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by tomix
Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Main Skoda Kodiaq chat
Topic: Kodiaq chrome trim
Replies: 26
Views: 3565

Re: Kodiaq chrome trim

After a rinsing with regular water just rins them of with distilled water, then if you have a opportunity, dry it of with compressed air.
by tomix
Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Servicing intervals
Replies: 17
Views: 6692

Re: Servicing intervals

30000 km / 2 year
by tomix
Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Interior and Exterior Cosmetics
Topic: Converting a 5seat kodiaq into 7 seat option
Replies: 8
Views: 1976

Re: Converting a 5seat kodiaq into 7 seat option

It’s completely impossible to do. If you want a 7 seat version, must ordered a new car. Why do you accept that?
by tomix
Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: Main Skoda Kodiaq chat
Topic: Pitting on chrome bits after hand/carwash
Replies: 36
Views: 6177

Re: Pitting on chrome bits after hand/carwash

It is the first stage, as you're sat queuing the guy comes over with a hand pump and sprays a fine mist over the car, this is TFR, it basically makes it easier (and therefore quicker) for them to wash the car. It is extremely important that TFR is not allowed to dry, this is when the damage is done...
by tomix
Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Main Skoda Kodiaq chat
Topic: Pitting on chrome bits after hand/carwash
Replies: 36
Views: 6177

Re: Pitting on chrome bits after hand/carwash

Microfibre towels are great for drying the car. Stops these sort of stains from happening. You are right, but it should be done immediately after washing process. In some cases can help some citrus based water spots remover gel or some special acidic products dedicated for car washing use only. But...
by tomix
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Main Skoda Kodiaq chat
Topic: Pitting on chrome bits after hand/carwash
Replies: 36
Views: 6177

Re: Pitting on chrome bits after hand/carwash

These are water stains. After washing the vehicle, the chrome strips were not enough dried. After one day on direct sunlight the stain are etched in the trims clear coat. They can only be removed by polishing.
by tomix
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:34 am
Forum: Main Skoda Kodiaq chat
Topic: Exterior Vinyl trim cleaning
Replies: 7
Views: 1102

Re: Exterior Vinyl trim cleaning

bother wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:32 pm
Do you wax the vinyl trim? In previous experience wax just 'stains' the vinyl white so I try not to go near it with the wax.
Just avoid carnauba based paste waxes on vinyl trim, they leave white spots ;)
by tomix
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: Main Skoda Kodiaq chat
Topic: Exterior Vinyl trim cleaning
Replies: 7
Views: 1102

Re: Exterior Vinyl trim cleaning

I use Meguiars APC 10:1 to clean it, then maybe some water based trim dressing (Chemical guys VRP) or some synthetic wax.
by tomix
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Members Gallery
Topic: ♦ Kodiaq Style 2.0 TDI DSG 150 HP 4x2 - Business Grey ♦
Replies: 20
Views: 10855

Re: ♦ Kodiaq Style 2.0 TDI DSG 150 HP 4x2 - Business Grey ♦

Why you taped the cars plastic trims? You can coat them also.

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