How To Protect And Clean Alloy Wheels

February 18th, 2014

How To Protect & Clean Alloy Wheels

As you will know managing to keep your wheels gleaming is one of the hardest jobs in detailing. Getting it right can seriously improve the look of your car and really makes heads turn wherever you go.

In this article I will share some top tips on how to protect and clean alloy wheels to keep them gleaming in both winter and summer.

There are many different types of wheels to consider, all of which to achieve the ultimate shine require slightly different care and attention:

- Bare metal alloy wheels
- Coated/Painted alloys
- Steel wheels
- Chrome rims
- Wire wheels

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004 The Week In Detail(ing) – Dodo Juice, Waxstock, BMD, & Aspect Valeting

February 16th, 2014

004 The Week In DetailingThis week sees the launch of a number of products from Dodo Juice as well as the announcement of a new premium wax from Black Magic Detail.

We are also able to confirm the price and availability of tickets for Waxstock in Coventry and the date for Cleanfest in Scotland. And the detail of the week is a stunningly detailed BMW M3 that needed some serious TLC.

Waxstock Tickets Now On Sale

Waxstock, the UK’s leading detailing based show this week launched the 2014 show website and ticket sales. The even itself is on 27th July at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

Tickets for the event and booked in advance are priced at £13.25 for adults and £9.25 for children between the ages of 5 and 14. Under 4′s get in free. These prices include vat and booking fee. Tickets will be available on the day but priced at £2+vat more.

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003 The Week In Detail(ing) – Meguiars, Black Magic, Car Wash Show

February 8th, 2014

003 The Week In Detail(ing)

This week in detailing has seen the announcement of new products from Black Magic Detail and Meguiars as well as the launch of an all new European Car Wash show. Chemical guys also announced the imminent arrival of a much awaited product and the detail of the week is a stunning black Range Rover Sport expertly detailed by TLC Detailing Ltd. So without further ado…

Black Magic Detail Launch New Products

Black Magic Detail, the Fife based detailing product manufacturer (as well as detailers) have this week launched 2 new products to add to their line-up.

Adonis pre-wax cleanser is their non abrasive polish to remove contamination, oxidization and stains, created to be used by hand or dual action machine. It is available in yellow with a pineapple scent or as part of their compliments range with colours and scents to match their range of waxes. Read the rest of this entry »