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Old 01-30-2013, 04:34 PM   #7
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I usually avoid the afternoon heat in the summer... give the wheels a spray with the carwash wheel cleaner... spray down the body with high pressure rinse... pull out to the prep/detail area... wash the body with water/carwash soap & a microfiber from home in a bucket w/ snap on lid... pull into bay for another rinse... then across a grocery store parking lot to their gasoline canopy... it has shaded canopy space at an abandoned tobacco shack... then a wipedown with spray wax & microfiber.

Usually put about 4 coats of various liquid waxes in a year... one for each season.
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