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      10-19-2021, 07:25 PM   #1
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Car Wash Setup

What products is everyone using to detail/wash their car?

I recently got my car ceramic coated and Stek PPF (Full frontal, rockers, and rear bumper)


My current setup:
I would love to know for those have thier cars cereamic coated or with paint protection film (or both) what you are using to wash your car?
  • Soap?
  • Wheel wash?
  • Wheel dressing?
  • Cloth for drying?
  • Mitt for washing?
  • What do you use to remove bird droppings?
  • Etc.
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After several years using Adam’s car shampoo, I recently switched to koch chemie gentle snow foam. I’ll never go back. Great cleaning properties and no streaking.

Just started using sonax wheel cleaner plus, very good.

Carpro Perl for tire dressing, water based and doesn’t sling.
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I know I'll get eye rolls for this, but the CCB require car when washing not to get gloss enhancing soap on the surface of the rotor. I use carpro reset soap for the car. Dr Beasley's matte whee cleaner on the wheels. When I am done with wheels, they are covered with a wheel cover, then I use griots Boss foam canon system, the wash and poly gloss all with a sheepskin mitt and griots bucket.

Then I have a "big boi" blower to dry the car.
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After several years using Adam's car shampoo, I recently switched to koch chemie gentle snow foam. I'll never go back. Great cleaning properties and no streaking.

Just started using sonax wheel cleaner plus, very good.

Carpro Perl for tire dressing, water based and doesn't sling.
+1 for Koch Chemie GSF! Great stuff.
Use CarPro Reset for wash soap
+1 for CarPro Perl tire dressing. Also great stuff and I use it as well.

I polished and coated my car CarPro CQuartz UK 3.0.

Coated wheels with CarPro Dlux. Helps with cleaning but no repelling properties whatsoever!
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