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Old 17-08-2019, 12:25 AM   #21
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Not sure how pressure washing alone simply blasts the dirt around the car? I find that it blasts it off and away!
As for snow foam, I find it rather pointless and find a citrus cleaner (or green star as stated above) produce superior results
green star contains salt. have you ever PH tested a citrus cleaner?

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Old 17-08-2019, 12:29 AM   #22
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^^^ 15 years without a problem, so can't be that problematic! Don't believe everything you see and read online!
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Not sure how pressure washing alone simply blasts the dirt around the car? I find that it blasts it off and away!
As for snow foam, I find it rather pointless and find a citrus cleaner (or green star as stated above) produce superior results
Exactly this. 10 years ago there was no such thing as blasting the dirt 'into the paint' and there still isn't now. Just another made up thing within the detailing scene to scare monger and hopefully boost sales of specific products.

My point with pre rinsing first, to all the people saying it doesn't work or it's dangerous for the paint... I can pretty much guarantee everyone of these people pressure rinse their alloy wheels before chemical cleaning and don't give this a 'blasting dirt' nonsense a second thought.

If it's such a big issue then you should be pre soaking your wheels in wheel cleaner prior to pressure washing but the majority don't... weird that. After all the wheels are painted usually so shouldn't be treated any differently right?

Amazing what some simple marketing chat can achieve

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^^^ 15 years without a problem, so can't be that problematic! Don't believe everything you see and read online!
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Old 17-08-2019, 01:38 AM   #25
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Exactly this. 10 years ago there was no such thing as blasting the dirt 'into the paint' and there still isn't now. Just another made up thing within the detailing scene to scare monger and hopefully boost sales of specific products.

My point with pre rinsing first, to all the people saying it doesn't work or it's dangerous for the paint... I can pretty much guarantee everyone of these people pressure rinse their alloy wheels before chemical cleaning and don't give this a 'blasting dirt' nonsense a second thought.

If it's such a big issue then you should be pre soaking your wheels in wheel cleaner prior to pressure washing but the majority don't... weird that. After all the wheels are painted usually so shouldn't be treated any differently right?

Amazing what some simple marketing chat can achieve

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thats BS, i been detailing way more than 10 years and its always been pre wash first. Again have always pre washed wheels before as well. infact do it at same time as bodywork. sort of makes sense really. its know as doing it properly and doing it properly you actually use less produst. win win situation
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Old 17-08-2019, 07:45 AM   #26
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IMO snow foam doesn’t really clean a car.
This was my test from a few moons ago - https://www.detailingworld.co.uk/for...t=urban+legend
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