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TFR and Pump Spray

Post by TAS » Fri May 25, 2018 6:52 am

Hi guys. Reading a fair bit about TFR, could someone shed some light on this for me. Do I tfr it before snow foam? I’m starting to look into it all more as I’ve just bought my first white car so feel it’s going to take abit more effort to keep looking clean unlike my VO M135
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Re: TFR and Pump Spray

Post by Sam1er » Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:25 pm

If you want to use both, you can do, TFR before snow foam. Make sure it is properly diluted and never let it dry on the car otherwise it can cause damage to trim and paintwork. Personally i would get rid of snow foam and use a pump sprayer with TFR or something like Bilthamber Autofoam, its not as foamy but its not meant to be nor does it need to be.
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Re: TFR and Pump Spray

Post by pem10 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:19 pm

Sam1er wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:25 pm
If you want to use both, you can do, TFR before snow foam. Make sure it is properly diluted and never let it dry on the car otherwise it can cause damage to trim and paintwork. Personally i would get rid of snow foam and use a pump sprayer with TFR or something like Bilthamber Autofoam, its not as foamy but its not meant to be nor does it need to be.
Having purchased a large pump sprayer and some TFR I'm keen to try this BH Autofoam. Do you know if they can both be used together? Always a bit afraid the TFR will dry on the car in this hot weather.
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Re: TFR and Pump Spray

Post by Sam1er » Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:28 pm

I dont think you would need both really. BH autofoam will do the job fine as will TFR. I regularly use it by itself in a pump sprayer diluted 10:1 (10 parts water, 1 part BH Autofoam for a heavy cleaning solution, weaker dilutions for a not so dirty car).

At the end of the day they are all "pre-wash's" so any pre wash is ok. As with all pre-wash solutions, dont let it dry on the car as it can cause damage still.

I washed the wifes car this weekend just gone and made sure it didnt dry out. Went round the whole car with the pump sprayer then jet washed off immediately so to not let it dry. Some people do half the car or panel by panel, that another option if your worried it will dry too quickly in the heat.
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Re: TFR and Pump Spray

Post by pem10 » Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:28 pm

Thanks for the reply. Going to order some and give it a try soon. Still got nearly 5L of TFR left! There's so much choice these days I'm in the middle of a see what works best phase :lol:
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