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Old 05-06-2012, 01:03 AM   #1
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Portable detail kit

OK, when I get my car in a few weeks I'm going to want to take some pictures of it and having the car clean and shinny is a must. Not a problem when you're around town, but I want to go to some interesting places away from town to have as backdrops for my pictures, but I'm afraid I won't be near a car wash or running water and I'll need to do some in-the-field touch up work for bugs and the like. So, if I'm going to take some things along to touch the car up without running water handy what would you recommend for the kit?

Car in question will be a 2012 Titanium in Sonic Blue...


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Old 05-06-2012, 10:57 AM   #2
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some sort of quick detail spray and wipe works great. any brand is good. but IMO i wouldnt use armor all at all. turtle wax is best IMO and is what i use when needed
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Old 05-06-2012, 11:33 AM   #3
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I use Zaino products on my vehicles
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Old 05-06-2012, 01:32 PM   #4
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Pick up some of this:
http://www.amazon.com/32oz-Optimum-R...6328803&sr=8-1

Put it in a spray bottle diluted with water. Take this spray bottle and some microfibers with you and you're good for a portable wash anywhere you go.
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http://www.gundogsupply.com/nomad-po...ed=0CHsQgwgwAQ
I bought this works great I live in apartment with nowhere for me to wash my car
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Old 05-07-2012, 12:52 AM   #6
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Waterless car wash http://www.croftgateusa.com/

Aquanil X and the Quick Slick. I use it every week. Saves me a bunch in car wash cost and environment friendly.
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http://www.gundogsupply.com/nomad-po...ed=0CHsQgwgwAQ
I bought this works great I live in apartment with nowhere for me to wash my car
How many gallons of water do you use for a complete cleaning? The video showed the guy using a gallon jug of water, after the cleaning, to sheet the water off. I got the impression that you'd go through about 3-4 gallons with the cleaning and another 3-4 to do the sheeting.


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Waterless car wash http://www.croftgateusa.com/

Aquanil X and the Quick Slick. I use it every week. Saves me a bunch in car wash cost and environment friendly.
just watched the 2 vids and this stuff looks great
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