Finally bought a foam lance

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Re: Finally bought a foam lance

Post by Woody95 » Wed Feb 17, 2016 8:52 am

Joe wrote:
Woody95 wrote:And how's the OP going to do that when they've never even waxed or polished before...? So it'd be better to learn how to glaze and fill them whilst researching how to polish the swirls out and saving for a machine polisher.
I've polished many times.
Sorry I read your other post as 'I've never waxed or polished' not waxed and polished Image

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Re: Finally bought a foam lance

Post by Joe » Wed Feb 17, 2016 8:55 am

Woody95 wrote:
Joe wrote:
Woody95 wrote:And how's the OP going to do that when they've never even waxed or polished before...? So it'd be better to learn how to glaze and fill them whilst researching how to polish the swirls out and saving for a machine polisher.
I've polished many times.
Sorry I read your other post as 'I've never waxed or polished' not waxed and polished Image
Yeah I didn't word it too well. I meant I've never done both together. Always just done 2/3 costs of SRP.
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Re: Finally bought a foam lance

Post by barneyrubble » Wed Feb 17, 2016 9:02 am

If you've used SRP before then AG EGP over the top of that is really nice too.

My process is normally megs 205 on a DA polisher, followed by Blackhole, followed by a nice wax. Gives a really deep black. SRP would do the job by hand, and contains lots of filers anyway.
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Re: Finally bought a foam lance

Post by Crafty » Wed Feb 17, 2016 9:50 am

I only use about an inch of snowfoam and add a bit of shampoo to the bottle as well, then fill with water.

SRP gives quite good results but I like 3M ultrafina. Easier than SRP by hand or machine. It breaks down really nicely with a DA. The first coat of it on the 1er was easily visible and it made the paint slick to the touch as well - quite impressive for brand new paint.

Using bilt hamber double speed wax at the moment. £15 with an applicator and buffing microfiber you can't go wrong.

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Finally bought a foam lance

Post by BarrySop » Mon Jul 08, 2019 2:26 am

Well i bought my power washer and snow foam and lance.....and i am a bit dissapointed at it..... ...or am i using it wrong???? I would normally power wash the car get all the thick grime off it, then use the snowfoam...Autobrites 1....leave it to soak and all just about run off the car ...then power wash it again...but it does nt get the car totally clean...I then have to go over with wash mit and wash the whole car again...The car is white so i dont like any marks left on it as if i missed a spot...Is this the way the snowfoam works???

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Re: Finally bought a foam lance

Post by gregk286 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:04 am

Its a pre-wash, not a replacement for contact wash. It will remove more than pressure washing alone meaning there will be less dirt on the surface of the paint for you to potentially inflict damage with during your contact wash.
BH Auto Foam is the best snow foam for cleaning power, but doesn't stick on the car / driveway for ages like shaving foam (if that's what you're into!)
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