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Old 02-18-2017, 12:19 AM   #1
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6th Gen Camaro Waterless Car Wash

Curious which Waterless Car Wash works the best in your opinion?

My detail guy has spoke very highly of Optimum Opti-Clean

What are your thoughts as I'm looking for a great product to keep the Camaro shining!


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Old 02-18-2017, 12:28 AM   #2
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The best product from optimum is optimum no rinse (ONR) and it's best used in a rinseless procedure, not a waterless procedure.they are different. ......washing the whole car with waterless is expensive and can be microabrasive. Learn to do a rinseless and then you can use ONR to your hearts content ...see how to do a rinseless in my signature doc.
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Old 02-18-2017, 12:28 AM   #3
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From what I hear, its more about the wipe technique and the towel than the liquid product. A curling/lifting motion and a towel that has some sort of pile pattern with different lengths to help grab more dirt.

the liquid is more of a lubricant to protect the paint, just not enough time/volume to chemically make a difference.
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Old 02-18-2017, 12:41 AM   #4
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The best product from optimum is optimum no rinse (ONR) and it's best used in a rinseless procedure, not a waterless procedure.they are different. ......washing the whole car with waterless is expensive and can be microabrasive. Learn to do a rinseless and then you can use ONR to your hearts content ...see how to do a rinseless in my signature doc.
so whats the best waterless to use?
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Old 02-18-2017, 09:30 AM   #5
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2nd the rinseless, easy and works great! No waterless for me, too thin and not lubricated enough.
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Old 02-18-2017, 09:41 AM   #6
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I've used Optimum No Rinse on my car as a rinseless wash since day one. I highly recommend it. I have used Chemical Guys EcoSmart waterless on a previous car but I got away from the waterless concept.
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Old 02-18-2017, 09:53 AM   #7
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Duragloss Rinseless car wash followed up by Duragloss Aquawax.

Best combination invented IMHO

BEST shine on my car EVER!
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Old 02-18-2017, 08:00 PM   #8
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I've used Optimum No Rinse on my car as a rinseless wash since day one. I highly recommend it. I have used Chemical Guys EcoSmart waterless on a previous car but I got away from the waterless concept.
do you use the wax or the regular one
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Old 02-18-2017, 08:05 PM   #9
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I would rather do a true wash, than drag particles across my paint, unless all I am doing is touching up.

This guy right here has helped keep my paint alive and for the most part, my paint is in better shape then most new cars on the lots I have seen...

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Old 02-18-2017, 08:23 PM   #10
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I have found finally the best waterless car wash. Have to use it to understand.
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I have found finally the best waterless car wash. Have to use it to understand.

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Old 02-19-2017, 10:30 AM   #12
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I would rather do a true wash, than drag particles across my paint, unless all I am doing is touching up.

This guy right here has helped keep my paint alive and for the most part, my paint is in better shape then most new cars on the lots I have seen...

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How does a leaf blower keep my paint alive?
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Old 02-19-2017, 10:50 AM   #13
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do you use the wax or the regular one
This one. http://www.chemicalguys.com/EcoSmart.../wac_707ru.htm
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How does a leaf blower keep my paint alive?
He dries the car with a leaf blower. This keeps small particles from potentially being dragged across the paint and creating marring.
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