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Old 24-12-2017, 12:28 PM   #1
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Blower for New RS3

Hello,

I know this has been asked many time before but never had a blower before. I'd like some honest opinions on what people are using. I've just got an Audi and the black front grills are a nightmare to dry. Also mirrors, lights etc are proving to be hard to dry in this cold weather and soon as I drive it I've got the dreaded streaks all over the paint!

Water softener is an option but for now I'd like to try a blower/new toy

My specs for this are,

1. I'm not into vac/blow item as I don't want to take a chance of damaging my paint. I've got an old Dyson for vacuuming.
2. I'd like to be able to dry the whole car and it not take for ever. Have to think of next door and the noise.
3. Cost, you get what you pay for and want something to last but I don't want to spend hundreds.

I've looked at the Aeolus TD-901T Cyclone Dog Blaster Dryer, looks good and seen it for £145. Is this any good for what I want?

So what do you use/recommend that fits the above. I need one quick!

Thanks in advance for your help......Merry Christmas
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I've been thinking of a blower upgrade for a while and like the look of the Bruhl MD1900+
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Bruhl-MD1...0AAOSwrFtZ8Nlp

or it's bigger brother the MD2800
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BRUHL-MD2...AAAOSwNWxaKnxA

I'll probably go for the 1900 as the hot air would be handy for drying car mats etc plus it will be smaller and lighter. I'm sure it will be powerful enough too.
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I've been thinking of a blower upgrade for a while and like the look of the Bruhl MD1900+
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Bruhl-MD1...0AAOSwrFtZ8Nlp

or it's bigger brother the MD2800
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BRUHL-MD2...AAAOSwNWxaKnxA

I'll probably go for the 1900 as the hot air would be handy for drying car mats etc plus it will be smaller and lighter. I'm sure it will be powerful enough too.
Thanks for the links, both look good, has anyone used one of these?
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I have a metro vac Air Force blaster for a good three years and it's never let me down, well worth the investment
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http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru...d.php?t=401197

They were mentioned in this post. Consensus was the Bruhl ones were the same units at a better price.
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Thanks for the links, both look good, has anyone used one of these?
I got the bigger unit its top notch well made blows warm air and great value for money
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I just use my petrol garden blower. I just make sure to never point it at the ground when blowing. Makes drying so much easier. Especially the grill and wheels.
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I got the bigger unit its top notch well made blows warm air and great value for money
I'll probably give the larger unit a go. If the smaller wasn't as effective as I hoped, I'd kick myself for not getting the bigger one. At least with the bigger one I'll know I've got the most power available.
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I just use my petrol garden blower. I just make sure to never point it at the ground when blowing. Makes drying so much easier. Especially the grill and wheels.
Do you have any panels left?
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I'll probably give the larger unit a go. If the smaller wasn't as effective as I hoped, I'd kick myself for not getting the bigger one. At least with the bigger one I'll know I've got the most power available.
I was in the same boat, but after some research and spec info i got the bigger unit. You wont regret the purchase
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