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Re: Car cleaning and valeting discussion

Post by NeilS » Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:57 am

Fast Glass can remove polish residue (I’m sure other car glass cleaners would too) but as Wdf76 has pointed out, tape or avoiding black trim would be easier.

Most polishes will leave something behind. You can get panel wipe, cleanser fluid or IPA but I’d try what you already have in your kit before splashing out on something you may not use again.
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Re: Car cleaning and valeting discussion

Post by Deleted User 509 » Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:34 am

Wdf76 wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:22 am
Rog107 wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 4:36 am
LOL any of you lot feel like a trip to New Zealand, you can come and do my car anytime. I've had the car 5 months and only washed it twice, just with a water blaster and a towel. Polish? What that then?
😁Rog, down there your rain is like mountain spring water. Every time you get a shower it's a free car wash. Saying that, you treat me to a flight and I'll gladly hand polish your Puma.

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Re: Car cleaning and valeting discussion

Post by sinlessUK » Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:41 am

Rizmo wrote:
Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:01 pm
Is there a car polish that does not stain black plastic trim. I'm using Auto Glym products and the super resin gives a great shine. I use an eraser to tidy up any overspills on plastic trim. A bit messy but it works. I'm sure in the past I've used a polish that doesn't discolour plastic. It could have been a Turtle Wax product or possibly Diamond Bright.
Eraser, I'll remember that one ;)
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Re: Car cleaning and valeting discussion

Post by Rizmo » Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:56 am

Thanks everybody for the tips. Some detailers always carry a range of erasers, I use the hard type. I will be trying the car glass cleaner, i take it the black plastic trim does not get discoloured.
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Re: Car cleaning and valeting discussion

Post by sinlessUK » Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:02 am

Rizmo wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:56 am
Thanks everybody for the tips. Some detailers always carry a range of erasers, I use the hard type. I will be trying the car glass cleaner, i take it the black plastic trim does not get discoloured.
Don't forget to upload a pic of all your hard work to the solar silver thread.
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Re: Car cleaning and valeting discussion

Post by Rizmo » Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:16 am

I'll do that.
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Re: Car cleaning and valeting discussion

Post by NeilS » Thu Jun 10, 2021 12:11 pm

Rizmo wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:56 am
Thanks everybody for the tips. Some detailers always carry a range of erasers, I use the hard type. I will be trying the car glass cleaner, i take it the black plastic trim does not get discoloured.

Some tar and glue removers will stain plastics. Plus external plastic trim fades over time. Keeping it topped up with a decent dressing with UV inhibitors will help.

Most dressings will give an added depth but some also are designed to restore, albeit temporarily.
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Re: Car cleaning and valeting discussion

Post by sinlessUK » Thu Jun 10, 2021 12:37 pm

This worked for me at the weekend >> https://www.autoglym.com/fast-glass (see the Pro Tip:) <<
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Re: Car cleaning and valeting discussion

Post by NeilS » Thu Jun 10, 2021 12:52 pm

I must be a pro 😝
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Re: Car cleaning and valeting discussion

Post by sinlessUK » Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:07 pm

NeilS wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 12:52 pm
I must be a pro 😝
To me your my Detailing Guru. ;) I bet your known to others by other things as well :lol:
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