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Washed the Z today.

Discussion in 'General Banter' started by hard top, Mar 2, 2013.

  1. hard top

    hard top Zorg Expert (I)
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    Hi everyone and Bad Boy.
    Thought I would share some of my car cleaning skills and tips with you all.
    Today I was planning to titillate my Z by giving her a good clean up after a tough winter, road salt and all that.
    Then I got a call that I had to go in to work, bit of a problem on one of the drilling rigs.

    OK, so hi ho and off to work we go and then I thought of this.......... :bulb

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    Set up at 140 deg C and a working pressure of 180 bar, the best way to use it was at a distance of approx +/- 2 meters from the intended target, worked a treat and the low pressure rotary nozzle was brilliant for the underside of the car.

    Did not stop there though, as I thought the old girl would enjoy a good buffing (naughty word in Dutch)
    So treated her to this........ :D



    Very pleased with the final result and will be using it again, so stick that in your bucket Bad Boy....... :ymdevil:
     
  2. EnthuZiaZT

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    Just wondering how she reacted to your 'titillation' Hardtop!! as I was under the impression that it was stimulation by tickling!!! ;) :ymdevil:
    Did you actually mean titivate??? :D or perhaps you were right in the first place!!! :))

    Don't know whether we have anything like that Glossing tunnel over here? :-?
     
  3. z3cade

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    Vheeeehickle.... :eek:)

    What a load of rubbish..

    You won't get a professional finish with a glorified car wash..

    It will add swirls, miss parts and leave excess polish everywhere.. Then you've got to wax it after surely?
     
  4. badman gee

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    It depends on what the rollers are made of.

    If there microfiber then ok if not, no good.
     
  5. hard top

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    No. If you have never used it, then you can not really make a comment IMHO.

    Where did I say that I was expecting a "professional finish" ?
    After power washing the car I washed her by hand, using all of Bad Boys tips, using some expensive car shampoo that I nicked form my bosses' office..... :ar!
    After freezing my nuts off on a cold grey damp winters day, I decided that I had had enough.

    This is a brand new system and I was walked through the machine, by the owner, before I used it.
    The 'brushes' or what ever they call them, are as soft as a babies bottom.
    When I came out the other end, my car was spray waxed and finished off by hand, by the owner of 'the machine'.
    And all of this for a kings ransom of........22 Euros........

    It is not an Enzo Ferrari, it is a 16 year old BMW 3 Series with two seats and if I get "swirls" I will give it a total re-spray as I did last year......now that is what I call detailing.......... :D

    Stick that in your bucket Liam..... :ymdevil:

    PS. If I get a chance, I will post some pics.
     
  6. badman gee

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    Good stuff ht
     
  7. Titan

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    I thought you had an F-wit to wash your cars HT.
    Have you sacked him or just banished him offshore for a while?
     
  8. hard top

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    Funny you should mention that, he went offshore 06.00 hrs yesterday morning.
    Phuckknows is a handy Turk to have around when it comes to car detailing, he did all the rubbers with PE100 on my car before the hardtop went back on........ :)
     
  9. z3cade

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    HT I have no quibbles with you using it.. Just from the video it shows drive in without a pre wash and without waxing at the end.. I didn't know they waxed at the end and finished by hand etc...

    Sorry! :-B

    ;)
     
  10. z3cade

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    You can stick that glorified car wash in yours.... :baa

    ;)
     
  11. badman gee

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    ht isnt happy with you liam.

    hes preparing the xmas tree treatment for you boy.
     
  12. Jamezee

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    Don't bring the sheep into this [-x
     
  13. hard top

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    That's one way to marinade your meat! :eating