Need detailed instructions for Quick & Easy Wash

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by Jerboy, Nov 26, 2005.

  1. Jerboy

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    The instructions on the label doesn't say much.

    1. Mix
    2. Apply, one section at a time
    3. Wipe Dry

    In which phase do I do the actual cleaning of dirt and how much pressure do I use?

    Do I need to run the sponge and cover the area liberally with QEW, then make another pass with the sponge before I apply any real pressure?

    How is it any different from other detergent? I made a gallon of wash solution using recommended dilution ratio of 1 oz per gallon and it feels and looks just like water. Are you sure this isn't going to cause as much scratch as doing it using plain water??
     
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  3. Jerboy

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    Good read, but it doesn't really answer my question.

    Do you apply enough pressure during application of solution as to get rid of all layer of dirt, or do you take care of that during drying?

    Just applying it without much pressure, my drying cloth becomes dirty, meaning that wash phase hasn't cleaned it adequately.
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    You do not need to apply much pressure at all with QEW to remove the dirt. Any remaining dirt is picked up and trapped in the drying towels. Don't worry about that, it is a normal function of the product.

    Just FYI, a new version of QEW developed by Optimum will be available in a few weeks. IMO, it is even better than the regular QEW and leaves the paint noticably slicker (based on back to back use).
     
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    might be time to toss the nxt soap.
     
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    The new Optimum version is being shipped now, my distributor already got me a gallon. :)
     
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    Any noticable differences? I have 4 small bottles of the regular kind. :embd:
     
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    Oh yeah! Optimum's No-Rinse Wash and Shine leaves the paint noticably slicker than QEW does. I believe it contains some of the polymers in the Optimum Car Wax. Both seem to have the same cleaning power.
     
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    Damn.. I need to start washing my car more often so I can run out of my QEW :x:
     

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