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Old 12-07-2015, 03:51 PM   #1
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Pre-wash advice

Hi all,
Looking for some advice, I've been busy detailing and washing my new car over the past 4 months and totally ignored my wife's car (oops). So it's rather filthy right now, I really need to get it done.

All Round the bottom quarter of the the car it's quite bad, looks like the grime has took up home, can also see some tar spots, so I'm looking for something I can maybe spray on all around to maybe dissolve all of this (not harming the paintwork obviously!) before I get to it with a two bucket wash?

Any pointers or experience with products that do this?

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Old 12-07-2015, 03:54 PM   #2
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as a pre wash bug and grime remover there is autofinesse citrus power which doesnt harm your lsp as for tar something like autofinesse oblitarate tar remover
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As above comments or you could consider a TFR which will clean off most things very quickly. On the down side some TFR can degrade or remove some waxes.

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Power Maxed do a good TFR, might be worth a look
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Thanks both, gonzo, what's TFR? I don't mind it removing wax, I'll be waxing it after anyway.

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Thanks both, gonzo, what's TFR? I don't mind it removing wax, I'll be waxing it after anyway.

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Just reading up on power max Tfr looks good think I'll try it!
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the powermaxed tfr is very good.

I use the concentrate and i mix 40ml into 2l of water and spray it on a dry car, leave it for a couple of mins and at least 90% of the muck jet washes off. It is wax safe upto a dilution ratio of about 10:1 but i never seem to need to go that strong.

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Just reading up on power max Tfr looks good think I'll try it!
The 'Jet Wash and Wax' is also really good....
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the powermaxed tfr is very good.

I use the concentrate and i mix 40ml into 2l of water and spray it on a dry car, leave it for a couple of mins and at least 90% of the muck jet washes off. It is wax safe upto a dilution ratio of about 10:1 but i never seem to need to go that strong.

I presume the pre-mixed bottle concentration is for this type of use also? Sounds like just what I need!
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