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Old 03-15-2019, 12:57 PM
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If you own a C4 you can use a sander.


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Old 03-15-2019, 01:48 PM
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Guess will go buy a new car just to see how it works.
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Owners have been drying their cars that way for years. The Master Blaster is made just for this purpose.
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Old 03-15-2019, 02:43 PM
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electric/battery blower, followed by detail spray, & micro fiber towel for final wipe.
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Driving real fast does the same thing. Still worked last time I tried but it has been several years.
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Old 03-15-2019, 04:10 PM
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After washing the car, I would take it for a quick spin around the block. Wipe off the rest of the water with a detail spray and cloth.
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Old 03-15-2019, 04:13 PM
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Stihl Magnum 600. 212 MPH. Really blow leaves on car !
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Old 03-15-2019, 04:16 PM
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You would be amazed at how much dust and dirt you pick up on that quick spin around the block. I have been using an electric leaf blower for years. I do suggest not using a gas powered blower because most are two cycle and can put out an oily mist sometimes.
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Old 03-15-2019, 05:22 PM
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Been using a leaf blower for years on the motorcycle and cars.
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Old 03-15-2019, 05:40 PM
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Originally Posted by 7vettes View Post
I'll have to ask "my people" down at the car wash place about this great idea.
Before you talk to them, you patent the idea of adding a very large blower to the end the car wash. You could make a fortune licensing the idea.
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Old 03-15-2019, 05:45 PM
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if you're going to use a leaf blower it definitely helps if you have ceramic coating on the car
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Originally Posted by GEODON View Post
I dont know if its a new thing but after washing your car instead of using a towel or whatever you call that rubber thing to dry it people are using their leaf blower. Im sure its easier on the body and arms. That way you dont touch your car drying it. Saw it on youtube.
dude, wait until you discover Bluetooth...itís the rage.
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Old 03-15-2019, 07:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Torqaholic View Post
Driving real fast does the same thing. Still worked last time I tried but it has been several years.
that is what i do.
hop on the freeway and go fast.
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Old 03-15-2019, 07:39 PM
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if you're going to use a leaf blower it definitely helps if you have ceramic coating on the car
No scratches when you put the blower on the hood to change out the battery?
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Old 03-15-2019, 09:14 PM
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Originally Posted by GEODON View Post
I dont know if its a new thing but after washing your car instead of using a towel or whatever you call that rubber thing to dry it people are using their leaf blower. Im sure its easier on the body and arms. That way you dont touch your car drying it. Saw it on youtube.
Around here the car washes use compressed air to blow the water out of the body seams. Been doing that as long as I have been here (since 1995).
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Hmmmm, not sure what is used on our cars. Let me ask the wife
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Originally Posted by 1983JZR3W View Post
You would be amazed at how much dust and dirt you pick up on that quick spin around the block.
Yep. Especially on the rear of many cars/trucks. A (synthetic) chamois works well for me on most cars, but the C4 really holds water in the hatch area, around the tail lights, the mirrors, etc., so I just use the air compressor to blow those areas out before the chamois.
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Use a leaf blower and Turtle Wax Wax & Dry and cotton drying towels.

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Old 03-16-2019, 05:33 AM
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Old 03-16-2019, 05:49 AM
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I bought this to put in a 5 gallon bucket with distilled water in it for a quick final rinse. Then I will use a chamois.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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