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#1 (permalink) Old 01-23-2006, 07:30 PM
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Leather Shammy?

its been so long since i used one i was just wondering what would work better?

a leather one or the yellow colored one with the holes in it?

ive been using the yellow one to dry for so many years now and i was just wondering what yall use to dry with..?


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Theres always the Waffle Weave alternative. And a much better option if you ask me.....

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Whats a waffle weave? A safer alternative for drying your bimmers surface....
Heres a pic....

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ah thats cool do u sell them or sumthing?


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Yes, but i'll, PM you some links so you have some choices to browse through.....

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I use a 5hp shop vac in the blower mode. A California Water Blade and a large Microfiber cloth to get the left over drops.

With the Mr. Clean washing system, your ride will self-dry with no spots. I use RainX no-spot carwash soap and softwater to achieve the same thing.

Some people use an electric blower (215mph and up) to dry their rides so they don't have to touch them at all.

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i use my leaf blower, then wipe remaining water away with a cotton towel

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I hate chamois. I don't know why. I just do.

I use waffle-weave microfiber towels from pep boys.



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I use that 'absorber' towel.. works fine.. get most of the water... what ever is left... I just use a cotton towl.

Works for me..

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I use the car wash, and let them dry that sh@t. LOL
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Yes a waffle weave is the latest type of drying towel.
Another trick is to use your "shop Vacuum" as a blower to dry your car. Using the blowing guarantees you wont add scratches because you are not touching the paint.
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