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has anyone used a non water based cleaning system... a neighbour has recently got a bottle of juice he sprays on parts of the car, working it in with a 3m style cloth.. he then polishes the small section he just sprayed...

seems to come up shining clean.... but it worries me that grit in the cloth would scratch the top coat..

anyone else used one of these non water cleaning systems?
 

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I have got some, but I share your concern about the grit, so I use it more like a quick detailer spray to remove isolated blemishes... like the residue from my weeping washer nozzle :|
 

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has anyone used a non water based cleaning system... a neighbour has recently got a bottle of juice he sprays on parts of the car, working it in with a 3m style cloth.. he then polishes the small section he just sprayed...

seems to come up shining clean.... but it worries me that grit in the cloth would scratch the top coat..

anyone else used one of these non water cleaning systems?
I've got some showroom shine, but would never use to was the car because of worries about scratching. I use it as a glass cleaner and it's the best glass I have ever used. Leaves your windows sparkling
 

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think the tripplewax one ive got is too greasy for glass polishing, but a good spot cleaner for bird poo and other minor marks.

funny how this forum is hooked up... i mention waterless cleaning and 'greased lightening' pops up lol
 

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I only use "Showroom Shine" and it works as it says on the bottle.


In the winter I pressure wash the car first when it is really filthy.


Best to avoid getting the polish on the black plastic trim but I go over it all with one of these black trim polishes which sorts it out.
 

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'In the winter I pressure wash the car first when it is really filthy.'

Just be careful you don't cut through the paint.
 

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I've got some showroom shine, but would never use to was the car because of worries about scratching. I use it as a glass cleaner and it's the best glass I have ever used. Leaves your windows sparkling
I only use "Showroom Shine" and it works as it says on the bottle.


In the winter I pressure wash the car first when it is really filthy.


Best to avoid getting the polish on the black plastic trim but I go over it all with one of these black trim polishes which sorts it out.
I also use Showroom Shine, and have used it as both a post-wash polish, and a waterless wash. I haven't noticed any scratches when I've used it without water to wash the car, but did notice swirl marks. I can't say if I caused them or not.

As a polish, you should be golden as long as the car is clean.
 
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