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      12-20-2012, 07:02 PM   #1
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I dropped my waffle weave drying towel in a bucket of oil is it ruined?

Like the title says is this ruined or is there a way to wash it and truly get all of the oil out... obviously I don't want to ruin my car , but it was an expensive drying towel.
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      12-20-2012, 07:22 PM   #2
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You can try washing it with microfiber cleaner. If it is still discolored, chuck it.
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      12-20-2012, 07:23 PM   #3
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Why would you chance using it?..its a towel..ditch it.
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      12-20-2012, 07:28 PM   #4
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What type of oil? But yeah, wouldn't risk it on paint....just save it for door jambs and wheels or maybe inside the house.
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Why would you chance using it?..its a towel..ditch it.
its a 24.95$ towel... lol
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      12-20-2012, 08:00 PM   #6
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its a 24.95$ towel... lol
WOOOT?..lol

Where do you buy your towels?,,Autogeek.net is what I suggest.
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      12-20-2012, 08:13 PM   #7
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WOOOT?..lol

Where do you buy your towels?,,Autogeek.net is what I suggest.
good waffle weaves are expensive for "towels" op i would do as suggested to run it in the wash with some mf wash. i use chemical guys mf wash and it works great. i think two runs in the washer should take care of it. check it out and be a good judge if it's still usable or not
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WOOOT?..lol

Where do you buy your towels?,,Autogeek.net is what I suggest.
adams or detailersdomain
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      12-21-2012, 06:28 AM   #9
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its a 24.95$ towel... lol
Don't be so cheap and you just bought a $70K+ car. You can spend $25 more for a new towel.
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Don't be so cheap and you just bought a $70K+ car. You can spend $25 more for a new towel.
lol i know... I have diff levels of towel ... stage 1 , 2 ,3

some i only use on glass... some i use on my bike, etc; haha
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I'd try hand washing it in a bucket with some MF wash first. I personally wouldn't want all that oil running through my washing machine. Try to get as much off as you can, then run it through the wash with some MF wash.
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I'd try hand washing it in a bucket with some MF wash first. I personally wouldn't want all that oil running through my washing machine. Try to get as much off as you can, then run it through the wash with some MF wash.
i have it in the bathroom sink washed it by hand with detergent, then reslolve, trying to find oxi clean haha otherwise I may just cut it in half since only half of it absorbed the oil
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i have it in the bathroom sink washed it by hand with detergent, then reslolve, trying to find oxi clean haha otherwise I may just cut it in half since only half of it absorbed the oil
good move!! save at least $12 worth of towel!
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good move!! save at least $12 worth of towel!
honestly its not the towel cost as much as the process of getting a new one via mail...
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good move!! save at least $12 worth of towel!
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good move!! save at least $12 worth of towel!
LOL!

Oh and I use regular detergent to wash mf. And in this case I think it would be better as it's typically stronger than mf wash.
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I use a blower to dry my car
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Ditch the dirty towel my friend. Use a leaf blower to dry if possible. The less friction on the paint, the better.
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