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Busy weekend cleaning ready for GTI Inters

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Speedy Steve, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. Speedy Steve
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    Well in between the rain i have managed to get the S3 nice and clean ready for Inters. Took a few photos for you guys to see my work
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    bumper insert cleaned up although i hadnt buffed it before taking the photo
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    Last jobs are to get the side light bulb out of the head light, maybe polish the lights and clean and polish the wheels.
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    Sweet, them Wheels are Awesome....well done steve...:o.k:
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    Cheers mate am cream crackered now
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    Good work dude see you there
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    Looking good.

    I've been busy cleaning my seats and doing bits for the MOT this week. Busy weekend!

    I'll wash mine closer to next weekend ready for the show :)
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    Look forward to seeing her next weekend mate, good work
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    lovely looking car. what about the exhaust though...??
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    Thats a good point i hadnt got any metal polish so will have to do that this week some time
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    You missed a bit
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    I'm preying for more rain, that's the only cleaning my S3 is going to get! I'll wax the new wheels though...
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    Lazy git.....:p
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    Nice job, never seen silver paint look so good. Love the wheels too.
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    I'm impressed Steve, car looks lovely. I wish I could be bothered to clean mine that well!
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    The paint looks like it got very good deptg for a silver car :) looks the b***ox!

    What products did you use for the body work?
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    mainly poorboys and werkstat
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    How did you clean your headlights so well? It looks like you've polished the inside of the unit!
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    I havent touched the head lights yet other than maybe getting some wax on them
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    Are they the original units? Looks like you never drive the car ;)
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    I reckon he's annual mileage for his S3 is very near my amount.
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    I bet your joint milage for both your cars is less than I do on my push bike ;)
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    yeah there original believe me you'll be surprised when you see it in the flesh how stone chipped the front is.

    Yeah know the S3 is a toy i dont do the 50,000 miles a year in her i think ive only done around 3500 miles since last mot
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    My MOT ran out last year in October! lol
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    no way im cleaning my car until friday with this dodgey weather
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    I cleaned/Werkstadt'd mine on saturday cus it hasn't been done for agges so hopefully a quick clean Friday afternoon/Saturday morning will do the trick.
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    sadly i dont get home till about 7 during the week so i wont get much chance to do anything during the week on the car
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    Steve! I got a sidelight lying around in my headlight aswell! :( Looks like bumper will have to come off to take light out grrr!
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    Yeah its a bumper off job kinda sucks
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    Nice job Steve, looks nearly as clean as mine ;)
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    Im camping now for a giggle.. the car will be lucky if it gets a wash mind
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    Has a bird crapped on it yet? Always happens to me as soon as I put the wax away. Thinking of keeping a shotgun with my car cleaning kit...

    I've taken Thurs off to do mine. If it's raining I'll be hiding under the car port.
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    Nope still loooking good although it did rain today so i may have to give it a sprinkle of water and a wipe over
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