Want to show off my sparking Prius (**PIC HEAVY**)

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  1. Bronze84

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    **The title is meant to say 'Sparkling' not 'Sparking' can a mod please change it?**

    Hi guys.

    So, today I have managed to detail the exterior of my 2008 Prius. Wasn't sure which forum to post it in :-/

    The car had huge swirl and hologram marks from the previous owner so took my time on it. I'm quite happy with the overall result. I think the metallic blue has come out lovely! I will write a list of products used at the bottom.

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    Products used....

    - Magifoam
    - AS Duet
    - Tardis
    - Fallout Remover
    - AS Smart Wheels
    - AS Tyre Dandy
    - AS G101
    - Megs Clay Bar
    - AG Detailing spray
    - AG HD Cleanser
    - AS Orbital Polisher with soft & medium pads (black & orange)
    - AS Evo compounds 1 & 3
    - G3 Paste Wax
    - AG Bumper & Trim Gel
    - AS 20/20
    - 3 x Tetleys tea bags
    - 3 x Penguins

    I was going to do the interior today aswel but I'm absolutely [email protected] so that'll get done another day.
     
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  2. bikerwoe

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    The Prius looks great. I never heard of your products before, wonder if they are available in my area. I use Quick Detailer after washing, just spray and wipe. So far it works great, and my Prius is 5 years old, 100k on her.
     
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    Darn!

    I wanted to see it spark!

    Does look lovely though. I don't think that color was offered in The States for the Gen 2. It looks like the Blue Ribbon color I have on my 2011 (only cleaner and shinier).
     
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    Sorry, AS = Autosmart, AG = Autoglym :)
     
  5. Bronze84

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    (Taken from Toyota Website)

    Your Vehicle Details:

    Registration:
    VU** ***
    Model:
    Prius T Spirit
    Engine:
    1.5 VVT-i Petrol
    Colour:
    Lag Blue/Royal Sapp

    I'm still not sure what colour mine is :-/ according to this its Lagoon Blue AND Royal Sapphire?!?!?
     
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    I think the tea bags and penguins are available in the US but I'm not sure what to do with them.
     
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    Say what ???
     
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    fancy doing mine? I'm not that far from you :D
     
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    So disappointed.
    I expected some type of abnormal hybrid battery failure causing a light show of sparking.

    But good job on the detailing. Looks great.
     
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    Ok I understood the Tetley tea reference, that's a common brand here also. But we don't have those Penguin biscuits here, I've never seen them before. We have something similar called a "Tim Tam" (an equally stupid name, but a great tasting biscuit.) :)

    And oh yeah, nice job on the car. (y)
     
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    Nice job bronze84, you can do mine next if you want to make the trip over the pond. I love that color!

    Oh yes, I was looking forward to a light show or something like that :LOL:
     
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    Great job! I love that color, and you've definitely made it spark(le :).
     
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    What I do not understand is only three tea bags, thats definately at least a six tea bag+ job and possibly even a mars bar.

    John (Britprius)
     
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    It would've been 6 or more if the wife was in John lol! Sadly I had to cater for myself
     
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    Heh... Yeah, from the title, expected to see some sort of sparking going on from somewhere.
     
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    Sorry for the let down chaps. Although if my Prius does ever start sparking then I'd be soon on here with photos! :-p
     
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    That comes under the heading of bad organisation.:)

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