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    What is your favorite microfiber towel for waterless MAINTENANCE wash?

    What is your favorite microfiber towel for waterless MAINTENANCE wash?


    I do a lot of waterless washes but almost all of them are PREP washes. I'm cleaning a car before I clay it and then do paint correction work.

    For a prep wash, I'll use either of these about about a dozen of them for one car.


    Super Plush Junior Microfiber Towels 12 Pack = 600 g/m2

    Supreme 530 Microfiber Towel 12 Pack = 530 g/m2


    The above two types of towels are close to the same except for color and the purple towel offers 70 more grams per square meter" or g/m2


    The plush side because it has a thicker or longer nap enables dirt and other contaminants to bury into the nap versus being trapped between a flat weave style surface and your car's paint. Thus a case can be made that the longer nap side of the above two towels would be safer for doing a waterless PREP wash.


    The same case could be made for doing a waterless MAINTENANCE wash assuming a person used the fluffy side, not the flat weave side.

    The blend of 75/25 polyester to polyamide also makes them quite soft another nice characteristic for cleaning car paint via a waterless wash.


    The above all said, what do you like for a waterless MAINTENANCE wash?


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    Re: What is your favorite microfiber towel for waterless MAINTENANCE wash?

    Good question, Mike.

    I do have a nice selection of MF towels - mostly from Griots, so the other day I called and asked them just that - what is the recommended towel for a WW (and Rinseless) wash. To my surprise, he said the PFN Terry Drying Towel.
    PFM(R) Terry Weave Towels, Set of 2


    - Griot's Garage


    That's good, because I have plenty, but I would have thought the super plush edgeless towels would have been the ones best suited.

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    Re: What is your favorite microfiber towel for waterless MAINTENANCE wash?

    For cleaning/damp wipe The Rag Company 16x16 Creature Edgeless

    For drying The Rag Company 16x16 FTW Premium Twist Loop
    or Griots Garage 16x16 PFM Terry Weave

    Never a problem with any of these, and I like the dual pile of the Creature. If I find I need to do a little scrubbing the 'flat' side works fine, and still do not have to worry about marring.

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    Re: What is your favorite microfiber towel for waterless MAINTENANCE wash?

    I use the creature as well. I reached out to them directly and that was one of their suggestions. Works pretty well.

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    Re: What is your favorite microfiber towel for waterless MAINTENANCE wash?

    •EAGLE EDGELESS:
    -Either @350 GSM
    -And/Or @500 GSM


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    Re: What is your favorite microfiber towel for waterless MAINTENANCE wash?

    Quote Originally Posted by mc2hill View Post

    For cleaning/damp wipe The Rag Company 16x16 Creature Edgeless
    I have not used the above towel yet, will have to check into.



    Quote Originally Posted by mc2hill View Post

    For drying The Rag Company

    16x16 FTW Premium Twist Loop
    The above are the blue version of the orange towels I've been using and sharing.

    Mike Like - The Rag Company FTW Premium Orange Microfiber Towel



    The Rag Company FTW Premium Orange Microfiber Towel






    Quote Originally Posted by mc2hill View Post

    or

    Griots Garage

    16x16 PFM Terry Weave

    I have ONE of these in the garage and I do like it but I haven't tried to wipe a car clean with it using a waterless wash.

    It's a VERY STOUT towel for sure.



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    Re: What is your favorite microfiber towel for waterless MAINTENANCE wash?

    I don't do a waterless wash very often. but when I do, this is what I use ...

    Shine & Buff Waterless Wash Towel

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    Re: What is your favorite microfiber towel for waterless MAINTENANCE wash?

    Quote Originally Posted by 57Rambler View Post
    I don't do a waterless wash very often. but when I do, this is what I use ...

    Shine & Buff Waterless Wash Towel
    I primarily do reinseless washes and this is my towel of choice.

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    Re: What is your favorite microfiber towel for waterless MAINTENANCE wash?

    This is an easy one.

    Cobra Chinchilla.

    I have tried possibly 10 different types for WW, but I have never loved anything as well as the Chinchillas.

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    Re: What is your favorite microfiber towel for waterless MAINTENANCE wash?

    I do lots of rinse less washes.

    My go to are these 2 towels from Rag Co.

    1. The Creature
    2. Minx Royal

    Both are excellent towels!

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