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    Car wash process that hasn't been washed for over 3.5 years

    Hi please can someone advise on topic
    Products I have
    Wolfgang Auto Bathe (used in a pump foam gun)
    Wolfgang Waterless/Rinseless Uber Wash

    My thoughts:
    Water blast it first
    Auto bathe (pump foam gun)
    Water blast that off
    Waterless wash

    Does this sound ok?

    Thanks

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    Re: Car wash process that hasn't been washed for over 3.5 years

    Has the car been on the road this whole time, or was it put away clean and has just been sitting? Any plans for a paint correction?

    If it was put away clean and has just accumulated dust from sitting, I guess the waterless wash should be fine. But - To me, if you're already going to be using running water, I'd just do a standard bucket wash instead of the waterless wash. I'd use the multi-mitt method (stack of clean wash mitts in your wash solution, use 1 mitt for an area then discard it to your to-be-laundered bucket).

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    Re: Car wash process that hasn't been washed for over 3.5 years

    Can you let it sit out in the rain for a day?

    Water has a great way of softening and dissolving stuff.


    Besides that - your plan looked good to me. Kind of irrelevant how you wash it if you're also going to do paint correction.


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    Re: Car wash process that hasn't been washed for over 3.5 years

    Is it a modern car (after the 1980's)? If so I am with Mike, just clean it and the polishing will take care of any marring that was done. I would use your regular car wash soap, but add a few ounces of your favorite APC to help cut thru the grime. Use whatever gets clean the quickest - wash mitts, brushes, bug sponges, etc. It may take more than one wash get it really clean.

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    Re: Car wash process that hasn't been washed for over 3.5 years

    IMO: This is an example of where P21S
    Total Auto Wash
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    will definitively
    outstrip (pun intended) the competition.


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    Re: Car wash process that hasn't been washed for over 3.5 years

    Thanks for your replies
    Car has been sitting in the garage all this time dust settling and condensation i guess.
    What i was going to do is wash the windscreen with waterless wash so i can see when i hopefully get started and take to get a new battery and drain the petrol.
    It is booked in 4 days time for WOF and petrol draining and new battery (was flat and not in good condition before storage).

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    Re: Car wash process that hasn't been washed for over 3.5 years

    I'd do a traditional hose wash. Water gets in more places that way.

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