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    Re: Doing a traditional wash with microfiber towels

    I have been washing a brand new mustang for over 4 years now with this method
    Paint looks perfect- ZERO swirling-- ZERO

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    Re: Doing a traditional wash with microfiber towels

    Thank you. Thatís what I was trying to figure out what gsm everyone is using

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    Re: Doing a traditional wash with microfiber towels

    different gsm for different processes- for washing you want more gsm- not a lower count or nap
    THICK & fluffie

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    Re: Doing a traditional wash with microfiber towels

    Plenty of times, but really only if pressure wash (or really rinse) and foam first.

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    Re: Doing a traditional wash with microfiber towels

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    I am absolutely paranoid about instilling marring in my paint hence my foam gun/multiple mitts approach. I don't have to worry about buckets using this method, just lots of soap. I have to use soap that is available by the gallon in order for this approach to be practical and it has-- I get peace of mind when I wash.
    Iíve read multiple times your wash method and I can kind of visualize it but would really like to see it in a video format one day. Probably the most fool proof method Iíve ever heard of or read.

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    Re: Doing a traditional wash with microfiber towels

    Maybe one day I can do A video but probably not any time soon. I don't even have a YouTube channel. The most important part of this method that I learned from Accumulator on Autopia is to constantly spray the paint with the foam gun while you whisk with the Mitt or the Towel in short strokes.
    Treat it like it's the only one in the world.

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    Re: Doing a traditional wash with microfiber towels

    Quote Originally Posted by lightsout66 View Post
    Thank you. That’s what I was trying to figure out what gsm everyone is using
    I use 400-500 gsm. Good amount of fluffiness without getting too heavy when soaking wet IMHO.

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    Re: Doing a traditional wash with microfiber towels

    I us the thin hairy type mf mitts. I use abou 8-10. Maybe more now that I have a roof. If i were to use towels Eagle edgeless 500-600gsm.

    I know the speed master towels are less gsm than the EE but they are sooooopeeerrrrrr soft.


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    Re: Doing a traditional wash with microfiber towels

    Quote Originally Posted by fly07sti View Post
    Iíve read multiple times your wash method and I can kind of visualize it but would really like to see it in a video format one day. Probably the most fool proof method Iíve ever heard of or read.
    Fly,

    I think this is the method Bill is referring to but with multiple mitts...



    Bill,

    Please correct me if I am wrong. I did this as well when I had my soft jet black 3 series.

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    Re: Doing a traditional wash with microfiber towels

    That video is gold. Itís the first time Iíve seen a demo of the foam gun used the way I do. Keep this for reference
    Treat it like it's the only one in the world.

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