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Old 26-08-2019, 11:50 PM   #11
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After drying. Two on my rack, Bouncers done and Dusted Si for shine and Koch Chemie FSE for removal of water marks and insect debris.


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Old 27-08-2019, 08:55 AM   #12
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Got agree with above. Never used it as a drying aid. Dry the car as normal then give it a coat of qd to top up the protection.
but when there are products like Turtle Wax Seal & Shine or Megs Ceramic Spray-on, why is there a need to use QD? These 2 products would last way, way longer than a QD for exactly the same effort and cost
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Old 27-08-2019, 09:11 AM   #13
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Always use a QD as a drying aid. Koch Chemie FSE works a treat on my black car
Is this a statement or should it read “I always.......
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Old 27-08-2019, 09:44 AM   #14
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^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
As asked above. Why use a qd when there are other product on the market.

Simply answer really. I like the finish my chosen qd gives. Also i find it relaxing to go over the car with it.

I have different spray on sealants at my disposal but still like to use qd as a top up so not bothered about how long it lasts. Thats what my lsp is for.

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Old 27-08-2019, 10:25 AM   #15
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As asked above. Why use a qd when there are other product on the market.

Simply answer really. I like the finish my chosen qd gives. Also i find it relaxing to go over the car with it.

I have different spray on sealants at my disposal but still like to use qd as a top up so not bothered about how long it lasts. Thats what my lsp is for.

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There are so many choices and permutations, options etc.etc. None are wrong.
It's just preferences.
As Raddish commented above, using the FSE as a QD does make a regular wash easy. It clears and prevents water spotting. Plus leaves a very slick shine, so works for some. Some may prefer pulling out for DI vessels and those options.
Next wash is much easier. Pay ya money and make your choice
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FSE must be an amazing product considering its high price (at both 1L and 10 L sizes)?

Also with it being acidic it seems a little more niche than the typical QD?
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FSE must be an amazing product considering its high price (at both 1L and 10 L sizes)?

Also with it being acidic it seems a little more niche than the typical QD?


You’re right FSE is amazing stuff. I think a tenner for a litre is comparable to most quality QDs. It Eats water-spots, insect residue and tree sap. I use a DI vessel but still get marking from the mirrors. It also leaves a nice shine.

Also highly recommended around the hose brilliant in the bathroom around the shower and taps.


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FSE must be an amazing product considering its high price (at both 1L and 10 L sizes)?

Also with it being acidic it seems a little more niche than the typical QD?
Yep, it's blinding gear.
What's more, as I boringly often comment "Notice my collection of Koch Chemie gets bigger and so far not had a dud one as yet".
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Yep, it's blinding gear.

What's more, as I boringly often comment "Notice my collection of Koch Chemie gets bigger and so far not had a dud one as yet".


Exactly


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^^^^^^^^^My personal view too, all day long^^^^^^^^^
I respectfully disagree with the sentiment that its a waste of money.

I will agree its a little wasteful however I've got 3 kids under 3 years old so don't often get a chance to wash the car let alone apply a sealant so for me applying for some protection during the drying stage saves me 10 - 20 mins and that's a lot of time for me so I sacrifice some of my money for some time saved, the same principle behind amazon food orders, more expensive but more convenient.

My car at the moment is only wearing Dodo juice future armor topped with BSD that I apply during the drying stages.

Its a necessity for me, however before kids I didn't use a drying aid and applied LSP after drying.

Just wanted to explain why its a good thing for me and not a waste of £$£$£
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