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#1 Turvey

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 07:55 PM

Usually Mrs Turvey cleans the car in our house but actually having a car I'm enjoying driving I decided I would start the washing duties  :)

 

When we got it we noticed a couple of what looked like greasy/oily hand-prints on the bonnet so I got stuck in with car shampoo and a sponge but they didn't seem to shift. The rest of the car looked OK for an 8 year-old car, usual scratches etc but the hand-prints really started annoying me  :angry:

 

So this weekend we flew down to Glasgow and left the car with a workmate of mine who is really into valeting etc (he's just bought a £400 buffer!!!) Seeing as we're still speaking of selling and moving onto the C-max as mentioned elsewhere he didn't give it the full works. 'Just' a cut and polish job.  

 

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After...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Needless to say I'm well chuffed with the results! Keep looking out the window at it!  :wub:



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#2 Preee

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 08:43 PM

Thats made the world of difference , looks very clean.

 

cleaned mine yesterday , as i was putting power wash away , a bird crapped on the roof :angry:  , washed it off , cleared everything away sat down in front room looked out the window to see attack no.2 across the bonnet and a bit on the screen and roof :wacko:  , needless to say i was not happy , damn i hate Birds :blink:



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Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:47 AM

that looks like it come up lovely andcant beat a nice freshly waxed car.

preee I know the felling got some birds nesting in a neaighbours roof and when they come out they seem to fly over my car and crap on it just as iv finished washing it lol

so out I go with the deatailer and colth .



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Posted 23 May 2013 - 07:12 PM

Arrghhh!!! 

 

Someone at Mrs T's work today let their door blow open against our car!!! 

 

 

 

Not the easiest to see in a picture but very noticeable in the flesh.

 

The 'culprit' was driving a hire car and everything is being sorted through them. Getting it fixed in a couple of weeks time

 

Hire company is our local Ford dealer who, so far at least, have been nothing short of excellent ;)  



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Posted 27 May 2013 - 10:17 PM

Nice result there

 

Is that the 3M Perfect-It pads I spy there?  Did he use the 3M polishes too?

 

Chris



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Posted 28 May 2013 - 01:11 AM

Every time I wash my car it rains the next day.

Gave mine a good steam wash yesterday evening to get moorland dust and gak off it and today it chucked down.

I really am a weather curse.



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Posted 28 May 2013 - 09:07 PM

Every time I wash my car it rains the next day.

Gave mine a good steam wash yesterday evening to get moorland dust and gak off it and today it chucked down.

I really am a weather curse.

Please don't wash your car for the rest of summer :D

 

If it stays sunny until September I'll give your a car a full detail free of charge ;)



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Posted 28 May 2013 - 10:12 PM

Nice result there

 

Is that the 3M Perfect-It pads I spy there?  Did he use the 3M polishes too?

 

Chris

 

 

You got me on that!  :wacko:

 

I'll ask him tomorrow  ;)



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Posted 28 May 2013 - 10:14 PM

Please don't wash your car for the rest of summer :D
 
If it stays sunny until September I'll give your a car a full detail free of charge ;)


Tempting but couldn't bear driving a filthy car just so you can top up yer tan :P

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 07:56 PM

Nice result there

 

Is that the 3M Perfect-It pads I spy there?  Did he use the 3M polishes too?

 

Chris

 

Message from my mate was..... Yes it was 3M pads & polish combo 

Extra fine polish with yellow pad applied by flex rotary , then black max glaze applied with flex DA and meguires finishing pad then two coats of brightmax vantage wax .

 

Might as well be speaking German! :-) 



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Posted 31 May 2013 - 06:34 PM

The Britemax stuff has gained a great reputation, especially Vantage

 

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