglym Super Resin Polish - 500ml  £9.99

2 buckets...

Is there anything on there i DONT need? i.e like a mortgage!!  :sick:
It will be to clean Black Magic  :cool:

 

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Re: claying/polishing... whats better to use and is it worth it?
« Reply #29 on: 09 April 2008, 21:40 »
yep... drop the extra microfibre cloths... you will get those in the collinite kit

you can drop the AG super resin polish as you are claying and then waxing... AG super resin polish is also very harsh and can cause swirls

you can change the poorboys super slick suds to bilt hambler - best shampoop i have used so far!

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