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    Question Washing your car!!

    Hi all, what is the best stuff to spray for loosing dirt & grime on the car before washing. Also what is the best shampoo to use via a sprayer or power washer, to give you max.. suds like them car wash blokes. Thanks!!

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    snowfoam.

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    Where can you buy this at mate??

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    Snowfoam just recived mine today bring on tomorrow lol get it from autobrite need a lance with a connector for ya pressure washer give them a email to what kind connector u need mark is a top man can't recommend enough
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    Good stuff marc!!

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    The power washer I have has a connector on it for detergent, will this still be ok to use with snow foam or do i actually need a snow foam lance connector etc for the job. Many thanks!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kevinmc View Post
    The power washer I have has a connector on it for detergent, will this still be ok to use with snow foam or do i actually need a snow foam lance connector etc for the job. Many thanks!!
    the one you have will not really get the same results as the one say from Autobrite .
    this is the deal they have , yes it is still on.
    http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru...d.php?t=183611


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    the vectra has gone , but not far away so ill still see it form time to time

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    What Khalid said^ I have used the bottle that came with my Nilfisk and it did work but no where near the standard of the proper snowfoam bottle/lance. Remember you can also presoak the lower part of your car with APC then use the power washer to remove loose dirt and grime then wash the car as normal.
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    snowfoam is briliant!..

    i used it regular and didnt have to use a brush on the car until the winter came in and the roads got bad..

    you do as said, need the proper wash bottle and a jet wash but they are well worth the money.

    i bought a 5 litre bottle of cherry foam about 6 months back and its still a quarter full!.

    you'l splash about 50-60 quid out but believe me, it works!....

    just spray it onto a DRY car and literally watch the foam drag the dirt away and the longer you leave it, the better.


    brilliant on wheels and tyres too.

    and if that dusnt sell you a snowfoam lance, then nothing will lol..

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    Valetpro Orange Prewash is very good for removing crud before a wash. I mix it at a 10-1 ratio and put it into a pump action sprayer and then just spray around the car and then let it soak for just a couple of minutes and then Powerwash off and job done and it makes the handwash so much easier. The Prewash is wax friendly too so no worries about having to reaply wax or sealent afterwards. It can also be used as a Snowfoam with the same effect.

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