Rubbing it

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  1. Vlad The Impaler

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    Been rubbing it a good couple of hours now and it's coming up a treat.
    Thanks Rangita!:thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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    Can you come and rub mine when you're finished.:thumb:

    Mine could do with a real good rubbing too..................:RollEyes:
     
  3. Vlad The Impaler

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    Wrist a bit sore but well worth it immensely satisfying!:Eeek:
     
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    Don't forget to put a good coat of wax polish over it:thumb:
     
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    Did Rangi e-mail you the Kate Middleton pics?
     
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    When you have finished...

    Could you put a photo on... ? :Cool:

    I`m sure we would all like to see the finished article in all it`s glory... :thumb:
     
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    Hmmmmmmm

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  8. Vlad The Impaler

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    Many apologies RANGITIRA, correct spelling I hope,BRASSO the must nuts!
    When I bought my van the paint looked a little flat and had lost its shine,I had been quoted between 400 and 600 pounds to restore a factory shine to my van,however after some research on this site I decided to have a go myself.People had said brasso did the job on patches but never tried it on full van so I thought what the hell got to be worth a shot.
    Just started doing 1 foot square patches and results were instant not like painting something where you can easily forget where you've already done.The area was free of the speckled grime that washing can't shift.I can honestly say that if I could figure out how to clean the plastic around the lockers and vents it would pass for a much newer van.Any recommendations on plastics welcome. Finally one last ask,do I need to seal this with anything?
    Regards all and get shining...........thanks Steve.
     
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    I would be inclined to go over with a good "Wax Polish"...:thumb:

    Hate to see your hard work dissapear in a few weeks... :Sad:
     
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    For the plastics why not try "pierre vert" (Green Stone but really a white volcanic type paste)? It's available in Leroy Merlin but don't know if you have that chain in UK. Maybe a good Do it yourself outlet will stock it and it's only about 5 Euros for a tin which lasts ages.
     

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    Not only have you taken the muck and grime off the paint, you've also taken off the top of the paint and any wax that was there so a good wax polish should reseal it.
     
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    Hubby says is you have to rub your nuts yourself, you must be doing something wrong xxxxxx
     
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    "Gail"........:Eeek:

    Hush your mouth... :Doh::Rofl1:
     
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    Would cheap toothpaste do the same job? Hubby has used it on the acrylic windows before and it's removed all the scratches (done carefully of course!) so I suppose it could work on the bodywork ... not the 'whitening' type though as it has bleach in it!!! :BigGrin:
     
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    Well, after reading the first few posts and seeing how much hard work you men have to put into all this rubbing, seems like too much trouble to me .... just cut the buggers off!:Sad:
     
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    Ooooooooooo sounds painfull oooowwwwww Regards Garry Flatpackchicken
     
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