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Old 05-11-2007, 07:14 AM   #1
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'Hi Tech Body Sponge' -it's meant to be the "new" clay

Hi guys,

Not posted for a while but wondered if anyone had ever used this?

http://www.hi-techindustries.com/clay/bhs-212.jpg

I went to a car-care distributor today to replace my old clay bar and was told this was the modern clay bar, you can wipe it clean with a cloth and use it over and over again.

Initial results: Very bad marring -a job for the rotary. I know traditional clay bars marr also, but this was eyebrow-raising stuff.

It did remove contaminents though. I used lots of detailer as a lube and the car was pretty clean- but had a few days driving since last wash.
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Old 05-11-2007, 07:21 AM   #2
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Hmm, very sceptical about that, it looks like the Aldi magic sponges 6 for £1.49, I have used these sponges on my wheels in the past to remove baked on brake dust.
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Old 05-11-2007, 07:31 AM   #3
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I have used them on Windows , where is does work well. You need loads of lube and i used a strong shampoo mix and some QD ... I did try it on a panel of the car and didnt expericence extreme marring but was applying no pressure at all ...
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Old 05-11-2007, 08:12 AM   #4
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Only seen these in pictures so have no experience with one but they look like they could cause more work than necessary,

Don't like the look of the edges either as they look like they could dig in.

Think I'll stick to clay.
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Old 05-11-2007, 08:48 AM   #5
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Wanna buy some magic beans
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Old 08-11-2007, 05:04 AM   #6
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I thought as much, was just a trial anyway. Cheers.
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It works, although if your not going to be polishing the paint I would not recomend it. It will marr the paint.
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Old 09-11-2007, 03:10 PM   #9
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Works great on paints with lots of contamination or if you are using plenty of lube and no pressure. The body sponge is much faster that a clay IMO.
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