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    Detailed new car, oh and the mods begin!

    First off please ignore the quality of the pics, once again i failed to find the decent camera

    So after popping to my nearest halfords i decided to stock up with a load of megs cleaning materials for my new car:

    New clay kit
    Wash mitt
    Water magnet
    Nxt wax
    Pack of microfibre cloths

    So after going to the til and being bent over the counter with no lube for all of the above i drove home and started to wash the car.

    Was sprayed off with karcher pressure washer first then washed with megs gold car shampoo using the new mitt. I was impressed with the mitt and it made cleaning the car a little easier. the suds were then sprayed off and out came the water magnet!

    Now top marks goes to the water magnet, is streak free cleaning and i didnt have to wring it out once! If you dont have one try one, you will be impressed!!!

    After the car had been dried i clayed it, but there wasnt much to come off seeing as the car has only done 400 miles!! But never the less i spent the time so as the wax had a nice layer to go onto. Which leads nicely onto the nxt wax, which is easy to apply with the megs pad and comes off easily with the microfibre cloths.






    After the car had been cleaned the modding began!!!

    AOC sticker was added, another is goin on the other side when i find it



    And the rear was de-badged. The rear end looks alot tidier now



    Comments as ever are welcome

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    Top notch, nice and shinny.
    Was that done this morning or yesterday??
    Lowerd,tints, irmscher grill, irmscher back box and remus cs, courtney panel filter, veccy c mod, deristricted airbox

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    Looks good Paul. Watch out with the Water Magnets as they lose the ability to soak up water after they've been washed a couple of times. When that happens, it's time to invest in some Sonus Der Wunder towels
    Gaz

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    Quote Originally Posted by cabriolet-alex View Post
    Top notch, nice and shinny.
    Was that done this morning or yesterday??
    Was done yesterday, but didnt have time to post it up as had to go for family meal

    Quote Originally Posted by gazTD View Post
    Looks good Paul. Watch out with the Water Magnets as they lose the ability to soak up water after they've been washed a couple of times. When that happens, it's time to invest in some Sonus Der Wunder towels
    I will keep my eye on that then Gaz, cheers for the heads up.

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    Looks really nice! what you doing to it next?
    Thought i would get a new motor for the missus........................... it would be a great swap!

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    Plans for it next are to get it remapped and rear ARB fitted.

    Then new headunit, grill and side repeaters.

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    looks lovely,

    feel a bit ashamed i couldnt be bothered to even quick wash mine today, had it 5 days and already cant be bothered with cleaning it
    Drives - 08 Astra SRi XP 1.9CDTi 150

    Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy View Post
    looks lovely,

    feel a bit ashamed i couldnt be bothered to even quick wash mine today, had it 5 days and already cant be bothered with cleaning it
    That's handy mate considering you bought a white diesel. I bet the back of it is black already
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    Quote Originally Posted by gazTD View Post
    That's handy mate considering you bought a white diesel. I bet the back of it is black already
    rain washes all that off anyway

    i will clean it eventually, just didnt really see the point with the weather how it is, in the summer/good weather it will be looked after
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    I think I may have an addiction then. I was itching to detail the VXR from the moment I first sat in it to the morning I got all the kit out to do it
    Gaz

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    Bye bye VXR Castle Combe Edition - because it's done more laps of Castle Combe than most Bergs have of the Ring

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