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    How much do you spend on detailing products?

    I ask this as I've just spent over £166 on www.cleanyourcar.co.uk!
    My wallets just taken a serious dent!

    Please feel free to post what you've spent & what's in your detailing locker?
     
     

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    I spent £50 in the summer on a few things in Halfords and still have half of it left...
     
     

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    The initial out lay can be quite steep but I took advantage of the Halfords 3 for 2 offer when it was on.

    Meguiars is my first choice now, used to be a hardcore Autoglym user.
     
     

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    Hoping its not taking it off topic too much but does anyone use trade products? i.e 3m, wurth and the like? Ive always been brought with these kind of car cleaning products as my dad has been running a bodyshop for more time than ive been around and i wondered if anyone else uses these or do you actually have to be in the trade to get hold of them.

    This is a personal opionoin of mine, ive always found trade products to be better than some of the (very) expensive waxes and polishes on the market e.g dodo juice wax or whatever its called and other similar products. Maybe its just me but i seem to get a very good finish with products that are alot cheaper.

    Please note, im not bitching here (honest guv) id just like to know what other people think to trade products and whether they use them or not.


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    when i got the new car i shelled out about £60 on some bits and pieces, and probably about another £60 when people on here made me realise there are much better products available than what i'd bought! once you've got it youve got it though, most of the stuff lasts a fair while!
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    Only recently have I limited my spend on kit.. I'd spent a fair amount of buying similar products.. experimenting etc. There's lots and lots that I still want, but, until my current stock is nearly out, I won't be buying anymore!

    Nothing wrong with 3M, Lloyd. Depends what you want from the product I guess - can't say I've worked much with trade kit (only AutoSmart). Autoglym's 'off the shelf' range is ready available in massive quantities to the trade, just, named something else.
     
     

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    iv spent a few quid (prob about £200) at the start ..i bought a da then a rotary and through time iv added various polishes/sealants and stuff. i havent spent a lot recently ,cos iv been trying to usewhat iv got first ,but the temptation to buy the latest product is strong (although you prob dont need it ).so it can get a bit expensive ,theres guys on dw that must spend an absolute fortune on stuff ,but i try not to .its just a basic ammount of stuff iv got ,even so its not exactly pound shop stuff
     
     

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    iv prob spent approx 300 to 400 quid in the last few months and just about to spend another £320 at weekend on some more goodies this time it includes a new pressure washer as mines broke
     
     

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    Total spend on detailing is about £900....BUT , that includes a 21 hr professional detailing session, the results of which you can see here :
    http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru...ad.php?t=83989

    Check out some collections here also :
    http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru...splay.php?f=31
    Shiny Shiny Shiny!
     
     

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    On products in the last year I've spent about £600.... but that includes a Megs DA Polisher
     
     

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