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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    Right Guys I have put together a fresh page with discount codes on this page as some on the last page are out of date!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
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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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  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
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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
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  1. What you using? (Red cars)

    Just wondering what polish and compounds people are using on the shady vauxhall red paint? Ive been using Autoglym super resin polish, it gives a...

    Started by Desert_Cloak‎, 9th August 2017 01:10 PM
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    9th August 2017 09:28 PM Go to last post
  2. drill attachment polisher

    not got the budget to buy a machine polisher but have seen a few on amazon etc that are attachments for your cordless drill any info on if these...

    Started by dan.potter‎, 1st August 2017 11:28 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    1st August 2017 04:00 PM Go to last post
  3. Angry cleaning help

    Hi, so I'm working abroad and get home to find a neighbour has sprayed there garden fence and it must of been windy as there is some overspray on my...

    Started by dan.potter‎, 25th July 2017 01:10 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    26th July 2017 08:38 AM Go to last post
  4. New wax day

    First time trying Autoglym's HD Wax.. Stuff is so easy to apply with the pads you get with it and take off. Half way doing the car at the moment,...

    Started by baillie89‎, 6th July 2017 02:18 PM
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 557
    15th July 2017 09:01 PM Go to last post
  5. Paint damage from bird droppings

    Hi Guys, Had a bird take a dump on my car, must have been eating sulphuric acid or something as it appears to have eaten into the lacquer. Does...

    Started by vxrmjp‎, 5th July 2017 11:47 PM
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    • Replies: 11
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    8th July 2017 04:59 PM Go to last post
  6. Best place for da polisher

    Hey Folks Ive been looking for a while what's the best for a beginner and what else would I be advised to get like cutting compounds etc Cheers...

    Started by Matt1982‎, 28th June 2017 10:00 PM
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    29th June 2017 09:32 PM Go to last post
  7. Wax application

    Polished the car Saturday , and although accu weather said no rain at all , after 2 hours in they decided to chaged their mind.So finished the...

    Started by Mrs S Cat‎, 28th June 2017 12:11 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    28th June 2017 02:11 AM Go to last post
  8. Summer detail.

    Well been getting the old girl summer ready over the last few days in bits and bats. 21mm throw vertool da polisher used along with, Meguiars...

    Started by w20adm‎, 16th June 2017 10:28 PM
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    • Replies: 14
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    27th June 2017 10:35 PM Go to last post
  9. New toy :)

    Ok so recently my trusty old cheapo argos DA, which has served me very well I might add, found its limitations. So I needed something better. Here...

    Started by w20adm‎, 6th June 2017 10:19 PM
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    11th June 2017 09:09 PM Go to last post
  10. Jet washers and snow foam lancer

    Anyone have a recommendation for one? Can you buy the pair together somewhere would like a smallish one. I have a Bosch washer but when you twitch it...

    Started by Cnking‎, 26th May 2017 09:49 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    28th May 2017 08:28 PM Go to last post
  11. Ghost emblems after debadge.

    Anybody know the best way to get rid of the faint ghosting of the emblems after debadging? I debadged the car 12 months ago when I first got it and...

    Started by iamphil‎, 14th May 2017 08:39 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    28th May 2017 12:39 PM Go to last post
  12. Polish

    What's your recommendation on polish then. What would you say is the best to get little scratches out and the best for beading? Sent from my...

    Started by Millsy1233‎, 22nd May 2017 11:00 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    25th May 2017 10:19 AM Go to last post
  13. what do you use to wash your microfibers?

    i recently bought a load of new microfibers and was reading the care instructions and it says about using a kiquid ditergent that's as perfum and...

    Started by 4ftofflame‎, 1st April 2017 01:42 PM
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    22nd May 2017 06:40 PM Go to last post
  14. Angry Anti-bird lasers....

    Anybody else just waiting for the day for lasers to be attached to your car so birds are shot down within 10 ft of your hard work? I mean...

    Started by baillie89‎, 9th May 2017 08:23 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    22nd May 2017 01:27 AM Go to last post
  15. £6 hand wash anyone?

    This was on fb :(

    Started by Raiden‎, 24th April 2017 03:34 PM
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    22nd May 2017 01:22 AM Go to last post
  16. Poorboys bug and tar remover

    Could anybody on here advise on a better tar remover than the poorboys bug and tar remover as I tried it on Sunday and had more luck removing bugs...

    Started by iamphil‎, 3rd April 2017 02:20 PM
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    21st May 2017 09:18 PM Go to last post
  17. Small stone chip and Crayola crayons

    Been using this method of repairing small stone chips for years and it works -- firstly this method is not suitable for large chips which will need a...

    Started by Brother Leo‎, 13th May 2017 01:14 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 220
    13th May 2017 01:51 PM Go to last post
  18. Tyre detailer

    Hi all prob been covered loads but want to tart up the walls of my tyres. Don't want tyre paint but don't need anything fancy or expensive. Just...

    Started by COSWORTH‎, 22nd April 2017 09:49 PM
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 554
    11th May 2017 03:39 PM Go to last post
  19. Can these be revived?

    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Started by Cnking‎, 28th April 2017 06:22 PM
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    9th May 2017 09:22 PM Go to last post
  20. Paint guage

    Can anyone recommend a paint thickness gauge/ reader don't want to spend very much on it but had to be accurate ofcourse :) Sent from my iPhone...

    Started by Cnking‎, 6th May 2017 11:24 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 178
    6th May 2017 11:24 PM Go to last post

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