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Honest wash or chemicals guys

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by baldy54, Jan 3, 2017.

  1. Jan 3, 2017 at 9:33 AM
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    baldy54

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    which car wash company honest wash or chemicals guys is the better to buy car wash from??
     
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  2. Jan 3, 2017 at 9:34 AM
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    Never heard of either of them.

    I just use some generic stuff from the auto parts store and a fancy little towel dealy
     
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  3. Jan 3, 2017 at 9:37 AM
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  4. Jan 3, 2017 at 9:38 AM
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    And ... never heard of Honest Wash but have heard of Chemical Guys and you can search on here and look in the DETAIL forum
     
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  5. Jan 3, 2017 at 2:19 PM
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  6. Jan 3, 2017 at 2:55 PM
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    I agree with above... Meguiars Gold Class and Duragloss 901 are both excellent soaps and readily available (and cheap). I like the smell of DG better (cherry), but the Gold Class seems to have a little more lubricity. Take your pick- neither will disappoint.
     
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  7. Jan 3, 2017 at 6:15 PM
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    Skip the big box stuff it does. It have the lubricity as Some of the others. Between the two go Chemical Guys.
     
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  8. Jan 3, 2017 at 8:18 PM
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    Benzdriver81

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    Never heard of Honest Wash, but the Chemical Guys' name is pretty synonymous with quality car detailing products, similar to Meguiar's.
     
  9. Jan 3, 2017 at 8:20 PM
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    Benzdriver81

    Benzdriver81 Making it fool-proof will just make a better fool

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    Dude, you need to spend some time on the detailing forum, or shoot me your questions.
     
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    I use all Chemical guys stuff. Really great products.

    Check out the detailing forum and check out chemical guys you tube stuff.
     
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  11. Jan 3, 2017 at 8:41 PM
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    X2 same here too. I'm bias but I'm sold on CG's products :D
     
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    I use a lot of Chemical Guys products and have been pretty happy with the results on each one.
     
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    You've never heard of chemical guys??? lol they're pretty popular
     
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  14. Jan 4, 2017 at 5:42 AM
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    Yeah, especially with their new Stripper Scent line XD
     
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    I've used Chemical Guys in the past, but much prefer the Griots car wash... Always get compliments on the shine and works great on my mountain bikes as well.
     
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    I personally have had only bad luck with Mequires products. Very cheap products not intended for those into detailing IMO.

    Many people here tend to recommend that brand. Anyone have the same experiences with them as I?

    Their rubber cleaner has stained my driveway.
    Their polishes are not for polishers. Stuff flings everywhere and saturates the pad.
    Their back to black stains paint.
     
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  18. Jan 8, 2017 at 8:07 AM
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    People who think the Meguires Gold is "good", obviously have never used anything else. Even then, Chemical's Guys and Griots have a couple that aren't any better than the mequires. The chemical guys extreme body wash and synthetic wash works pretty good.
     
  19. Jan 8, 2017 at 9:56 AM
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    Meguiars has a professional line also and many, many pro retailers use their pro line. Yes, their offerings at Walmart are not great but some like the gold class are better than the other offerings at Walmart if that is what an individual is going to resort to.
     
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    Chemical Guys products go on sale on Amazon pretty often - could save you a few bucks on shipping and on the products themselves. I like their stuff but I got the higher end Turtle Wax wash/wax at Walmart and I love it. Sometimes it's just nice to be able to walk in and pick stuff up at a store.
     
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