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Old 20-09-2018, 02:58 PM   #11
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No point going over old ground as it's been discussed countless times on here. Whatever works for you.
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Old 20-09-2018, 03:55 PM   #12
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The whole idea of the Autofoam is to loosen the dirt so you can wash it off. So basically your asking should I loosen the dirt before I put on the Bilt Hamber to loosen the dirt?

In theory it should work better. Providing of course you let the car dry before using the Bilt Hamber or you will be diluting it further, not by much though.

I will go with the consensus here though, what ever works for you. Myself I powerblast off the worst mud. Swap lances. Then BH it. Leave then blast again.

Hmmm to take this discussion a bit further is there anything I can stick in the Pressure washer after the final rinse so I do not have to wax the car etc? I only ever use the BH on my 'other' car, the everyday one. So the easiest, fastest clean will do for that one.
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Old 21-09-2018, 12:30 PM   #13
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Hmmm to take this discussion a bit further is there anything I can stick in the Pressure washer after the final rinse so I do not have to wax the car etc?
It's not for pressure washing but when I get paid at the end of the month I'm buying a bottle of Gyeon Wet Coat, so if the car is still wet after a rinse this could be spot on?
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Old 26-09-2018, 04:53 PM   #14
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Dry then a general P/W rinse then 2BM

Reason I go in dry is that the water dilutes the spray concentration at the car paint level.
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Old 26-09-2018, 05:20 PM   #15
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I've come to the conclusion I do both. I pressure wash first. I then go around washing all the wheels. Time I've done this the car has next to no water on it anyway, then I apply the autofoam. Best of both worlds.
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Using via a pressure sprayer is more significant. If the car is heavily soiled with caked on mud then power washing that off makes sense or your Autofoam won’t get to the film. Otherwise apply on a dry car dry as BH advise themselves.
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Old 30-09-2018, 08:30 PM   #17
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The poll result surprised me . I've always rinsed the car first to get rid of the larger or loose muck ,but its what ever works for you
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Wow i didn't know bh advise this on a dry car as i have always rinsed first! Will try this tomorrow

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