1. angelameaney

    Bilt Hamber - impressed

    I’m sharing the cleaning of my van. I’ve only had it five weeks. I’ve just spent 3 hours foaming washing using Korrosol then Bilt Hamber double wax and I have to say I’m quite impressed with the result. Am not a detailer and no expert at all on cleaning products but as the van will be with...
  2. TheBadger

    Unwanted Swirly Spray

    Picked up my new wheels, unfortunately when I went to see the van before PDI, the rear doors were damaged in transit… not significant but clearly evident. The dents were subsequently tapped out (better but still visible, currently chasing compensation with VC) and as a consequence of the method...
  3. JonriceT6

    For Sale Lifeshine - complete kit!

    I’ve recently bought a california which I paid an extra £299 for lifetime guarantee lifeshine treatment - This ceramic coats your body work, Glass and interior. Vw should have had Me back in to put it on my Cali but they haven’t, so I’ve had a local valeter complete similar treatment, The...
  4. dennismo

    Bodyshop - Sheffield

    Hi all. Urgent request for help... My van was hit whilst parked up on a job today. Hit in a secure compound by a bin lorry (!!!). Driver admitted full responsibility but need to find a repairer through insurance that I'm going to trust to work on my vehicle. I've read horror stories on here...
  5. Dellmassive

    Sold Karcher KHB 5 Multi-Jet 18V Cordless Handheld Pressure Washer 2 x 2.6Ah + more

    Karcher KHB 5 Multi-Jet 18V Cordless Handheld Pressure Washer 2 x 2.6Ah standard KHB 5 kit. PLUS: extra second battery ( brand new ) extra fast charger extra bucket pickup hose. . +++++++++++++++++++ decided to sell this kit as its not getting any use. basically brand new, only been...
  6. B

    Worn Steering Wheel

    I just bought a VW TD 6, 2016 and the steering wheel is showing signs of wear, parts of it are glossy and parts of it Matt & dirty looking. Any recommendation on a kit to buy and restore it
  7. T

    Quick alloy wheel cleaner

    How I did it ha " Oven cleaner Power wash Nothing else to say apart from Mr muscle has the edge
  8. dennismo

    Hosepipe ban incoming

    Hi all. So…with hosepipe bans expecting in various parts of the country, including Yorkshire where I am by the end of the month… (when let’s be honest, it will probably be raining!!) I had a question about using a pressure washer! It a pressure washer is used fed from a bucket / Jerry can...

    How to remove tape residue

    Hey guys anyone got a really good way of removing the residue from tape on a windowscreen?? TIA
  10. JasonW

    black trim detailing / restorer

    What products do people rate for keeping the exterior black plastics such as the grille and bumper trim clean and looking new.
  11. S18RVW

    Wheel Woolies

    Hi Guys, I'm getting some new alloys fitted in a couple of weeks and I'm just wanting recommendations on keeping them looking good. Wheel woolies, cleaner and tyre dressings.
  12. WalshyR32

    Back From The Detailers

    So after almost 1 year of ownership my baby is now exactly how I want her. After taking delivery last March is was a few months to wait before the conversion could be completed. I drove over to the U.K. in June 2021 and left the van in the capable hands of the team at @Cambee Campervans with...
  13. marsie

    washing engine: yes or no?

    I have just bought a t6 and the inside and outside are spotless but the engine bay is a disgrace (dusty crap, not oil). will I be safe to give the engine a blast with the pressure washer or is it a bit of a gamble on VWs? I am used to land rovers and when they get dirty there is no problem with...
  14. andy greenwood

    washing and full detailing after spraying

    long story but I had my sliding door resprayed 4 weeks ago, there seems to be conflicting information on the internet as to when you can wash it and give it a good detailing. I think after a month I should be ok to now snow foam it and wash it , I wanted to fully detail it though...
  15. C

    Which tyre dressing?

    I've got BFG allterains with white lettering. What's the best tyre dressing to use?
  16. T

    Experiences with nano coating?

    Hey guys I was thinking about a nano coating for my T6, bacause I found this website Car Coating | Nanotechnology at the cutting edge | nanoCare Now I am really hyped about it and want to try it out. Do you have any experiences with any coating like this and is it useful? What do you think?
  17. Rids

    Detailing a new Van?

    So a new van (should) be arriving in few weeks, and I’m wondering if I should ask the dealer not to bother washing (i.e. swirl marking) it & going straight to a detailer & get it coated... Never had this sort of thing done before so have no idea of cost it benefits.., any thoughts anyone? And...
  18. LisaH

    Valeter for campervans

    Hi all A musing I am having since the pandemic has changed working environments for everyone. If your van is converted for camping, would you entrust the cleaning of the vehicle (just the exterior, or the whole thing) to somebody else? Has anybody had experience of asking a valeter to clean...
  19. RayF

    Alloy Wheel Care

    Any recommendation for new alloy care products? I want to start as I hope to go on by caring for my new alloys and there are so many products that I was wondering what protection and cleaning products to use. Thanks in advance :thumbsup:
  20. HHO

    DA Polisher

    Any recommendations for preferred compounds and finishing polishes for use with a dual action polisher?