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am i normal or a freek!!!!

thought id go out and buy some decent cleaning products instead of the not so good turtle wax i usualy use


i saw that hel-fruds where doing a 3 for 2 on auto glym, so kind of got carryed away with the offer and nearly bought every auto glym product they did.....


well after buying some decent cleaning products, i thought id need some decent sponges, brushes, towels, cloths, aplicator pads instead of the rags i usualy use.... so i got about 5 micro fibre towels, 5 sponges, 10 different cleaning brushes, chamise, wash mits, 10 aplictions pads and loads loads more

i notice auto glym didnt do a clay cleaning product so get MEGS smooth as glass clay kit, and MEGS hard yellow Carnauba wax



so basicaly ive spent 150 on cleaning products for my ALFA


AM I NORMAL OR FREAKILY OBSESSED WITH CLEANING!!!!!

if in dought. MAF it out
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i admittadly havet spent that in go on cleaning products but have probably got close to that with all the half empty bottles of various products in the shed

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Dont worry mate, there is more and more people becoming like us every day!
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I have spent far too much on cleaning products
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thought id go out and buy some decent cleaning products instead of the not so good turtle wax i usualy use


i saw that hel-fruds where doing a 3 for 2 on auto glym, so kind of got carryed away with the offer and nearly bought every auto glym product they did.....


well after buying some decent cleaning products, i thought id need some decent sponges, brushes, towels, cloths, aplicator pads instead of the rags i usualy use.... so i got about 5 micro fibre towels, 5 sponges, 10 different cleaning brushes, chamise, wash mits, 10 aplictions pads and loads loads more

i notice auto glym didnt do a clay cleaning product so get MEGS smooth as glass clay kit, and MEGS hard yellow Carnauba wax



so basicaly ive spent 150 on cleaning products for my ALFA


AM I NORMAL OR FREAKILY OBSESSED WITH CLEANING!!!!!
I'M AFRAID THAT IS DEFINATELY NOT NORMAL !!!!

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A 'tad' obsessive IMHO
 
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nah your not a freak untill you pay over 2k for wax like zymol royal and the others.
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That's what happens when you get an Alfa! I use Spray & Shine about 15/litre, however you don't need a bucket/water/hose/sponge/shampoo/polish... Just spray straight on to a dirty car and use a couple of microfibre cloths to bring to a polished finish! magic stuff! I do wax the car a every few months and use a colour restorer very occasionly to keep it at it's best
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i'll make you lot scream i have a pot of 60 wax well 2 actually Zymol concours and ebony which i dont use anymore. THey are nice waxes tbh and certainly last longer shine wise.
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Washing up liquid and an old tea towel for me
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A bit OTT, but I have umpteen half-empty bottles of various cleaners and waxes etc.

Only ever useda bucket and sponge to wash, foam Megs pads for wax etc and a microfibre to buff. So to speak!
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i'll make you lot scream i have a pot of 60 wax well 2 actually Zymol concours and ebony which i dont use anymore. THey are nice waxes tbh and certainly last longer shine wise.
I hope it goes along way!

Though if you have a Cosmos blue Alfa like me the best thing to make it shine is the sun! You can polish it as much as you like, but if the sun isn't out it just looks dull!
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Im with Zulu-Zed! Mr sheen is all that you need!? "makes Umpteen things shine"

PS: Sorry 2.4! you are bonkers!!!!!!

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SR will be proud of his young disciple
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Washing up liquid and an old tea towel for me
Not even a bucket 'n' hose
 
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SR will be proud of his young disciple
Not when he realises the Meguiars is a far superior product he wont.
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............. I've just got a Polish bloke (well at leat I think he's Polish. Might be Albanian for all I know).......... Anyway I give him a fiver and he cleans the car ................. while I go to the "Greasy Spoon" over the road and have breakfast.

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You back again Rosso (and again, and again)
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Your mad for buying it in Halfords Serious money for that Quality gear though.
 
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I thought I was bad spending 50!
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Not when he realises the Meguiars is a far superior product he wont.
Have dis agree it's a right pig of a product to get off the only good thing imo is the quik clay gear.
 
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yep megs nxt is the biggest waste ever it pants !! the pro range isnt that bad tbh
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Are you James May?
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Spent 120 on stuff from Cleanyourcar.co.uk but there is always something else you need!
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Spent 120 on stuff from Cleanyourcar.co.uk but there is always something else you need!
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