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04-28-2015 01:17 PM
iggycase microfiber, microfiber, microfiber and a sheepskin wash mitt
04-19-2015 01:28 AM
freemind I use Water.

It's great for drinking too!!!
04-16-2015 10:14 PM
Theblueoval Meguires ultimate all day. Clay bar twice a year and hand wax three times. I need to try my hand at a polish.
02-25-2015 09:52 AM
Mr Orange SVT 2 times per week in the winter...
02-25-2015 09:33 AM
ThreeDelta 1) Pre-rinse of entire car
2) Clean wheels & tires / Meguiars D101 APC & Wheel Brightener
3) Spot wash (bugs/bird bombs/ect.) Meguiars D101
4) Pre-soak using a Gilmour Foammaster II / Chemical Guys MaxiSuds
5) 2 Bucket wash method / Meguiars Gold Class
6) Final Rinse
7) Compressed air dry / waffle weave drying towel
8) Meguiars Quick Wax or Ultimate Paste Wax* (*Every other month or so)

Aaaaaaaaaaand....that's it. Till the next week...
10-31-2014 10:36 PM
RonW956 I just fill up a 5 gallon bucket of water & "Armor all Ultra Shine wash N wax" car wash with a wash mitt..... I use a smaller bucket of soap N' water for the wheels, 2 different brushes, one for the wheels & the other for the tires only....

I mostly go thru touchless automatic car washes but i do hand wash my car at least 2-3 times a month to get that road film off that the car washes dont get.

I use Meguiar's Gold Class Carnauba+Plus liquid wax every 3-6 months & I use a clean sponge & a bucket of clean water when applying the wax.... I use the bucket of water to rinse off the sponge after applying wax and I do each section of the car one at a time...

In between wax & car washes if I get any bird doo or tree sap etc. I keep Meguiar's quik detailer spray and a clean terry cloth towel in the trunk...
09-05-2014 12:58 AM
Mr Orange SVT ^^^^^^ shiney!
09-04-2014 07:38 PM
ZippyZX3 I don't, A good hard rain will clean it just fine. Meguiar's #7, DuraGloss 111, Then a top coat of Collinite Liquid Insulator Wax #845.

08-18-2014 04:44 AM
Mr Orange SVT Touchless car wash year round and then hand dried. In the winter I try to get it done once a week if possible. I pay a flat rate of $12.99 a month no matter how many times I go.
04-28-2014 02:39 AM
Juicedz Does everyone use the, "one and done" approach for their microfiber towels after drying? They get pretty dirty after doing the door jams, trunk, and engine bay so I usually end up tossing (2) after every car wash. The ex thought I was crazy.
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