Any ideas how to clean bugs and debris from the front end radiator grills? Noticed quite a few bugs in the front of the grill.
That'll do the job, but if you want something a little better then there are multiple kits available from numerous sources at very low prices. I use something very similar to that illustrated & it's also good for all those other nooks & crannies you can't reach or can't clean properly with a regular nozzle. See attached link.Here is my makeshift vacuum cleaner attachment. It effectively picked up bugs and leaves from the front radiator grills.
Thank you.....that kit will be very useful.That'll do the job, but if you want something a little better then there are multiple kits available from numerous sources at very low prices. I use something very similar to that illustrated & it's also good for all those other nooks & crannies you can't reach or can't clean properly with a regular nozzle. See attached link.
I'm in the U.K anyway & it wasn't exactly what I have. I just tried to find something that looked reasonably similar to let you know there are things available that will do that job........Try to just use a soft brush attachment wherever possible with the rads, they can be damaged very easily. Mainly aesthetic & you'd have to be looking in at them to see it, but still if you can avoid it then why wouldn't you?.
No different an idea at all, I was just aware that there are small tool kits available because I own one. I didn't actually buy it for that & have owned it for years, but it does the job (I couldn't get my hands in & needed to do something). I don't make too much fuss & just clear away the worst of the debris. It's not really worth the bother of being too fastidious because it's too easy to damage the rads, just clean the worst & leave it at that. Be a little wary of what you buy in the way of a kit though, apparently some kits are pretty pathetic & little more than fragile toys. Maybe "Porsche2018" could feed back on what they think of the actual kit they've ordered.That kit is a lot better than my idea and it's pretty cheap. May pick one up for myself as well.
I bought tons of stuff to include lots of cleaning gadgets, car cleaning/polishing pastes/waxes/liquids, leather cleaner/conditioner, tons of microfiber towels, applicators, buffing machine, power washer and soap cannon, a Ridgid shop vac/extension hoses, all manner of wheel brushes, etc...... and I will list that in a separate post for those that are interested. As with most things Porsche, cleaning products are almost a religion. I will post what I have researched are highly effective and hopefully people will chime in with their favorite selections......I had to learn, find, and buy all this stuff from square one since was never into this whole car detailing routine.Here is another product that would help when washing the car. Attaches to the garden hose:
I had the same coverage front end and rocker panels with Llumar Platinum. When you apply the Hydro2 any special care regarding the PPF?When I initially purchased the car, I made sure I had a full nose wrap of PPF Xpel Ultimate and also the rockers and rear bumper. The dealer also applied a paint sealant which we all know only last for so long.
My regimen is as follows:
Application of Carpro Hydro2 paint sealant (lasts around 3-6 months) have a look on YouTube and you can see how it's applied and how magical it is!
3 bucket washing.(2 for body and 1 for wheels and tires) along with an 1800 psi pressure washer and foam cannon.
Following wash I dry with air to get most of the water
I always dry with a lubricant(Griots quick detailer, but any will do) with specific drying microfiber towels in one direction only and very light touch.
If I'm around town only, I usually do a quick clean following a drive with just a quick detailer and several microfiber towels or use a waterless cleaner.**
I saw the nozzle Cee Dog* used for the CarPro HydrO2 application, the Nelson 50503 on Amazon, is that what you used?Hydro2 is special in that you can use it everywhere including glass, plastic, rubber and it gives all surfaces a wonderful hydrophobic and dirt resistant quality.
I've since applied this to all my vehicles and motorcycle. Makes cleaning way easier after application.