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Old 31st May 2014, 13:36   #8596
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If its only dry dust like above pic then Jopasu Duster is all you need.
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Old 31st May 2014, 13:55   #8597
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Attachment 1245571 tHIS IS what I was talking about. I mean I am more concerned on removing this sort of dust film.
For such kinds as suggested by SunnyBoi, a Jopasu Duster is more than enough.

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Hm ! Thats what I thought. Theres a reason I guess for some products to come in larger Quantities. Just Meant for Detailers to clean every possible contaminants. But anyways, it recommended for daily/routine use?
I will suggest this.- http://www.ebay.in/itm/MUC-OFF-UBERS...e2e627a&_uhb=1

Have been using it for last 2 months. Excellent shampoo with a very nice fragrance.

If you end up buying it then use only 5 ml in a bucket of water. More than enough to wash a sedan.

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Old 31st May 2014, 19:37   #8599
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Had plans to wax out the car today with c845 but i had somewhere lying with me the waxpol orange tin. Tried to go with it to see how it works out as i had bought it just to try out but never really used it. Started out real easy to apply all over and then.. well this thing is just too too hard to remove

I spend almost 4 hours (in 3 different sessions) to remove the residual wax and i still think there is some wax left in nooks. Although i was aware of this fact and had applied real thin as i could, still this wax does get real hard to remove. But i think the shine is real good and it came out surprisingly well. Considering that products like Formula 1 which is almost thrice the waxpols price, this thing is twice as good. Not sure how long will it hold but atleast now it looks great!!

By the way i was looking at WW from ONR and just that i was happy with ProKlear for now, i sent them a mail regarding the new WW concentrate listed on their site. They said they are gonna launch it the coming week and would work at par or exceed ONR.
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UTTG after 5 weeks and 4K km of driving. In this 4K, around 2K km were driven in the slushy roads of Dakshina Kannada district. The tires had lots of dirt on it. Just washed it and the shine was back.

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What is UTTG? I believe you should be clear while posting. No offence though
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What is UTTG? I believe you should be clear while posting. No offence though
No offense taken . UTTG is Ultima Tire and Trim Guard Plus.
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Cleaned my Jopasu after 2.5 Yrs and it has lost its grasp power. Ordered one from Snapdeal yesterday for Rs. 496 as COD.
Ordered Meguiars UC 118ml and wolfdang applicator from Sanjay. Awaiting delivery.
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I have employed a person since yesterday to wash my Ritz exterior every morning. Today morning I saw the guy standing on the rear tire to wipe the roof of the car. He is not able to reach the whole roof area without standing on the roof. How much the tire is affected with the persons weight (~ 60 Kg). Should I tell him not to do it anymore. I always maintain recommended tire pressure.
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I have employed a person since yesterday to wash my Ritz exterior every morning.

He is not able to reach the whole roof area without standing on the roof.
I have two suggestions for you:

1) DO NOT wash the car daily. Wash it once a week or when it gets dirty and wipe it everyday using a Jopasu duster.

2) Give him a stool so that he doesn't climb on your tyre to get you worried.
And also a stool that is stable enough to prevent him from tripping on your and hurting himself.

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Did my first detailing session ever, Used the below products

1. Jopasu Duster
2. Armor all Wash and Wax
3. Carpro Ironx
4. Elastrofoam Clay
5. Scholls A15 Polish
6. Scholls W6 crystal wax
7. Scholls neo
8. ONR Wash and Wax

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UTTG after 5 weeks and 4K km of driving. In this 4K, around 2K km were driven in the slushy roads of Dakshina Kannada district. The tires had lots of dirt on it. Just washed it and the shine was back.
I am looking for a good Tyre shine product & this looks good from your review. But I have two questions:
1. Is this spray-on or you have to apply by brush or wad
2. Where is it available & what is the price?

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I am looking for a good Tyre shine product & this looks good from your review. But I have two questions:
1. Is this spray-on or you have to apply by brush or wad
2. Where is it available & what is the price?
Yes, UTTG is the best tire shine product I have used. I had been using Meguiar's tire foam but it used to last for maximum 4-5 days for my kind of driving. I drive 85 km per day. UTTG is still going strong even after 5 weeks .

1. UTTG is not spray type. It comes with a top class applicator. You have to just apply 2-3 drops onto the applicator pad and apply it on the tires. Maximum 3-4 drops are enough for one tire. It dries very quickly. After 30 minutes, you can apply one more coating.
2. I got it from UltimateDetailerz. It looks a bit expensive but a very small quantity of liquid is enough for one application and hence a single bottle can serve you for years together.

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I am surprised to see that so many people use ONR here, yet nobody ever mentions UWW (Ultima Waterless Wash). I have used three waterless wash products so far, ONR, UWW and ProKlear RAW.

UWW is by far the best I have experienced. Removes dirt and grime with astonishing ease. However the best part for me is removal of etched marks and water spots, which products like ONR fail at. There are several reviews of this product available online.

Please note that I am not associated in any commercial capacity with Ultima or anyone selling Ultima products. I am sharing this information for the benefit of other members because I am frankly surprised to see very few mentions of this here.
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I am surprised to see that so many people use ONR here, yet nobody ever mentions UWW (Ultima Waterless Wash). I have used three waterless wash products so far, ONR, UWW and ProKlear RAW.

UWW is by far the best I have experienced. Removes dirt and grime with astonishing ease. However the best part for me is removal of etched marks and water spots, which products like ONR fail at. There are several reviews of this product available online.

Please note that I am not associated in any commercial capacity with Ultima or anyone selling Ultima products. I am sharing this information for the benefit of other members because I am frankly surprised to see very few mentions of this here.

Thanks! As a regular user of ONR, always wondered why there has been no major mention of
other brands; glad you mentioned UWW. When the present ONR is over for me I shall try UWW.
Any significant usage difference between these two - dilution etc. Hope UWW can be sourced
easily in Bangalore in convenient sizes. Cheers
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