Originally Posted by kaiv
I do exactly that.
Wash and dry the car the DIY carwash port; then drive it home (5min) to do the rest of the detailing job.
The drive gets all the remaining water off the car (I do not have compressed air anyways) and I just do a quick pass/wipe of quick detailer before doing anything else to remove any dirt that might have gotten on during the short drive.
Thats what I do. Not allowed to wash your car in your driveway in Germany.