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Forum: The Studio 08-10-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,633
Posted By stangalang
56k Icon BMW Z4 major enhancement, sonax detail (super swirly)

Bit more of a structured thread this time, more step by step

The car on arrival, ready for work

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4461/37572822641_fe52b317fd_b.jpg...
Forum: Detailing Chat 02-10-2017, 12:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,824
Posted By Marky's
I can't think of anything worse. I don't...

I can't think of anything worse. I don't understand how it would be enjoyable. I imagine you would end up missing areas etc. I hate it so much so that I spent over £600 on this :lol:
...
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 29-09-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 440,285
Posted By michaelb73
I have now solved this. I have used sealant and...

I have now solved this. I have used sealant and quality jubilee clips and now no leaks.

I have also now bought a hozelock water pump and have 3 100 litre butts all connected.

Tried for the...
Forum: Detailing Chat 28-09-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6,698
Views: 1,232,720
Posted By Wilco
I've been bored with my products recently so set...

I've been bored with my products recently so set myself a little challenge of spending as little as possible or using up products I've had sat redundant in my garage . Anyways cut a long story short...
Forum: Detailing Chat 21-09-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,180
Posted By LewisChadwick7
I'd say snowfoam is very marmite :lol: there's no...

I'd say snowfoam is very marmite :lol: there's no middle ground on that one!
Forum: The Studio 17-09-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,272
Posted By stangalang
56k Icon Mercedes SLS amg heavy enhancement

This car came in primarily for paintwork and interior. Wheels stayed on and where worked around. The ceramics don't kick out a lot anyway so it was easy to clean them up along with the callipers.
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Forum: Scotland 12-09-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 32,081
Posted By DLGWRX02
Getting a DI vessel was the best purchase I've...

Getting a DI vessel was the best purchase I've made. Bit of an outlay at about £130 pending on supplier and the type of resin used. (Tulson MB115). I can wash and rinse in full sun and get no...
Forum: The Showroom 02-09-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,438
Posted By great gonzo
RS with attitude.

Last but by no means least is this well looked after RS Focus, with a few extra horses under the bonnet and rocket launches as exhaust pipes it felt very special.
I believe it had a new car detail...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 30-07-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,247
Posted By DLGWRX02
Get a di vessel or pure final rinse, you won't...

Get a di vessel or pure final rinse, you won't get any water spots then, saves having to rush around after yourself, which is more or likely the time you end up having an accident.
Forum: The Showroom 18-06-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,968
Posted By turboDean
I used 800grit on the really deep scratches them...

I used 800grit on the really deep scratches them 2000grit after and on the lighter scratches, i used a 3" Meguairs foam Cut pad (Burgundy) and some Megs 105, the a 3" polishing pad and some megs 80...
Forum: The Showroom 16-06-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,968
Posted By turboDean
Work done to my TTRS over the last few months detailing and mods

Had my TTRS about 9 months now, slowly be doing bits to bring it up to standard so gonna post this thread from what ive done so far.
Started with some machine polishing, used a DAS 6 with meguairs...
Forum: Detailing Chat 05-06-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,712
Posted By Limalex
Detailing training

Hello Guys,

I am a new member and first I want say hello all of you.

I really kean to start my own detailing business. I have some experience and I had my own garage back home when I was 22,...
Forum: Shampoo 19-03-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,935
Posted By Pittsy
Detailingworld™ Review - Dooka Wash Shampoo

Detailingworld™ Review - Dooka Wash Shampoo

1st of all I would like to say a big thank you to Rob Dooka for my little Birthday present and apologies for it taking so long to get something written...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 14-06-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 942,784
Posted By cossiecol
Next: Raceglaze AquaGlide: ...

Next:
Raceglaze AquaGlide:
http://i.imgur.com/BEGAM6A.jpg

A while ago I had the chance to purchase this shampoo during a sale, admittedly it's taken me quite a while to get round to reviewing...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 14-06-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 942,784
Posted By cossiecol
Next: Zaino Z7 Show Car Wash:...

Next:
Zaino Z7 Show Car Wash: http://www.zainoeurope.com
http://i.imgur.com/h9RdB7K.jpg?1

Thanks goes to John at Zaino for the sample. The shampoo is very slick and generated loads of suds (I...
Forum: The Showroom 26-05-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,081
Posted By okcharlie
Hi again.....finally managed to get some decent...

Hi again.....finally managed to get some decent internet speed. Here are the 99% done pics. Just needs the seats going over again and paintwork touching in when i get the correct colour. Not the best...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 18-12-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,102
Posted By JohnD63
Some airbrush work

Ive been airbrushing now for 15 yrs, i started off painting motor bikes and crash helmets and moved on to other things. I'm lucky enough to work with my wife, she's been airbrushing for 25 yrs. Our...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 06-12-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,321
Posted By AllenF
Its all bull**** just bung 1/4" in a bottle and...

Its all bull**** just bung 1/4" in a bottle and fill the bugger up with water
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 16-11-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,174
Posted By fatdazza
No you must only use Rupes pads, Rupes polishes...

No you must only use Rupes pads, Rupes polishes and you must be wearing a Rupes apron and cap. If not the polisher will self destruct. :lol:
Forum: The Showroom 22-08-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,993
Posted By murkeywaters
E30 M3 - My first machine polish & SNH finish..

So I have owned my 1987 E30 M3 for over 16 years now, lots of that time it has spent in the garage as I have been busy or living elsewhere but never have I attempted or been tempted to sell it as its...
Forum: The Showroom 09-08-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,316
Posted By okcharlie
Thanks for the comments - really do enjoy these...

Thanks for the comments - really do enjoy these sort of clean ups! So next morning i tackled the interior with all the usual brushes and dry vac. Couldn't use the wet vac on this occasion as i've...
Forum: Ask Mike Phillips 16-07-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,989
Posted By Mike Phillips
When I'm doing correction work with any of the...

When I'm doing correction work with any of the Rupes polishers after using a slower speed to spread the product out I then increase the speed to the 5-6 setting and almost always the 6 setting. I...
Forum: Ask Mike Phillips 15-07-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 21,518
Posted By Mike Phillips
Here's the link to a 24" Shearwater we recently...

Here's the link to a 24" Shearwater we recently sanded down. Used the Rupes Duetto to machine damp sand with Rupes sanding discs then cut with rotary buffers.


How to wetsand, cut and buff a...
Forum: Ask Mike Phillips 14-07-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 21,518
Posted By Mike Phillips
Mind Blowing - Rupes Blue Foam Cutting Pad and Zephir Gloss Coarse Gel Compound

Mind Blowing - Rupes Blue Foam Cutting Pad and Zephir Gloss Coarse Gel Compound (http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=343314)


Something that was absolutely mind blowing at...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 08-06-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 21,364
Posted By qualar
Polishing Pad Chart

I have just created polishing pad chart (see link below). If you spot any mistakes or want to add anything let me know and I will make the changes.

Chart (http://1drv.ms/TvOuNP)

Also if...
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