Clean the entire car for just 9p

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Clean the entire car for just 9p

Post by TornadoWilkes » Mon May 09, 2011 9:52 am

I've had comments that the car looks like it's enjoyed a respray this week, the windows are shiny like new, the tar spots removed, dash grime now gone and looking like new plastic.... and all for 9p..... how?

Step 1: Hose and sponge wash the car down in the usual fashion:

Step 2: Pop to Asda

Step 3: Find the baby care section

Step 4: Purchase a pack of Smart-Price baby wipes for just 18p

Step 5: Apply finger pressure to remove tar spots using one sheet at a time, go over the car in a systematic fashion

You'll use half the pack for a total inside out job..... 1/2 * £0.18 = £0.09



The rest can stay in the door pocket for a fragrance free freshen up of the dashboard and clocks as required...... or even for changing nappies :oops: .

Never has a car been so pampered. :roll:


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Re: Clean the entire car for just 9p

Post by JoeySully » Mon May 09, 2011 10:09 am

I Like it ;)

Where do I find pics of your Knight Rider car :D



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Re: Clean the entire car for just 9p

Post by steve bryant » Mon May 09, 2011 12:06 pm

i would be careful giving him pictures of your car, have you seen what he does to tumble driers



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Re: Clean the entire car for just 9p

Post by JoeySully » Mon May 09, 2011 12:08 pm

it's a washing machine :P

tumble dries don't spin fast enough :D



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Re: Clean the entire car for just 9p

Post by Elizabeth's dad » Mon May 09, 2011 12:11 pm

While you're there buy some basic cream bath cleaner, brilliant on scratches and oxidised paint. Mine was 49p about 15 years ago and it hasn't run out yet.


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Re: Clean the entire car for just 9p

Post by steve bryant » Mon May 09, 2011 12:20 pm

JoeySully wrote:it's a washing machine :P

tumble dries don't spin fast enough :D
oops so it is.



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Re: Clean the entire car for just 9p

Post by TornadoWilkes » Mon May 09, 2011 1:32 pm

Here he is ;-)
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Re: Clean the entire car for just 9p

Post by JoeySully » Mon May 09, 2011 1:44 pm

Nice ;)

do you have the dash with all the button and TV too.



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Re: Clean the entire car for just 9p

Post by TornadoWilkes » Mon May 09, 2011 5:21 pm

I've not put it in yet, but I've got a dash moulded from the TV car itself, along with the steering wheel, sent from Rob Louisell in the states. Don't know if the Turbo Boost is working tho ;-)


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Re: Clean the entire car for just 9p

Post by Alan SS1 » Tue Nov 29, 2011 2:36 pm

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
not sure about the 'cream cleaner' I have used it as well on an old Robin that had sat for years in a drive, it does 'brighten' the paintwork, cos it removes the top layer, but then you do need to polish it a fair bit :-)


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Re: Clean the entire car for just 9p

Post by edd » Wed Aug 08, 2012 10:02 am

I used Pledge furniture polish on really badly oxidised paint...1 can does the whole car and has the same effect as an awful lot of t-cut with a lot less effort! Sadly is a tad more expensive than babywipes, but still not as much as products sold as car cleaners!



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