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Old 01-06-2018, 10:10 PM
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Picked up my car (2014 Black Panamera Turbo) just after Christmas. Drove home from out of state in the Midwest. Needless to say, it needs a wash.

Ive only ever done the old fashioned single bucket, soap, sponge, leather chamois, etc. I’ve doing some reading here I picked up some ONR, a second bucket, some new MF towels, waffle drying towel, etc from Autogeeks. Unfortunately, it probably won’t be here for another week (or maybe a little more).

Question is this. Should I:

a) just leave it dirty as is (pretty dirty, salt, etc) until the Autogeeks shipment gets in
b) take to coin wash/pressure type sprayer self serve wash and dry with chamois
c) take to “touchless” wash 😱
d) use the old single bucket technique in the (heated) garage with current supplies
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Old 01-08-2018, 09:50 PM
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Every time you touch the car it scratches it - swirl marks etc - which in turn dulls the paint. ( Black shows it the most). Chamois etc will scratch that black paint. Wait for the proper supplies. In the meantime study proper wash techniques using Autogeek tutorials.
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Old 01-08-2018, 10:03 PM
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Wait.

And order a MasterBlaster from Phil at Detailers Domain. Not all MBs are created equal. You want the extra long hose.
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