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      07-19-2005, 08:05 AM   #1
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MicroFibre Cloth

What exactly is a mircofibre cloth? I bought a set of three, and it seems to say on the instructions - you can use it on a dry car to remove dust and residual matter like pollen or stuff like that! From what I know...a cloth on a dry car leaves scratches! My car is saphire black...so it's quite a touchy colour! If the mircrofibre cloths aren't for this purpose -> what are they for???

Also, in the movies *(yes i know)*...i see poeple using what looks like a flat mop to "wipe" their cars clean...usually limo places (in the movies). What is this? I park outside (under a carport) and my car gets REALLY dusty every night...

What is the solution?
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Also, what would be the best way - if there's is - to remove little bits of bird poop spotting on my car without washing the whole thing?
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Read the fine print. The CLOTH won't scratch your car, but anything it picks up, well, . . . . I use them after I have washed my car, to remove/buff the finish spray I put on it.
Those things you see in the movie are probably the California duster. Better than the microfibre cloths, but they get real dirty. I never could figure out how to clean the ones I used on my two wheelers (black) very well. They get really grimy after a while.
Carports are a problem, I understand your concern. Even within a few hours of the wash, there is dust settling from mine.
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mmm....okay. So who's up for inventing a car polish/wax that has ionic properties to repel dust? Or has it already been done? :/ On artic, it's not that bad! On saphire black....it's awefull!I've now washed my car 2ce since i got it on friday! (it's tuesday now)
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Zaino products claim to have anti-static properties to let the dust slide off, but not sure if you can get them shipped to SA. For my Arctic, I end up with other things requiring a wash before the dust piles up. Every Saturday morning, unless I'm hung over.
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