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Old 09-06-2018, 07:51 PM   #11
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Your dilution is correct. Has the car been parked anywhere that it could of picked up extra contamination that's maybe clogged the lsp
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Old 09-06-2018, 08:07 PM   #12
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No the LSP was beading up on pre wash with just water before the auto foam. I’m at a loss....


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Old 09-06-2018, 08:23 PM   #13
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To be honest I’ve experienced a similar sort of thing and I assumed it was my imagination or user error as I’ve seen the constant love for it here. I started using AF through a 2 litre pump sprayer instead of my usual foam lance made sure the ratios were correct and applied only to the lower half of the car as a pre wash after rinsing off the water sheeted off everywhere as it should but the lower half was a totally different story could see there was no lsp left. I’ve gone back to using it in a snow foam lance and use much less than 4% on the panel I’d say I fill my lance with about 1-2 inch of product and rest water.
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Old 09-06-2018, 11:00 PM   #14
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I made a thread about this a few weeks ago. Pump sprayer, 40ml AF, 960ml water. It stripped my HydrO2 and BSD protection.
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Old 09-06-2018, 11:09 PM   #15
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Bilt hamber do say that it is LSP safe at 4% but not higher....
I've had some experience with autofoam dulling the beading after use, but never 'stripping' it unless something in my prep wasnt right before I put fusso on.
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Old 09-06-2018, 11:13 PM   #16
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If it dilutes the beeding then that isn't wax safe in my opinion so BH need to respond.
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Old 09-06-2018, 11:22 PM   #17
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I made a thread about this a few weeks ago. Pump sprayer, 40ml AF, 960ml water. It stripped my HydrO2 and BSD protection.


I wonder if there’s an extra strong batch going about?? Seems a few ones recently have experienced this.... very weird. I know my prep and application of the collinite and fusso were spot on and I’ve washed car several times since the application only change has been the snowfoam.


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Old 09-06-2018, 11:47 PM   #18
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If it dilutes the beeding then that isn't wax safe in my opinion so BH need to respond.
It dulled the beading due to the residue left over/dried rather than it stripping....if i stay on the spot longer with the pressure washer the beading returns.

Hmmm, hopfully bilt hamber can chime in!
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Old 10-06-2018, 06:24 AM   #19
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I twisted the mixing dial as far as it would go in the minus direction. I followed a guide on here about it so I’m fairly confident the ratio is correct.

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I think when doing the % calculation you need to have the mixing dial in the fully open position (+).
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Old 10-06-2018, 07:27 AM   #20
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I think when doing the % calculation you need to have the mixing dial in the fully open position (+).
It does not matter what setting you do the dilution calculation as long as you keep it on the same setting for future use.

i.e test on full +, then always keep it on full +

test on full - then always keep on full -

Once you change the dial the dilution setting will change and you won't know how much foam to put in to get the required panel impact ratio.
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