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Is there anyone that rents electric polishers for detailing?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Westy, May 22, 2009.

  1. Westy
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    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    I'm getting my bumper, bonnet, and rusty roof painted on the 1st june. Once its done I want to do a full detail but I dont want to fork out over £100 for a polisher if there is somewhere I can rent one from.

    Does anyone know any companies that provide this service, or even if there is a member in the Hertfordshire area that has one and wouldn't mind helping me out :friends:
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    Dude, if you are getting all that painted, will they not be able to just mop it for you??
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    If you were closer you could have borrowed mine mate. I've got a garage full of stuff that you're welcome to have a play with.
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    They will quickly mop it but nothing like the effort I want to put into it! :blackrs4:
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    [May 24, 2009]
    hello mate were are you getting your paint work done ????????????
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    TBH tho it did take me over 8 hours and there are still a few swirls but its loads better than what it was
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    Nice pics mate cheers. I'm expecting to spend about 10 hours on it anyway so I'm prepared for a long weekend of hard work.
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    Hi mate is your S3 actually "Rusty"? :ohmy:

    I'm getting the paintwork done by a mate of a mate who repairs crashed motors and sells them on. I got a quote from an Audi approved body shop just to do the roof and they quoted £400! I'm getting the bumper, bonnet and roof done by this mate of a mate for £200 :o.k:
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    should the work be covered by audis corrosion warranty? is it not 12 years?
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    I've already tried that route and they did the paint depth test to find that my rear quarter had been sprayed at some point so they wont touch it :banghead: that was when they quoted me £400!
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    ha i thought they would do anything to get out of that!! do you know why your car has had a re-spray? i bet it was cos they have repaired a rust patch before!
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    Yeah I wouldn't be suprised if it had the rust patch before because it looks like the roof strip has been removed and put back in because it has a slight kink in it! I've bought a brand new roof strip for this time. The previous owner was obviously a tit :asskicking:
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    Yeah I wouldn't be suprised if it had the rust patch before because it looks like the roof strip has been removed and put back in because it has a slight kink in it! I've bought a brand new roof strip for this time. The previous owner was obviously a tit :asskicking:
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