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    been busy this afternoon

    yay, it's arch cleaning time what fun!

    wheels needed rotating, so while i had them off i thought i'd give them a good t-cut and 3/4 coats of wax make then nice andy shiney again, horrible winter grime


    and once i'd done that.. i thought it would be a shame not to give the arches suspension etc etc and good scrub. as it hadn't been done for a while



    dirty, eugh



    mm, clean, much better






    only got one side done tho, as it started to pee it down, as always, when ever you get some tools out :roll:

    took 3 hours, this also includes the time i spent planeing down the garage door tho, as it had warped and i couldn't get it closed again lol

    bleeding damp.

    otherside will get done tomorrow



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    Oh, how did I guess that this would be a cleaning post !

    Keep up the good work Cal !

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    any excuess to not do you projects hey mate

    Looking good though
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    First picture looks like you were the victim of wheel theives.

    Good job mate, considered waxoiling the arches?
    why do today what you can...... I'll finish this later

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    DO you just use water Cal?
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    Looks good mate. Dont suppose you want to do mine do you

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    Quote Originally Posted by kitchpoo
    Good job mate, considered waxoiling the arches?
    might do this after uni, when i've got a bit more time. have you done it to yours?


    i cleaned with water and a small amount of car shampoo

    used a medium thickness brush to srub dirt off, and a woodend spatular to scrap away the worst mud under the arches

    do not use anything metal, as it could damage the understeal or paint, and allow rust to start forming
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    Liar Liar bums on fire!!

    Anyone can use a power washer on there arches!!

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    Your cars looking way too clean and Red as alway
    You should really start up your own valet business with all the cleaning your doing, you might aswell get paid for it
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    Looking really clean mate

    Mine are coming off this weekend, but not for arch cleaning
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