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>valeting stuff,

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Anyone know of a source for Valeting stuff,
Eg,. Tfr. Tyre shine etc, 1 or 2 litres is no good, need drums (bulk)
anyideas?

ive had alook on ebay no good :(

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http://www.autosmart.co.uk/

http://www.ukvaletsupplies.co.uk/


Have you tried Andrew Page?

There's quite a few places near me.
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Autosmart is trade only.

Cleanyourcar.co.uk :)
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Bailes1992 wrote:Autosmart is trade only.

Cleanyourcar.co.uk :)

Well, as i'm in the trade......

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Cheers bailes,

seems most places are only doing 5lts -1 gallon,
been trying to get drums, thought itd go further work out cheaper in bulk,

what couid ithin this stuff out with to make it go further :arrowd:
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Pristene-Car- ... 231ef762e9

ive heard people are throwing diesel in with it,

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jasper5 wrote:http://www.autosmart.co.uk/

http://www.ukvaletsupplies.co.uk/


Have you tried Andrew Page?

There's quite a few places near me.

Have you tried Andrew Page? Tbh no mate, ialways thought they where just parts suppliers,
ive never used them, iwill look into that, thanks

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Makro does some cleaning gear in bulk
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sirwiggum wrote:Makro does some cleaning gear in bulk
Makro Aka metro?

ithink there almost near or not far off shop prices, went once wasnt overly impressed,

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All of the bodyshop suppliers sell valeting supplies, well, around my area they do.

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lozz wrote:
sirwiggum wrote:Makro does some cleaning gear in bulk
Makro Aka metro?

ithink there almost near or not far off shop prices, went once wasnt overly impressed,
Some of there stuff is shop prices when you include VAT, and their drink was dearer than the supermarkets.

But they do do things like cleaning gear and oil in bulk.

You could always just buy a case of the stuff from poundland/world/stretchers etc.
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I use: elite car care.com nice web site and easy to deal with but you will pay delivery on orders less than £50.00.

Their Bilberry wheel cleaner is good, and the Snow Foam, Enzyme Cleaner, Glyptone Leather stuff, MF towels etc.

I got a 20ltr bucket with grit-guard which is excellent.
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Thanks all,
iwas going to have alook round afew places today but woke up with the Manflu,
Ive heard theres a few places, in Bradford Trade places where they will let you walk in and buy afew things
and not ask for membership card or v.a.t number if you pay by straight cash,

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Detailing thread :oops:

I use autobrite direct/ monza car care / motorcare/Shinerama/

Look at Meguiars detailers line on autobrite direct.

Hth,

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ive been and had alook in one of these trade places.

Most of the stuff is what halfords stock etc, the prices are shocking tho between 3and4 quid for top notch stuff
eg. sonax 2.96 its nearly 10quid a throw in the shops :shock:

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