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Old 19-09-2018, 11:40 AM   #1
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Question Bilt Hamber Auto Foam, Wet The Car First Or Not?

I've got the idea in my head, I'm not sure if from a YouTube video or forum post somewhere, that Bilt Hamber Auto Foam should be applied to a dry car and that there's no requirement for the paintwork to be wet first? The official documentation just says "Use on cool surfaces".

I'm personally assuming that it can only be positive to give the car a quick once over with the pressure washer first, removing any loose dirt and starting to soften anything remaining?
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Old 19-09-2018, 11:50 AM   #2
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This has been covered alot on hear, its your personal preference to rinse first,

a quick google provided

Their was alos a poll on hear about month ago

http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru...d.php?t=345687
http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru...d.php?t=383355
http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru...d.php?t=335460
http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru...d.php?t=345687

You can also google "rinse before snow foam" to find loads of post with all the info you could want
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Old 19-09-2018, 11:54 AM   #3
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Hear is the poll from from last month

http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru...d.php?t=407909
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Old 19-09-2018, 12:02 PM   #4
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I usually rinse the car down first then apply snowfoam/prewash
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Old 19-09-2018, 12:32 PM   #5
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Why don't you try both ways and see which works best for you.
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Old 19-09-2018, 12:51 PM   #6
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Why don't you try both ways and see which works best for you.
Well, it's dirt cheap (Auto Foam) for 5L of it so I'll be playing around with it for the next few weeks.
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Old 19-09-2018, 02:09 PM   #7
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Personally rinse it down first and plenty of evidence to suggest this improves results but not everyone agrees with this. Best to try it out for yourself and see what you prefer.

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Old 19-09-2018, 09:35 PM   #8
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maybe ask Bilt hamber, its there product and know and understand it better than anyone
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Old 20-09-2018, 09:23 AM   #9
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I put it on dry, seems to work for me!


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Old 20-09-2018, 02:48 PM   #10
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BH has already stated on this site to put it on dry. No point going over old ground as it's been discussed countless times on here. Whatever works for you.
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