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Old 15-05-2017, 06:25 AM   #1
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Water filter

Hi folks, anyone used or have a raceglaze water filter?

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Old 15-05-2017, 02:24 PM   #2
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Yes ! For the last 4 years. Brilliant, even without my 'own product' hat on.
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@RaceGlazer how does yours differ from a generic DI Vessel?
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Yes and it is by far the best detailing product ive bought in recent years!

Ive got the small one

Super simple and effective and comes with everything you need. Been using for around 8-10 months now and water still reads 0 ppm every time i check it (usually couple times a month).

So handy for those summer washes where the car dries out before youve washed it.

I just pre wash, rinse with pw then plumb in filter and wash and rinse the car using the di filter.

Any slight water spots that do get left from mirrors etc holding non filtered water is alot easier to remove using QD then a car covered in water spots
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I have the smaller one, water is around 400 with the tulsion resin doing a final rinse only on two cars washed every two weeks I get about 4 months use. I reckon it costs about £70 a year in resin. So about £1.35 a rinse. Both my cars are black so I find it a necessity.
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Yes ! For the last 4 years. Brilliant, even without my 'own product' hat on.
Can you leave them outside or do they need to be covered?
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Can you leave them outside or do they need to be covered?
You would need to protect from freezing in winter.

Also if leaving it out in sun, the vessel will become a breeding ground for bacteria if standing for any length of time. This can result in "fishy smells" that have been reported by some users.
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Mine sits outside from April to October normally, though have been known to leave it longer - the risk is the water freezing, expanding and cracking the vessel walls. It did actually stay out all this winter, though that was a gamble.

If you use it regularly the throughput of water will prevent bacteria growing, but its easily solvable and shouldn't be a problem if used weekly.

I'd also think about security too.
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Thanks chaps, it's something I have been looking into too so just planning how best to install it.
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