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Read the other thread, worth bothering? I was going to get some, just a gimmick?
 

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hi dean ,it does do the job a bit but id personally not bother mate.
i got the whole kit ie quality gun ,good snow foam and have used it a fair few times but and i say but it dosent remove all the bits of dirt/debri from the car no matter how long it stays on for!!

i get just as good a result realy useing just the pressure washer to blast the bits off the car then doing a normal two bucket method wash !!
some are going to say brilliant get one ,but id not bother if it was me ,seems moor of a gimick to me dean .
hope this helps you somewhat .
 

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i always use it, its the first thing i use when setting about cleaning the car, a good layer of snow foam left for 5 minutes ensures the grit etc is lifted from the paintwork and then a gentle wash off ensure the grit does not scratch the paintwork. Also I never use a pressure washer on full power on an unwashed car as there is th potential for the water pressure to drive the grit along the paintwork and again put fine scratches in the paintwork. Thats my ten pence worth
 

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QUOTE(andygenders @ 9 Nov 2009, 10:34 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>i always use it, its the first thing i use when setting about cleaning the car, a good layer of snow foam left for 5 minutes ensures the grit etc is lifted from the paintwork and then a gentle wash off ensure the grit does not scratch the paintwork. Also I never use a pressure washer on full power on an unwashed car as there is th potential for the water pressure to drive the grit along the paintwork and again put fine scratches in the paintwork. Thats my ten pence worth

Agree, IMO pressure washers can sometimes turn grit into sandpaper


Have you any recommendations for a complete snow foam set up m8?
 

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who said anything about useing the power washer on full power ??
dont have a single mark on my car and i very rarely use the snow foamer as its just a waste of time in my opinion and quite a few others on here,they deffo dont remove/lift all the bits from the car ,no matter how long its left on for ,dont care what anyone says they just dont but hey each to there own i guess ,we all have our own ways dont we .
 

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You could talk to the guys at Autobrite or Cleanyourcar

try www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/index.php

QUOTE(wabbit1 @ 9 Nov 2009, 10:48 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Agree, IMO pressure washers can sometimes turn grit into sandpaper


Have you any recommendations for a complete snow foam set up m8?
 

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Thanks for the info
Ive got an electric pressure washer but dont use it (useful for cleaning flagstones!). I was thinking of using it but just keeping the lance at a distance

I have been just using hosepipe pressure with my finger over the hose to go over the car. Then use AG shampoo and a wool washmitt instead of using a sponge.

Is it worth putting something else or AG shampoo initally on using pressurise washer or even something attached to hosepipe (got good pressure on my mains)
 

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Anyone tried that Autoglym pressure washer for automotive stuff. Pink in a big container £12 in halfrauds??
 

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I don't clean my motor as religiously as many on this site - but that just means when I do it is filthy!! Using the snowfoam definately helps lift the majority of the
off the car before I set too with the two bucket method!!

I'd definately recommend it - although it did take some practice to get the correct consistency to keep the foam on the car for any lenght of time
 

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looks like i need to give it a go sometime, just to try it even if its
. Maybe get my self stuff for xmas to try (just the liquid though!)
 
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