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PostSubject: Ready To Wash? Or Am I?   Ready To Wash?  Or Am I? Empty31st December 2010, 18:18

I am guilty of previously putting my car in the hands of the Russian Car Wash (it was an old motor) and now I need to go back to doing it myself.

Been out the game for a long time and never really detailed, I usually just wash, rinse, & Mer, then buff.

Ordered 2 x Buckets & Grit Guards and also got this in the basket ready to pay.....

Dodo Juice - Austintatious Wax
Dodo Juice - Supernatural Wash Mitt
Dodo Juice - Sour Power Shampoo 500ml
Dodo Juice - Need For Speed 500ml
Dodo Juice - Red Mist Tropical 500ml

Dont want to clay, but any other advise or tips / preferences based on experience appreciated!
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PostSubject: Re: Ready To Wash? Or Am I?   Ready To Wash?  Or Am I? Empty31st December 2010, 18:26

Dawn has a thread about this very subject...........

https://surreynewmini.forumotion.com/t1195-t-s-jcw-adventures-valeting-recommendation-thread-ask-any-questions-here

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PostSubject: Re: Ready To Wash? Or Am I?   Ready To Wash?  Or Am I? Empty31st December 2010, 18:40

Be careful with Sour Power with the Ratios - as suggested with the name 'sour' it can be too strong if not diluted properly which can strip wax - best to use SPower when its really dirty to be honest and DoDo Born To Be Mild in between if you want to sticky to DoDo Range Very Happy

Id avoid the Supernatural Shampoo as its not very slick.
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PostSubject: Re: Ready To Wash? Or Am I?   Ready To Wash?  Or Am I? Empty31st December 2010, 18:41

Ohh and get a good drying towel that wont cause holograms on the paint Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Ready To Wash? Or Am I?   Ready To Wash?  Or Am I? Empty31st December 2010, 18:54

What drying towel would you recomend?
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PostSubject: Re: Ready To Wash? Or Am I?   Ready To Wash?  Or Am I? Empty31st December 2010, 19:01

Chemical Guys - Miracle Dryer Ultra Absorbent
DoDo Juice Supernatural Towel (its huge!!)

I tend to then have a Dodo Juice - Supernatural Premium Buffing Cloth on hand for the dribbles of water that leak out and they buff the car very well too after it has been dried ready for the next stage.
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PostSubject: Re: Ready To Wash? Or Am I?   Ready To Wash?  Or Am I? Empty31st December 2010, 19:01

Thanks Dave Wink Hug

I am hoping to give the somerset sisters a much needed bath 2morrow although not sure chilli deserves it at the mo Sad
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PostSubject: Re: Ready To Wash? Or Am I?   Ready To Wash?  Or Am I? Empty31st December 2010, 19:03

JCWadventures wrote:
Chemical Guys - Miracle Dryer Ultra Absorbent
DoDo Juice Supernatural Towel (its huge!!)

I tend to then have a Dodo Juice - Supernatural Premium Buffing Cloth on hand for the dribbles of water that leak out and they buff the car very well too after it has been dried ready for the next stage.

Thank you Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Ready To Wash? Or Am I?   Ready To Wash?  Or Am I? Empty31st December 2010, 19:06

Mini S Mad wrote:
Thanks Dave Wink Hug

I am hoping to give the somerset sisters a much needed bath 2morrow although not sure chilli deserves it at the mo Sad

When you have run out of Snow Foam Dawn i have a new brilliant one you should try out Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Ready To Wash? Or Am I?   Ready To Wash?  Or Am I? Empty31st December 2010, 19:10

JCWadventures wrote:
Mini S Mad wrote:
Thanks Dave Wink Hug

I am hoping to give the somerset sisters a much needed bath 2morrow although not sure chilli deserves it at the mo Sad

When you have run out of Snow Foam Dawn i have a new brilliant one you should try out Very Happy

Please tell i use snow foam at present .
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PostSubject: Re: Ready To Wash? Or Am I?   Ready To Wash?  Or Am I? Empty31st December 2010, 19:11

Espuma Activo Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Ready To Wash? Or Am I?   Ready To Wash?  Or Am I? Empty31st December 2010, 19:17

JCWadventures wrote:
Mini S Mad wrote:
Thanks Dave Wink Hug

I am hoping to give the somerset sisters a much needed bath 2morrow although not sure chilli deserves it at the mo Sad

When you have run out of Snow Foam Dawn i have a new brilliant one you should try out Very Happy

Cool, it will b a while as i stocked up on bilt hamper b4 the winter kicked in as i was running low! but if u want me to change on the thread let me know. I heard the cleanyourcar own brand is very foamy scratch

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PostSubject: Re: Ready To Wash? Or Am I?   Ready To Wash?  Or Am I? Empty9th January 2011, 11:51

JCWadventures wrote:
Espuma Activo Very Happy

Where do you get from so i know for when i need some more Very Happy scratch Hug
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