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      12-29-2010, 11:25 PM   #1
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Info on Foam Guns...

Hey everyone...
Recently received my 2010 328i and I'm already petrified of washing incorrectly... I am reading so many different techniques, but I saw the foam gun. Can someone provide me with info... do you use the foam gun and rinse, and that's it?

What exactly is the process? Also, is there a video that shows the full process when cleaning a car???

Thanks!!!
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      12-29-2010, 11:37 PM   #2
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Can you provide a link? I've never seen such a thing.
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      12-30-2010, 12:22 AM   #3
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this is what i normally do...

use a water softener system
clean wheels/tires first
pressure wash rinse down the car, top down
dual bucket wash system with grit guards
foam the car down with either a Gilmour Foamaster (use with garden hose) or Camspray (use with pressure washer)
wash 2x2 area, top down with bumpers and bottom half of the doors and side skirts last
rinse down the car with garden hose (low pressure)
dry with drying waffle mf, glass first, top down, bumpers and bottom half of the doors and side skirts last...
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      12-30-2010, 01:51 AM   #4
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http://www.detailedimage.com/Ask-a-P...and-dry-a-car/

Very good write up there
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      12-30-2010, 09:28 AM   #5
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What cleaning solution do you put in the foam gun? Just a regular car wash soap???
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      12-30-2010, 09:34 AM   #6
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Are you talking about SNOW FOAM?
http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/washin.../prod_370.html

You need this lance to use it well.
http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/washin.../prod_371.html

This is one of the best ways to wash your car are the snow foam works very well to lift all dirt and grime plus its super fun!!
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      12-30-2010, 09:58 AM   #7
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Ha wish i would come off this site i get ideas then go spend my money on things i don't need!
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