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Good old white spirit

Discussion in 'General Banter' started by Mr-P, Jul 3, 2013.

  1. Mr-P

    Mr-P Zorg Addict

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    I had forgotten how good white spirit was at getting years of grim off.

    Decided late this afternoon to have a go at removing more of the years of grim from the underside of Z's bonnet. When I bought the car in December the underside of the bonnet looked like it had never been clean since the day it was delivered in 1998.

    When I bought the car I attacked it with nearly every cleaning agent I had in the garage, yes it removed a bit but the bonnet was no where near how I wanted it (it still looked :yuck: ).

    So this afternoon I attacked with white spirit and 2 cloths, after 2 hours and a few numb fingers it looks
    loads better and nearly all of the grim is gone.:) Will attack again next week.

    You may ask why I didn't power wash it off, mainly due to the fact that I didn't want to have water and spray everywhere.

    So forget all your expensive cleaners and break out the WHITE SPIRIT.
     
  2. GazHyde

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    How long does the smell linger as white spirit is pretty smelly if I recall?
     
  3. badman gee

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    Just use an all purpose cleaner,

    No smell, excellent degreaser.
     
  4. Mr-P

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    No problems with smell
     

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