will TOUCHLESS car wash do damage?

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  1. SouLchild

    SouLchild DIME PIECE GREASE OT Supporter

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    I need to wash my car before a road trip but dont have time... Do you think the pressure of the "touchless" will damage the paint?
     
  2. justin30513

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    Depends. What specific product are you going to use?
     
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    Not neccessarily unless your paint is crappy to begin with.. a saw a picture of an old neon who went thru one, only to found a million paint jobs laying on the floor and half of his car unpainted :bowdown:
     
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    No but it won't clean it very well either. Better than nothing, I guess.
     
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    most of them use a two step wash process, the first being acid based and the second is alkaline to neutralize the first (or vice versa). Fairly effective, but can leave a nasty haze on composite headlights over time.
     
  6. SoySauciAl

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    is this touchless car wash similar to grease and wax remover? if so.. probably not.. i use it all the time at work to clean off a car for touchup.
     
  7. 98TsiAWD

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    It shouldnt hurt it if you use it in moderation, but like said it won't clean it very well. The people that tell you it does a good job don't know what a clean car is.
     

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