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Old 07-20-2011, 09:54 AM
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Default Re: Try an electric leaf blower

I have done this before, still do sometimes. I have a blower attachment for my weed whacker

Most of the time its not nessasary. If you install a house water filter to your pressure washer or in your hose somewhere, you get a spot free rinse
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Old 07-20-2011, 10:09 AM
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Most of the time its not nessasary. If you install a house water filter to your pressure washer or in your hose somewhere, you get a spot free rinse
Hmm I will have to do that. I dont use water filters to drink water but if it makes my truck have no spots then I will get one. ahhaha
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Old 07-20-2011, 10:30 AM
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I have done this before, still do sometimes. I have a blower attachment for my weed whacker

Most of the time its not nessasary. If you install a house water filter to your pressure washer or in your hose somewhere, you get a spot free rinse
good idea...did you do this and how did you do it
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Old 07-20-2011, 10:47 AM
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Default Re: Try an electric leaf blower

i actually use my stihl gasoline leafblower lol drys it in an instant
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Old 07-20-2011, 11:38 AM
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I beg to differ lol
I'm only basing that on personal experience of course.

I've never been careful when i washed my GM cars, and always been to the same car wash when i felt lazy, never had scratch issues and i used to pay more attention entering car shows.

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Old 07-20-2011, 02:21 PM
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I have done this before, still do sometimes. I have a blower attachment for my weed whacker

Most of the time its not nessasary. If you install a house water filter to your pressure washer or in your hose somewhere, you get a spot free rinse
I've been wanting to try either a blower or filtered water.

I don't have a whole house water filter but do have it in the kitchen. Our water reeks of chlorine most of the time.

There's a garden hose water filter I've been wanting to try but haven't yet.
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Old 07-20-2011, 03:37 PM
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The carwash I go to has a spot free rinse on the controls where you put your money in. It's not as strong but it does get the job done though and I have noticed a huge difference too. There was a carwash that has these blowers for drying purposes but it was destroyed during the tornados that leveled my area. I was going to that one for a while until the tornados leveled it. Dang it I says. That does sound like it's a good idea, but I do have doubts considering that airbourne dirt particals get propelled into the paint at 200 mph. I'll just stick with my super soft absorber which I do not apply pressure with. I let the absorber do the work instead.
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Old 07-24-2011, 02:36 PM
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A little trick to not getting spots is to use a hose with no attachment when you rinse...Don't stick your thumb in it to get pressure, water with air in it is more likely to leave water spots
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Old 07-26-2011, 10:34 AM
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I'm renting a house so I wouldnt even consider water filtration. Landlord wont even fix anything, they leave it up to me. Cheap asses!
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Old 07-26-2011, 02:16 PM
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I beg to differ lol
My 2005 GMC Service Van would agree. There's no point to wash it. The clear is about as thick as a dead dried leaf.
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Old 07-26-2011, 02:34 PM
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A little trick to not getting spots is to use a hose with no attachment when you rinse...Don't stick your thumb in it to get pressure, water with air in it is more likely to leave water spots
good to know! i always use atttachments
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Old 07-30-2011, 02:10 PM
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wax regularly and the water sheets off better. Maybe buy some wet water for the final rinse? Wash with rain-x? lmao
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