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Old 23-05-2018, 12:59 PM   #1
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pump sprayer pre washing

what would you guys use in a pump sprayer for pre-washing?
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Old 23-05-2018, 01:05 PM   #2
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BH Auto foam

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Absolutely agree with Forsh.

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BH Auto foam

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My foam lance is gathering dust because of this revalation!
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Old 23-05-2018, 02:38 PM   #5
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BH Auto foam

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think i have this, what ratio do you recommend?
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I have diluted TFR in a pump sprayer that i use on my folks cars that are badly soiled by the time i get them.
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^ What Forsh said.

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I’ve used BH Auto foam and it works well.

Also used Power Maxed and this works very well as well.
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For the moment BH Surfex HD.

I've not tried BH Auto Foam yet, but will most likely give it a go when I run out of Surfex HD. Seen reports of Auto Foam outperforming Surfex as a pre wash via pump sprayer.
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For the moment BH Surfex HD.

I've not tried BH Auto Foam yet, but will most likely give it a go when I run out of Surfex HD. Seen reports of Auto Foam outperforming Surfex as a pre wash via pump sprayer.
My understanding after reading comments from BH themselves in the past, is that Surfex and AutoFoam are similar products, but Surfex is intended to be a general de-greaser, wheras AutoFoam is a foamy product that is tweaked for removing general dirt that you find on cars.

I have used them both for many years and they are both epic as pre-sprays, but i think AutoFoam definately has a slight edge in terms of just making the dirt slide off without any touching.

They actually mix together very well, if you want to create a mega-pre-spray for quick cleaning daily drivers .... removes all the crud like nothing else if you use AutoFoam with a splash of added Surfex.

Other than that, to answer the origonal thread question, my order of pump-sprayer greatness is:

1) Autofoam

2) Powermax TFR joint second with Surfex

3) PowerMax Snow Foam via pump sprayer ( it seems to be just a foamy version of their TFR and i have 5L to use up ... )

4) Any household APC .... and my favourite for all car jobs is Stardrops Classic - a truly epic cleaning product that wont stain trim and plastics.
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