Quick Detailer Question

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  1. ihrs

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    I washed and detailed my car last week, since then every2-3 days i have been using my new "california car duster" then spraying it down with quick detailer and wiping with a microfiber towel

    can i continue this as long as i want until it just gets too dirty and i have to break down and wash it? seems like it could make the wax last longer and look better
     
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    I'd do it everyday if i were going to do that...

    Otherwise dirt buildup might cause swirls.
     
  3. ihrs

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    eh, it doesnt get that dirty, if i had the time to do it daily i would... but it doesnt get that dusty, plus i use the car duster prior
     
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    When we have dry spells, as long as I don't park near any live oaks and get sap on my car, I can dust and QD it for weeks until it rains and I need to actually wash it.
     
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    does it prolong the just waxed look and feel?
     
  6. Ice Rado

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    i've never found dusting off a car to be a good idea...even though its usually small scratches u can get rid of...sometimes it'll leave one big on u'll see all the time...quik detailer is nice on used paint...if u've got scratches it probably won't do any worse...but if its new paint and u wanna keep it that way...wash it everytime
     
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    Yes, especially since I use Clearkote's Quikshine.
     
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    and microfiber towel or cotton towel is cool, what about a chammis?
     
  9. MattZ28

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    I'd only use microfiber for QDing. Don't use a chamois, they're for drying only
     
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    California Car Duster doesn't scratch paint.
     
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    Stay away from chamois, it scratches.
     
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    Use a MF for drying, too. You'll see why soon enough if you keep using that chamois.
     
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    Waffle Weave all the way. If you use a chamois for anything on a car, use it on windows and that's it.
     
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    Yes I know. I have more waffle weaves than I know what to do with. I was just answering his question though.
     
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    thanks
     
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    QD is good, i use 49 bodyshine its ok, but after a wash i use the NXT booster wax which is bad ass. If i have a canuba topper on the TA then ill use the S100 aresol detail spray which works good as well

    I dont know about using the California Duster:ugh:
     
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    whats wrong with that? :wavey:
     
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    Nothing as long as you only use it to dust the car and let it glide over the paint. Never apply pressure to it and or try to use it to clean more than dust and you will be fine.
     
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    :bigthumb: thats what i do, im actually gonna go do a quick once over, leaving in the morning and need to show off the car tomarrow
     
  20. Ice Rado

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    all i know is my friend has that duster and he uses it on his gti and always has to use swirl remover because of that...yah he applies some pressure but i guess u could get away w/ dusting if ur careful...
     
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    yeah same here a guy i do his truck uses it religiously then calls me up to remove more swirls. hes a friend of mine so i dont get paid for it but ill just give him some ssr1 so he can take care of it himself.
     
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    id rather spend an afternoon 1-2times a year taking care of that then to drive a drity car or wash it everyother day.

    its silver, it already has light swirls in the clearcoat, but you cant see it so who cares
     
  23. White95Max

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    use a QD as often as you want as long as it's not dirty. If you just have some dust on it, a QD will be fine.
    I've gone at least 10 days without washing my car, just QDing it every two days. Now my car is outside with salt on it and it's 28 degrees F so I can't wash it. :(
    Tomorrow 43F though, so I'll be out cleaning the Max tomorrow!
     
  24. Scottwax

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    I haven't washed my own car in about a week. If the threat of rain cancels out my day, I am probably going to go over my own car with VM, the test version of Clearkote's Yellow Wax (a super deep looking glaze) and Carnauba Moose. I may even top with #16. Then off to my brother's to try Klasse AIO and Zaino on his van.
     
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    the quick detailer is working out great, been really busy with work lately so i have just been washing it ever 3-4 days, havent gotten the time to do the QD every/every other day
     

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