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      02-02-2009, 01:41 PM   #1
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Weekly wash car soap?

I've searched and never found a concrete answer, so I'll start my own thread...

What does everyone recommend (both professional detailers and the weekend warriors) for a car soap for the weekly washes? I'm looking for something that will maintain the shine while not stripping away the wax/sealant.

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      02-02-2009, 02:11 PM   #2
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DP XTREME FOAM AUTO SHAMPOO love that stuff
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      02-02-2009, 02:51 PM   #3
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some good ol' gold class by meguiars
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      02-02-2009, 05:53 PM   #6
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      02-02-2009, 06:22 PM   #7
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Maxi Suds II

http://www.chemicalguys.com/SearchRe...x=0&Search.y=0

Been using this stuff for a few months and love it.
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+1 for Einszett Glanz, best far and away. Second place to Poorboys Super Slick.
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Good luck with finding the "concrete answer".

I use CG Maxi Suds II as well.
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DP XTREME FOAM AUTO SHAMPOO love that stuff
use that in a foamaster = even better

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At Innovative Detailing whether its a Monthly maintenance customer or a Complete detail client our automotive shampoo of choice is the Diamond Wash n Shine car wash concentrate. Wash N Shine is a high foaming, concentrated car wash that removes stubborn contaminants and leaves a high gloss surface protectant. Wash N Shine offers superior surface lubrication that rinses off road film and soap easily, leaving a lustrous shine. Professional Wash N Shine is the ideal product for used cars that need to look their best since it allows for spot-free rinsing and excellent sheeting characteristics with little chamois or towel time. Professional Wash N Shine also brightens chrome and glass beautifully.


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      02-03-2009, 08:52 AM   #12
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Unless my car is really dirty I use Protectal QEW (Quick and Easy Wash). It is a no rinse wash that I have used for the past 2-3 years. I love it and have found it causes no more paint marring than a conventional wash. It also makes washing in cold weather so much easier, and significantly reduces my wash time.
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I use this shampoo from Chemical Guys. Works great, seems to clean and maintain shine well. I followup with a detailing spray to make sure there aren't any missed spots.
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      02-04-2009, 02:18 PM   #14
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Thanks everyone!!

Looks like i have several good options to go with.

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Anyone use Zaino products? I used their entire line when I had my G35.
http://www.zainostore.com/
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I use Chemical Guys Maxi Suds II. Very slick, and super concentrated (instead of 1oz per gallon, it's 1/2 oz, so a gallon lasts twice as long as some others).

For OTC, I like the Meg's Gold Class too, I used that until I discovered CGs.
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Do all these soaps work with a pressure washer? Any warnings/contraindications?
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Lusso Auto Bath or Einszett Perls very gentle won't strip down your wax.
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