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Old 05-09-2016, 01:18 PM   #1
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Hey all, first post here. Just wanted to know. I'm getting my new car detail by a company but I don't know how to maintain the after care.
Rinse
(Wheels and arch wash, door trims) settle
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Valet pro snow foam
Rinse
Hand wash 2 bucket (wool mitts) with
Autoglym Bodywork Shampoo Conditioner
Rinse softly slowly
Dry with weave towel

Meguiar's Ultimate Quik Detailer microfiber for bird poo and few dirts.

Any advice would be great. As this is the setup I had for an older car.
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Old 05-09-2016, 06:17 PM   #2
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Welcome along mate.

Your procedure looks fine, after rinsing for the final time try doing it with an open hose, it will help sheet the water off leaving less for your drying towel.

Make sure you ask the company who are doing the detail for you for some advise too.

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Old 05-09-2016, 06:34 PM   #4
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Make sure you ask the company who are doing the detail for you for some advise too.

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Yep depending on what LSP they are putting in the car, there many be another product that would be good to use after washing to keep it topped up.
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Old 07-09-2016, 12:27 AM   #5
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Personally I'd skip the first rinse and go straight into cleaning the wheels and arches. Snow foam the car whilst it is dry to give it a longer dwell time (whilst it's dwelling you could fill your buckets up etc.) rinse off the foam then go onto the hand wash.
I'd use the QD on the car whilst it is still wet - thus using it as a drying aid - you'll get the benefit of the QD still, drying will be easier and safer and you'll be skipping a step.
I wouldn't use the the QD to remove bird poo etc as you will probably have to push quite hard with a cloth to remove it which will damage the paint. The correct product for the job will require minimal to no agitation. Try a tar remover or similar for tough stains, snow foam left long enough normally softens bird poo enough for it to come off with the jet wash.



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Old 07-09-2016, 02:50 AM   #6
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Thanks all. I'll probably try daytona way just to mix it up a little. Hopefully be successful to my liking.
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Old 07-09-2016, 09:58 AM   #7
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If the detailing company are any good they will help with advising you in the best way to maintain and wash your car. They will maybe be using specific products on the car that you or we me don't know they've used so speak to the detailer I'm sure they'll be happy to help.
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