The other day I had a neighbours van to clean, not so much to clean as to prep for new decals to be put on to advertise his plumbing business.

With the van being a 2013 Nissan Primastar (aka Vauxhall Movano aka Renault Trafic). It was previously been liveried which had been removed, but it left ghosts on the left side and on the bonnet.

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Neighbour needed the van washed, de-tarred, fallout removed and any imperfections removed to be as smooth as possible.

It took a litre of tar and glue remover, a litre of fallout remover, some polish and a lot of elbow grease.

A lot of fallout.

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Finished up lovely, every panel smooth to the touch, free from fallout, tar, grease and imperfections.

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Saw my neighbour today, apparently the sign writers were impressed with the work and asked who did it.

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It’s always nice to be appreciated.

Now I need to rewash it, and put some protection on and dress the tyres and trim.

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