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Old 03-05-2005, 05:25 PM   #1
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Best way to buff off wax? terry towels vs chamois?

someone at a car detailing place mentioned that using a synthetic chamois is the best way to remove wax, but ialways thought a chamois was for drying the car pre-wax?
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Old 03-05-2005, 09:42 PM   #2
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Re: Best way to buff off wax? terry towels vs chamois?

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someone at a car detailing place mentioned that using a synthetic chamois is the best way to remove wax, but ialways thought a chamois was for drying the car pre-wax?

I can'e even imagine how to wax off with a chamie. the best is if you can find a cloth with no fibers. Totally flat, I hate those little terry cltohs with all the little thingy's hanging off, those will scrath your car. I like the wax the whole dange car with an aolicator, and then wax off with about 4 really smoth towels lumpd together, and then come back and rub out the indifrences, and the wax lines. It ussually looks pretty nice.
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Old 03-05-2005, 11:06 PM   #3
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Re: Re: Best way to buff off wax? terry towels vs chamois?

Microfiber towels are the best for wax/polish removal, IMO.

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Old 03-09-2005, 03:45 PM   #4
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Re: Best way to buff off wax? terry towels vs chamois?

Microfiber is by far the best way to remove wax or polish residue from the paint.
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Old 03-09-2005, 06:02 PM   #5
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Re: Best way to buff off wax? terry towels vs chamois?

myabe I'll look into that, i always passed it over since it feels so grippy.
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Re: Best way to buff off wax? terry towels vs chamois?

micro fiber is da shit, works really well if you hand wax, it works good on windows also for streaking!
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Old 03-11-2005, 12:23 AM   #7
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Re: Re: Best way to buff off wax? terry towels vs chamois?

For non-smokers windows take a clean damp chamois and wipe it down. Then dry with a clean MF towel.
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Old 03-23-2023, 07:58 PM   #8
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Re: Best way to buff off wax? terry towels vs chamois?

While a chamois is commonly used for drying a car pre-wax, a synthetic chamois can also be effective in removing wax residue.

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Re: Best way to buff off wax? terry towels vs chamois?

Ditto Microfiber specifically for detailing.
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Old 05-18-2023, 06:39 PM   #10
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Re: Best way to buff off wax? terry towels vs chamois?

Never saw a shoe shine boy use a chamois,but certainly a cotton or similar based cloth that is soft to the touch,it can be moist if need be..yes,Terry towelling can be used..
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