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    Is this any good for mopping cars?

    http://www.machinemart.co.uk/product.asp?p=060313180

    I was thinking about using this and some G3 to clean my paint and remove some of the swirl marks.

    What do you reckon?
    Now drives : 2002 Astra SRi Turbo in Black
    PREVIOUS ASTRA'S : 1990 GTE 2.0 8v | 1993 1.4 GLS | 1994 1.6 Cesaro | 1995 1.8 16v Sport

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    that'll be a normal rotary by the look of it which you run more risk of damaging the paint with if your an amateur. try detailingworld.co.uk to get more accurate advise about machine polishers

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    Speak to COO regarding his new toy (when it arrives)

    Link > http://www.m1gst.com/vb/showthread.php?t=62258

    Well worth investing, great piece of kit
    Irmscher parts irmscher-bits.com
    ask 4 Dave & mention Darren SXi 1.8 sent u!

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    I have found this for £83.33.....



    Porter-Cable 7424 150mm Variable-Speed Random-Orbit Polisher
    The 7424 Features:
    • 3.7 Amp, AC Only
    • Electronic variable speed 2,500-6,000 OPM
    • Random, swirl-free polishing action
    • Spiral/bevel gears
    • 100% ball and roller bearing construction
    • Standard Equipment: Polisher, polishing pad #54745,
    wrench #48779, side handle, and operating manual

    Specifications:
    • Power: 120 VAC, 50-60 HZ/120 VDC
    • Motor Amps: 3.7
    • No-load Speed: 2,500-6,000 RPM
    • Spindle Thread Size: Accepts 5/16 - 24
    • Gear Drive: Spiral Bevel
    • Wheel/Pad Size: 150 mm
    • Length: 292 mm

    7424 2.84 Kg.


    I need a reducer to enable it to run on 120v - any ideas on where to get one from?
    Now drives : 2002 Astra SRi Turbo in Black
    PREVIOUS ASTRA'S : 1990 GTE 2.0 8v | 1993 1.4 GLS | 1994 1.6 Cesaro | 1995 1.8 16v Sport

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    Thats what I have and M40COO has just purchased...
    Irmscher parts irmscher-bits.com
    ask 4 Dave & mention Darren SXi 1.8 sent u!

    Performance Vauxhall Show 'A-S Cleanest Car' 2006

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    Buy a transformer from Screwfix Direct:

    Clicky £34.99

    A plug to replace the PC one:
    Plug Clicky £1.20

    ....and an invaluable extension cable:
    Clicky £9.99

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