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Old 10-04-2008, 08:05 PM   #1
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Cleaning your car.

Sorry guys i know this was posted somewhere on this forum, im looking for cleaning tools for my car i wouldnt mind someone listing items that i can purchase from any local place. (i.e shammys, car shampoo.. things like that) names would be greatly appreciated

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Old 10-04-2008, 08:38 PM   #2
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I'm not sure about exact names, but I think you can get most of the stuff from Canadian Tire....there's an 'auto' section in there. Good luck!
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Old 10-05-2008, 12:01 AM   #3
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Old 10-05-2008, 12:07 AM   #4
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Old 10-05-2008, 12:20 AM   #5
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I'm not sure about exact names, but I think you can get most of the stuff from Canadian Tire....there's an 'auto' section in there. Good luck!
which one are you?
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Old 10-05-2008, 01:09 AM   #6
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which one are you?
I don't get it...

Anyways, I get all of my stuff from Canadian Tire as well. What I normally do is bring the car to one of those self serve car washes where you pop some change into a meter and control the gun yourself. I then dry it and then drive the car home and put the coat of wax on if needed. Like Bimmerette said, head over to your local Canadian Tire and scope the stuff out yourself its all pretty much good.
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Old 10-05-2008, 01:18 PM   #7
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I don't get it...

Anyways, I get all of my stuff from Canadian Tire as well. What I normally do is bring the car to one of those self serve car washes where you pop some change into a meter and control the gun yourself. I then dry it and then drive the car home and put the coat of wax on if needed. Like Bimmerette said, head over to your local Canadian Tire and scope the stuff out yourself its all pretty much good.

Thank you for the info, i just picked up my first BMW, moved away from leasing so i thought id put the extra effort in making it extra clean

thxs evryone

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Old 10-05-2008, 08:55 AM   #8
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which one are you?
blonde

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Let's stay on topic. I got a lot of stuff from Canadian Tire recently (microfibre towels, scratch remover, car shampoo, carpet cleaner...etc) good stuff
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Old 10-05-2008, 10:55 AM   #9
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Old 10-05-2008, 11:12 AM   #10
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dont get any liquid waxes (the ice line)

do get meguirs stuff, its pretty well known and they do have it in CT

there are some pro's on this board which use better products but i doubt you would want to pay the premium for them, and i doubt you know how to properly use them
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Old 10-05-2008, 11:47 AM   #11
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meguires, all the way. The only pro shit that is cheap but works wonders. Bimmerette, did u fix those scuffs yet? it you want i can fix em, finally got buffer back.
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Old 10-05-2008, 08:00 PM   #12
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meguires, all the way. The only pro shit that is cheap but works wonders. Bimmerette, did u fix those scuffs yet? it you want i can fix em, finally got buffer back.
Meguires is basically all i use in my business the gold class wax is the best wax i have used for black cars it leaves the paint looking deep and rich truly is amazing. i have tried many products and out of all of them i still prefer Meguires.

both of these vehicles are wearing a coat of gold class wax then buffed to a shine

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Old 10-05-2008, 12:05 PM   #13
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Meguiars have some good off the shelf products. These are the products I'd recommend from Canadian Tire:

Meguiars Gold class car wash


Simonize Microfiber car wash sponge (They have a mitt if you prefer that)


If you have an SUV, or a large vehicle, you might wanna get this Mr Clean sponge on a stick, it's extendable.


For wax, look for Meguiars NXT 2.0 (comes in paste or liquid)


For drying, go with the Absorber
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Meguiars have some good off the shelf products. These are the products I'd recommend from Canadian Tire:

Meguiars Gold class car wash


Simonize Microfiber car wash sponge (They have a mitt if you prefer that)


If you have an SUV, or a large vehicle, you might wanna get this Mr Clean sponge on a stick, it's extendable.


For wax, look for Meguiars NXT 2.0 (comes in paste or liquid)


For drying, go with the Absorber

Also, meguires gold polish and gold clay work great too.
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Old 10-05-2008, 01:34 PM   #15
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^ Got that exact same sponge last time I was there.

405 - yes, please!! I tried it again this morning and it just keeps getting worse. Here's the stuff I'm using:

http://www.canadiantire.ca/browse/pr...=1223227720846
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