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Old 06-24-2018, 11:55 PM   #11
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Uhhh I think itís time for a new towel JST
Hey, it still works well! And I stole it from my friend's mom, so it's really nice and high quality.
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Old 06-25-2018, 10:26 AM   #12
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A blower isnít going to work well unless you are religious about waxing.
Iíve been using a leaf blower for years and Iíve never had an issue, it works fine with a car that needs to be waxed believe I know

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What is this "drying off" of which you speak?

That is a nice set up

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Hey, it still works well! And I stole it from my friend's mom, so it's really nice and high quality.
Regular towels are not good for the paint but heck youíve been using it for years so Iíd say it is not a worry for you.
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Old 06-25-2018, 11:30 AM   #13
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Iíve been using a leaf blower for years and Iíve never had an issue, it works fine with a car that needs to be waxed believe I know









That is a nice set up







Regular towels are not good for the paint but heck youíve been using it for years so Iíd say it is not a worry for you.


There is a point at which I canít really be bothered to care about a carís paint. I figure if a nice cotton towel is ok for my skin, itís fine for the car.

Except the Porsche tried to eat it this morning.

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Old 06-25-2018, 12:10 PM   #14
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There is a point at which I canít really be bothered to care about a carís paint. I figure if a nice cotton towel is ok for my skin, itís fine for the car.

Except the Porsche tried to eat it this morning.

At this rate, I'm going to have to reduce my offer to buy it.
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Old 06-25-2018, 12:18 PM   #15
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Iíve been using a leaf blower for years and Iíve never had an issue, it works fine with a car that needs to be waxed believe I know


Even with a really powerful gas powered blower, I don't really find blow drying that effective or quick unless the car has just been waxed. It works *eventually* but not as quickly as just toweling the car off with microfiber.
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Old 06-25-2018, 01:14 PM   #16
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I use a blade on the windows, and then a bath towel to wipe the entire car down. I've always done it this way, and can't say that I've ever noticed any ill effects.
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Old 11-23-2018, 09:50 PM   #17
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I am so done with using an electric leaf blower to dry off my car, I hit the roof too many times causing small paint blemishes ... I want a dryer for my car that has a similiar system like a vacuum cleaner with a light hose so I don’t have to worry about hitting the car with it.

The master blaster seems to be the choice of some .... any suggestions would be greatly appreciated
Alan, I bought a 600CFM Worx Turbine in late Septmeber after seeing this:



and reading a couple reviews elsewhere. Combined with a towel to get the last little bits works incredibly well. Not sure it's better or faster than just the towel, but I don't have my technique with the blower down yet. I'm sure I'll be very happy with it during spring when all the pollen is out and about.

Thing works really well as an actual leaf blower, too!

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I bought two Chemical Guys Woolly Mammoth 25"x36" microfiber drying towels recently and am pretty pleased. It takes about 1 and a quarter towels to dry the Camaro. They seem ridiculously expensive for what they are, but I bought a few different types that were cheaper but these work best by far and give me the least angst of adding scratches.

These towels are an Amazon lightning deal right now for about 5 and a half more hours (until about 2:00am EDT Saturday +/- when you do the math).

https://www.amazon.com/Chemical-Guys.../dp/B0042Z0LEO

$12.72

Thinking about getting another one just because.
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Old 11-24-2018, 11:35 AM   #18
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Hey Clyde ... I wish I saw this earlier I would have bought those towels but I am too late the price is back to normal.

Love that leave blower, how is the weight of it ? I am going to check mine out and see the power of it but hat one looks really good.

Thanks for posting it !!
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Hey Clyde ... I wish I saw this earlier I would have bought those towels but I am too late the price is back to normal.

Love that leave blower, how is the weight of it ? I am going to check mine out and see the power of it but hat one looks really good.

Thanks for posting it !!
6.4 lbs. When it's blowing, it's very comfortably balanced.
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A corded leaf blower? Pffft.

The Worx 56V leaf blower is excellent. Short runtime but while it's running its great for a battery blower.
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