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Detailing Thread for G30/31

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Hello guys, with upcoming BH weekend, I thought it may be a good idea to do a detailing thread as many are bound to give our pride and joys a quick clean or more :) 

 

Post your before and after pics as well as what you use to detail :) 

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Good idea we’ll learn from one another I’m sure, certainly more ‘forum like’ than spending our time taking the pi** out of some deranged sod and his refund..... :D but don’t respond on that element or this thread will be locked down too!

 

@Johnyboy promised to introduce his car to a bucket, water and some cleaning stuff last weekend and post the pictures, this was after I suggested his MPG would increase as a result, he did threaten to sue me if it didn’t but given I’ve seen no evidence of this cleaning activity as yet I think he should be the first to post.....

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Here’s one I did earlier :D.

 

Autoglym Polar Blast snow foam.

Autoglym Bodywork Shampoo Conditioner (contact wash).

Autoglym Aqua Wax (drying / finishing).

Auto Finesse Iron Out (wheels). Dried and finished as above.

Autoglym Instant Tyre Dressing.

Autoglym Fast Glass.

 

Will most certainly be getting the same treatment over the long weekend...most likely with a savage hangover! 

 

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49 minutes ago, BacktoBeemer said:

Good idea we’ll learn from one another I’m sure, certainly more ‘forum like’ than spending our time taking the pi** out of some deranged sod and his refund..... :D but don’t respond on that element or this thread will be locked down too!

 

 

You just can’t help yourself can you?

:lol:

 

well I beat all you to it by buying the absolute best car shampoo £1.60 can buy before and my detailing products  buying spree didn’t stop there! Oooohhhh Nnnoooo.....

I also got some wheel cleaner and some glass cleaner! The wheel cleaner was a whopping £1 and the glass cleaner was a staggering £1.20! 

All purchased from our local detailing specialist shop, Tesco! :lol: 

and it took me all of 1hr and 20 min to make the  almighty 320d slightly less dirty....

 :lol:

 

but was slightly impressed with the wheel cleaner if I’m honest! I think it just stripped the lacour from them but they are clean! 

 

Ive got all the auto glym stuff, rapid detailer, glass polish, speed polish, clay bar etc etc...

but like I said before a polished turd is still a turd! :lol: 

and when I do actually polish it, it shows up every single issue with the paint (there’s many of them...) so all my detailing stuff is still on the shelf....

 :rolleyes:

 

I would of done a before and after pic but well I didn’t....

 :lol:

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A the moral of the story is - spend should be relative to the quality of the turd you are cleaning:D I guess.....

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14 minutes ago, Back2Beemer said:

Here’s one I did earlier :D.

 

Looks good @Back2Beemer which black is it? I was also going to enquiry about your thoughts on the snow foam although evidence in your pic suggests it is good....

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4 minutes ago, BacktoBeemer said:

Looks good @Back2Beemer which black is it? I was also going to enquiry about your thoughts on the snow foam although evidence in your pic suggests it is good....

What the fuck? Why are you asking yourself what colour your car is? :lol: 

and yes, money and time spent  is comparative to the level of turd you have....

:lol: 

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7 minutes ago, Yokozuna said:

What the fuck? Why are you asking yourself what colour your car is? :lol: 

Ironic given this is the ‘detailing’ thread.  Note there are two of us - @Back2Beemer and @BacktoBeemer mine is a shiny Moonstone blue / grey turd, this one is some variant of black. Keep up with the plot........:P

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4 minutes ago, Yokozuna said:

Ohhh ok! Now I get it, it’s like twins? :lol: 

that’ll learn me....

:rolleyes: :lol:

Yep although there are times when I would need to ask the colour of my car, normally followed by, where is it parked and who can drive the f’in thing home  for me ! :mrgreen:

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Haha @BacktoBeemer  one of us is going to have to change our name I think!

 

It’s not black mate, it’s Sophisto Grey sometimes the bright sunlight makes it appear more black in photos, but it’s a cracking colour when clean in the flesh. 

 

The Polar Blast is the best one I’ve used - the cling time is fantastic, produces a really thick consistent foam, and it does shift a lot of the top layer of dirt. 

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4 minutes ago, Back2Beemer said:

Haha @Back2Beemer one of us is going to have to change our name I think!

 

Oh my god! My head is literally about to explode....

now your talking to yourself?? 

WTF!!!!!

:lol: 

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Thanks - I’ve used Auto Finesse  and just recently switch to Gyeon, I’ve learnt the mix is key.  

 

As for our respective names - we’ll stick I like mine you like yours and the rest of them will get use to it or screw up occasionally @Yokozuna note. Ha ho......8-)

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1 minute ago, BacktoBeemer said:

 

 

As for our respective names - we’ll stick I like mine you like yours and the rest of them will get use to it or screw up occasionally @Yokozuna note. Ha ho......8-)

Your twin has already fucked up....

I think? :lol: :? 

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Just now, Yokozuna said:

Oh my god! My head is literally about to explode....

now your talking to yourself?? 

WTF!!!!!

:lol: 

No he was clearly talking to me but just entered his own name in error.

 

Besides it’s no bad thing you know - the other half is always banging on about her best conversations are with herself.....

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1 minute ago, Yokozuna said:

Your twin has already fucked up....

I think? :lol: :? 

Yep but it is an error easily made as you well know....

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1 minute ago, BacktoBeemer said:

No he was clearly talking to me but just entered his own name in error.

 

 

Or did he.....

:lol: 

 

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9 minutes ago, BacktoBeemer said:

Yep but it is an error easily made as you well know....

But surely he knows HIS own name? ;) 

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2 hours ago, BacktoBeemer said:

Good idea we’ll learn from one another I’m sure, certainly more ‘forum like’ than spending our time taking the pi** out of some deranged sod and his refund..... :D but don’t respond on that element or this thread will be locked down too!

 

@Johnyboy promised to introduce his car to a bucket, water and some cleaning stuff last weekend and post the pictures, this was after I suggested his MPG would increase as a result, he did threaten to sue me if it didn’t but given I’ve seen no evidence of this cleaning activity as yet I think he should be the first to post.....

I did the introduction on Sunday, I'm fairly sure that the car now looks worse than it did before, although you can tell that it's meant to be blue.

 

With the car in its current state, I have not seen any improvement in fuel consumption, but I do not feel that it would be fair to call in the lawyers quite yet. Let me just check then there's not a miracle improvement when the car is a bit less blotchy.

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38 minutes ago, Johnyboy said:

but I do not feel that it would be fair to call in the lawyers quite yet.

@sjak92 will advise........

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10 minutes ago, BacktoBeemer said:

@sjak92 will advise........

 

Not getting involved, im just here for clean cars :P

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