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Old 09-28-2011, 07:07 AM   #1
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Anyone ever use a Water Magnet? I have it on good authority, this drying towel, really works! Especially, on rides that have a dark color. Takes less time to dry the surfaces with no streaks! The only drawback I see, is it worth the money for a 22x30 drying towel?

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Old 09-28-2011, 07:07 AM   #2
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Anyone ever use a Water Magnet? I have it on good authority, this drying towel, really works! Especially, on rides that have a dark color. Takes less time to dry the surfaces with no streaks! The only drawback I see, is it worth the money for a 22x30 drying towel?
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Old 09-28-2011, 05:05 PM   #3
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Sham-wow was supposed to be great too.
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Old 09-28-2011, 07:52 PM   #4
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I think this is what I got at a local auto store, but I paid more like $15. It holds a ton of water and really helps with water spots on a dark blue truck! The Meguiars one is cheaper, probably worth it if it works like they say. They're both cheaper than a good real chamois. I have one of those too but it left a film, so I tried the synthetic.
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Old 09-29-2011, 08:27 AM   #5
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Break out your leaf blower.No ladder,bending over,leaning on the truck,water leaking from badges/mirror/scoop and no streaking.It dosen't save any time but it does have it's advantage's on a big QC truck.
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Old 09-29-2011, 10:23 AM   #6
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I'm liking the leaf blower idea



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Old 09-29-2011, 08:03 PM   #7
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TooCool: You bet I use the leaf blower! It really helps with all those spots that keep leaking water like the mirrors, plastic step caps on the bumpers, my mopar bed liner that wraps over the top of the box and gate, and my topper. Also gets the water out of the cowl area and the grill.
I'm sure the neighbors wonder though...
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Old 09-29-2011, 08:53 PM   #8
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Well one thing for certain...If anyone wants to try the Water Magnet, they'll need to order it on-line. All my sources in town fizzled out. I wonder if my echo still fires up?
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Old 09-30-2011, 01:52 PM   #9
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The leaf blower works great,I've been using that for a couple of years now. When I first started using it the neighbor's thought I had lost what little of my mind I have left but now they just ignore me. I wouldn't recommend getting the gas/oil mixed one because when you use it the exhaust will have oil residue in it making your job extremely more difficult. Don't ask me how I know this.
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Old 03-07-2012, 04:46 PM   #10
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Originally posted by TooCool:
Break out your leaf blower.No ladder,bending over,leaning on the truck,water leaking from badges/mirror/scoop and no streaking.It dosen't save any time but it does have it's advantage's on a big QC truck.
I have been using this for some time:
Air Force Master Blaster Car Dryer by MetroVac. In the long run, and for the money, I should have bought a leaf blower. But this sucker puts out gobs of air which is slightly heated. Can completely dry a car or truck in half the time it would take me using M/Fiber towels. And that includes getting into every nook and crack on the vehicle.
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