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Old 07-12-2013, 07:28 PM   #1
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Hey, I bought a microfiber wash mitt and a microfiber drying towel today and washed them both before using them on my car. I was a little unimpressed with the drying towel, it left streaks but they cleared up, my issue was I noticed very minor scratches on the hood, but cannot determine if the towel was to blame. Both of these products were autozone brand. Could it be my towel? What do you all use as far as cloths for washing and drying the car? Thanks.
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Unfortunately black is notoriously hard to keep free of marring. Are you using the two bucket wash technique preferably with Grit Guards? One way to determine which towel is causing the marring is by washing the car using your wash mitt in one direction, and then drying the car in the opposite direction. Once you're done, inspect the car, and you should be able to tell which caused the marring.
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Make sure you are using the 2 bucket method like others are saying and always use an electric leaf blower when drying the car. I bought mine at lowes for 30 bucks and it could be the best money I ever spent.
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Make sure you are using the 2 bucket method like others are saying and always use an electric leaf blower when drying the car. I bought mine at lowes for 30 bucks and it could be the best money I ever spent.
+1 on the leaf blower and using only High Quality MF towels. You can wash your MF towels in the machine with half the amount of soap and double rinse cycle...let them air dry. NEVER place MF towels in a heated dryer. My MF towels when treated properly and cared for continue to work great with no micro marring instilled. Drying is the number one cause of micro marring and washing without using a two bucket system with grit guard number two. Look ar Lund and check out Autogeek.net for millions of options.
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+1 on the leaf blower and using only High Quality MF towels. You can wash your MF towels in the machine with half the amount of soap and double rinse cycle...let them air dry. NEVER place MF towels in a heated dryer. My MF towels when treated properly and cared for continue to work great with no micro marring instilled. Drying is the number one cause of micro marring and washing without using a two bucket system with grit guard number two. Look ar Lund and check out Autogeek.net for millions of options.
Why wouldn't you put the towels in the drier?
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What is this two bucket method with grit guard that everyone's talking about?
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