Detailing stream was washed today pics included

Discussion in 'Detailing & Cleaning' started by andy83, Thursday 22nd Dec, 2016.

  1. andy83 Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

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    hi all with the weather being nice and sunny today I thought to my self give the old girl a wash so I did and when washing her have decided on project for next year but that will be in my log so washed and dried and got good shine on still.
    thanks
    andy
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  2. jazzway Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    She looks clean and shiny for the Christmas festivities! :clap:
     
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  3. andy83 Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

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    thank you mate like to keep her clean and shining and tidy for Christmas...
     
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  4. DrSam Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

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    Looks good mate. What have you used on her and have you polished her?
     
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  5. andy83 Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

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    today mate was just washed with autoglym body shampoo and dried she not been polished for months but still shining good all done by hand mate next year might get snow foam for prewash looking forward to giving her the first good polish of 2017.
    thanks
    andy
     
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  6. DrSam Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

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    I'm looking to get a DA polisher. Snow foam gun would be good too but i can't get it for my power washer (qualcast)
     
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  7. andy83 Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

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    I think prep and putting time in to washes or polishing adds up in end to a win win.
    thanks
    andy
     
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  8. jazzway Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Send a message to MJJC:
    https://snowfoam.aliexpress.com/store/803552

    They were very helpful before i ordered a foam lance. I sent a pic of the connection of our HP washer and they gave me the right link to which lance to order.

    It may takes some time from China, but it is a good lance for a good price! And enough time before spring to order. :Wink:

    Claying, polishing and a wax or sealant are a win win! Your car's paint is not only protected it is also much easier to clean. :Smile:
     
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  9. DrSam Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

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    Thank you, I'll message them
     
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  10. Nels Moderator Staff Team

    I was under the impression that there were fittings for most power washers.
    Hope you can get one @DrSam. It makes such a huge difference.
    :goodluck:
     
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  11. DrSam Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

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    Thanks, lets hope I find it lol.
     
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  12. andy83 Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

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    I got no pressure washer but still thinking of ways to use snow foam argee with @jazzways about claying and polishing wax sealant
     
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  13. DrSam Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

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    My mate spent some time to claybar his windscreen before he changed his wipers.
    After he gave it a clean, he poured water on it to show me the water slides off (it was really good).
    So as he took the wipers off, the wiper arm fell and craked his windscreen.
    He was gutted, 2008 Astra.
     
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  14. andy83 Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

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    not good at all mate its Surprising how much dirt clay can pull off when I first got the stream even after first wash when I clayed it clay turned black mate so shows how much dirt can be on a car even after a wash.
    thanks
    andy
     
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  15. DrSam Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

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    He saw the positive side. He was like at least I will have a fresh new windscreen now lol
     
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  16. jazzway Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    There are some hand foam pump things (don't no a better name for it, haha) f.e. the Gloria FM10. I have the Gloria one and don't like it! Too much work to get some foam. You can get it for free from me, but i don't know if it's worth the costs to send it to the UK.

    Another option is to use a pump spray bottle (3-5 liter) and do a pre-wash/spray instead of snow foaming. I use that in the winter because i stored the high pressure washer in the house (upstairs) to prevent for freezing in the garage.
    A snow foam and pre-wash are both to loosen dirt without touching the car before you go to the 2(3)-bucket wash.
     
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  17. andy83 Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

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    might head prewash mate
     
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