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    thanks for all the advice on this forum so far guy's & girl's

    next dumb question (can you tell im new to all this )

    cleaned the car last night and didnt get round to waxing it, put it in the garage and there it stayed...can i wax it today without having to clean it again first??

    i have Meguiars gold class clear coat.....and wanted to try a little scratch X on a few light scratches first?? can i do either or??

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    Just give your car a once over with a micro fibre cloth since it has been locked away . Use Scratch X first before applying the Gold Class.
     
     

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    cheers mate,........dry cloth? or dampen??

    what i meant was...does a "once over" mean give it a quick wipe just in case theres any dust etcc...? or give it a quick wash?? im still not sure what you meant??

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    definitely 2nd that! if theres any wax on the paintwork still the megs scratch x wont make any difference at all!!

    but i have used it after washing with a heavy duty citrus wash and its pretty decent stuff!
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    Quote Originally Posted by JamesJr View Post
    cheers mate,........dry cloth? or dampen??

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    cheers neil..... hope i didn't sound too stupid, just wanted to make sure

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    Not stupid at all Andy. Always better to ask and save you the hard work
     
     

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    Talking about cleaning cars...How do you lads wash your car wash sponges and drying cloths after you have washed the car? My father sometimes uses fairy liquid to take all the dirt out of the cloths and sponges and lets them dry...I am scared that because he has used fairy liquid or any other equivalent liquid, this may damage the car next time I use it?? Thanks!
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by haz_65 View Post
    Talking about cleaning cars...How do you lads wash your car wash sponges and drying cloths after you have washed the car? My father sometimes uses fairy liquid to take all the dirt out of the cloths and sponges and lets them dry...I am scared that because he has used fairy liquid or any other equivalent liquid, this may damage the car next time I use it?? Thanks!
    all the wash mitts/applicator sponges/cloths, buffing/polishing bonnets that I use, I always throw them in the washing machine on rapid wash at 30C. Noever had any problems with this for a few years since I started doing it and never have I had to replace my cloths etc to date either. As for drying, straight out of the wash and onto the washing line outside.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DSK View Post
    all the wash mitts/applicator sponges/cloths, buffing/polishing bonnets that I use, I always throw them in the washing machine on rapid wash at 30C. Noever had any problems with this for a few years since I started doing it and never have I had to replace my cloths etc to date either. As for drying, straight out of the wash and onto the washing line outside.
    Ditto, the washing machine has this weekends stuff in it as I write.
    I do tumble dry though.
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