A new drying (actually self drying) method come Febuary

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  1. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    ...or right now if you order online.

    http://www.homemadesimple.com/mrcleanautodry/index.shtml

    If it works as advertised and the water dionizer is an effective one, this may be the next breakthrough detailing product.

    I'm going to order one in the next few weeks and post a review.
     
  2. NoXeN

    NoXeN You can find me up on one

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    awesome..


    a little off topic but i was thinking of gettin that steam machine you see on tv to detail engines..think itd work?
     
  3. Jackhole

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    I've never seen it. Is Simple Green working for you or no? I just cleaned the engine bay of a Durango that I know hasn't been touched in 3 years. Christ, you could eat of that block now.

    I'm actaully pretty excited to see this Mr. Clean thing in action. I'm going to wait for the test before I order it, though.
     
  4. n2_space

    n2_space Space > *.*

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    I would perhaps be a little worried about he soap... what polymer? Sounds like a built in wax or something. Would be worth it just for the filter for hard water if it works. I also wonder how long hte filter would last and how much it would cost for a replacement. Look forward to the review! :bigthumb:
     
  5. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    I'm sure you could probably just use the spot free rinse setting, but I will try it the way it is intended. The polymer is probably added to aid sheeting action.
     
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    whoa :eek3:

    tell us how it works.

    how much btw? :confused:
     
  7. 426Hemi

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    Sounds good, hopefully it will be one of those rare "truth in advertising" products.
     
  8. Scottwax

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    According to the website, it is $29.99. If you have every priced a full sized water dionizer or reverse osmosis system, then you'd know that less than $30 is pretty cheap. I'm sure you have to replace the water filter more often though because it will obviously not be very large.
     
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    NoXeN You can find me up on one

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    how much are full size water dionizers
     
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    n2_space Space > *.*

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    According to the FAQ on the site, filters should last about 10 washes, and apparently you can just use the rinse function. Yes, how much are full size di-ionizers?

    I wonder how much replacement filters will be.... no note on that. In any case, look forward to seeing a review :cool:
     
  11. Scottwax

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    $400 and up. :eek3:
     
  12. Why not get a really powerful leaf blower?
     
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    :rofl:
     
  14. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    What if you have a black car and not much shade to dry it in and your only water source is heavy with minerals? Even a leaf blower can't get the water off it fast enough to prevent spotting.
     
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    Don't laugh, that's a good way to dry your car, especially if you wash indoors like I do.
     
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    n2_space Space > *.*

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    Like me :wtc: (except the black car part)
     
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    I gotta try that thing when it comes out.

    I've been using this device for the past few years:

    http://www.4essays.com/shopping/automotive/revolutionizer.htm

    [​IMG]

    It works OK, but it doesn't remove all the spots completely. It does make the spots really, really small - almost unnoticeable.

    Without the device, the spots are huge because of the shitty water. Due to the weather, I'm not able to hand dry the entire car - much of it drys off too quickly and spotting occurs.
     
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    wow, i got one of those mr. clean autodry things from the nopi nationals. they had a booth and were just handing them out for free. i guess i should go try it out.
     
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    :eek3: pics?
     
  21. Scottwax

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    Let us know how it works when you try it out.
     
  22. Buck-O

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    ANd thats a small one.

    One of the several we have at the hospital will do up to 350GPM, and the filters last for a year. :eek3:

    However the filters cost about $850 each, and the DI system is roughly $32k for the complete package or water softner, and DI.

    Crazy shit.
     
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    Sorry I'm not h2o expert here, but if you get a deionizer you can just rinse your car without having to worry about minerals deposits on your car? No drying needed?
     
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    That's correct.
     
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    Cool... I saw this on TV and really wanted to try... but since most of the crap advertised on TV is just that, I decided to hold off until I saw someone over here try it.

    Looks like a pretty damn good product if it actually works as advertised.
     

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