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Old 06-07-2018, 06:41 PM   #1
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Angry auto wash and twist drying towel disappointing?

tried some new goodies out today
bilt hamber auto wash
foamed up a bit, but soon disappeared
didnt seem to clean that well, left a few spots / bugs.


also left some nasty marks that normally get removed with the quick detailer but are still visible

also used a microfibre twist pile drying towel, did an excellent job at sucking up the water, but has left very faint / micro lines. where it was layed out and pulled over the pannel
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Old 06-07-2018, 09:15 PM   #2
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Really surprised but then not- I assume you haven't followed the instructions for the BH- there have been other queries on the forum recently concerning BH waxes and problems in all cases were a result of not following instructions. Auto-wash came joint first in cossiecols shampoo test so can't see it being the product- sorry
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Old 06-07-2018, 10:58 PM   #3
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Did you use warm water with the BHAW, the advised amount of product and what is your water hardness like where you are?

A good towel really shouldn't leave micro marring. Did you use it damp or dry? My personal preference has always been to lay the towel out and then pat it before lifting it straight up and replacing it. No matter how careful/thorough you are, there's always a chance you missed a little bit of dirt during the wash which the drying towel could drag across your paint.
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Old 07-07-2018, 01:23 AM   #4
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I'll be honest I found the same with auto wash. I know a lot of people really rate it but for me I just didn't get along with it. I tried the 1 teaspoon. When that didn't impress I went to 2 then 3 teaspoons (with soft water) and it just didn't suds up or retain those suds as well as I like, nor did it feel slick.

I could have went to 4 teaspoon after that (20ml) but at that dilution it would be defeating the whole purpose of using it as it would be at or close to the same dilution I use all my other 500ml bottles of shampoo at. Obviously not a bad shampoo as a lot of people rate it, just wasn't for me personally.



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Old 07-07-2018, 09:22 AM   #5
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Adams shampoo every time for me : thumb


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Old 07-07-2018, 10:29 AM   #6
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my experience is the same as Brian1612 unfortunately, same ratios, I just use trade AS autowash now.
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Old 07-07-2018, 11:20 AM   #7
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I don’t find much in the way of suds after the initial fill using as instructed and measuring 5ml or 10ml into a Megs bucket.. If anyone has softer water than me I would say they are using Evian instead I am on my third bottle and just figured it was like AG shampoo which cleans without masses of suds. I’m going to try Adams or return to DDJ BTBM as The latter seemed more slick but used a lot more product.

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Old 07-07-2018, 11:41 AM   #8
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I agree there is no suds but I find the cleaning power great and its very slick, Ive tried a fair few shampoos and the only other one that I liked was born to be mild
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Old 07-07-2018, 11:58 AM   #9
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I'll be honest I found the same with auto wash. I know a lot of people really rate it but for me I just didn't get along with it. I tried the 1 teaspoon. When that didn't impress I went to 2 then 3 teaspoons (with soft water) and it just didn't suds up or retain those suds as well as I like, nor did it feel slick.

I could have went to 4 teaspoon after that (20ml) but at that dilution it would be defeating the whole purpose of using it as it would be at or close to the same dilution I use all my other 500ml bottles of shampoo at. Obviously not a bad shampoo as a lot of people rate it, just wasn't for me personally.



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It's not a very "sudsy" shampoo, not designed to be, however it does clean very well although because the lack of suds it tends to dry out quicker than most.

Having said that I too prefer a shampoo with thicker and long lasting suds which is the only reason I give BH AW a pass.
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Old 07-07-2018, 04:32 PM   #10
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I'll be honest I found the same with auto wash. I know a lot of people really rate it but for me I just didn't get along with it. I tried the 1 teaspoon. When that didn't impress I went to 2 then 3 teaspoons (with soft water) and it just didn't suds up or retain those suds as well as I like, nor did it feel slick.

I could have went to 4 teaspoon after that (20ml) but at that dilution it would be defeating the whole purpose of using it as it would be at or close to the same dilution I use all my other 500ml bottles of shampoo at. Obviously not a bad shampoo as a lot of people rate it, just wasn't for me personally.



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I found the same , I was using 35 ml to even get close to decent wash which defeats the point. To me it was no better then supermarket wash

I am pretty confident if it was unlabelled people would not be so quick to sing it praise as I do like the their other products but not this time
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