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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 11:26

so the old fashion vingar is no good Wink

This is excellent advice Taylor clap clap

I'd need another job to afford this ever growing list of products Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 11:28

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so the old fashion vingar is no good Wink

This is excellent advice Taylor clap clap

I'd need another job to afford this ever growing list of products Laughing

Not if you want you rubber seals etc to be eaten away Shocked lol

Thank You Very Happy

Once you have a good stock though its not that expensive to keep - its just the initial payout Rolling Eyes Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 11:32

I don't really use vingar I reserve that for my fish & chips Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 11:43

This is good value for general detailing



£33.00 : http://www.monzacarcare.com/products/?category_id=6393&search_mode=view_item&product_id=1981&start=0&search_term=Enter%20search%20term

1x Fantastic Fur Buffing Towel
1x Soft Touch Microfibre Drying Towel
1x Mint Merkin Waffle Window Cloth
1x Finger Mitt Wax Applicator
1x Blue Roo Wax Applicator
1x Mr Pink Interior Detailing Hand Mitt
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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 12:07

T u are a star Hun - Thanks

I will add them to the list & have a search 2night or 2morrow unless u have a website/best place to buy scratch

I will wait for the polish,clay etc & do all in one go hopefully

Just need to test run/figure out how to dilute/use all these new goodies correctly

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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 12:19

Oh right yep links Embarassed

Ok ....

Sonus Glass Polish : http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/engine-amp-exterior/sonus-glass-chrome-polish/prod_120.html

Zaino Z-12 Clear-View Glass Polish : http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/zaino/zaino-z-12-clear-view-glass-polish/prod_474.html

Xtra-Vue Wand : http://www.elitecarcare.co.uk/product_info.php?products_id=701

DoDo Supernatural Buffing Towel : http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/wax/dodo-juice/dodo-juice-supernatural-buffing-towel/prod_658.html

IPA Alcoholic Wipes : http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?ModuleNo=33787&C=SO&U=strat15

IPA Alcoholic Spray : http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?ModuleNo=28994&C=SO&U=strat15

Chemical Guys Streak Free Window Cleaner : http://www.waxamomo.co.uk/productcart/pc/viewPrd.asp?idproduct=81&idcategory=10

DoDo Juice Mint Merkin Glass Waffle Towel : http://www.elitecarcare.co.uk/dodo-juice-mint-merkin-waffle-weave-glass-towel.php

As for dilution rates its trial and error really just make sure you have some measuring jugs like the cheap sets you can buy in tescos.

Hope this Helps Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 12:26

Thank u Hug

Yeh I used cleanyourcar & Elite for most of the other stuff thumbs up
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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 12:27

Your most welcome Very Happy

I see we need recommendations for car washing accessories i.e mitts etc as its not covered in the Shampoo Washing section Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 12:30

Will see if I have enough ££ left to get the ^^

Can we have one for polishing, claying & wax

Never clayed so don't know were to start Sad but like to learn

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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 12:32

Ok ill get to that this evening - i did the windows as had a bit of spare time Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 12:34

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Your most welcome Very Happy

I see we need recommendations for car washing accessories i.e mitts etc as its not covered in the Shampoo Washing section Wink

I ordered a dodo wash mitt so hoping that's the best : scartch:

Yeh will no doubt help the others

I will add the glass etc one to first post later Smile

Thanks again Hug

Your defo get my perfectionist title Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 12:37

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Your most welcome Very Happy

I see we need recommendations for car washing accessories i.e mitts etc as its not covered in the Shampoo Washing section Wink

I ordered a dodo wash mitt so hoping that's the best : scartch:

Yeh will no doubt help the others

I will add the glass etc one to first post later Smile

Thanks again Hug

Your defo get my perfectionist title Smile

The Wookies Fist ? - its Luvvvvverly Hug good choice if i say so myself thumbs up not that i'm bias Embarassed

Cool thumbs up

Just remember :

1) Wash
2) Clay
3) Polish
4) Wax
5) Seal

Wink

Ill get the rest up for you Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 12:37

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Ok ill get to that this evening - i did the windows as had a bit of spare time Very Happy

Cool - Thanks Hug

Then I can see if I have enough £ to order tonight or go on my wish list for later date
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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 15:48

I think it would take a fair chunk of my uni grant to buy all of that stuff lol. I might buy some of that black trim stuff tho. Love the shine it brings up!
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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 16:26

[quote="JCWadventures"][quote="Mini S Mad"]
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Just remember :

1) Wash
2) Clay
3) Polish
4) Wax
5) Seal

Wink

Ill get the rest up for you Very Happy

I know you're right & the expect Taylor but do you not wash again after claying? I thought there would be bits of clay to wash off!

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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 16:45

[quote="Davyboy"][quote="JCWadventures"]
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JCWadventures wrote:


Just remember :

1) Wash
2) Clay
3) Polish
4) Wax
5) Seal

Wink

Ill get the rest up for you Very Happy

I know you're right & the expect Taylor but do you not wash again after claying? I thought there would be bits of clay to wash off!

obviously Dave Rolling Eyes LOL im talking quick stages - everyone knows to wash after a clay, right ? i could have put dry dry as well but common sense lol! - putting in quick stages
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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 17:38

Ok .... Drying

Drying

Now the key here is location and tools

1) Avoid washing a car in direct sunlight - will dry very quickly and leave stubborn water marks
2) Buy CR*P and you will end up with lint fibres, smear marks and water marks all over your vehicle

Ok after the car is hosed down and all washing and claying (bath time) etc has been carried out you want to make sure it is bone dry for the polish, waxing, sealing and protecting.

Option 1 - ( quick and 99% no steak finish)

Ok first way is the quickest and best in my opinion takes 3-5 mins if that !! and that is an electric power blower. these come in all sorts of handy tools i.e. a small handheld leaf blower of you can buy a car detailing one.

I have the Chemical Guys Jet Speed Dryer :



http://www.chemicalguysuk.com/product_p/jetsp.htm (price and details on here)

Basically this blows the water of the car essentially like a hair dryer for paintwork ( Cool, Eh ?)

An alternative to this and works just as well .... pop down to your local B&Q, Homebase etc and for between £30-40 pick up a leaf blower ( may seem pricy but you wont have to spend all that time drying the car and removing water marks - blow the water off and then blow into the nooks and crannies and volia done - just have a small microfibre to mop up any little bits Wink )





Option 2 ( the more lengthy process )

Hose the car down wards towards the floor to create sheeting action for the water to follow then place a soft thick waffle waeve towel onto the larger surfaces of the car i.e. but 2-3 of them. 1 on the bonnet, 1 on the roof and 1 draped over the boot

I recommend using waffle weave first as they absorb the most moisture - DO NOT RUB THE SURFACE WITH THESE!! leave them to soak up the water and ring out.

I use these :
Eurow X Large Waffle Weave Microfibre Drying Towel - 26" x 36" : http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/washing-and-drying/huge-38-x-28-microfibre-drying-towel/prod_154.html





Once these have drunk the majority of the water up now is for the water left over ! it is important to ensure that you are using something very soft so as not to create more swirl marks and so that you are buffing to a shine at the same time so as to avoid water marks Mad

Start with the

Chemical Guys - Miracle Dryer Ultra Absorbent Towel 25" x 36" : http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/washing-and-drying/miracle-dryer-ultra-plush-25-x-36-/prod_362.html
Super soft and plush : soaks up water a treat after the heavyish bits of water left behind up the doors etc





DoDo Supernatural Drying Towel 48" x 26" : http://www.elitecarcare.co.uk/product_info.php?cPath=64&products_id=576
Towel like effect removing the other lighter bits of water left behind :



Finally ....

Use the Dodo Juice - "Soft Touch" Premium Drying Towel : http://www.elitecarcare.co.uk/product_info.php?cPath=64&products_id=553
clears up the little bits left over and dribbles you get from the mirrors and it has buffing fibres to ......buff to a shine Very Happy




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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 17:46

[quote="JCWadventures"][quote="Davyboy"]
JCWadventures wrote:
Mini S Mad wrote:
JCWadventures wrote:


Just remember :

1) Wash
2) Clay
3) Polish
4) Wax
5) Seal

Wink

Ill get the rest up for you Very Happy

I know you're right & the expect Taylor but do you not wash again after claying? I thought there would be bits of clay to wash off!

obviously Dave Rolling Eyes LOL im talking quick stages - everyone knows to wash after a clay, right ? i could have put dry dry as well but common sense lol! - putting in quick stages

getcoat you are the godess of car clean just need to clarify Embarassed have never clayed before or even gone to these lengths No

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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 17:54

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getcoat you are the godess of car clean just need to clarify Embarassed have never clayed before or even gone to these lengths No

Its ok LOL

You want to make sure you get claying soon dave for the summer with the tree sap etc Wink then add an nice layer of protection thumbs up
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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 18:01

but I have 2 and one's an estate Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 18:18

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but I have 2 and one's an estate Wink

Can Julie not clean hers Question
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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   11th March 2010, 21:49

Ok first post updated with page number links to this morning efforts & have just checked through whats left to do for you hun.

We just need a polishing/claying/waxing guide & any other you can think off/ I have missed

Also linkies to were to buy the exhaust/metal polish/wax
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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   14th March 2010, 08:49

Just been looking at the Chemical guys Polishes & waxes. Are they best or what do you suggest scratch Hug

P.s - Are these any good or any better scratch http://www.chemicalguysuk.com/product_p/eltetow.htm
http://www.chemicalguysuk.com/product_p/microwashhg.htm
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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   14th March 2010, 09:12

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Davyboy wrote:
but I have 2 and one's an estate Wink

Can Julie not clean hers Question

Mmmmmmmmmm..............NO Laughing

I don't mind doing it, suprising washing two next to each other does't take that much longer than one Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Proffesional Cleaning Guide - Chemical Guys,Dodo juice etc - L@@K   18th March 2010, 17:01

Thanks Dawn this is brilliant!! Very Happy (and Taylor of course Razz)
I dont know how I managed to miss this but will have a proper good read now! Very Happy
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