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    Default Got the dreaded sandy sludge look after rain...

    After a light shower last night,all the sandy deposits looked a right mess.
    Unlike others as the car hasn't long been detailed it took only just an hour to get her back to her best ,...

    before
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    after..just a quick jet wash.....
    wash with A/g shampoo and conditioner(2 bucket method obviously)
    rinse off with Auto smart Aqua rince.
    another light jet wash
    Then dried with Auto brite large M/F cloths
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    great looking car wot wheels are they? are they 19s

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    Looking lovely Ian!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by new boy View Post
    great looking car wot wheels are they? are they 19s
    nope they are 18's ...dare to be different VXRs

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    Just given mine a good going over to get this "sand stuff" off.
    Gave it a damn good pre-wash first so as to mimimise any scratching.

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    Had to do the same to mine this morning!

    I've just noticed your black spoiler, love it!

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    Now your disks look sandy....lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jezzy View Post
    Now your disks look sandy....lol
    lol Jezz.........

    Thanks Steven yep think I was lucky getting hold of that Black roof spoiler

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    i had a similar problem yesterday
    http://vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=136573

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    Hehe! We see this after EVERY rain here in Romania.

    My brother lives in the US and I think he's washing his cars twice a month.

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