R-Bronze Saturday Cleaning - Civinfo
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old 4th January 2009, 21:00 Thread Starter
Supporter
 
typeRLover's Avatar
 
Car: 2008 CTR DBP
Join Date: 13th December 2008
Location: Berkshire ENGLAND
Posts: 173
Thanks: 18
Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
iTrader: (1)
Saturday Cleaning

After owning my CTR for two weeks,i thought i would treat the car to a wash n polish!! Heres the results....2 hours later with freezing hands and an Ice rink as a driveway...

All worth it though!! Shame the sun was,nt shining the car looks black and not DBP

DSC00914.JPG

DSC00916.JPG

DSC00917(1).JPG

DSC00918.JPG


Last edited by FWH; 4th January 2009 at 21:02. Reason: fixed format
typeRLover is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 26 (permalink) Old 4th January 2009, 21:04
Supporter
 
Wasser098's Avatar
 
Join Date: 21st August 2007
Location: N. Ireland IE
Posts: 288
Thanks: 8
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
iTrader: (0)
Looks beautiful!

Rages really finish it off nicely!

Happy motoring!
Wasser098 is offline  
post #3 of 26 (permalink) Old 4th January 2009, 21:11
You're or your..........
 
NEEMSTAR's Avatar
 
Car: 630i
Join Date: 7th October 2007
Location: :noitacoL ENGLAND
Posts: 2,782
Thanks: 76
Thanked 119 Times in 117 Posts
iTrader: (1)
shinyyy
NEEMSTAR is offline  
 
post #4 of 26 (permalink) Old 4th January 2009, 21:18
Administrator
 
HappyMan's Avatar
 
Car: 2016 Ford Kuga Titanium
Join Date: 16th August 2007
Location: Wrocław, Poland PL
Posts: 19,165
Thanks: 713
Thanked 1,059 Times in 761 Posts
iTrader: (0)
I remember when my car looked as good as that - the day it was delivered !

The car looks fantastic and the hard work really paid off - well done
HappyMan is offline  
post #5 of 26 (permalink) Old 4th January 2009, 21:23
Administrator
 
Dimplyred's Avatar
 
Join Date: 24th August 2007
Location: Staffordshire, Cheshire & Shropshire ENGLAND
Posts: 24,216
Thanks: 229
Thanked 1,835 Times in 1,604 Posts
iTrader: (15)
That looks great.

I have done a full 'wheels off' clean on my car this weekend too. Including the ice rink.
Dimplyred is offline  
post #6 of 26 (permalink) Old 4th January 2009, 21:33
Supporter
 
Type S 2.2 i-CTDI GT's Avatar
 
Car: '13 Honda CR-V 2.2 i-DTEC SR
Join Date: 13th January 2007
Location: Northern Ireland NORTHIRELAND
Posts: 901
Thanks: 104
Thanked 62 Times in 61 Posts
iTrader: (25)
Garage
Thumbs up

Nice motor
Type S 2.2 i-CTDI GT is offline  
post #7 of 26 (permalink) Old 4th January 2009, 21:38
Never tap!
 
roundy's Avatar
 
Car: 2007 Type S 2.2GT Milano Red
Join Date: 5th August 2008
Location: West mids GB
Posts: 792
Thanks: 0
Thanked 18 Times in 18 Posts
iTrader: (4)
I tried to clean mine and looked ok until the water was freezing and i couldnt shammy it off.

Love the rages, will buy some soon if my blades keep pealing off.
roundy is offline  
post #8 of 26 (permalink) Old 4th January 2009, 21:39
Supporter
 
19 milano's Avatar
 
Car: CTR
Join Date: 19th February 2008
Location: UK. Dorset. ENGLAND
Posts: 146
Thanks: 3
Thanked 3 Times in 2 Posts
iTrader: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dimplyred View Post
That looks great.

I have done a full 'wheels off' clean on my car this weekend too. Including the ice rink.
Me too. Not the wheels off mind!
It hasn't been this well cleaned in 3 months.

I am a bit worried that somebody may step on my drive! If they do they won't be standing for long!
19 milano is offline  
post #9 of 26 (permalink) Old 4th January 2009, 21:53
Supporter
 
Car: 1.8 CTS
Join Date: 27th October 2008
Location: England GB
Posts: 139
Thanks: 9
Thanked 13 Times in 11 Posts
iTrader: (1)
Looking good! Brave man washing in this weather.
What wax did you use, if any?
Cloned_McQueen is offline  
post #10 of 26 (permalink) Old 4th January 2009, 22:16 Thread Starter
Supporter
** Thread starter **
 
typeRLover's Avatar
 
Car: 2008 CTR DBP
Join Date: 13th December 2008
Location: Berkshire ENGLAND
Posts: 173
Thanks: 18
Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
iTrader: (1)
I used Autoglym super resin polish that i had left over,but just ordered some BH Auto-balm wax which seems to be popular choice on the forum for the next time i clean it.
Also had the shammy issue when doing the roof it was freezing quicker than i could clear the excess water,alot of rubbing and managed to clear the ice.

thanks for the comments guys....makes the effort worthwhile
typeRLover is offline  
post #11 of 26 (permalink) Old 4th January 2009, 22:23
Administrator
 
Dimplyred's Avatar
 
Join Date: 24th August 2007
Location: Staffordshire, Cheshire & Shropshire ENGLAND
Posts: 24,216
Thanks: 229
Thanked 1,835 Times in 1,604 Posts
iTrader: (15)
BH Auto Balm is great, that's what I use.
Dimplyred is offline  
post #12 of 26 (permalink) Old 4th January 2009, 22:43
R-2
geekess
 
R-2's Avatar
 
Car: 2010 Mugen 200 Type R
Join Date: 1st October 2007
Location: deep in the shires GB
Posts: 3,638
Thanks: 233
Thanked 291 Times in 271 Posts
iTrader: (1)
Send a message via MSN to R-2
Looking good
Well done for getting it washed in this weather. Mine is filthy and will stay that way until the outside tap defrosts
R-2 is offline  
post #13 of 26 (permalink) Old 4th January 2009, 22:45
Administrator
 
Dimplyred's Avatar
 
Join Date: 24th August 2007
Location: Staffordshire, Cheshire & Shropshire ENGLAND
Posts: 24,216
Thanks: 229
Thanked 1,835 Times in 1,604 Posts
iTrader: (15)
Quote:
Originally Posted by R-2 View Post
Mine is filthy and will stay that way until the outside tap defrosts
Any excuse.
Dimplyred is offline  
post #14 of 26 (permalink) Old 4th January 2009, 22:46
R-2
geekess
 
R-2's Avatar
 
Car: 2010 Mugen 200 Type R
Join Date: 1st October 2007
Location: deep in the shires GB
Posts: 3,638
Thanks: 233
Thanked 291 Times in 271 Posts
iTrader: (1)
Send a message via MSN to R-2
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dimplyred View Post
Any excuse.
Its a good one though
R-2 is offline  
post #15 of 26 (permalink) Old 5th January 2009, 06:38
Noodle-slave
 
Mr. Bravo's Avatar
 
Join Date: 20th November 2008
Location: Stockholm, Sweden SE
Posts: 194
Thanks: 1
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
iTrader: (0)
Almost looks like it's summer Car looks awesomely clean!


I just got home from work in our -15 cold. No way I'm cleaning my car in this cold! My official excuse though is to have the dirt protecting the car from evil salt on the roads
Mr. Bravo is offline  
post #16 of 26 (permalink) Old 5th January 2009, 08:09
Supporter
 
andyp's Avatar
 
Join Date: 30th August 2007
Location: Birmingham, England ENGLAND
Posts: 355
Thanks: 0
Thanked 17 Times in 17 Posts
iTrader: (3)
I managed to wash mine without water. Got bought some stuff for christmas, didnt hold up much hope of it working but was presently suprised. Amazing results and it waxed at the same time.
Called greased lightning, showroom shine
andyp is offline  
post #17 of 26 (permalink) Old 5th January 2009, 08:38
TYPE R GT (R-15016)
 
Rich 11's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11th May 2008
Location: Kingston upon Hull (Red & White side), East GB
Posts: 2,224
Thanks: 17
Thanked 46 Times in 46 Posts
iTrader: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by andyp View Post
I managed to wash mine without water. Got bought some stuff for christmas, didnt hold up much hope of it working but was presently suprised. Amazing results and it waxed at the same time.
Called greased lightning, showroom shine
Don't fancy that stuff !! I like to rinse the dirt off before even washing the paintwork to avoid rubbing the grit back in.
Rich 11 is offline  
post #18 of 26 (permalink) Old 5th January 2009, 09:30
 
bobbybliss's Avatar
 
Car: 2009 Accord Tourer 2.0
Join Date: 10th April 2007
Location: Netherlands NL
Posts: 102
Thanks: 11
Thanked 9 Times in 9 Posts
iTrader: (0)
Fantastic!!!
bobbybliss is offline  
post #19 of 26 (permalink) Old 5th January 2009, 12:38
 
aphemia's Avatar
 
Car: 2007 CTR, Alabaster Silver
Join Date: 11th October 2007
Location: East Midlands ENGLAND
Posts: 1,162
Thanks: 181
Thanked 55 Times in 54 Posts
iTrader: (2)
Looks great mate. Well done!

I usually use SRP after claying twice a year, and it always comes up looking very good. Between times I just use a wax/sealant.
aphemia is offline  
post #20 of 26 (permalink) Old 5th January 2009, 15:03
 
Join Date: 10th August 2007
Posts: 10,247
Thanks: 77
Thanked 412 Times in 391 Posts
iTrader: (0)
Very smart!
Wheelchair is offline  
Reply

  Civinfo > 8th Generation Euro Honda Civic (2006 - 2011) > Gallery (8G)

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Civinfo forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Your User Name is the name that appears by all your posts on the forum, and so should not be your email address.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Quick question about cleaning cleaning products WeHaveLiftOff Cleaning 10 5th October 2008 18:47
Test drive on Saturday crispo General Discussion (8G) 5 21st January 2008 21:42
England North Yorkshire Meet this Saturday 3/11/07 robbo51 Past Events 31 17th November 2007 20:48
Saturday the 14th Koos Holswilder General Discussion (8G) 6 17th April 2007 20:20
A189 Saturday 30th Andrea Was it you? 0 30th September 2006 22:40

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome