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Old 04-27-2014, 11:58 PM   #601
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Anyone try those eurow microfiber from amazon? How are they for paint.
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Old 04-29-2014, 06:57 PM   #602
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Anyone try those eurow microfiber from amazon? How are they for paint.

They won't touch my black paint! I'm sure others will say they are fine but I don't skimp on paint safe towels. They are fine for interior and general use in my opinion.
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They won't touch my black paint! I'm sure others will say they are fine but I don't skimp on paint safe towels. They are fine for interior and general use in my opinion.
Yeah I heard mix reviews on those. What towels do you use on your paint? I was thinking maybe chemical guys would be alright.
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Old 04-30-2014, 05:25 PM   #605
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Old 04-30-2014, 07:19 PM   #606
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Yeah I heard mix reviews on those. What towels do you use on your paint? I was thinking maybe chemical guys would be alright.
Microfiber Madness and Cobra branded towels mostly. It's worth the piece of mind to me.

If your looking for something at a lower price point I wouldn't hesitate to use
http://www.microfibertech.com/microf...detailing.html

Many people love them! It's not that hard to reach their minimum.
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Old 05-01-2014, 02:24 PM   #607
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chamois what i use. I've had it for about 10 years and it works great
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Bottom line... The less a cloth has to touch your paint the fewer marks you will have.. It doesn't matter how soft it is. Use forced air and follow up with spray on detailed to remove any water marks etc. I've moved to this process and rarely find swirl marks anymore... If you 4wheel all the time then prob not worth the effort
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New cloths for each quarter of the vehicle. scrubbing/polishing away with the same cloth inevitably picks up grit.

I really don't worry to much with it now days,,because I wheel my truck and it has scratches already.

Regardless of what you do,,you will scratch the paint washing your truck/vehicle. No way around it no matter how nit picky you are or what method you use.

Pressure washer?? You just sandblasted the surrounding area with grit as you moved along.
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I do 99% touch less washes with a foam cannon, other 1% is two bucket method.

For drying I use a 8 HP Metro Air Force Master Blaster.
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I dry my truck at 150mph.
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