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The Texas water is pretty hard, any suggestions to avoid water spots that anyone can suggest? After washing car I then had to then go over areas with water spots with Meguiar's last touch detail spray to remove the water spots before waxing. Any suggestions from the Texas folks or people that live in area with hard water to avoid the dreaded water spots.
 

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I found this video with a cool idea:



Ordered the Worx power cleaner from Amazon:

WORX WG629 Cordless Hydroshot Portable Power Cleaner, 20V Li-ion (2.0Ah), 320psi, 20V Power Share Platform

Let me know if anyone has any other solutions.
 

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Went through years of different cleaning setups and now I just have a professional detailer handle my cars. Its easy for me and sometimes cheaper but most importantly i have someone that really knows their stuff doing all the work. its just too much work to be buying this stuff and applying it as a newb for me.
 

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Went through years of different cleaning setups and now I just have a professional detailer handle my cars. Its easy for me and sometimes cheaper but most importantly i have someone that really knows their stuff doing all the work. its just too much work to be buying this stuff and applying it as a newb for me.
Never have been into car detailing so for the time being it's kind of a hobby. If I get tired of doing it then I will find a good detailer and let them handle it. I am into physical fitness so on my off days from the gym this is a great source of exercise as well.
 

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Wash in the shade and dry washed sections immediately after completion (do the roof first and dry, then hood, etc.) Have plenty of your preferred drying "towels" so you are not spreading hard water. Not perfect, but works OK in FL.
 

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Wash in the shade and dry washed sections immediately after completion (do the roof first and dry, then hood, etc.) Have plenty of your preferred drying "towels" so you are not spreading hard water. Not perfect, but works OK in FL.
Thanks I will try that method. Is the water hard in Florida?

I will also post on that WORX Power Sprayer after I use it to see if it's of any value.
 

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We have a well, so yes, the water is very hard! We have a water softener, but even with that the water leaves spots.
 

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The Texas water is pretty hard, any suggestions to avoid water spots that anyone can suggest? After washing car I then had to then go over areas with water spots with Meguiar's last touch detail spray to remove the water spots before waxing. Any suggestions from the Texas folks or people that live in area with hard water to avoid the dreaded water spots.
When I had my softwater system put in, I had them add a bib just for washing my car. Works very well.
 

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The sodium content is very low. Been washing cars like this for years and have not had any issues. Had them add a whole house carbon filter as well to remove chloromine or chlorine.
 

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The sodium content is in very low. Been washing cars like this for years and have not had any issues. Had them add a whole house carbon filter as well to remove chloromine or chlorine.
Thank you my friend.....I will see about that hook up. Will also post results with the Power Sprayer by WORX.....
 

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If you're in Austin, I use Cosmin over at Pro Reflection.
I have spoken with Cosmin in the past when I was wanting him to do the PPF......may choose that option but right now I want to do it for the fun of it and as part of my general fitness routine.
 

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So instead of two small buckets (who said you had to fill up big buckets?) and a microfibre cloth/mitt, you buy one bucket, a power washer, a foam cannon and 6 microfibres. You'll also use lots of water washing 6 microfibres!

Sorry mate, my 46 chromosomes work. (Why does he sound so angry?)

Greg
Although--I did buy a power washer with soap dispenser for this car, but used the two bucket method for my previous vehicles. I use only one microfibre mitt and rise after each couple of panels.
 

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Sorry mate, my 46 chromosomes work. (Why does he sound so angry?)
Although, he is based in Dallas TX I hear an East coast accent. In the East Coast of the US people are not angry just blunt. Having grown up in Brooklyn NY his tone and manner are very familiar, and I can easily relate. I maybe be wrong about his East coast roots but sure as heck sounds like it.

PS...my wife's nephew lives in Sidney probably will be visiting next year......looking forward to the experience.
 

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Tried the Power Sprayer by WORX and it was pretty impressive. Let the water sit on the car an allowed parts to air dry and ZERO water spots. To go around the 718 CS 1 gallon of distilled water would have been enough but since I was playing I went around the vehicle several times and used two gallons. It is light weight easy to maneuver and the battery was still going strong.
 
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