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Thread: So how hard can it be to clean a black car ?

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    Default So how hard can it be to clean a black car ?

    ....piggin' nightmare. Every stage bar one every last piece of product stuck out like a sore thumb.

    I stated at 10.30 and finished at 4.30........... for about one hour when the car brought in reinforcements in the form of hailstones the size of peas.

    Then had to dry it again and complete the Sealing.

    I'll hold my hands and say black cars are a pain to clean.

    Anyway process:

    Two lots of snowfoam.
    Washed with Fairy liquid. (made that bit up) but did use the new grit guard which I have had for years and absolutey did not buy at Megs UK yesterday.
    Clayed with LT and Sonus green clay. The paint was actually quite clean and most of the muck was restricted to the sills.
    Megs #80 with #83 to polish. The latter for 4 scratches which have now disappeared.
    Lime Prime paint cleaner
    Megs #7 show car glaze (This is a brilliant product IMO)
    Megs #21 Sealent
    Nattys Red wax.

    Wheels done with the Megs stuff which again I've had for years
    and arches with Megs All season dressing.

    Came up quite well.









    Should be fine for about 20 minutes.

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    amazing shine!!

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    That is an absolutly cracking shine Steve, I love the last bonnet shot.

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    oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo not bad ..............hehehe only kidding .blooming fantastic Steve....car looks great !!!!!!! TOP MARKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Stunning mate,thought for a new car thats alot of work you needed to do,but well worth the effort.....................

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    Wonderful work Steve a lovely shine you get when a black car is clean though. You just can't move it or it'll get dirty again LOL. Top job mate, looks excellent

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    Quote Originally Posted by soulman View Post
    oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo not bad ..............hehehe only kidding .blooming fantastic Steve....car looks great !!!!!!! TOP MARKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    LOL Ian. You've got all this to come.

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    very nice,Worth the effort.

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    YYYIIIPPPPEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE


    I want I want I want
    Fikin SHINE SHINE SHINE on man!!


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    Thanks for the comments everyone.

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