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    Thanks for the advice. Dude is looking at it now, if it doesn't sell I might see if I can paint the clear myself like Aaron said. Bigger job than I've ever done so unsure if it's doable.
    I survived the patio flooding catastrophe of 2012.

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      Guy bought the car so don't need to worry about it! Least effort possible!
      I survived the patio flooding catastrophe of 2012.

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        Originally posted by willsy01 View Post

        I want one of those head units....
        https://automotivesuperstore.com.au/kenwood-dmx8020s

        They had two left when I bought mine - not sure if the other one has been sold yet....

        Message kabab for special PF price..

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          Originally posted by 23Kev View Post
          Guy bought the car so don't need to worry about it! Least effort possible!
          That’s the best fix
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          Shed Project: 1994 Laser Lynx with BP-T

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            Originally posted by Aaron View Post
            How much effort do you want to put in Kev?

            You could feather the edges with wet’n’dry, scuff the roof with same. mask the entire roof between the rails and screen and hatch and then spray with rattle can clear from Supercheap building a few extra coats over the patch.

            Take you a day and say $100 all in.

            Wait a week and give it a light cut to knock down imperfections.

            90% of people wouldn’t notice, and it’s actually a job if done with some care has potential to last a couple years.
            You do realise that roof needs color before clearing Yeah?

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              ^ you do realise that car needs a proper respray? I certainly do but that’s not the question being asked.

              The reality in this world is that sometimes what is the “right” way to do things isn’t necessarily the only way. There’s at least two franchised companies out there that do literally what I have described above every day, if there’s some base colour there, it can be re-cleared. It’s not ideal, but it’s a thing, and it’s a thing that is done every day, and some people are charging a considerable sum to do it.

              There’s also a billionty Youtube videos showing people have to achieve this.
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              Shed Project: 1994 Laser Lynx with BP-T

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                Any tips on removing Autglym paint sealant from bare black plastic flares?

                This is the culprit. https://www.autoglym.com.au/products...oss-protection
                No. Driving an esky along the footpath will be the end humanity. This must be stopped.
                "Lol!! The son of satan will rideth thine esky, wearing nought but the beater of wives and the double secured half sandle, and he will wave his hands in great mirth ushering in the end of all mankind"

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                  What's the hotness in tyre shine?
                  I used to use Meguiar's Reflect I think it was called that came in a spray can and has reflective bits in it to make it shinier but that has been discontinued

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                    Do you want shiny?

                    I recently was sent some Mirch (https://www.mirch.com.au) the tyre shine is in my opinion horrible because it’s more fake gloss and shine than an Instagram “model”... but if you like that sort of thing...

                    Personally I started using Bowdens because it’s black, stays black and isn’t a slimy gross slop to apply. There’s other brands that do the same but where I can I prefer to use the Australian products.

                    Commercially we have customers that go both ways, and have a few different products to suit, but aside from cost per application and gloss level there’s not much between them.

                    A lot (as in tyre shines) fade to brown, which is an indication that they’re actually oxidising the rubber more than protecting it. If you have brown tyres, before reapplying stuff scrub them with a APC until they’re black then start again.
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                    Shed Project: 1994 Laser Lynx with BP-T

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                      I personally use Gyeon Tire which I find great.

                      https://gyeonquartz.com.au/product/tire/

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                        Ammo mud and Gtechniq tire dressing are pretty much the best in my opinion. Ammo mud is still my favourite.
                        CAD Automotive Paint Correction, like us on the faceballs. Discounts on all detailing and ceramic coatings for PF members

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                          Problem with a lot of Tyre shine products, is you put it on, and even if you wait a while, then go for a drive, it ends up spraying all over the Duco that you've just washed/polished...
                          1969 Datsun 1000 Sedan
                          1989 1.6l Daihatsu Charade

                          Life For me Has it's UP'S and DOWN'S........ I fix ELEVATORS

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                            Originally posted by milo View Post
                            Problem with a lot of Tyre shine products, is you put it on, and even if you wait a while, then go for a drive, it ends up spraying all over the Duco that you've just washed/polished...
                            Yes. I really really avoid anything that’s gel-like or even syrup-like for that reason. They fundamentally do work, and there’s good reasons for the thicker nature, but I don’t like the multistep step process of application, dwell, clean up. And it’s hard getting casual labour to reliably get it right.
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                            Shed Project: 1994 Laser Lynx with BP-T

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                              30% off sale at super cheap today on car care and filters. Bought up a heap of Bowdens shit plus a k&n filter.
                              Going to practice on the nopics’ rav and work out how this process works.

                              Thanks for the advice people, Aaron especially.
                              I survived the patio flooding catastrophe of 2012.

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                                Originally posted by 23Kev View Post
                                30% off sale at super cheap today on car care and filters. Bought up a heap of Bowdens shit plus a k&n filter.
                                Going to practice on the nopics’ rav and work out how this process works.

                                Thanks for the advice people, Aaron especially.
                                Good stuff!! Thats the only time to shop at SCA

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