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Old 08-17-2010, 11:16 PM
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Looks great man, nice job! No sense in washing mine, more rain tomorrow, lol!

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Always fun to wash/wax the truck... I just do it too often since mine's black too
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Not too sure on the leaf blower idea. I would worry I would blow dirt and rocks on my truck.
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Not too sure on the leaf blower idea. I would worry I would blow dirt and rocks on my truck.
Air drying is the safest way to dry the paint. Rocks and dirt are only and issue if they are blowing out of your blower onto the paint

If you don't want to leave swirls or scratches, not only must the washing technique be perfected, but drying as well. One way is by air, and the other is using soft microfiber towels and blotting the surface dry versus wiping.
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I dry my Ram with a leaf blower also. Aim the machine downward and there is no chance of debris hitting your baby. Follw that with a light mist of detail spray and a microfiber drying towel and you will have a spot free truck.
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I dry my Ram with a leaf blower also. Aim the machine downward and there is no chance of debris hitting your baby. Follw that with a light mist of detail spray and a microfiber drying towel and you will have a spot free truck.
Ditto!! I've been doing that since I got my Ram a couple of months ago. After washing yesterday I got ambitious and did the clay bar routine with the detail spray....what a difference.
I wanted to do McGuires wax but used some Turtle Wax Ice stuff. It was definitely different. Spray and then wipe wipe wipe with a microfiber towel.
Not bad, just not primo in my opinion. I think I'm going to get the killer McGuires and go over after the next wash.
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