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Forum: Car Cleaning & Detailing

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  1. Forum for full time detailers to provide advice, information and examples of work completed. All threads will be automatically moderated and approved by the moderator team using their discretion.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Discount codes for detailing products...

    Right Guys I have put together a fresh page with discount codes on this page as some on the last page are out of date! Also I will be...

    Started by B17BLG‎, 9th May 2013 09:59 AM
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    detailing, discount codes, savings
    • Replies: 69
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    29th November 2015 04:30 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Cutting Compounds on Vauxhall Paint

    So, I have some scratches on the new car left by the previous owner which I have managed to, well cleaned up I guess you could say. Completely...

    Started by Babyalien‎, 27th May 2013 12:41 AM
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    22nd January 2014 05:00 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Detailing Guides--1 Washing

    WASHING Washing is the process of removing loosely bonded surface contaminants, such as dust, dirt, flies and road salt, from the exterior...

    Started by Robbieben‎, 20th January 2007 09:15 PM
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    21st January 2007 06:26 PM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Detailing Guides--2 Cleaning Paintwork Prior to Polishing

    CLEANING PAINTWORK PRIOR TO POLISHING Cleaning is the process of exfoliating firmly bonded surface contaminants, such as tar spots, bug remains,...

    Started by Robbieben‎, 20th January 2007 09:21 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    21st January 2007 06:26 PM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Detailing Guides--3 Polishing and Defect Removal

    POLISHING AND DEFECT REMOVAL Preparation, preparation, preparation... is the key to amazing car care results. No matter how good your last step...

    Started by Robbieben‎, 20th January 2007 09:24 PM
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    21st January 2007 06:25 PM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Detailing Guides--4 Choosing correct Sealant or Wax

    HOW TO CHOOSE AND APPLY SEALANT OR WAX PROTECTION Once cleaned and polished, painted surfaces require protection against the elements in order to...

    Started by Robbieben‎, 20th January 2007 09:29 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    21st January 2007 06:25 PM Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: DETAILING: A Basic Guide

    This is only intended as a basic guide folks, hope it helps. Remember the final finished result reflects the quality of work and time put into...

    Started by Robbieben‎, 20th January 2007 09:12 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    20th January 2007 09:12 PM Go to last post
  1. Dispelling the myth of pressure washer scratching.

    So I seem to recall one or 2 people in a cleaning thread not too long ago saying they'd not pressure wash a car because it must scratch the paint as...

    Started by w20adm‎, 14th August 2018 06:55 PM
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    16th August 2018 09:13 AM Go to last post
  2. P Plates

    The Mrs recently passed her test and got herself a red Skoda Fabia, i told her to put some P Plates on it so if she stalls people will have a bit of...

    Started by Desert_Cloak‎, 8th August 2018 12:27 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    9th August 2018 02:10 AM Go to last post
  3. Show me your reflection shots!

    Anyone who can beat mine gets a prize! You'll struggle though ;) Sent from my SM-G900F using Tapatalk

    Started by w20adm‎, 28th July 2018 09:45 PM
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    29th July 2018 10:35 PM Go to last post
  4. Car Cleaning Question

    What's the easiest but best way to clean your car? I use a karcher pressure washer to spray off all the dirt, dust and what have you off the car...

    Started by VXRer‎, 17th April 2018 08:55 AM
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    • Replies: 56
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    13th July 2018 12:29 PM Go to last post
  5. One for the detailers

    What is a good cutting compound ? Where can I get a set of good mops wool and sponge ? I’ve got dodo juice with 125mm head and the woolly mop...

    Started by Jon1796‎, 27th May 2018 10:09 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    28th May 2018 01:42 PM Go to last post
  6. Restoring faded exterior plastics semi permanently

    for a while now it's been bugging me that the plastic panel at the bottom of the windscreen, the one your windscreen wipers are attached to and that...

    Started by 4ftofflame‎, 22nd May 2018 03:25 PM
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    26th May 2018 07:19 AM Go to last post
  7. Any suggestions

    Hey Folks Just wondering if anyone has a suggestion to remove this I've used my usual wheel cleaner and also a fallout iron remover Thanks...

    Started by Matt1982‎, 14th May 2018 10:09 PM
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    17th May 2018 08:52 PM Go to last post
  8. De spelling the myth of waxes "designed for dark/light colours blah blah"

    Now sorry car wax companies if I'm bursting your bubble but this needs to be said ........ Now, in the olden days a cars paint was single stage....

    Started by w20adm‎, 9th April 2018 09:53 PM
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    • Replies: 12
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    18th April 2018 12:42 PM Go to last post
  9. Astra H Nergerg Wheels

    Hi Guys, Just got myself Number 084 Berg edition VXR, any advice on keeping the wheels clean!

    Started by Wowfan‎, 11th April 2018 07:26 AM
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    • Replies: 10
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    12th April 2018 01:06 PM Go to last post
  10. Tar Remover

    Over the winter my local council developed a fetish for road dressing and proceeded to pebble dash many roads rather than repair them. Can anyone...

    Started by Jamescorsa‎, 10th April 2018 10:32 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    11th April 2018 01:03 PM Go to last post
  11. Wax

    Whats the best wax for durability.... I have just done full paint correction, I have souveran paste on at the min but i believe its not long...

    Started by kopite81‎, 6th April 2018 10:13 PM
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    • Replies: 40
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    10th April 2018 02:17 PM Go to last post
  12. Best wax for white

    Hi peeps With warmer weather on the way..hopefully! Just wondering what everyone’s take is on best wax to use for white ? Dodo juice light...

    Started by Defiantviper‎, 8th April 2018 09:55 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    9th April 2018 08:36 PM Go to last post
  13. Seat cleaning

    I recently had a crappy valet done on my interior and when the seats were cleaned they used a wet vac and drew all the dirt that must of been in the...

    Started by iamphil‎, 3rd April 2018 04:09 PM
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    • Replies: 20
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    6th April 2018 12:22 PM Go to last post
  14. Guard X

    Has anyone heard of or even used the guard x stage 1 & 2 ?

    Started by R3HAN‎, 29th March 2018 09:59 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    3rd April 2018 10:43 PM Go to last post
  15. Window rubber

    Hey Folks Just wondering if you can help noticed like green I assume some kind of algae??on my window rubber when looking from inside What would...

    Started by Matt1982‎, 15th March 2018 05:09 PM
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    • Replies: 10
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    16th March 2018 12:14 PM Go to last post
  16. Rubber care

    What’s the best rubber care for the rubbers around the windows etc And to get them clean Thanks

    Started by Vxr..‎, 12th March 2018 10:32 PM
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    • Replies: 11
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    14th March 2018 01:18 PM Go to last post
  17. Carbon Collective

    Has anyone ever used this line of products? Currently using bilt hamber but running low - Keep seeing posts on my Insta for this companys...

    Started by kopite81‎, 25th February 2018 04:44 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 454
    26th February 2018 07:48 PM Go to last post
  18. Spray wax

    Been using Autoglyms Aqua Wax for when i need a quick wax seal, its nearly run out now though so: Is there a better product to use? Where to...

    Started by Desert_Cloak‎, 22nd January 2018 03:47 PM
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    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 1,909
    26th February 2018 07:20 PM Go to last post
  19. Vxr needs a clean inside

    Miss the car looking clean and shiny inside whats the best products to use for seats, dash, windows, carpets without spending a bomb ha Sent from...

    Started by Ollieramsay94‎, 4th January 2018 11:00 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 648
    25th February 2018 07:02 AM Go to last post
  20. Cleaned & polished the burg today

    So today I decided to give the burg a good clean and polish as it was well overdue an thought I’d share with you lot, the results from just what I...

    Started by Scottsav1‎, 23rd February 2018 05:59 PM
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 686
    24th February 2018 08:53 PM Go to last post

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