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Best Car Wash Soap

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by Bagua, Feb 23, 2010.

  1. Feb 26, 2010 at 8:08 AM
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    SURFTACO

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    whats the cost of the ARDEX?
     
  2. Mar 22, 2010 at 9:09 PM
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    I use Rainex! A gallon lasts me about a year and I wash every weekend. As far as carpet shampoo USE VERY LITTLE. If you use a lot your carpet will hold in a residue and your carpets will attract dirt.
     
  3. Apr 1, 2010 at 8:27 AM
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    I am not so concerned about shine as I am with water spots. I recently started using a wash soap made by Rain-X and it does a nice job of removing grime and leaves very few water spots compared to other wash soaps.
     
  4. Apr 1, 2010 at 8:31 AM
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    HBMurphy

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    I don't know what brand this stuff was but I worked like a charm!

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Apr 14, 2010 at 9:54 PM
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    We use the ARDEX Repo Wash where I work

    Very good stuff and yes it smells great...Kinda like cherries

    It's not cheap though...

    I think were paying like $21.00 for a gallon

    I use the Meguiars Deep Crystal Car Wash on my personal truck and boat

    It's not expensive and it leaves no water spots

    soap.jpg
     
  6. Apr 14, 2010 at 10:00 PM
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    Downey is the stuff!! LOL no, meguiar's Gold works for me.
     
  7. Apr 15, 2010 at 12:35 AM
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    Used to use Mothers Car Wash but discovered Dodo Juice Born To Be Mild. Only used it a couple times so far on my new Tacoma and so far it is excellant.
     
  8. Apr 15, 2010 at 1:27 AM
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    Meguiars is the best, also works great on your seats and carpet. Just cleaned my interior using mild soap (Meguiars) and a wet dry vac. Looks brand new and smell greeeat!!!
     
  9. Apr 15, 2010 at 1:41 AM
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    Maybe his wipers were already hard & brittle. I've been using rainx washer fluid for a couple of years, no issues with blades.
     
  10. Apr 15, 2010 at 3:37 AM
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    awesome stuff.
     
  11. Apr 15, 2010 at 3:53 AM
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    this what i use. it is very sudsy and super slick.
     
  12. May 9, 2010 at 11:04 AM
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    Meguairs FTW... Shouldn't use dish soap, it is bad for the clear coat finish, and strips your wax....
     
  13. May 9, 2010 at 11:39 AM
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    I have that purple stuff. I was just thinking how inferior it was to Mother's. Mother's seemed to clean much better and foam up more. Maybe I got a bad bottle or it doesn't work well with hard water.
     
  14. May 9, 2010 at 11:48 AM
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    thats hellllaa bad for your paint. you should definitely stop haha
     
  15. May 9, 2010 at 11:49 AM
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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    Turtle wax Ice carwash to clean, and Meguiars NXT syntetic wax to make 'er shine!.
     
  16. May 9, 2010 at 1:59 PM
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    Consider picking up a water softener. That's going to reduce more water spots than just switching soaps.
     
  17. May 9, 2010 at 3:39 PM
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    A little Z7 goes a long way.

    X2 I have been using Zaino for 8 years. It will take whatever winter has to offer and still look good in the spring.

    Same here!
     
  18. Sep 24, 2010 at 10:21 PM
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    Tacomanator

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    anyone ever use this stuff? my dad just bought a few bottles that were on sale at AAFES. i already use Meguiers and it does a pretty good job.
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  19. Sep 24, 2010 at 10:27 PM
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    rbeezy

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    Turtle Wax ICE car wash... smells good, lots of suds, & great shine
     
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