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    Talking Washed the cars today....a little cold outside! (56k no)

    Me and my mate had planned to wash our cars today as we'd just got a foam lance + Snow Foam and wanted to try it out......here's a pic of how the day started as shown by mates Clio V6 MFD



    So, we decided to get on with the cleaning anyway, one problem....no water coming out of the hose pipe so we had to thaw out the hosepipe with hot water, this took a little while but we managed it.

    along came another problem.....the pressure washer pipes and gun had frozen as well although they're kept in the garage, so we brought them inside and left them next to a radiator to thaw out

    so they thawed out, small puddle in my kitchen but it was worth it. Went outside, connected up the thawed hose pipe to the thawed PW and erm....nothing! After a little while it was realised that the PW had died...lol!

    Quick trip to Argos, grabbed a replacement as it was only 6 months old and we were good to go! and GO we did!!

    Here's the pics





    Left the foam to drag off the dirt and came back about 10 mins later to find this :P



    Anyways, got it all pressure washed off and had a nice clean car, no pics of that though

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    that reminds me of myself on Sunday morning at 6:30 cleaning my mountain bike before going of on a bike ride (must clean it straight after the ride!).
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    Brrr was a bit parky wasn't it Still, a pack of Bourbons, a McDs breakfast and about 10 cups of tea and it was good times!





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    Quote Originally Posted by MatG View Post
    must clean it straight after the ride!
    But all you wanna do is get in the bath lol.

    Nice literal term of the name SNOW foam
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    Mat, do what i do and don't clean it at all Might give it a once over with the foam gun if i enter the nps 4x at chicksands though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gazTD View Post
    But all you wanna do is get in the bath lol.

    Nice literal term of the name SNOW foam
    Yeah, we were pretty impressed with the foaming action and its SO fun spraying it on

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    What did you put in the mix? Looks like it held on the cars well.

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    Foam lances look great! where did you get your one from?
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    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/HEAVY-DUTY-FOA...QQcmdZViewItem

    This is the one we bought, works well

    Its just 1 inch of Snow Foam in the bottom of the bottle then topped up with warm water, simple as that

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    same suff I use. Normally I use 1 inch snow foam, 1 inch Chem Guy's Maxi Suds II.
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