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Old 05-03-2018, 03:38 PM   #1
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How many buckets do you use

Does everyone justusethe 2bm for wheels, then same 2 buckets for car wash

Or do you have a set of 4 buckets or even 3, rinse , wash, wheels
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Old 05-03-2018, 03:48 PM   #2
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I have rinse wash and wheels, but also have a few normal buckets that get used for the odd jobs like cleaning arches or the underside... the 3 main ones are all marked so they’re never mixed up and all have their own grit guards.

The spare buckets are just there and all used for the same type of stuff, the one that got oil in it once was reserved solely for oil changes
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Old 05-03-2018, 03:57 PM   #3
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I have 2 buckets for the paintwork, dont use any buckets for the wheels.

Spray on wheel cleaner, agitate with various brushes, power wash wheel, then power wash my brushes then go to the next wheel.
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Old 05-03-2018, 04:08 PM   #4
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One bucket for wheels and two for the bodywork


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Old 05-03-2018, 04:09 PM   #5
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Four, two big megs buckets and two small black ones for the wheels.
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Old 05-03-2018, 04:11 PM   #6
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3 Buckets

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Old 05-03-2018, 04:29 PM   #7
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I have 3 buckets, 4 grit guards and 3 wash mitts.

Wash:
1 x Bucket, 2 x Black Grit Guard, 1x MF Mitt, 1 x MF Noodle Mitt (For lower panels, bumpers and sills)
Rinse:
1 x Bucket, 1 x Blue Grit Guard
Wheels:
1 x Bucket, 1 x Red Grit Guard, 1 MF Mitt

I do my wheels at the start of every wash and then the rinse bucket gets rinsed and clean water before i move on to wash the paint.
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Old 05-03-2018, 04:58 PM   #8
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Snow foam and rinse first then just use one bucket of ONR with a grit guard and noodle mitt in it.
8 litres of water is enough for two car washes.
Wheels are done using old cloths with a spray wax as a drying aid.

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Old 05-03-2018, 06:53 PM   #9
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4 buckets for me. 2 for body work, 2 for wheels.
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Old 05-03-2018, 06:58 PM   #10
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