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Correct order of washing your truck

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by tensecondchevelle, Jun 23, 2013.

  1. Jun 23, 2013 at 10:16 PM
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    tensecondchevelle

    tensecondchevelle [OP] Well-Known Member

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    This is my current order of washing my truck.

    1. Rinse
    2. Wash with mitt and soap
    3. Rinse
    4. Dry
    5. Wax

    I want to use a clay bar as I can feel some bumps in the paint (I never realized how bad it was until I got it buffed out a few months ago).

    Where would I insert the Clay Bar procedure? Between 4 and 5? Then would I rinse and dry my Tacoma again after using the clay bar?
     
  2. Jun 23, 2013 at 10:21 PM
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    I clay bar mine after i dry it, then I'll throw a coat of wax on
     
  3. Jun 23, 2013 at 10:23 PM
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    tensecondchevelle

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    Cool. Thank you! Will give that a go this weekend
     
  4. Jun 23, 2013 at 10:39 PM
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    Konaborne

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    rinse
    wash
    dry
    clay bar
    wipe
    wax


    or on full days

    rinse
    wash
    dry
    polish
    wipe
    wax
     
  5. Jun 23, 2013 at 10:50 PM
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    MightyMouse-SCT

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    Rinse
    Wash
    Rinse
    Apply a quick wax spray
    Dry
    Interior
     
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