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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old 10-04-2009, 06:34 Thread Starter
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Lightbulb I almost scammed myself!

I was quoted NZ$1129 plus GST for an 'ex UK' rear screen for Escape.
But first I tried Autoglym Super Resin Polish ($30) as so many people on here recommended.

Here are my results:

Before: (inside looking out)


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Before: These two are on different angles, but whatever


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I can't believe I was even thinking about getting a new one!!
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excellent ,and saved yourself some money as well.
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Flippin 'eck, that's good. In the first pic, you couldn't even see the yellow van


Edit: Joking aside, I've just looked at the pics again and they are really impressive. That's the first time I've seen it like that. What a cracking advert for Autoglym SRP
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those first two before/after shots are the best I've ever seen, would you mind if I used them on my website, a great example of what can be achieved
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Fantastic result there, well done.

In the picture with the yellow van though, is that man having a pee on the plants.
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Great result.... and that's not with the Greygate Plastic Polish, a product allready well known for its result on rear screens.
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Fantastic result there, well done.

In the picture with the yellow van though, is that man having a pee on the plants.
Very observant

(It does look like it )
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very impressive my friend, 10 out of 10 there
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Flippin 'eck, that's good. In the first pic, you couldn't even see the yellow van


Edit: Joking aside, I've just looked at the pics again and they are really impressive. That's the first time I've seen it like that. What a cracking advert for Autoglym SRP
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Fantastic result there, well done.

In the picture with the yellow van though, is that man having a pee on the plants.
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Very observant

(It does look like it )
Lol, i never noticed the van or the peeing man. Rubbish!
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Thanks everyone, I was so stoked at how well it worked!

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those first two before/after shots are the best I've ever seen, would you mind if I used them on my website, a great example of what can be achieved
Yeah sure! I might email them to the Autoglym person I bought the SRP off.

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Fantastic result there, well done.

In the picture with the yellow van though, is that man having a pee on the plants.
Haha!!! My sister said that too!
He's actually reading something
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Great results and pics there.
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He's actually reading something
That's what they all say
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Very impressive results and pics. Well done for sharing
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Thanks everyone, I was so stoked at how well it worked!.....
I have been to NZ (North Island), but never heard that - "stoked"

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...Yeah sure! I might email them to the Autoglym person I bought the SRP off.....
Cheers buddy - http://www.mgf-tf-central.co.uk/faq-exterior.htm
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The second pic from the rear of the car would almost have one believing you had removed the screen completely. Not a bad product when used properly eh? And as for the savings, thats a good way to a ticket for yourself to fly up to the UK and buy a suitcase full of MG goodies on
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I have been to NZ (North Island), but never heard that - "stoked"

Cheers buddy - http://www.mgf-tf-central.co.uk/faq-exterior.htm
"Stoked" means he was well chuffed.
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"Stoked" means he was well chuffed.
It's been a while since I've heard it as well

Might have to give SRP a go now
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Is the man in the background of the second photo watering the plants

I have found that Turtle Wax Ice is also very good for cleaning the plastic screen, Used this since last year.

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"Stoked" means he was well chuffed.
Excellent explanation I should be using my Coronation Street lingo on this forum lol.

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The second pic from the rear of the car would almost have one believing you had removed the screen completely. Not a bad product when used properly eh? And as for the savings, thats a good way to a ticket for yourself to fly up to the UK and buy a suitcase full of MG goodies on
Don't tempt me Frodo!!

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Is the man in the background of the second photo watering the plants

I have found that Turtle Wax Ice is also very good for cleaning the plastic screen, Used this since last year.
Haha, see that white thing by his face? He's reading that. But it does look really dodgy though!

Wow, now that is like looking through glass!
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Excellent explanation I should be using my Coronation Street lingo on this forum lol.


Don't tempt me Frodo!!


Haha, see that white thing by his face? He's reading that. But it does look really dodgy though!

Wow, now that is like looking through glass!
I'm pretty impressed with it, I normally spray it on then work it in to the stubborn corners, spray some more on it then polish it off.
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