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Discussion in 'The Beauty Parlour' started by badman gee, Jul 27, 2012.

  1. badman gee

    badman gee Guest

    Hello all,

    ive joined a detailing forum cleanyourcar.co.uk

    its full of people who are ocd about car cleaning (as i am!)

    one of the guys, lives not far from me (other side of wisbeach) is a member of the saab club.

    hes popping over sun to advise me and show me how to use my new da polisher!

    mike will be popping over as he is interested as well.

    i will report back with before and after photos.

    im so excited.

    :ymdevil:
     
  2. z3cade

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  3. badman gee

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    no silly post spoiling my thread, otherwise the sleeve will return to create havoc :ymdevil:
     
  4. Snoops

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    You need to get down to a scrapyard tomorrow and get a couple of panels to practice on.... :-bd

    Once you've mastered it you could get a spot on QVC :p
     
  5. badman gee

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    :-j
     
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    After seeing your car Mark he will probably be having lessons from you :bulb
     
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    How come your using a da polisher badman? I find you can't beat a hand job :p
     
  8. r37

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    prepare to see your evenings disappear as quickly as your bank balance goes on detailing products :)


    (also on DW forum under same name)
     
  9. badman gee

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    :ymhug:
     
  10. badman gee

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    yep, cant take it with you.

    its worth it. :x
     
  11. badman gee

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    yep i love a good hand job ;)
     
  12. badman gee

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    yep i see your a sponge jockey :D
     
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    Showed a work colleague your car today on the zedfest pictures thread, never seen a Z3 with a hardtop - he was very impressed, he muttered something about the lines being nice .... now where have I heard that before... he also said silver is a nice colour. [​IMG]
     
  14. z3cade

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    You'll end up with Detailers cramp from all the rubbing out @-)
     
  15. badman gee

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    its ok i wear rubber gloves nd change hands :ymdevil:
     
  16. badman gee

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    :ymhug:
     
  17. badman gee

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    Hello all,

    Spent sunday afternoon with Mike (Enthuziast) and a fantastic guy ive been speaking to on the cleanyourcar forum (Peter).

    Peter brought over 3 or 4 boxes full of detailing products, from polishing pads through to micro brushes.

    Ive not seen so many waxes, polishes, glazes, wheel products, snow foam and lance equipment.

    We spent the afternoon getting to grips with the da polisher (its great) on the rovers bonnet.

    we used different polishes and cutting pads followed by finishing pads (this was after looking at and trying out wheel cleaners, degreasers, window cleaners etc)

    We applied 5 different wax types (yes you could see the difference) to different places on the bonnet.

    The best effect (wet look) was achieved by using Scholl Vintage wax.

    The funny thing was the most common market products AG and Meguires were no where to be seen!

    It will be a slow learning curve but it is very interesting and i intend to learn as much as possible.

    I look forward to wax stock.

    Mark
     
  18. Boysie

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    Scholl looks a very high quality product as is Zymol an expensive but an incredible wax
    I have only used Zymol once on my car and it has lasted so long
    Going by the amount I used it will last a very long time
    Good on you mark


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    I always use Zymol when washing my car, it's better than any other product I've used.
    Offyourmarks might have some opposition if marks starts up detailing


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  20. badman gee

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    Thanks for the comments Ray.

    I spoke to johnttt and he rates matt very highly, one of the best in the uk was his comment!

    Im just starting out but would like to get to a very good amature level (as good as i can get)

    Im keen and will learn.

    Mark
     

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