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Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection Anything related to keeping your Camaro clean and in good cosmetic condition.

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Old 05-03-2012, 11:12 AM   #1
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For those forced to use Coin-Op wash

Found this gem on Adam's Polishes you tube channel. It's for winter washing, but if you follow most of this and listen to his tips it will help you a lot. Some of the tips I learned the hard way, like destroying one of my wash pads with the pressure washer.

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Old 05-03-2012, 11:38 AM   #2
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You guys must have some intense pressure washers. I've been doing this for years, always put the nozzle directly onto the pad and never tore one.

I didn't know Adam's had introduced foaming sprayers. Good for them.

It's amazing how much product you use when it's free


One thing I would say for people doing this in the summer when it's hot out is to ignore his advice to do the windows first. In the Texas heat, even in the shade, I'd say get the water off the paint ASAP. You can always go back over the windows with a glass cleaner afterwards. These days I always clean the glass after washing anyway just to be double sure it's perfect.
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Old 05-03-2012, 12:01 PM   #3
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Totally agree, paint first in hot weather. I always skipped the detail spray before drying. Otherwise when I got done spraying down the car, most of the water dried and left spots.

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