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Gave the leaf blower a try

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by User Name01, Jul 18, 2013.

  1. Jul 18, 2013 at 10:50 PM
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    User Name01

    User Name01 [OP] I leave on a donkey and come back on a horse

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    mehh
    Have any of you used a leaf blower for drying your truck. I used one today and i have to.say that it worked a lot better than i had expected.....just curious to.see if i am the only one with weird ideas
     
  2. Jul 19, 2013 at 3:18 AM
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    Tacoma Mike

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    I use one on the bike. Works great.
    When I am in a hurry I just grab the air hose for the front of my truck cause it likes to collect water in crevices.
     
  3. Jul 19, 2013 at 4:04 AM
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    Boone

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    I use it every time I wash the truck. Works great.
     
  4. Jul 19, 2013 at 4:09 AM
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    dexterdog

    dexterdog My pee parts itch

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    I have been using a leaf blower to get the water out of the nooks and crannies for a few years now. I really like using it on the wheels and tires.
     
  5. Jul 19, 2013 at 4:16 AM
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    cabo wabo

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    been using a leaf blower to dry off our vehicles for nearly 20 years.
     
  6. Jul 19, 2013 at 6:05 AM
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  7. Jul 19, 2013 at 6:21 AM
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    lowcountrytj

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  8. Jul 19, 2013 at 6:27 AM
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    Hey, let us know how it does, i need a electric one because the 2 cycle ones make you smell like gas the rest of the day.
     
  9. Jul 19, 2013 at 6:50 AM
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    User Name01 [OP] I leave on a donkey and come back on a horse

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    Good to know that i am not alone on this......now the weird looks.that my neighbors give me will no longer matter ;)
     
  10. Jul 19, 2013 at 6:55 AM
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    I use an air hose off the compressor to get in all the cracks of the truck. Then I go to the chammy(spelling?)

    2 stroke fuel is excellent
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  11. Jul 19, 2013 at 6:55 AM
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    SDSam

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    First clean the drive way with it.

    later to blower the car, if its waxed works even better :)

    when i pressure wash the engine i also use the blower to get some of the water out of high spots.
     
  13. Jul 20, 2013 at 2:00 AM
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    dYL0n

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    I'd let her blow me i mean my truck
     
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