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Not sure what waterless car wash is, BUT, Hula Girl is two years old and never been washed, with water and soap anyway. I dust with a California Duster then mist with Meguiar's Quik Detailer, wipe down, then buff with soft, clean cloth. Even a year after the last wax, you'd swear the car was just waxed. Mother's makes an equally good product and there are others out there. Meguiars is available EVERYWHERE as is Mothers!

NO! It doesn't scratch the paint. HOWEVER, if you drive through a rainstorm and get mud on the car, this will not work, at least I wouldn't do it. It may take a water/soap wash to safely get the big chunks off!

[ July 22, 2002, 10:26 PM: Message edited by: Hula Master ]
 

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Hula Master is right on-California Duster and Mequiar's Quik Detailer is the correct way to go. Also try Meguiar's Quik Wax-gives even a deeper shine and not labor intensive.
 

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I also use the California Duster and Mequiar's Quick Detailer. I get it at Wal-Mart for $4.97 for a bottle. Down here they do not sell the gallon jugs. It will last about 4-5 "washes".
 

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I have 8 bottles of the stuff in my garage. I got a deal from a boat dealer who order too much. Works great. You can get it direct at:
http://www.dri-wash.com/
 

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I've been using Dry-Wash since I bought my truck in 1994. I use it on all my cars. It works great. My dad bought a new Toyota Tacoma new in 1994 and has only washed it a handful of times with soap and water. Instead he washes it regularily with dry-wash. To this day it looks like a brand new truck.

disclaimer: I don't sell dry-wash, and I'm not affiliated with them in any way.
 

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Dri-Wash works especially well for removing bugs and other stuff from the nose of the car.
Been using it for several years and it is really good.
The Meguiar's Quik Detailer works great for surface dust but with two yellow cars, I seem to always attract tons of bugs (I think they are trying to pollinate the car) and the Dri-Wash works better.

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I too used dry-wash from the start - the big plus being that it isn't a wax. My car has always shined and no scratches, however, my complaint is that you can't put in on a hot surface or in direct sunlight. It also still attracks dust. I recently tried the Zaino system. I'm still not convinced it shines better however, you can put it on in direct sunlight (bottle 6, i think) and it certainly doesn't attrack dust like it used to. I'm just not convinced the price difference and work make the Zaino worth it.
 

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Quick update - the Zaino DOES shine better. Keeps a shine longer. Shine restores quickly with just a wipe. I swear the mica in the paint is showing much better. I'm a believer. Problem is, the darn thing is beginning to look like a trailer queen! Ugh!
 
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