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Old 05-01-2015, 11:01 AM
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I use a wet chamois cloth, but I'm beginning to wonder if all that contact is good for the endurance of the paint. Does anyone use an air blower to dry their car? If so, does it dry the car well without causing water spots?
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Old 05-01-2015, 11:13 AM
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I like using BIG waffle weave towels. It's less rubbing and more blotting with them.

Theoretically there shouldn't be anything on the paint as the car is clean, so rubbing slightly shouldn't harm it.
 
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I use microfiber towels. They seem to dry it really well.
 
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Old 05-01-2015, 11:58 AM
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I use the absorber to dry my car. I have used a leaf blower but it just does not blow the air fast enough to dry everything, you have to get it real close to the car and im too cheap to buy the airforce master blaster
 
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I use a chamois, and the wind while cruising when I get tired of using the chamois
 
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I use a High Powered Leaf Blower (it gets all the water from the doors/hood/trunk seams/wheels well & wheels) & if you have a good wax job, there's little to absorb with a chamois or micro fiber towel(s)
 
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I use one of those super absorber towel things, probably not the best option as its alot of contact with the paint, but it works pretty good. Usually the best bet is a nice big microfiber towel or something similar.
 
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Microfiber towels here. I see the waffle weave style, never have used them. Might have to score a couple and give them a try. It's just Sam's Club and COSTCO sell the 36 pack of micro's for about $15 and I usually trash a few each time I work on the car.
 
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I use micro fiber towels on mine. But I like BBMikes idea!!! LOL
 
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Old 05-01-2015, 11:52 PM
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California Car Duster makes a Blade ( water Blade) similar to what a Squeegee will do and you just glide it over the surface of the water covered car, and it removes the water. Then I follow up with the Micro-fiber towel, it works. The Works blower is advertised to do the trick also? but I don't know for sure as I have not tested it.
 

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