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Waterless Wash & Wax Products

Post by Cosmicbike » Wed May 01, 2019 6:32 am

I'd like to give the car a once over, it's rather dusty as opposed to muddy. The sunroof, whilst now opening and closing OK, needs a new seal and a bit of adjustment, so I don't really want to throw water at it.

Does anyone use the waterless cleaners? Seem simple enough, spray on, wipe off?

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Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

Post by andyd » Wed May 01, 2019 7:04 am

I've been using this for the last 5 years or so https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Britemax-Spr ... 1aa0cd1641
Spray a panel at a time then buff with another cloth. Apart from the bodywork, it's good for glass, bumpers, plastic and wheels.
I recently bought 4 litres of it as it works out cheaper.....There are many other brands available.

Get decent microfibre cloths too, not the cheap ones :cheers:

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Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Thu May 02, 2019 7:31 am

andyd wrote:I've been using this for the last 5 years or so https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Britemax-Spr ... 1aa0cd1641
I just bought a couple Andy. Not tried this before. Does look good. Some i have used leave marks/streaks. This sounds better. Do you spray on then spread with one cloth and buff off with another ??
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Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

Post by stevemarl » Thu May 02, 2019 8:40 am

Hi,
I`ve been using this for a couple of years, just to remove light dusty stuff, works well and paint seems unaffected by use, which was my main worry. As Nick says, spray on, wipe off with one cloth, then a second wipe with a clean cloth, then `polish` with 3rd. Microfibre recommended.

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Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

Post by andyd » Thu May 02, 2019 9:03 am

Fordoholic Nick wrote:
andyd wrote:I've been using this for the last 5 years or so https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Britemax-Spr ... 1aa0cd1641
I just bought a couple Andy. Not tried this before. Does look good. Some i have used leave marks/streaks. This sounds better. Do you spray on then spread with one cloth and buff off with another ??
That's it Nick, I only put 4 or 5 squirts per panel and use 400gsm Microfibre they are really good, but use cheaper ones on the wheels :cheers:

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Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

Post by andyd » Thu May 02, 2019 9:06 am

stevemarl wrote:Hi,
I`ve been using this for a couple of years, just to remove light dusty stuff, works well and paint seems unaffected by use, which was my main worry. As Nick says, spray on, wipe off with one cloth, then a second wipe with a clean cloth, then `polish` with 3rd. Microfibre recommended.
I don't polish very often now, as this protects the paint and adds a layer of wax eveytime you apply :)

Only problem the sheets keep sliding off if not careful as it's so smooth :lol:

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Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

Post by pbar » Thu May 02, 2019 9:58 am

Aldi sell it occasionally, very cheap too. Gets great reviews even on the detailing forums -

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Post by andyd » Thu May 02, 2019 10:21 am

pbar wrote:Aldi sell it occasionally, very cheap too. Gets great reviews even on the detailing forums -

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It's very popular now Paul and many options.
I hadn't really heard of it until I bought a bottle at a car show in 2013, now it's so much easier :D

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Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Sat May 04, 2019 11:29 pm

Look what I got in the post yesterday (sat) :)
Thanks for the heads up with this Andy and if Steve uses it too it certainly comes with two very highly regarded recomendations ! Does seem a very good waterless detailer/cleaner indeed. Cheers !!

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Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

Post by andyd » Sun May 05, 2019 6:03 am

Fordoholic Nick wrote:
Sat May 04, 2019 11:29 pm
Look what I got in the post yesterday (sat) :)
Thanks for the heads up with this Andy and if Steve uses it too it certainly comes with two very highly regarded recomendations ! Does seem a very good waterless detailer/cleaner indeed. Cheers !!

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Let me know what you think when you have tried it (And a pic) :D

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Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Sun May 05, 2019 6:44 am

I bought some of the Britemax on Andy's earlier recommendation. From my experience so far, it seems to leave no streaks after use, unlike some other products I've tried. As a bonus it smells very nice too... :)

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Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

Post by andyd » Sun May 05, 2019 7:26 am

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
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I bought some of the Britemax on Andy's earlier recommendation. From my experience so far, it seems to leave no streaks after use, unlike some other products I've tried. As a bonus it smells very nice too... :)

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:agree: It does smell nice :)

On a hot or warm bonnet it does dry quickly and is harder to remove, but that's the same for most products.

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Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

Post by pbar » Tue May 07, 2019 8:25 pm

From this Thursday, Aldi have their waterless wash & wax back in stores. It gets good results on the detailing sites and at just £3 per spray it's a bargain. I bought one last time they had it in, will probably get another or two.

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Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

Post by Jasonmarie » Mon May 13, 2019 2:01 pm

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Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Mon May 13, 2019 2:08 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 2:01 pm
A few words before the pictures gents please note I feel I was awarded the best trophy of the year and let’s just say pictures can say many words ( yes I did almost cry ) after I received the biggest of trophy’s in the world .
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:lol: My pleasure, Jason!
I told you it would jazz up your photos and videos, didn't I? :D

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Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

Post by andyd » Mon May 13, 2019 3:13 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 2:08 pm
Jasonmarie wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 2:01 pm
A few words before the pictures gents please note I feel I was awarded the best trophy of the year and let’s just say pictures can say many words ( yes I did almost cry ) after I received the biggest of trophy’s in the world .
Thank you Andrew .
:lol: My pleasure, Jason!
I told you it would jazz up your photos and videos, didn't I? :D

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It doesn't get much better than that JM :D

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Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

Post by andyd » Tue May 14, 2019 10:11 am

pbar wrote:
Tue May 07, 2019 8:25 pm
From this Thursday, Aldi have their waterless wash & wax back in stores. It gets good results on the detailing sites and at just £3 per spray it's a bargain. I bought one last time they had it in, will probably get another or two.
Got 2 this morning, will try them on the Focus at some point.

Thanks for the link Paul :cheers:

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Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

Post by pbar » Tue May 14, 2019 10:49 am

Excellent, hope you like it Andy :) Would be interested to see your review.

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Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

Post by andyd » Tue May 14, 2019 3:07 pm

pbar wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 10:49 am
Excellent, hope you like it Andy :) Would be interested to see your review.
Just gave the Focus a clean with this, and it's equally as good as the other 2 sprays I use. Smells nice too :D

I would happily use this on the Capri as and when I need to.

At this price it's worth buying a few eveytime they are in the shop :cheers:

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Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

Post by Cosmicbike » Tue May 14, 2019 4:28 pm

Cycled over to my local Aldi last night and they had it so grabbed a couple of bottles. No micro fibre clothes at home so that's next on the list

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