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Old 07-09-2017, 04:09 PM   #11 (permalink)
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The main purpose of the two bucket system is to prevent scratching of the paintwork by grit trapped in the wash mitt. Two bucket washing is the detailers "EOC" if you like.

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Old 07-09-2017, 05:04 PM   #12 (permalink)
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oooh, ok. I thought there must be some thing "eco" about it that i was missing. Thanks!
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This forum is usually filled with new words I have to research and after an exhaustive google search I've learned what this "car wash" thing is and have decided that it is not a pastime I would enjoy and will continue to stay away from.
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Stubby79 — No, that's thread drift.

The purpose is to not reintroduce dirt and particles that have been lifted off the surface back onto it.
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Having a rinse bucket as well as a soapy bucket kind of makes sense, but I don't know why he is scrubbing down an already clean vehicle.
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Different people have different ideas of what constitutes a clean vehicle. I am not overly fussy, but during the summer I wash my car at least once a fortnight. As a result it is never really dirty. However, to a keen "detailer" that would be considered filthy.
Detailers are as fussy about their "thing" as ecomodders are about theirs.
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Old 07-10-2017, 09:23 AM   #17 (permalink)
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...I don't know why he is scrubbing down an already clean vehicle.
You know the best way to get rich? Step one is that you have to remember to inherit the money. It makes it look like you know what you're doing.

You want to make an impressive video of a cleaning technique? Start with a car that's already clean. It makes it look like you know what you're doing.
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Old 12-09-2017, 08:34 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Check out Larry for edge case (and normal) detailing tips.
He does some pretty neat stuff.
If you are happy with how clean your car is...this might drive you crazy
Oh, and his high school buddy Matt on the smoking tire does some fun (NON-eco) test drives.



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