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Old 06-06-2017, 10:33 AM   #131
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Sorry to hear that...Rinseless washes really arent for EVERY situation. If you live in a area where your car gets realy dirty really fast then a pre-wash (TFR, snow foam, APC) is a must and you are stuck with doing that.
I live in a area where that doesnt happen to me so I have no need for pre-washes for 90% of my washes.

In short...assess the situation and respond accordingly and use a wash that you are most comfortable with.

What works well in my world may always not work well in yours and vice versa
I can not see that this is a product for the Nordic market, regardless of brand.
You'll apparently be able to use it as a window cleaner, hope it works better for it.

Now, if the product is to lift and encapsulate dirt, should you then also just be able to rinse away the dirt ?

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Old 06-06-2017, 10:38 AM   #132
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Nordic you say...tough one!

You can still use it as a cheap QD, clay lube, window cleaner, for interior wipedowns, light leather cleaner. Its still a usefull product to have.
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Missed some spots on my car when I washed it yesterday, thought I could now test my rinsless wash that I bought a couple of months ago, a disappointment, did not even get rid of a little light traffic film!
One tip I can give you is to use the Rinseless wash to remove most of the dirt & dust and use a panel wipe when drying the car to remove road film.

Wax after that ofcourse.

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Old 08-06-2017, 08:13 AM   #134
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One tip I can give you is to use the Rinseless wash to remove most of the dirt & dust and use a panel wipe when drying the car to remove road film.

Wax after that ofcourse.

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Thanks for the advice, but rinseless washing does not work for Nordic conditions, we use studded tires 6-7 months a year, which means that cars are subject to very tough road grimes and dirt
We use naphtha based detergent, Cold degreaser we call it, similar or same as Panel wipe and tar remover, which is sprayed on the car, it solves soot, oil, grease, tar, asphalt and road salt, and is obviously tough for the paint protection.
First using Rinsless Wash and then panel wipe feels therefore unnecessary.

Maybe if we get a good summer, we can use Rinsless Wash for a couple of months

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Once you said you live in a Nordic country I knew straight away why Rinseless washes do not work for you.

Give rinseless a try over the summer...It should be good then

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I have found that lately I have enjoyed much more washing with rinseless method than normal...strange but nice.
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