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Old 08-02-2014, 07:35 AM   #1
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Best soap to wash your mustang with?

I have a black 14 mustang GT that I want to wash in the drive way. I was wondering what products do you all use or suggest.

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http://www.chemicalguys.com/Chemical..._p/cws_101.htm
And I have something like this. Mine isn't made by chemical guys but it works the same. http://www.chemicalguys.com/Foam_Bla..._p/acc_326.htm


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I was looking at that yesterday. Might pick some up today.

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This is awesome stuff and this is what i use.

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You can get a quality name brand product for $10-20 a bottle. I use Mother's but that's just preference. I use two buckets to keep from grinding the dirt back in, one for the soap and another to rinse. I use a $10 sponge covered in microfiber and a couple of big microfiber towels for drying to avoid water spots. Have fun!
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You can get a quality name brand product for $10-20 a bottle. I use Mother's but that's just preference. I use two buckets to keep from grinding the dirt back in, one for the soap and another to rinse. I use a $10 sponge covered in microfiber and a couple of big microfiber towels for drying to avoid water spots. Have fun!
That was my exact plan.

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This is awesome stuff and this is what i use.

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Love this stuff! Not expensive and leaves the car with a perfect glossy shine.


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Love this stuff! Not expensive and leaves the car with a perfect glossy shine.


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I use Maguires Ultimate Wash And Wax. I used to use Maguires Gold Class and switched. Also I use an insert in my bucket to allow dirt/grit etc. to fall to the bottom of the bucket.


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Sorry again....Meguires


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Hope your just kidding. Dish soap strips wax.


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Dawn is for dishes, only! Shouldn't make it out your house door.....wax = not there anymore....


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Dawn is for dishes, only! Shouldn't make it out your house door.....wax = not there anymore....


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Its wax on wax off. You gotta leave it in the wax on position.

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I used to use that one.
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I've been using Mr. Pink from Chemical Guys lately. Fairly cheap, smells great, And the foam it produces is fantastic. Gives a nice, Basic wash to the car. I truly dislike wash and wax combo soaps these days.


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I use Ivory Dish soap. About two tablespoons.
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Sonax. The soap is excellent and the price is great. Their nano wax also is also a joy to use. Basically it's a (better) liquid form of the Eagle 1 spray nanowax, with carnuba added, so it can be polished in a bit. It just makes the car pop and reflect light like mirror.

The new micro-particle waxes are a world better than the stuff we all grew up with. The only downside is they last 2-4 weeks (they provide *some* effect months after that, but it's really a month, tops, for proper shine) . I wax my car every two weeks, so it's all good
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i been using dawn tbh 😭 is that bad?
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Rinseless wash and you will never turn back.


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Go to YouTube and look up the Garry Dean wash method along with many of his how-to videos and he has a full line of products on his website detailjuice.com as well

Once you master the wash method you will never use the hose again. I wash my car in the garage, in a lot less time and with far better results using his infinite use detail juice with juice boost and only about 1 gallon of distilled water. His products look slightly expensive but everything is super concentrated and a little goes a long way. Any other questions about it let me know.


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If you really want to keep your stang looking it's best and well protected you can't beat a two bucket wash. Waterless washes are ok if your car is only a little dirty but if it's really dirty you run a high risk of creating swirls or scratching the paint over time. I've been to countless car shows and couldn't believe how many people entered there cars with swirl marks everywhere and you see them wiping them down. Which ever soap you use is up to you. DON'T use dish soap as it strips off whatever wax or protectant you use unless that's what you what to do every time and reapply the protectant.

I use this most of the time as it won't strip the wax off the car:

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One will get 1,000 opinions on topics like this. Just use car wash soap that's designed to wash cars, wash the car on a regular basis and ones car will look great regardless of which soap one uses.

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Everybody has an opinion on this and I think people chime in without having used all the different methods the proper way. My cars get washed once a week and are well cared for and to me there is no better method than the rinseless wash using the Garry Dean wash method, the results are fantastic and my recommendation is that everyone try it, especially because you can wash the car indoors on hot summer days or cold winter days. My paint has never looked so good and it's washed and sealed in one step and in less time. The two bucket method is great, but like any method if not done 100% correct you can cause swirls and scratches as well. Proper car care is very complicated and unfortunately a lot people don't take the time to learn the correct ways of doing it. As said in the last post, do not use dish soap on your paint EVER, anyone doing so should not be giving advice on car care. Also, a very dirty car can be pressure washed before using the rinseless wash just to be safe. Hope this helps, and don't be afraid of a rinseless wash, I used to be skeptical of it as well but now I use it exclusively.

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Have a wide array of products I use.

chemical guys microfiber mitts x2, 2 buckets with grit guards
Foam gun with chemical guys honey dew snow foam
soap - Chemical guys citrus wash n gloss
sonax for wheels (best stuff i've ever used) works pretty well on exhaust too
cobra guzzler towels for drying, along with an assortment of other microfiber towels for the rest
optimum detail spray to get all those pesky water spots that always creep up

also spray poorboor's bug squash before anything on all those nasty bugs, works great
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