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My neighbour is now convinced I am off my trolley

Discussion in 'Autocare, Detailing, Valet, Product reviews' started by drmw, Dec 16, 2012.

  1. drmw

    drmw Moderator

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    I am very proud of my car - went to wash it this aft (nice clear day here) & there had obviously been a flock of albatross flying over my house this morning. :mad::mad:

    Car has a red fabric roof, so I used some of Autoglym's fabric roof cleaner - all poo removed, but realised the water wasn't beading like it was when I got it.

    So, used some of Autoglym's fabric roof proofer. 5 minutes, all sprayed.

    Three hours later, still nowhere near dry (car lives outside) and condensation is beginning to gather all over the car. For sure it's not going to dry overnight and forecast says it might rain tomorrow.

    I didn't want to have it rained upon until the proofer was dry.

    What to do? Brainwave!! (which worked) - but being spotted using my wife's hairdryer on what appeared to be simply a damp roof got me quite a lot of ridicule though and of course, nobody believed the story. :Oops:
     
  2. television

    television Always remembered RIP

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    But did you notice that the flock of albatross were eying up the car for their second attack
     
  3. pipmk

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    Oh dear oh dear, you realise if they want to move away from you they have to declare to the buyers your odd behaviour. You, Sir, are a one man property devaluer!:)
     
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    drmw

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    I'll sign a declaration that I'll not do it again (on the proviso that they in turn don't tell anyone else!) :)
     
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    Here's my take:

    You're a nice guy.
    You own the company
    You drive an Aston Martin......

    You do what you like David :cool:
     
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    Fair enough, difficult to see what else you could do. Except get a manly hairdryer, the pink was a bit much,as was the curlers on the roof.
     
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    Hmmmm. Could you have dried it in a garage?

    I suppose you will be fitting a "hood bra" aka our colonial cousins next. :D
     
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    bless you..it is a bloke thing. I have actually caught Brian cleaning his wheels with a toothbrush..a new car of course..not the old bangers.ha ha..
     
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    I have had some right looks when using the leaf blower to dry the car. :lol:
     
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    I have been known to do that sort of intricate cleaning......only ever use MrsB's toothbrush though.

    Mic
     
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    television Always remembered RIP

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    My neighbour is now convinced I am off my trolley :D:D Why worry all mine are off theirs, I am the only normal one in the road :D:D
     
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    he probably uses my toothbrush to clean the toilet:lol:
     
  13. busters the boy!

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    You should have worn Camo and a balaclava. You'd still look mad - but you'd look mad and TOUGH.
     

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