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    Hey guys

    I've got Megs Clay detailing kit, however ran out of the quick detailing lube spray that they provide, just wondering if anyone has got any ideas for a replacement?

    Would very diluted fairy liquid and water do the trick?

    Thanks!
     
     

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    I'm pretty sure I read somewhere that people use diluted shampoo or soap etc. so I guess Fairy liquid would be fine.

    Just bought that kit myself but havn't got round to using it yet.

    Let us know what you think of the stuff.

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    IIRC, Rob (Mr GleamMachine) uses a very dilute car shampoo as a lubricant. Seemed to remember it from one of his posts.

    Tone, you beat me to it. Get yourself claying, its easy and gives great smooth finish.
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    Thanks Mark, yep heavilly diluted car shampoo will be fine, it literally needs a little finger nail drop of shampoo to 500ml of water, you don't want it lathering up when claying but just enough to allow the clay to glide over the surface.

    Wouldn't use fairy liquid though.
     
     

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    I'll just diluted some Auto Glym Bodywork Shampoo then, very heavily

    thanks guys!
     
     

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    Stay clear of the washing up liquid idea.
    It's supposed to be too harsh for car paintwork.

    Yeah - I was a bit too generous with the supplied Meguiars liquid the first time I clayed mine. Had thought about car shampoo for the next time.
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