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Air Dryer

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by jrallan26, Mar 19, 2023.

  1. Mar 19, 2023 at 1:32 PM
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    jrallan26

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    Which car dryer does everyone use?
     
  2. Mar 19, 2023 at 1:51 PM
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    They make expensive ones for cars and some are even heated. I just use an inexpensive electric blower and it works just fine. I've tried a cordless battery operated blower but just doesn't have enough power for me.
     
  3. Mar 19, 2023 at 1:54 PM
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    i actually use a gas powered leaf blower. Works awesome! One problem I like to get up super early and the gas powered is too loud.
     
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    I have a Ryobi "shop" blower (not leaf blower) and it's alright. Not great but functional, if it was brushless it would be perfect.

    I do use dehumidifier water for final rinse so I'm just moving water off and it "drys" quite a bit. With nasty water something more powerful would likely be better at getting the water OFF before it starts evaporating it
     
  5. Mar 19, 2023 at 1:57 PM
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    That works too. The electric ones actually have a very loud wine.
     
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    Also look into using smooth flowing water to dry ( yes seriously).

    A good air compressor is awesome for drying too
     
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    From experience make sure its a low air particulate day if you use a leaf blower or compressor... I have the little 18V Makita blower that I use to inflate my raft and dry bikes and cars after washing
     
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    My wife's hair dryer
     
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