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8P Reflections.....Lets see yours!

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by mjr901, Jul 13, 2013.

  1. thebambam
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    [Jul 20, 2013]
    Spent couple Hours washing and fitting loose hose on car.. Here is my first wax of the year (due to laziness and exercises tiring me out on weekends aha)[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    Still some work but not bad for 2hrs work on a 9yr old car.
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    Pretty happy with this considering its 7 years old and nearing 100k motorway miles!
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    [Aug 10, 2013]
    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1376157874.065146.jpg it's hard to see the car with al these reflections...
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    [Aug 10, 2013]
    after a quick wash and a 200mile drive, it's still gleaming :cool:
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    [Aug 11, 2013]
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    [Aug 11, 2013]
    Very neat! loving the red/black combo! where did you get your grill + cupra splitter from?
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    I'm trying to get into this detailing lark but so far I have only got to the clay bar stage. Got to say I was amazed how much **** my car had picked up over only 4000 miles.

    Anyhow, clay barred at the weekend and I'm pretty happy with the results. Now need to polish and seal I guess?

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    [Aug 12, 2013]
    Ryes3. Very nice car, give Autoglym HD wax a try very good wax and wont break the bank.
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    [Aug 12, 2013]
    Thanks, so does wax need sealant too?
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    RYes3, for white you'd be better going for a sealant rather than wax.

    Get yourself the Werkstat Acrylic Kit, brilliant stuff and really easy to use.
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    [Aug 12, 2013]
    No mate, a sealent is basically a synthetic wax, where wax contains naturial ingredients. Each has its draw backs and benefits, a sealent would proberly last longer but a wax will give deeper, warmer shine and beed better. You can seal the paint then wax over the top but not the other way round. If you like giveing the car a good clean every couple of months a wax is the way to go in my opinion.
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    [Aug 12, 2013]
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    After a long day of detailing
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    [Aug 12, 2013]
    Demon shine cheap as chips but ,gives a great shine..
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    Now i,m on the hard stuff lol
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    [Aug 12, 2013]
    +1 on daemon shine. I've got 20 litres in a barrel of it all ready mixed :)
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    [Aug 12, 2013]
    Cant beat it on price ,then go over it with carpro reload for months of protection :)
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    I use it as a quick detailer, gets bugs off, light dust.

    Or after a general wash, I'll spray the whole car in it, go over it all with a microfibre and hey presto, no streaks!
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    [Aug 13, 2013]
    Excellent thread....

    Anybody recommend any polish.... Not too heavy on the pocket though... cheapest and best will do :)
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    [Aug 13, 2013]
    Autoglym super resin polish is very good.
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    Very good for filling it light marks etc. I use it fairly regularly, doesn't break the bank either.

    It doesn't have any cutting capabilities so it's safe to use if you don't know what your doing!

    + easy on, almost easier off I'd say. Mega easy.

    :)
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    [Aug 14, 2013]
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    Post machine polish and dodo juice purple haze pro applied too.
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    [Aug 14, 2013]
    can i join in :friends:

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    Yeah mate what a difference it has made. It was all hazy and dull before after a respray. So pleased with the results. Loving the BE s3 :)
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    [Aug 16, 2013]
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    [Aug 22, 2013]
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    Done with autoglym shampoo, high resin polish and extra gloss protection.
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    [Aug 25, 2013]
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    [Aug 25, 2013]
    Had a good day scrubbing up Hans.


    Started with a full snow foam
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    Then rinsed, strong mix of APC used to help remove any wax, then washed (2BM) and rinsed again
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    Blacklight was applied, the wheels also got another coat of jetseal on the faces. Reason was we had to grease the tyres up to help get them on without the risk of marking the rim.


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    After that it was the usual trims/tyres followed by Purple Haze all over. When I first used it i hated it, but looking back it gave a much slicker finish than my Jetseal or Petes53 (due to the added oils i believe?). The headlights, tail lights and mirror covers were coated in Jetseal also.


    Here are a couple of artsy fartsy pictures of the results
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    Give the car a wash today , clay bar , auto glym then some carnauba wax !!

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    [Aug 26, 2013]
    O/S Rear quarter reflection

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    [Aug 26, 2013]
    My 8p

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    Duragloss TC

    And;

    Dodo Juice Supernatural

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    [Aug 29, 2013]
    A bit of spare time so gave the a3 a little clean. Had to be done. And my audi-sport sticker arrived :)

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    Here's a few off mine.

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    [Aug 29, 2013]
    Again.

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