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Old 06-16-2013, 12:02 AM   #26
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Good point. Although I can never seem to sheet that much water off.

I think I need to use better sealants.

although when I blowdry my car the water just flies off the paint idk..

Anyways...... yes towels look to be nice quality.


PLease let us all know how rhat wash mitt works, im in the market for one.
Dude get a wool mitt. Don't waste your time on a MF mitt if you plan to use it on paint.
The dodo juice wool MITT is awesome. I'm sure there is other options as far as brand goes but wool is the best
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Old 06-16-2013, 12:14 AM   #27
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Dude get a wool mitt. Don't waste your time on a MF mitt if you plan to use it on paint.
The dodo juice wool MITT is awesome. I'm sure there is other options as far as brand goes but wool is the best
Shit I wish you had told me that before I ordered this one Lol.

I love my wool mitts as well.

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Old 06-16-2013, 12:16 AM   #28
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Shit I wish you had told me that before I ordered this one Lol.

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I didn't think about their MIT. That mitt will work well for rims or customer cars right ?
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Dude get a wool mitt. Don't waste your time on a MF mitt if you plan to use it on paint.
The dodo juice wool MITT is awesome. I'm sure there is other options as far as brand goes but wool is the best
Yeah but man at the end of the wash with the wookie mitt is like you just did a thousand arm curls. Lol
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Old 06-16-2013, 12:24 AM   #30
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Hmm decisions decisions.

I think the wool mitt will be really soft. I like soft.

And tecca an extra set of curls never hurt anyone. Fuaaaaaaa
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Old 06-16-2013, 12:27 AM   #31
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I didn't think about their MIT. That mitt will work well for rims or customer cars right ?
It'll work great for any car, I'm sure. Wool vs MF comes down to personal preference IMO. They're equally effective and safe to me.

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Old 06-16-2013, 01:30 AM   #32
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It'll work great for any car, I'm sure. Wool vs MF comes down to personal preference IMO. They're equally effective and safe to me.

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True, I do find the MF mitts to get "more rough" over time.
They loose their original softness within a few washes.
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Old 06-16-2013, 01:42 AM   #33
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True, I do find the MF mitts to get "more rough" over time.
They loose their original softness within a few washes.
+1 I agree, although I don't see myself dishing out the money for the wookie mitt for some reason.
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It's great. I've had the microfiber chenille and the wookie mitt is on another level
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+1 I agree, although I don't see myself dishing out the money for the wookie mitt for some reason.
Quality first. It's worth the money
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Old 06-16-2013, 05:23 AM   #36
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Damn these towels are taking forever to dry...

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Damn these towels are taking forever to dry...

Oh, they're dry. Now we are waiting for Matt to get off his butt and wash his car!
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Oh, they're dry. Now we are waiting for Matt to get off his butt and wash his car!
I'm awake! Rain should stop by noon. Gym, then car wash.

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Microfibers, when drying your car makes your paint susceptible to scratches. It will work but Not the best idea IMO.

Blow drying your car then dabbing the leftover water is much better.
That's easy for people w/ soft water, but if you have hard water, the only way to get a good shine is to towel buff the paint w/ a microfiber - preferably an excruciatingly soft and dense one (nothing below 500). I use a leafblower just to get water out of the nooks and crannies where it would drip. I use a Gobra Guzzler HD and the dragging method on the horizontal panels for any left over water and then the blotting method for the sides of the car. Problem is, there's very small leftover water spots and residue... so a buffing is necessary regardless. I assist it w/ a QD to eliminate or minimize scratching.

Owning a black car doesn't help.
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That's easy for people w/ soft water, but if you have hard water, the only way to get a good shine is to towel buff the paint w/ a microfiber - preferably an excruciatingly soft and dense one (nothing below 500). I use a leafblower just to get water out of the nooks and crannies where it would drip. I use a Gobra Guzzler HD and the dragging method on the horizontal panels for any left over water and then the blotting method for the sides of the car. Problem is, there's very small leftover water spots and residue... so a buffing is necessary regardless. I assist it w/ a QD to eliminate or minimize scratching.

Owning a black car doesn't help.
Yep, black is the hardest to detail, for me anyways.
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Thats why I put in my oppinion at the end. My water is soft, ican let it sit on the paint and it just dries up, not in the sun obviously.

But yes drying with a towel is safe but what about if your water is hard with lots of minerals would the towel pick up the minerals and scratch your paint? I was wondering about this?
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Thats why I put in my oppinion at the end. My water is soft, ican let it sit on the paint and it just dries up, not in the sun obviously.

But yes drying with a towel is safe but what about if your water is hard with lots of minerals would the towel pick up the minerals and scratch your paint? I was wondering about this?
No those molecules are insanely small. If they did make scratches, you'd never be able to see them.
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Thanks Ihaveacamaro I was curious about that.
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Old 06-17-2013, 07:49 PM   #48
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Camaro5: Everyone chomping at the bit for me to go test.

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Just taking it all in. I am definitely going to replace my Cobra waffle weaves with Dry me Crazy it sounds.
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$256?!! For that kind of money that towel better suck the water off My car and the **** outta My ****!

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$256?!! For that kind of money that towel better suck the water off My car and the **** outta My ****!

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No idea what that is.

How's $21.95 sound?

http://www.carpro-us.com/microfiber-...fiber-madness/
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