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Old 24-03-2021, 10:25 AM   #1
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Elbow Grease

Thought i was dreaming, neighbour using elbow grease on his paintwork with a kitchen paper, then following it up with a blue astonish !

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Old 24-03-2021, 10:28 AM   #2
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Thought i was dreaming, neighbour using elbow grease on his paintwork with a kitchen paper, then following it up with a blue astonish !



Their are crazy people out their, I seen people using brushes on paint work, automatic car washes are just as bad also, the general population wants their car to 'look clean' not detailed.

Some times its just lack of knowledge.

I remember my first car, I used cif to polish of some paint transfer scuffs and a blade to remove the sticky residue from the badge I removed.

Problem is untill you know what damage it can do you don't know what damage it can do



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Old 24-03-2021, 11:22 AM   #3
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The clear coat on wheels is as soft as that on the car yet people don't hesitate to use a brush on them - go figure!
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Old 24-03-2021, 11:37 AM   #4
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The clear coat on wheels is as soft as that on the car yet people don't hesitate to use a brush on them - go figure!
Yes indeed wheels should be treated like paint, even tougher powder coated wheels still need care

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Old 24-03-2021, 12:15 PM   #5
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Oddly I was looking for threads on using this stuff. We use it at home and I think it's ace.

A quick look last night and it seems people use it on tyres and arches etc. Quite cheap at £1.80 ish a litre
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Old 24-03-2021, 12:45 PM   #6
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Used a bottle of this last night to wash my white garage door that had years of mould and mildew on it - now gleaming
It's amazing stuff

I also used to use it to clean the exterior of my caravan - it cleans everything off - nothing is safe!!

Definitely would not use it on my car though!!!!!
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Old 24-03-2021, 06:50 PM   #7
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I,ve used to it clean brake calipers seems to work ok
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Got a couple of bottles of Elbow Grease from my Daughter who had seen it at the local pound shop. Used sensibly it's amazing stuff.
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Old 28-03-2021, 08:55 AM   #9
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Just for information the Elbow Grease is fairly well noted for removing numbers and lettering on things like cookers and washing machines.
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Old 28-03-2021, 09:40 AM   #10
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Doh!

I got to post #5 before I remembered Elbow Grease was a product, I thought the OP was remarking on how hard the neighbour was working...

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