Originally Posted by Z K
The stuff that settles on the car, especially if it as been outside, is not just dust. There are a lot of things in the air that settles on the car. If you hose the car, it will not remove all the dust, it will remain and just be wet dust on the car. Dust does scratch so you have to be careful.
If you want to be super careful, you want nothing to touch the paint unless it is lubed. This video gives you an idea of this technique:
I like the video and the techniques in it(especially the foam washing method) but i'm not sure about the drying method with the small MF cloth...........seems like it being so small and also being wet it would not dry very well and would leave streaks.........that seems to happen with me when i try to use a QD to help dry the car