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Old 07-06-2018, 04:27 PM   #21
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A expensive use of resin doing both IMO but each to their own.

I towel dry with QD/drying aid or DI rinse and leave time if at a premium.


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Old 07-06-2018, 04:51 PM   #22
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A expensive use of resin doing both IMO but each to their own.

I towel dry with QD/drying aid or DI rinse and leave time if at a premium.


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Old 07-06-2018, 05:08 PM   #23
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I like my Sidekick. It is definitely useful for crevices.

I suppose a combination of a towel and a blower would be good, especially if like me you sometimes leave it too long in the evening to start the wash and then it’s hard to dry in the moist air.

Not used a full-size though so can’t be sure of their worth.

EDIT: Also useful for drying in between decon stages if you’re not ready to physically touch the car yet.
Pretty much agree with how invaluable I have found my sidekick.

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Old 12-06-2018, 02:26 PM   #24
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I agree with @pump. Luckily I only bought the sidekick, so didn't waste too much money. I used it a few times, but a towel is just as good plus I just can't be bothered getting it out.
I bought a sidekick a few months ago and haven't used it much. It's good for drying wheels but it's very noisy, not something you would want to use on a sunday morning.

If I was polishing and waxing then I'd probably use it to drive water out of crevices but otherwise its an expensive ornament.
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Do you have a black car?


Not anymore, but I’ve had 2.


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Conversley, blowers are fantastic on motorbikes as you can't get to half the areas the water collects, but on a car...not so much.

I really do fancy a DI vessel though, I've got a black fiesta and it's an utter sod to clean in the summer, but I wouldn't bother with the the vac on that as any water runs wouldn't mark if it was from a DI source.

I appreciate that's different if you're going to wax...but I've never found the odd drop of water has ever caused me any problems when applying Colli 845
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I love my Master Blaster. I've had it for several years and it gets used all the time, especially in my engine bay. Yes, it was expensive, but I've never regretted buying it.

I was considering getting one of the water filters, but they need to be replaced periodically and the MB doesn't.



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