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Old 02-01-2017, 07:25 PM   #1051
 
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White Vinegar and water works wonders on hard water stains.
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How to remove water spots by hand
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Or try this stuff, I've never been dissatisfied with a Carpro product.

CarPro Spotless Water Spot Remover
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Or try this stuff, I've never been dissatisfied with a Carpro product.

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nice call.

i check AG website everyday, they don't always email the sales.
I just got 25% off and free shipping.

waiting for the buffer sale to buy a new machine
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Let me know if you see the buffer sale, going to pickup a flex xc3401 before spring. Forced rotary plus dual action entices me.
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Or try this stuff, I've never been dissatisfied with a Carpro product.

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I may as well try the vinegar thing first and see if that works, and if not, i'll definitely be picking some of this up
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I love that carpro eraser stuff for final cleaning before LSP. Stuff is awesome.
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For sure, and of course the IronX products. I need to try the snow soap one of these days. i wonder if it removes some brake dust staining like regular ironx. Would be nice to clay with it as a lube and kill 2 birds.
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You will love it, worlds better that the PC.
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For sure, and of course the IronX products. I need to try the snow soap one of these days. i wonder if it removes some brake dust staining like regular ironx. Would be nice to clay with it as a lube and kill 2 birds.
Ill clay with ironx on a vehicle and then use optimum no rinse as a clay lube and it works really well. I wouldnt recommend it on darker vehicles since its much easier to marr.
Also the ironx soap doesn't work nearly as well as ironx.
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Used iron-x on my wheels today just to see how it worked. First and foremost, it smells worse than Bigfoot's dick covered in rotten eggs. I got the "cherry" scent and it's laughable that they can even say that it is scented at all. I didn't understand how bad it was so I took the cap off and took a big smell right out of the bottle. Instantly I felt like simultaneously passing out and throwing up. It's the worst smelling product I have ever used in my life. I had to use a sulfurated lime dip on some pet rats that had mange, and this stuff smells worse than that.

All that being said though, it does work extremely well. I sprayed on, let it sit 5 minutes then rinsed and all the brake dust was gone. Didn't even have to agitate it. Looking forward to using it on the rail dust spots I've accumulated over the winter once I have time to do a full detail.
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yeah, the lemon scent isn't any better, I will buy the original from now on.
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See I disagree, I think the lemon is much better than the original. Not that it really matters tho, but that stuff really does kick ass.

I actually tried their Hydro2 this weekend and holy shit balls. I don't often buy into products that are too good to be true, but I watched a couple videos of this stuff and decided to give it a try. Have been looking for a good product to use with my Express detail package. So its just a spray on sealant that you mist on while the car is still wet after washing and it uses the water to activate it and bond to the paint. I have not clayed or waxed my truck since late summer. I did not have time to clay it before using this product like recommended, but I wanted to see what it was all about. As I misted it on the wet hood the water literally just lifted up into beads. Then you rinse it off and dry as usual. It was smooth and easier to dry and left a glass like shine. I was impressed. After the rain last night the areas that I applied to are beading up very nice compared to the rest of the truck. They claim 3-6 months protection, which I think might be possible with a garage kept vehicle and with proper prep before application. I'm interested to see how long it lasts on mine. I think it will be a great product for a well maintained finish when you don't have time to do a wax after a wash.
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will investigate Hydro2
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the importance of the 2 bucket method.

wash bucket after the truck was washed ( not including wheels )



rinse bucket after the truck was washed ( not including wheels )

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I should really start doing that method, I just never seem to remember.

You should have seen the pure black that came off my wheels on the Challenger. Between the salt and the Brembo pad dust, the water just looked like I was staring into a black abyss. I even emptied the bucket and filled with clean water and soap after I was finished washing the car.
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I rinsed the truck Tuesday night...which removed the heavy salt and crud.

it's been a few weeks since the last wash.

...and rain tomorrow.
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See I disagree, I think the lemon is much better than the original. Not that it really matters tho, but that stuff really does kick ass.

I actually tried their Hydro2 this weekend and holy shit balls. I don't often buy into products that are too good to be true, but I watched a couple videos of this stuff and decided to give it a try. Have been looking for a good product to use with my Express detail package. So its just a spray on sealant that you mist on while the car is still wet after washing and it uses the water to activate it and bond to the paint. I have not clayed or waxed my truck since late summer. I did not have time to clay it before using this product like recommended, but I wanted to see what it was all about. As I misted it on the wet hood the water literally just lifted up into beads. Then you rinse it off and dry as usual. It was smooth and easier to dry and left a glass like shine. I was impressed. After the rain last night the areas that I applied to are beading up very nice compared to the rest of the truck. They claim 3-6 months protection, which I think might be possible with a garage kept vehicle and with proper prep before application. I'm interested to see how long it lasts on mine. I think it will be a great product for a well maintained finish when you don't have time to do a wax after a wash.
Washed the truck for the first time since using the hydro2. I noticed in the rain the beading was holding up during this time. I also drove the truck around during the snow and salt last week so it was pretty damn dirty. Just powerwashing it off you could see the water rolling off the hood and areas I applied to better than the rest of the truck. Also during drying it was much more slick and easier to dry. So it seems to be holding up so far.
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Oh, and I picked up the DI-120 CR spotless resin filter and it kicks ass. My daughter woke up so I didn't finish drying the truck, just went out there and no water spots.
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Are you running an RO filter in front of that giant DI filter? How many washes can you get out of that before you have to recharge the DI?

I have been thinking about hooking back up my RO filters from my saltwater fish tank just to wash cars. I dont know if I would even need to go as far as DI.
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How many washes can you get out of that before you have to recharge the DI?
Depends how hard your water is. Of course, the harder your water, the faster you'll burn through the resin
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I just got it, so we'll see, but yeah the harder the water the quicker it goes bad. If you use ro you won't need a di filter.
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