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Which Microfiber Towels do you recommend for Polishing & Quick Detailer's? I have read that a lot of people like the Cobra brand of towels but they seem pretty pricey.

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Best bang for the buck that I've found is Meguiar's Supreme Shine Microfiber towels. They last a long time and are very soft. High quality microfiber material.
You can buy them single, 3 pack or a box of 36 from autodetailingsolutions.net


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Do cheap microfiber cloths cause damage?
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Best bang for the buck that I've found is Meguiar's Supreme Shine Microfiber towels. They last a long time and are very soft. High quality microfiber material.
You can buy them single, 3 pack or a box of 36 from autodetailingsolutions.net


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What about removing product? I noticed that these are plush which are good for quick detailers & buffing but thought that I need something else for wax & polish removal.

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What about removing product? I noticed that these are plush which are good for quick detailers & buffing but thought that I need something else for wax & polish removal.
For heavier polishes I sometimes use the Meguiar's Ultimate Wipe. They are great for removing the M105 and heavier polishes. For everything else I use the
Meguiar's Supreme Shine Microfiber towels just like Nick does. It is amazing how well the Supreme Shine towels pick up material and are big enough to get a lot of surface clean with each towel.

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Do cheap microfiber cloths cause damage?
That's a good question. I bought 2 huge packs of them at Sam's a year ago. I didn't notice, but I use them for about everything.

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What about removing product? I noticed that these are plush which are good for quick detailers & buffing but thought that I need something else for wax & polish removal.
When it comes to buffing/polishing/quick detailers/ and wax, the supreme shine microfiber towels are all I use.
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Do cheap microfiber cloths cause damage?
Fresh and brand new, I'm not sure. However I do notice that the cheap towels last about a wash or two before they start loosing their "fluff". I use the cheaper microfiber towels for wiping down the interior and glass. For paint, I only use quality microfibers.
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What do you use to clean the MF towels?

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What do you use to clean the MF towels?
Run them through the washer with regular Tide. No fabric softener, no additives. Just bone stock, regular Tide. Toss them in the dryer, no fabric softeners.
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Run them through the washer with regular Tide. No fabric softener, no additives. Just bone stock, regular Tide. Toss them in the dryer, no fabric softeners.
I washed some of my MF towels and it turned the inside of the washer black from the crap (grease,tire shine, etc) that was on the towels. Does Tide fix this problem?
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That's a good question. I bought 2 huge packs of them at Sam's a year ago. I didn't notice, but I use them for about everything.



Were they the blue or orange ones in the auto section ?


I use the blue ones from Sam's and have had no trouble waxing vehicles as well as cleaning the screen on my bigscreen and other delicate surfaces. I always use a new one when taking wax off on the rides just to be safe or anytime I want to be extra careful.

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I bought all blue, and never had an issue. I use woolite to wash them in, so there's no residue to hurt the paint.

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Run them through the washer with regular Tide. No fabric softener, no additives. Just bone stock, regular Tide. Toss them in the dryer, no fabric softeners.
So I don't need some type of special MF cleaning solution, just some regular tide? Great! Thanks!!!

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So I don't need some type of special MF cleaning solution, just some regular tide? Great! Thanks!!!
Been doing it this way for years, thousands and thousands of towels. Not a single problem.

One thing, keep the really dirty ones seperate from the ones you use on the paint. Make sure the ones you dedicate for the paint stay clean and for the paint only. Don't use them for wheels and such. I buy different color towels for different purposes. Yellow=paint, blue=interior, gold=glass, etc...
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Been doing it this way for years, thousands and thousands of towels. Not a single problem.

One thing, keep the really dirty ones seperate from the ones you use on the paint. Make sure the ones you dedicate for the paint stay clean and for the paint only. Don't use them for wheels and such. I buy different color towels for different purposes. Yellow=paint, blue=interior, gold=glass, etc...
You get them all from autodetailingsolutions.net???

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One thing, keep the really dirty ones seperate from the ones you use on the paint. Make sure the ones you dedicate for the paint stay clean and for the paint only. Don't use them for wheels and such. I buy different color towels for different purposes. Yellow=paint, blue=interior, gold=glass, etc...
I've found that they're like clay bars, if they touch the ground you might as well toss them (or demote them to the kitchen/swiffer).

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You get them all from autodetailingsolutions.net???
Yes sir.

Yellow Suprime Shine for paint... http://www.autodetailingsolutions.net/x2010.html

Then these for glass and interior(you can choose blue or gold)... http://www.autodetailingsolutions.net/ads-tw.html
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I've found that they're like clay bars, if they touch the ground you might as well toss them (or demote them to the kitchen/swiffer).
Guess it really depends on where you drop them. I've thrown some out because I drop them and know they will never get clean again. But you can also wash them, and they turn out perfect again. I demote my older, dirtier towels to wheel duty, or engine cleanings.
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Thanks Nick for all the info & help!!!

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Thanks Nick for all the info & help!!!
You're welcome. Rick over at auto detailing solutions is a great guy. He'll take care of you.
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I just placed a order for the MF towels. Thanks again!

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Don't use them for wheels and such. I buy different color towels for different purposes. Yellow=paint, blue=interior, gold=glass, etc...
This is an excellent idea. Simple, easy and effective. Shit, now I gotta order a bunch of towels. You should be a reseller man.

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This is an excellent idea. Simple, easy and effective. Shit, now I gotta order a bunch of towels. You should be a reseller man.


I have a bunch of stuff for sale. Kind of did it as a test. Nobody bought anything I still have a ton of products, just sitting there collecting dust. Here's the thread where the products were listed... https://www.dfwstangs.net/forums/showthread.php?t=380122
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Problem is most of that stuff are things one can just run to walmart and get - I think. The M105 seems like a decent deal though (although I just bought a bunch not knowing). Maybe if you sold the rarer things that some people wanted?

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