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Best Chamois EVER..what YOU use?

Discussion in 'Exterior' started by Dieseldad97, May 19, 2008.

  1. Dieseldad97

    Dieseldad97 I now know why.

    My wife just bought me a new Chamois and after using it, I'm thinking it's the best out there. It's actually made of some sort of rubber compound that is far superior than the "old" leather ones.


    What are you guys using?
     
  2. dentpusha

    dentpusha LOCKED&LOADED

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    sham WOW!!!!..you will be saying WOW evertime
     
  3. Hopalong

    Hopalong Rode hard, put away wet

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    Leaf blower, 185 mph.
    Especially good for mirrors, handles, window egdes that trap water.
     
  4. 12ga diesel

    12ga diesel Jack of all, Master of none

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    Never thought of that, but I bet it works great.

    I have a few super soft microfiber towels I use and really like them. They are almost too soft to the touch. Have used them for several years, and have been very pleased.
     
  5. Ozzie

    Ozzie Snow looming...run!! Moderator

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    Costco has the micro fiber towels in a bundle for a great price. One won't quite do a truck after a wash unless you drive it first.
     
  6. michael nelson

    michael nelson diesel addict

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  7. tomrex

    tomrex Professional Idiot

    Absorber, hands down...and it's even got it's own little case to keep it in. Best $10 I ever spent on wash materials!
     
  8. Dieseldad97

    Dieseldad97 I now know why.

    Ya know guys.....that's what I have. The Absorber! Now you know what I'm talkin about. Man that thing works well!!
     
  9. Hammer 4

    Hammer 4 Have Hammer..Will Travel

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    Just saw this, and that's what I was gonna say.....:smilielol5:

    Actually, I use microfiber towels, the new thick soft ones..:D
     
  10. Unit453

    Unit453 Cruises comfortably at 140... Staff Member Administrator

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    Thats actually a good idea. I'm gonna have to try that.
     
  11. WanaDmax

    WanaDmax New Member

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    i got this microfiber towel from Target... It doesnt seem to work right. :(
    It just kind of smears the water around, and then if your lucky it will trap it.
    Are you not supposed to wash it with detergent?? Whats the deal?
     
  12. psyco66

    psyco66 Pimp

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    I use the absorber. It takes me about 4 mins to dry the truck. I will never use anything els to dry my truck again. I used to use the wedge or what ever the hell they call that silicon thing that wipes the water off. That thing is a peace of shit unless your car or truck is flat and has no groves.
     
  13. whitetrash21

    whitetrash21 Put on the damn helmet day........

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    my dad used to do the same thing. once you blow it off, it takes about 2 minutes to pick the residual draining out the cracks. trucks done after that....

    nice one hop... :D
     
  14. MattZ71

    MattZ71 Tennessee Diesel's Mod

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  15. akguppy

    akguppy New Member

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    The Absorber is ok, but I like the Water Sprite better. Less streaking. NAPA has them.
     
  16. bigb

    bigb Recruit

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    x2 on the absorber. Then I get out the air hose and use compressed air around the windows, mirrors, door handles etc...
     
  17. saratoga

    saratoga Unpaid Help Staff Member Moderator

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    Damn, I'm still using a water blade and a beach towel. I need to try this absorber thing.
     
  18. pondsy

    pondsy Recruit

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    Leaf blower (especially on the scoot) followed by the absorber for remaining little stuff. I've found though that it's worth it to take the time to pat the remaining spots dry rather than wiping it dry (less marks over time - I've been using the absorber for over 10 years).
     
  19. skiandplay101

    skiandplay101 Refugee

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    What else do you need?
     
  20. eng158

    eng158 Deputy

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    yep good stuff right there. after every wash just through it into the laundry machine and it is as good as new. as far as the leaf blower i would be nervous about scratches because you are blowing air and all the pebbles and stuff onto it.
     

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