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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-04-2010, 19:39 Thread Starter
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Quick Detailer Spray Advice

Hi all,

I'm looking for some advice on quick detailer sprays as I'm looking for an easier way to keep my pride and joy clean.

I live on the third floor in a block of flats, so, as you can imagine lugging buckets of water up and down the stairs is a no-no. I normally have to drive over to the folks and do it there which is just a pain.

I've been looking at detailer sprays to do the job and keep the car looking good. Is this a good idea? are they a long term solution?

Any advice would be greatly appreciated,

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The quick detail sprays are really only for touch-ups and final finishing when you've driven somewhere. They aren't meant as a replacement for washing.

Move house!
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Have a look into ONR and waterless wash tehniqes. Couple of things on the matey that are very good, either that or take your gear down the local self serve jetwash and just use the jetwash to fill buckets and for rinsing etc, usually have a couple of hot water only options that would be ideal.
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You could always try this mate, seems to work for this chap.........

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 15-04-2010, 21:00 Thread Starter
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Thanks for the feed back lads. Brum620, I had to laugh at that link. Thats what it looks like when i have to cut my grass out the back lol electrical cable as far as the eye can see lol
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i have the same problem living in a flat and use 'showroom shine' alot of people say its rubbish but ive never had a problem

you see it on QVC where its really overpriced so have a shop round online
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