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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 19-11-2006, 13:23 Thread Starter
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wash the car

hoping i get a reply quite soon as my arsedness towards cleaning the car aint going to last long

what should i use to clean my car, i have some turtlewax in the cupboard i think, but i dont have a sponge (not that you lot approve of that) nor do i have a lambswool mit, or much else.

now right now, im pretty skint. i dont want to pay some randoms down at sainsburys a fiver to clean it, i dont want to go out and spend loads on cleaning stuff. now to wash my car (just so its not so much of a state) what should i use?

theres some j-cloths down there, probably a sponge, might be other things aswell.

swirling isnt TOO much of an issue, as the car is silver, and, both bumpers need respraying, the bonnet has been keyed in the past and a few other things. and i plan to give burg monies and beer to give it a good washing next year.

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use your hands then - make sure you make a strong mix of the turlewax
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use your hands then - make sure you make a strong mix of the turlewax
haha is that going to work in the slightest? some of the muck on theres quite filthy.

i might be able to con a lambswool mit out of mother though... and maybe a microfibre cloth?
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a megs one isn't too dear - get down halfrauds asap! you will thank me for it later
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a megs one isn't too dear - get down halfrauds asap! you will thank me for it later
nope mums not lending me any and my accounts basically dry.

its just gonna have to stay filthy it seems.

not to mention our hosepipe ban down here makes matters harder
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oh well there goes that idea, went down to halfruads with some money i found lying around, got myself a lambswool mit... come home and the offspring of the *****s next door has parked in the drive.

just when i found the arsedness to actually wash the damned car aswell. its got like, 2000 miles of **** on it right now.
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Wanna do mine whilst doing yours??
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Wanna do mine whilst doing yours??
you sure thats a wise request?

ive not washed a car in years, and have nowhere near the right stuff to do a good job of it either, just want it a bit shiny again
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Well i do normally use a jet wash(who said that) as i am lazy.

I think i have to start looking into all this detailing millarchey as car needs a good clean
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You could go through the twirly wirly car wash





























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Dont you have an old dishcloth or summat? Should do the job. If you give it a good rinse n squeeze out it should soak up a bit of water off the car afterwards as well.
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homer 2 buckets with your washmit and get some decent stuff like autoglym bodywork shampoo only about 5 a bottle and you dont need much.

if your cars crudded up 2-3 capfulls should do the trick and maybe put 1 capful in the clean water to rinse with.
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