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PostSubject: What are the best cleaning products?   28th February 2013, 11:42

Hi everyone, hope you are all well.

Need to give my mini a good clean this weekend as it is Filthy!! MINI Wash

Just wondering what the best product to use the clean the black plastic trim above the wheel arches. I dont want anything that is going to make them go shiney though want to keep them matt.

Also whats best for wheels and exhaust?

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PostSubject: Re: What are the best cleaning products?   28th February 2013, 12:01

Check this thread out, been tried and tested by many of us. It's long but gives some good information on products.

http://surreynewmini.forumotion.com/t1195-proffesional-cleaning-guide-chemical-guysdodo-juice-etc-lk

I had a real problem with one of my cars the black was virtually grey. Tom (TK Detailing) put some magic stuff on them and they are now very black again and have remained so all through winter. Send him an email to find out what he used. For wheels I use Bilt Hamber auto wheel cleaner which was recommended on here and for the exhaust autogleam (not that I clean my car that often but I know a man who can Very Happy aka Tom).
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best cleaning products?   28th February 2013, 12:08

Cazzywaz wrote:
Check this thread out, been tried and tested by many of us. It's long but gives some good information on products.

http://surreynewmini.forumotion.com/t1195-proffesional-cleaning-guide-chemical-guysdodo-juice-etc-lk

I had a real problem with one of my cars the black was virtually grey. Tom (TK Detailing) put some magic stuff on them and they are now very black again and have remained so all through winter. Send him an email to find out what he used. For wheels I use Bilt Hamber auto wheel cleaner which was recommended on here and for the exhaust autogleam (not that I clean my car that often but I know a man who can Very Happy aka Tom).

Thanks will have a good read through this afternoon.

BTW on another note, your car looks GREAT so dont ever worry about bad comments. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best cleaning products?   28th February 2013, 12:11

Thank you kind of you to say so Hug
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best cleaning products?   28th February 2013, 12:18

I like my black matt. BMW own label is good or autoglym bumper care is very good, cheap and lasts quite a while.
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best cleaning products?   28th February 2013, 12:19

Showroom shine from grease lighting to stop it a waterless clean and that's all I ever use.
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best cleaning products?   1st March 2013, 13:05

Thanks for your help.

going to do some internet shopping this afternoon Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best cleaning products?   2nd March 2013, 10:32

I seem to have a slight OCD with car cleaning products...



That's just drying and polishing cloths....
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best cleaning products?   2nd March 2013, 12:14

Wow that looks like a real box of treasures. lol!
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best cleaning products?   2nd March 2013, 18:07

I use poor boys sealant on the wheels, which I find is excellent stuff and makes the wheels a lot easier to clean. I have used autoglym products but am currently using waxtec which Tom at TK has recommended and the forum get a discount from them.
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best cleaning products?   2nd March 2013, 18:34

TK Detailing End................... lol!
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best cleaning products?   2nd March 2013, 18:36

Autoglym is fab..love the smell of it too,

I have an ocd with cleaning too and launder all my cloths regularly have lots of colours and
sizes..

Hubbie thinks I am two stops short of Dagenham.
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