E90Post
 


E92-lighting
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Technical Forums > Wash, Wax, Detailing and Cosmetic protection/repairs > waterless wash



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      07-05-2012, 01:08 PM   #1
Noncom23
First Lieutenant
 
Noncom23's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 335i Saphire Black
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Texas

Posts: 321
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
waterless wash

Anyone have a motorcycle here?
I am thinking of using Ultima
Waterless Wash for my Ninja.
Any opinions?
__________________
Mike F
Noncom23 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      07-06-2012, 04:42 PM   #2
335xi_zer0
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: Monaco Blue 2007 335xi
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Northern VA

Posts: 256
iTrader: (3)

Had a motorcycle. Wrecked it. But! I'm unfamiliar with Ultima's Waterless Wash, but if it's anything like ONR's wash, I think it would be fine. However, I used a leaf blower to make sure to get all the interior parts dry. Along with a MF dry. And I let it sit for a while.

All in all I think you are fine, I was just a little particular for the bike and wanted to make sure it was dry.
__________________
2007 E90 335xi - "Sera"
Installed: aFe Stage 2 DCI | AE Performance Exhaust | COBB AP | cyba Black Air Scoops | HPB Interior LED Kit | M6 Wheels | ER Charge Pipe | HPB LED Angel Eyes | Helix Intercooler
To Be: AR Design Catless Downpipes
335xi_zer0 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      07-06-2012, 08:43 PM   #3
Noncom23
First Lieutenant
 
Noncom23's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 335i Saphire Black
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Texas

Posts: 321
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by 335xi_zer0 View Post
Had a motorcycle. Wrecked it. But! I'm unfamiliar with Ultima's Waterless Wash, but if it's anything like ONR's wash, I think it would be fine. However, I used a leaf blower to make sure to get all the interior parts dry. Along with a MF dry. And I let it sit for a while.

All in all I think you are fine, I was just a little particular for the bike and wanted to make sure it was dry.
Thx for the reply. I will give it a shot and let you know.

http://thedetailshoppe.blogspot.com/...om-ultima.html
__________________
Mike F

Last edited by Noncom23; 07-06-2012 at 09:25 PM.
Noncom23 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      07-08-2012, 08:23 AM   #4
MrQuickR1
Second Lieutenant
 
MrQuickR1's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 328i
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: NJ

Posts: 284
iTrader: (0)

I always clean my bikes with car wash and water. Wash it like a car only use water sparingly to get the soap off and as a mist. When done, leaf blower til you get the bulk of. On stands, start it up and let the bike warm and evaporate the areas you can't reach with the blower, while it is idling, continue blowing.
The routine becomes very basic after the first few times. Nice coat of wax, lube the already clean chain, stubborn chain lube fling off on the rims, wipe it off with wd-40 on a rag.
People say I have OCD but I just like my stuff clean.
MrQuickR1 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      07-08-2012, 09:34 AM   #5
Noncom23
First Lieutenant
 
Noncom23's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 335i Saphire Black
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Texas

Posts: 321
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrQuickR1 View Post
I always clean my bikes with car wash and water. Wash it like a car only use water sparingly to get the soap off and as a mist. When done, leaf blower til you get the bulk of. On stands, start it up and let the bike warm and evaporate the areas you can't reach with the blower, while it is idling, continue blowing.
The routine becomes very basic after the first few times. Nice coat of wax, lube the already clean chain, stubborn chain lube fling off on the rims, wipe it off with wd-40 on a rag.
People say I have OCD but I just like my stuff clean.
Thx!
__________________
Mike F
Noncom23 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      07-10-2012, 05:11 PM   #6
r1concepts
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
Drives: 07' E90 335i
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: La Habra

Posts: 450
iTrader: (2)

Another option you can try that I use is Smart One by Smart Wax, its awesome!
r1concepts is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:39 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST