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Never again greasers on (car) discs
December 2019

Never again greasers on (car) discs

I had really followed all the advice: lemon juice, wet newspaper, coke, alcohol, silicone remover, sidolin, and so on. Nothing helped, and with every rain, my windscreen wipers smeared again and I...

Remove the remains of the fly on the car from the windscreen and paint
December 2019

Remove the remains of the fly on the car from the windscreen and paint

Actually, it's the wrong season for the tip, but next summer is sure to come. If you want to do it again / have to clean your car - and in particular the windshield and the paint - of stubborn fly...

Polish the chrome
December 2019

Polish the chrome

Chrome parts on cars, scooters, etc. can be wonderfully polished with aluminum foil and cola. To do this you buy the cheapest coke, which is available and a normal roll of aluminum foil. Tear off a...

Remove brake dust on aluminum rims and protect from it
December 2019

Remove brake dust on aluminum rims and protect from it

Who does not know that - the beautiful (polished) Alus look like pig after some time. Instead of aggressive (solvent-based) rim cleaners, I use dirt erosion greasers, for example. from Aldi. They do...

Silicone spray for alloy wheels
December 2019

Silicone spray for alloy wheels

The aluminum wheels are no longer attacked by the brake dust, if you spray the rims with a thin film of silicone spray after the car wash. Even under extreme conditions (eg a holiday trip or longer...

Vision in the car through windscreen washer with shampoo
December 2019

Vision in the car through windscreen washer with shampoo

Actually, the grubby time could now slowly come to an end, but still has us especially on the streets of the omnipresent mud firmly under control. What is normally not a problem can be dangerous on...

Protect the bike from rust
December 2019

Protect the bike from rust

Good wheels are not cheap and should last for a few years even if they are used a lot. Many people have been harmed by rust on important, safety-relevant parts. "Bicycle cleaning" is not my...

Clean bike with nail polish remover
December 2019

Clean bike with nail polish remover

If the bike is extremely dirty and no normal cleaner helps anymore, you can just take nail polish remover for the steel parts! The cost only about 0.40 euros and with cotton very easy to perform. Be...

Remove bird droppings on / at the car with a wet pack of newspaper
December 2019

Remove bird droppings on / at the car with a wet pack of newspaper

Everyone has been angry about it before; every car already wore the white / black or even colorful insignia: the bird shit on or at the car. Well, the simplest idea is to use a tempo or something...

Remove scratches from car window
December 2019

Remove scratches from car window

A nice fellow human has made several scratches in the side window on my new car. The toothpaste tip in this case unfortunately did not bring the desired success, but my disc has smelled good. Here is...