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    Waterless Wash how many towels

    Hi
    How many microfiber towels are ideal for a waterless wash for a large car?

    Thanks in advance

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    Re: Waterless Wash how many towels

    One simple search, and i found your answer, mike phillips already covered this subject in a waterless wash cobra towel review.

    Review: Cobra Super Plush Jr Microfiber Towels - How to safely wash your car with a waterless wash

    How many towels do I need?

    Figure a minimum of one towel per body panel and two tales for larger panels like a large hood or roof.



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    Re: Waterless Wash how many towels

    12-14 + 1 extra in case one drops on the ground.

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    Re: Waterless Wash how many towels

    Do a rinseless instead, you can do it with five towels, And have a much less chance to scratch your car. Search YouTube for the “Gary Dean method.”
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    Re: Waterless Wash how many towels

    Depends how dirty the car is... I regularly do my entire truck with one or two.

    But then again, my truck never gets very dirty and if it does I'll do a conventional wash.

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    Re: Waterless Wash how many towels

    Quote Originally Posted by 2black1s View Post
    Depends how dirty the car is... I regularly do my entire truck with one or two.

    But then again, my truck never gets very dirty and if it does I'll do a conventional wash.
    Same here. The only time I'll do a WW is strictly for light dust.

    2 cleaning towels, and a final buff towel. (Cobra Chinchilla).
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    Re: Waterless Wash how many towels

    Only waterless like others for light dust. I do alot of rinseless’ and use and use about 8-12. One swipe per side.


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    Re: Waterless Wash how many towels

    As many as you want. Its your car
    "Dirt likes detergent so much better than the surface that it's attached to, it'll leave that surface to go hang out with the soap"...aim4squirrels

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    Re: Waterless Wash how many towels

    One for me. I'm only removing dust on a Corvette I can refold a 16" towel to expose 8 surfaces. I have 8 surfaces I wash.

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    Re: Waterless Wash how many towels

    The other determinant factor is how you use the towels. I have 16" x 16" towels I fold in half then half again which gives me effectively 8-towels. Doing this, I typically put 6-towels in my bucket if fairly dirty and 3- if lightly dirty. When very dirty, I first take the vehicles to a self-serv car wash and do a high pressure soap and rinse (never use the soap brush except on the running boards, wheel well and wheels). Then back at our 5th wheel I do the water less wash.
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