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Truck wash..

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Ob4x4, Jul 22, 2018.

  1. Jul 22, 2018 at 2:20 AM
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    Ob4x4

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    Can anyone recommend a good brush to wash my truck with? Something that won’t leave those swirl scratches all over? If that makes any sense
     
  2. Jul 22, 2018 at 2:23 AM
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    Matic

    Matic The "OFG" Baby!!!

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    Why would you wash your truck with a brush?
    Use a soft cotton or microfiber mitt.
     
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  3. Jul 22, 2018 at 4:25 AM
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    Sig45

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  4. Jul 22, 2018 at 4:29 AM
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    Clearwater Bill

    Clearwater Bill Retire from work, but not from life.

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    Free range or domestic?

    Aged?

    Shaved or plucked?

    How many boars are required to build a brush?

    Does it matter what part of the boar the hairs come from?

    Inquiring minds..............
     
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  5. Jul 22, 2018 at 4:30 AM
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    Sig45

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    :rofl:
     
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  6. Jul 22, 2018 at 4:55 AM
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    boogie3478

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    Welcome to TW!

    I only use microfiber mitts like this one: https://amzn.to/2NBKw2y and this for drying: https://amzn.to/2LcS7aW
     
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  7. Jul 22, 2018 at 9:33 AM
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    buckhuntin-tacoma

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    Welcome to TW...No brush on my truck!!
     
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  8. Jul 22, 2018 at 10:19 AM
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    badhabit2break

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  9. Jul 22, 2018 at 10:33 AM
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    Ob4x4

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    Much appreciated guys! I was able to order the Chemical Guys microfiber mitt and drying towel! I was having my truck washed every week for 35 bucks a wash, it’s getting expensive..
     
  10. Jul 22, 2018 at 12:04 PM
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    buckhuntin-tacoma

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    4 inch lift - complete blackout, n-fab step bars, Black Horse bull bar, 20 inch light bar, anytime fog lights, added led day running lights, Fuel wheels and Falken Wildpeak tires ,custom fit seat covers, Gatorback mud gaurds
    I’ll do it for $25 :D
     
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  11. Jul 22, 2018 at 12:11 PM
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    Hobbs

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    Welcome to The Forum, and good luck with the washing!
     
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  12. Jul 22, 2018 at 12:23 PM
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    Taco Buggy

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    Welcome! :wave:

    You don’t happen to be in California?
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  13. Jul 22, 2018 at 12:58 PM
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    buckhuntin-tacoma

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    Nope... Illinois, but if you’re ever passing through I’ll still do it for $25!!
     
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  14. Jul 22, 2018 at 1:04 PM
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    Taco Buggy

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    :rofl:I’ll keep that in mind.
     
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  15. Jul 22, 2018 at 5:06 PM
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    irayfz6

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    Welcome!
     
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  16. Jul 22, 2018 at 5:23 PM
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    Norsemanvike

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    Here’s my process...

    1) Basic rinse at home get the big stuff off, including wheel wells and under carriage if necessary.

    2) Wash and clean rims with cleaner, rinse.

    Prep a bucket of water with a grit guard, 3-4 gallons of water, load into truck bed and head to the self wash car wash...

    3) With 3 minutes of quarters, a quick wet down, then use the pre soak all over.

    4) Soap wash with hand mitt. Take your time, get everything.

    5) With 7 minutes of quarters, a quick high pressure soap wash, then a high pressure rinse, then all remaining time with a spot free free rinse.

    6) Freeway route home to help dry off and towel dry at home.

    7) A quick banana spray wax, regular wax, or sealant depending on your routine.

    All told, less than $10 a wash.
     
  17. Jul 22, 2018 at 9:08 PM
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    Ob4x4

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    Amazing! Sounds like a plan! Thanks man!
     
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  18. Jul 22, 2018 at 10:54 PM
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    Ob4x4

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    Now.. what soap do you guys recommend?
     
  19. Jul 22, 2018 at 10:57 PM
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    m603holden

    m603holden @Koditten Pirate Radio member #063

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    You guys touch your truck when washing?

    Screenshot_20180602-170323~2.jpg
    Haha kidding
     
  20. Jul 22, 2018 at 11:02 PM
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    Ob4x4

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    Niiiiice! I’m on my way for a wash ;)
     

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