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What shampoo

Raiden Jun 17, 2017

  1. Raiden

    Raiden Well-Known Member

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    Been using Gyeon bathe+ and I don't like it. Always leaves streaks on the body work.

    Want something with a nice smell,lots of suds and no streaks.

    Brought a few bits from auto finesse and been impressed with the quality. Anyone used there shampoo?
     
  2. Spanner

    Spanner New Member

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    I use Meguiars snowfoam followed by Autoglym shampoo, always happy with the results, although it doesn't give loads of suds.
     
  3. Scottyg

    Scottyg Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team Floret Silver Audi A3 s tronic TDi

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    Gold Class. My favourite for last umpteen years.
     
  4. scotty76

    scotty76 Well-Known Member Team Phantom Audi S4

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    @Raiden just to let you know that I have the regular (non plus) version of Bathe and it works fine. I had read Plus streaks so avoided it. I assume the boosted Si02 is what causes the streaks.

    Just a thought about the streaks. With Gyeon Wetcoat you have to be careful to very thoroughly rinse and dry the car or there's a risk of streaking. I wonder if the same is true for the shampoo?

    Also have Bilt Hamber Autowash which works well but is not very sudsy. Dilution ratio makes it very economical.

    I've just ordered some Optimum No Rinse for the summer.
     
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  5. Jimbo10

    Jimbo10 Active Member Team Daytona TFSI Owners Group S-line owners group

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    +1 Megs Gold Class
     
  6. A4A4

    A4A4 never dowdy in a Audi Team Daytona

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    Bilt Hamber Autowash - Gets my vote
     
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  7. Taxboy

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    Same here, incredibly economical, no fancy smells or frills it just works at removing dirt.

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  8. Bulldog

    Bulldog Active Member Team V6 Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group S-line owners group

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    @Raiden I use the Auto finesse lather started with a 500ml bottle then ordered a 5 litre its good stuff as are most of there products.
     
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  9. SPIKE_S1

    SPIKE_S1 Well-Known Member Regional Rep TeamMisano Team Daytona Gold Supporter

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    Second this. I haven't tried that many shampoos but BH autowash just does it so well!
     
  10. DrEskimo

    DrEskimo Well-Known Member

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  11. THQuattro

    THQuattro Site Sponsor Site Sponsor Team V8 Team V6 VCDS Map User Gold Supporter Team Silver Team Panther Audi RS4 Audi S4 quattro Audi A4 Audi Cabriolet Owner Group S-line owners group Team Avus Silver saloon Manual

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    I use Swissvax car bath.
     
  12. rob261

    rob261 Member

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    Odk jet. I love the stuff.

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  13. Raiden

    Raiden Well-Known Member

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    I've gone for the auto finesse banana shampoo. Not been disappointed with there stuff so far and it's made in the U.K.

    I might pop by halfords for that meguiers gold. I'll use that on my family's cars and the odd car I do on the side.


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  14. Supa Koopa

    Supa Koopa Well-Known Member Team Glacier Audi S3 quattro s tronic

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    Just tried the new Autoglym HD shampoo. It had input from some of the guys from detailingworld during concept and testing I believe. Seems pretty good so far, but it washes my car and it looks clean. Not much else you can say about it really. :)
     
  15. Bristle Hound

    Bristle Hound Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi S4 Supercharged

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  16. N@deeem

    N@deeem Member Team Sepang Audi S1

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    Do you know how it compares to Megs Ultimate Car Wash - curious as I was considering a switch?

    Ultimate is good, but does streak if too much is used.
     
  17. AndyT306

    AndyT306 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team Daytona Audi A6 Black Edition s tronic S-line owners group DSG

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    carpro reset, goes a long way and gives great lubrication - suds are for show ;)
     
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  18. scotty76

    scotty76 Well-Known Member Team Phantom Audi S4

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    Agree. Love Reset but didn't suggest it as know it affects some waxes as noted by the warning on the bottle.
     
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  19. Raiden

    Raiden Well-Known Member

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    3 caps fulls go a long way


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  20. Scottyg

    Scottyg Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team Floret Silver Audi A3 s tronic TDi

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    Never used Megs Ultimate Car Wash. Gold Class has always been my go too.
     
  21. scotty76

    scotty76 Well-Known Member Team Phantom Audi S4

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    Is that the Gold Class?
     
  22. RAF_S7

    RAF_S7 Well-Known Member Team V8 Gold Supporter Team Sepang A7 Owner Group Black Edition Audi S7

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    For Snowfoam....

    Demon Foam. No seriously!
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    Yes its cheap (Usually around £10 for 2 litres) but it smells great - I know some of you have delicate noses :haha: It also has a great level of foam, and its sticky so does a good job of pre cleaning. I use with a power wash and a generic (i.e. Fleebay lance) But you can also buy it with a hose pipe attachment for non-pressure wash use.

    For hand washing I use Gtechniq G-Wash

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  23. Raiden

    Raiden Well-Known Member

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    Nah. Auto finesse banana shampoo.

    Did half a cap when doing the next car. That was more than enough


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  25. craigwhelan

    craigwhelan Member Audi S3 Black Edition s tronic Team Ara Blue

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    Just taken delivery of Angelwax Enigma; been using Autoglym Bodywork Shampoo Conditioner of late - honestly, think it's pretty naff (reasonable enough slip but terrible for suds) but went with the brand on cost/accessibility/bundled in with the car (wifes)...prior to that I'd used Megs Gold Class on all previous cars.

    Should have tried out Enigma by Sunday evening on both cars (one with AG LifeShine and one with Gtechniq C1)

    Went with Angelwax and Gtechniq maintenance products rather than Bilt Hamber only down to recommendation by the detailer; may get Bilt Hamber to try for the hell of it, the snow foam and Kerrosol was really good to use
     
  26. Luke2.0tdi2010

    Luke2.0tdi2010 Active Member

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    I'm Gutted that zymol seems to have vanished, not only from the shelves of Halfords but even quite difficult to get online too.
    Been using megs gold class instead.

    And hello all, my first post in about a year!!!
     
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  27. wideboybloke

    wideboybloke Well-Known Member Team Floret Silver TFSI Owners Group Audi Avant Owner Group S-line owners group

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    I've used AG shampoo conditioner ever since I got a supply with the AG Lifeshine application on my Audi. It does the job perfectly well for my requirements. I ran out once and used Zainos instead on the recommendation of my local detailer and was very impressed with it. Once the Zainos ran out I went back to AG. It does the job for me.
     
  28. MattSedg

    MattSedg sportback roof rails enthusiast Gold Supporter Audi S3 Black Edition Team Ara Blue

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    Adams car shampoo, was wanting to buy a gallon but the only site that sells it in the UK is out of stock...
     
  29. Rich76

    Rich76 Active Member TFSI Owners Group Team Phantom Audi A4 S-line owners group

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    Dodo juice have used it for the last Severn or eight years
     
  30. batch

    batch Well-Known Member Team Glacier Audi S3 quattro

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    I've just used Bilt-Hamber AutoWash for the first time, was going to do a review but to be honest it's probably better to put it in here. Blows away anything I've used before - no way I'm going back now!

    Previously swore by Meg's Gold Class, then had a bottle of Britemax (I think - purple, comes with a little measuring section in the spout?) which did the job, nothing more nothing less.
    I then went over to Carbon Collective Lusso which I've had for about 18months, it was ok but very low foaming - not always a bad thing - and whilst it felt slick, I seemed to use loads - barely getting round the car with the one bucket.
    Recently got hold of a very small bottle of Bilt-Hamber AutoWash (250ml or something!) and gave it a go for the first time today. WOW!
    1tsp is the recommended dose for a large bucket, so it's super-concentrated; but be warned, it's also very thin so it pours much easier than many shampoos (my bucket may have received around 1.5tsp before I could stop! :whistle2:)
    I always pour into a couple of inches of water (learned the hard way that certain shampoos just stick to the side of the bucket sometimes), and I then swirled the grit guard around to agitate. Once the bucket was filled, I had a nice thick head of suds and super slick water. Now this stuff is straight-to-the-point, no-frills product, so it is almost odourless, clear and in plain packaging. But my word, how it performs!
    My Microfibre Madness wash mitts just got more and more foamy, and I did the car twice round with less than half a bucket. Slick, as well as foamy, and so easy to swipe across the car. I won't be going back!
    Oh and again, PLEASE be gentle with this stuff if you try it - a SMIDGEN goes a very long way!
    10/10 hands down the best I've tried.
     
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  31. Point_Audi

    Point_Audi Vorsprung durch Technik Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi A5 Black Edition S-line owners group

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    Currently I am now using Autoglyms UHD Shampoo with the two bucket method and I find it extremely good. You only need 4 capfuls and it produces great results smells nice.
     
  32. MattSedg

    MattSedg sportback roof rails enthusiast Gold Supporter Audi S3 Black Edition Team Ara Blue

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    gone from gtech wash to Adams shampoo, and im now using Carpro reset as it aids with maintaining coatings.
     

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