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by PhilArnold
Fri Oct 02, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Help needed from Polo owners with climate control
Replies: 9
Views: 427

Re: Help needed from Polo owners with climate control

POLO Clive wrote: Fri Oct 02, 2020 10:31 am A couple more for you now that it's daylight 8)



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Fantastic, thanks for those! Gives me some ammunition with the dealership
by PhilArnold
Thu Oct 01, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Help needed from Polo owners with climate control
Replies: 9
Views: 427

Re: Help needed from Polo owners with climate control

Awesome, thanks for that, looks like you can see the clips through the clear ish plastic because of the flash, but there isn't a gap at the top?
by PhilArnold
Thu Oct 01, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Help needed from Polo owners with climate control
Replies: 9
Views: 427

Re: Help needed from Polo owners with climate control

I'd gladly take a pic but its night time here at the moment. If I remember in the morning I'll take a picture and post it here for you. Try comparing your image to this in the interim. https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-review/volkswagen/polo-gti/first-drives/volkswagen-polo-gti-2019-long-term-review Ch...
by PhilArnold
Thu Oct 01, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Help needed from Polo owners with climate control
Replies: 9
Views: 427

Help needed from Polo owners with climate control

Need some help guys, had my car in the dealership to fix my snagging list (small nick in the handbrake leather, slight out of alignment bonnet) and then what I thought was a clearly mis-fitted climate control unit PXL_20200903_162131474.jpg You can see the centre clips in the middle vs at the edge T...
by PhilArnold
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: What did you and your Polo do today?
Replies: 944
Views: 201549

Re: What did you and your Polo do today?

Dark_cze wrote: Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:11 pm had a litte trip with two friends :) :) :)

(chiped 1.5 Focus, Focus ST and my GTI)
Performance wise how did it compare to the polo? I was seriously considering one before I went with mine
by PhilArnold
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Seat fabric protection - advice please
Replies: 2
Views: 345

Re: Seat fabric protection - advice please

Gtechniq I1 is probably the best out there, works on all fabrics, mats etc

Get the 1l bottle if you're doing all seats, mats and carpets under the mats as you do have to almost soak the fabric to get the performance from it
by PhilArnold
Sat Sep 12, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Polo Gti+ Pure White New Car Prep
Replies: 20
Views: 920

Re: Polo Gti+ Pure White New Car Prep

Just finished off the car, rewashed and then got to work on the glass coating. Polished the glass twice with nanolex glass polish due to some quite heavy etching marks. Panel wiped off and then applied my go-to glass coating, Gtechniq G1. 3 coats on the windscreen, 1 on the sides and 2 on the rear. ...
by PhilArnold
Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Detailing question
Replies: 8
Views: 384

Re: Detailing question

Just to echo what a few have said in here already, the only surefire way to remove any existing protection on the paint is via an abrasive product, either an abrasive prewax cleanser or finishing polish will be more than sufficient. There is benefit to then use a panel wipe after this to strip off a...
by PhilArnold
Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: I’ve joined the GTI+ club!
Replies: 40
Views: 1354

Re: I’ve joined the GTI+ club!

Congrats on the car, welcome to the white polo gti club!
by PhilArnold
Wed Sep 09, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: What did you and your Polo do today?
Replies: 944
Views: 201549

Re: What did you and your Polo do today?

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Fitted some paddle extensions too, really suit the car well I think
by PhilArnold
Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Polo Gti+ Pure White New Car Prep
Replies: 20
Views: 920

Re: Polo Gti+ Pure White New Car Prep

Wondering if you've all seen the famous (inafamous) post from a guy with a Vauxhall Astra some years ago? Similar to this, but much more involved and him using massive camera lenses to photograph the tiniest imperfections in the paint, with a view to going "back to the dealer with it" etc. I've see...
by PhilArnold
Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Polo Gti+ Pure White New Car Prep
Replies: 20
Views: 920

Re: Polo Gti+ Pure White New Car Prep

Wow, devotion to the cause there, but it looks great. 8) What did you use to remove the wheel weights without scratching the black paint? Its quite easy and applies to anything stuck on with an adhesive pad, such as badges, decals etc. You heat the item up gently with a heat gun or hairdryer, then ...
by PhilArnold
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Polo Gti+ Pure White New Car Prep
Replies: 20
Views: 920

Re: Polo Gti+ Pure White New Car Prep

Great post Phil. Car looks amazing! Would you do the same cleaning process each time? Or do you have a more concise method for a 'quick wash'? Thanks! Yeah I wouldn't do that level of work for a normal maintenance wash, but it would contain elements What I would normal do on a weekly / fortnightly ...
by PhilArnold
Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:21 am
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Polo Gti+ Pure White New Car Prep
Replies: 20
Views: 920

Re: Polo Gti+ Pure White New Car Prep

Great post Phil. Car looks amazing! Would you do the same cleaning process each time? Or do you have a more concise method for a 'quick wash'? Thanks! Yeah I wouldn't do that level of work for a normal maintenance wash, but it would contain elements What I would normal do on a weekly / fortnightly ...
by PhilArnold
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Polo Gti+ Pure White New Car Prep
Replies: 20
Views: 920

Polo Gti+ Pure White New Car Prep

Thought I'd document my new car prep for you guys, hope its of interest and if anyone has any questions or wants to have a go at their car themselves please give me me a shout Picked the car up on a Wednesday and had instructed the dealership to leave all the delivery wrap on and not valet either th...