Detailing Thread

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Re: Detailing Thread

Postby Cav » 08 Apr 2021, 12:39

Yeah, although if you want to make your life even easier, give it a thorough clean with a pure shampoo, tar remover and fallout remover, apply your C2 Liquid Serum and then use Purple Velvet thereafter. Should make keeping the car clean EASY.

A bit of effort to get it to that place though
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Re: Detailing Thread

Postby Stonesie » 09 Apr 2021, 13:46

Kwacky wrote:Autobrite Direct had an Easter sale so I've ordered a few things.

I've got a drying towel coming in. These things are ace for the motorbike. I recommend them to anyone.

I've also ordered a small size of purple velvet shampoo and some Hellshine glass and visor sealant with a small applicator.

https://www.autobritedirect.co.uk/produ ... r-sealant/



Thanks for the link, just ordered the glass cleaner and sealent with a cloth.
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Re: Detailing Thread

Postby Cav » 09 Apr 2021, 14:15

Nice purchase!

Top tip for glass...

2 cloths. 1 for applying the product and rubbing till its nearly all dry. 1 for buffing afterward. Never had an issue since adopting that process
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Re: Detailing Thread

Postby Cav » 15 Apr 2021, 09:35

Update on the PPF situation.

303 Products hadn't tested their Graphene Spray on XPEL so suggested asking XPEL.

XPEL went to their chemists and told me that there was no concern with the listed ingredients, but, without testing the product they don't know if there is any concern with the unlisted products.

They've shipped me a sample of their recommended in-house product. Legends! I didn't ask for it, but I'm very happy to receive it. It's their equivalent to Gtechniq C2V3.
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Re: Detailing Thread

Postby Cav » 16 Apr 2021, 07:10

Further to the above, I queried the prep required for their Ceramic Boost product and in their reply, not only did they give full instructions, they also shipped a full size bottle of Iron Remover and samples of PPF cleaner and Detail Spray.

I've asked where I can leave positive feedback because I would like to give credit where credit is due.
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Re: Detailing Thread

Postby Kwacky » 16 Apr 2021, 07:28

Nice to see good customer service
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Re: Detailing Thread

Postby Cav » 16 Apr 2021, 07:33

Definitely! It's not so common these days so we've got to praise it when we see it :)
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Re: Detailing Thread

Postby Kwacky » 16 Apr 2021, 13:57

Autobrite Direct don't seem to be in any rush to send my stuff out. I've given them a prod.
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Re: Detailing Thread

Postby Cav » 16 Apr 2021, 14:42

They said expect up to 3 weeks dispatch I believe
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Re: Detailing Thread

Postby Cav » 22 Apr 2021, 11:13

Did you contact them, Kwacky? Get anything out of them?
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Re: Detailing Thread

Postby Kwacky » 22 Apr 2021, 11:54

I did

I didn't

I've not heard a word.

I'll chase them next week if I'm still waiting
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Re: Detailing Thread

Postby Stonesie » 22 Apr 2021, 12:09

Same story here, no rush though I bought a Mint Merkin from Dodo Juice, even with some cheap glass cleaner it has come up great and streak free.

Also the Dodo Juice site is was easier to navigate.
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Re: Detailing Thread

Postby Cav » 22 Apr 2021, 14:34

We aren't the only ones.

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Re: Detailing Thread

Postby Kwacky » 22 Apr 2021, 14:45

I appreciate that they're busy but you would have thought that some of the deliveries would have been made before the estimated 4 weeks.
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Re: Detailing Thread

Postby Kwacky » 30 Apr 2021, 18:26

I'm still waiting for my stuff from Autobrite
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Re: Detailing Thread

Postby duke63 » 30 Apr 2021, 19:48

perhaps its on the same ship as the Yamahas. :(
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Re: Detailing Thread

Postby Kwacky » 06 May 2021, 10:18

I've had an email to say that my order is being posted today.
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Re: Detailing Thread

Postby Kwacky » 09 May 2021, 16:39

That purple velvet shampoo seems to be decent enough. The bike came up clean enough with the first wash.
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Re: Detailing Thread

Postby Cav » 09 May 2021, 18:26

Nice. I need to give the car another clean so will do that then. Worst of all is I need to give the interior a once over before installing baby Cav's car seat.
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