Dirty Cars Winter 19/20

Dirty Cars Winter 19/20

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Sk00p

3,960 posts

190 months

Monday 2nd March 2020
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Back after a busy week towards the end of Jan



And when it dried out..


Nickbrapp

3,861 posts

93 months

Monday 2nd March 2020
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Mine had gone past the stage of dirty and was just looking sad, £7 for a great wash and wax and a free air freshener

GTEYE

1,781 posts

173 months

Monday 2nd March 2020
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GTEYE

1,781 posts

173 months

Monday 2nd March 2020
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An hour later

poing

8,743 posts

163 months

Monday 2nd March 2020
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Extra points for linking the garage door to the gate.

JakeT

3,958 posts

83 months

Tuesday 3rd March 2020
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hehe

Poisson96

1,849 posts

94 months

Friday 6th March 2020
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I really really suck at this.



Now clean again.


carlove

6,425 posts

130 months

Friday 13th March 2020
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My own car is back to being kept clean now. However I had a horrible Hyundai hire car for five days, managed this.

DoubleD

16,529 posts

71 months

Friday 13th March 2020
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Poisson96 said:
I really really suck at this.



Now clean again.

I cant remember the last time I saw a metro on the road!

N111BJG

352 posts

26 months

Friday 13th March 2020
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I thought I’d test the ceramic coating, this should all rinse off apparently



OMNIO

1,256 posts

129 months

Saturday 14th March 2020
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eek the pics are flattering.





Couldn't take it anymore


fastbikes76

2,158 posts

85 months

Saturday 14th March 2020
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N111BJG said:
I thought I’d test the ceramic coating, this should all rinse off apparently
Keep us updated please, considering having a car done but at £500+ I’d quite like to see some first hand experience with it.

cool

N111BJG

352 posts

26 months

Saturday 14th March 2020
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fastbikes76 said:
N111BJG said:
I thought I’d test the ceramic coating, this should all rinse off apparently
Keep us updated please, considering having a car done but at £500+ I’d quite like to see some first hand experience with it.

cool
It didn’t.
Needed pressure wash + 2 bucket wash + second pressure wash, then a nano cloth wipe down.
It was ok then, but not for long !
It’s a GTechniq coating

ninepoint2

2,775 posts

123 months

Saturday 14th March 2020
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My GT after a recent trip to the Scottish Borders

and after a bath



Edited by ninepoint2 on Saturday 14th March 22:36

stickleback123

7,557 posts

152 months

Saturday 14th March 2020
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N111BJG said:
fastbikes76 said:
N111BJG said:
I thought I’d test the ceramic coating, this should all rinse off apparently
Keep us updated please, considering having a car done but at £500+ I’d quite like to see some first hand experience with it.

cool
It didn’t.
Needed pressure wash + 2 bucket wash + second pressure wash, then a nano cloth wipe down.
It was ok then, but not for long !
It’s a GTechniq coating
I had a £500 CarPro Cquartz finest reserve coating put on my MX5 from new, and I've found that it's not significantly easier to clean and it also seems to pick up swirls from even the most careful washing and drying just as much as an un-coated car. It does always look waxed after a plain wash, but it also needs 4-6 monthly "top up" coats of something that's like a quick detailing spray to keep the mad beading.

Not sure it's worth it tbh.

PHuzzy

2,550 posts

135 months

Saturday 14th March 2020
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I'll join in with the Z4 filth... No reg for the weird guy though, sorry.


fastbikes76

2,158 posts

85 months

Sunday 15th March 2020
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N111BJG said:
It didn’t.
Needed pressure wash + 2 bucket wash + second pressure wash, then a nano cloth wipe down.
It was ok then, but not for long !
It’s a GTechniq coating
stickleback123 said:
I had a £500 CarPro Cquartz finest reserve coating put on my MX5 from new, and I've found that it's not significantly easier to clean and it also seems to pick up swirls from even the most careful washing and drying just as much as an un-coated car. It does always look waxed after a plain wash, but it also needs 4-6 monthly "top up" coats of something that's like a quick detailing spray to keep the mad beading.

Not sure it's worth it tbh.
Thank you both, just reaffirmed my feeling and saved me £500. While I appreciate it makes some difference, it’s just not the permanently clean car solution it’s made out to be .

Have a virtual pint on me beer

Fb

England87

267 posts

60 months

Sunday 15th March 2020
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I bought the Carbon Collective kit and did it myself, it’s not difficult. Impressed with the results as the car is much easier to clean than our other car that isn’t coated. Biggest difference is wheels and the glass. During recent frost it just wiped off the windscreen as it couldn’t stick. ~£100

Attwooj

31 posts

142 months

Sunday 22nd March 2020
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Mostly daily...


fastbikes76

2,158 posts

85 months

Friday 6th November 2020
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Got a new van 2 weeks ago... 1400 miles later and it’s pretty grim