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Old 03-10-2018, 04:50 AM   #1
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Walked through the Auto area at my Walmart and noticed this.
Chemical Guy’s products being sold. Not a lot, but some items.
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Old 03-13-2018, 12:18 PM   #2
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I am a fan of the Citrus Daily Wash.
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Old 03-14-2018, 12:39 AM   #3
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I am a fan of the Citrus Daily Wash.


Is it a regular car wash soap that has a citrus smell or does it also remove wax and other buildup?

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Old 03-14-2018, 04:40 PM   #4
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Have you ever been on detailing forums/group pages and seen how much hate CG gets? it's laughable. They're basically the APR of the detailing world. Leather interior quick detailer works well for our cars, and soaps are great. The inner clean interior cleaner is pretty good too.
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Old 03-14-2018, 05:33 PM   #5
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Old 03-14-2018, 05:35 PM   #6
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Have you ever been on detailing forums/group pages and seen how much hate CG gets? it's laughable. They're basically the APR of the detailing world. Leather interior quick detailer works well for our cars, and soaps are great. The inner clean interior cleaner is pretty good too.
The seal on the bottom of their bottles makes it for me:

"Quality Standard Premium Product"

What the fuck does that mean?
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Have you ever been on detailing forums/group pages and seen how much hate CG gets? it's laughable. They're basically the APR of the detailing world. Leather interior quick detailer works well for our cars, and soaps are great. The inner clean interior cleaner is pretty good too.


I like some of their items but admit I have not used many other high end products so there might be better. I tested 4oz bottle of their product that helps with removing water and drying the car after wash. For me it took beading water, which is easy to blow off and caused the water to smooth out making it harder to blow off. I have also used their rubber mat cleaner and it did not work well for me and smells not so good. Snow foam is great and their waxes work well and feel and smell good.


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Old 03-14-2018, 07:18 PM   #8
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Is it a regular car wash soap that has a citrus smell or does it also remove wax and other buildup?

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It's too mild, and that whole wax build up removing claim is almost false advertising because after you dilute any soap the pH is practically that of the water you used to dilute it.

But, to compare it to the original Citrus Wash, which I also loved and will continue to use for my wheels until it's gone, it is 50% weaker. So it is a daily wash. I have a ceramic coating, so it's perfect for me because it isn't packed with, pardon my French CG fans, GARBAGE!
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Old 03-14-2018, 07:20 PM   #9
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Have you ever been on detailing forums/group pages and seen how much hate CG gets? it's laughable. They're basically the APR of the detailing world. Leather interior quick detailer works well for our cars, and soaps are great. The inner clean interior cleaner is pretty good too.
I will say this, nothing CG offers has been ground breaking, nothing I can think of however. Except maybe their hexlogic pads. Other brands, Sonax, CarPro, and even Meg's in some cases, offer refreshing new items that CHANGE the detailing world. CG, they have spent the last few years changing scents and labels so as far as I can tell. They claim "it's about the lifestyle". I claim it's about the end result, and how fast I can get there. This isn't me saying they make bad products, but there is a reason those CG products, save Citrus Wash(which they discontinued), are now collecting dust. I'm not the only one either, as those forums you mention tell.

I am not a one brand kinda guy, like many CG fans are.
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Old 03-14-2018, 08:36 PM   #10
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I will say this, nothing CG offers has been ground breaking, nothing I can think of however. Except maybe their hexlogic pads. Other brands, Sonax, CarPro, and even Meg's in some cases, offer refreshing new items that CHANGE the detailing world. CG, they have spent the last few years changing scents and labels so as far as I can tell. They claim "it's about the lifestyle". I claim it's about the end result, and how fast I can get there. This isn't me saying they make bad products, but there is a reason those CG products, save Citrus Wash(which they discontinued), are now collecting dust. I'm not the only one either, as those forums you mention tell.

I am not a one brand kinda guy, like many CG fans are.
Definitely. I started with a CG bundle, but now I'm an OPT disciple. ONR wash with Opti-Seal as drying aid is pretty much the easiest and best 1-2 combo I've found.
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Old 03-14-2018, 09:48 PM   #11
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It's too mild, and that whole wax build up removing claim is almost false advertising because after you dilute any soap the pH is practically that of the water you used to dilute it.

But, to compare it to the original Citrus Wash, which I also loved and will continue to use for my wheels until it's gone, it is 50% weaker. So it is a daily wash. I have a ceramic coating, so it's perfect for me because it isn't packed with, pardon my French CG fans, GARBAGE!


Dial soap works the best to remove wax.
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Old 03-15-2018, 03:05 AM   #12
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Dawn dishwashing liquid or probably anything like it removes wax.

I like Meguiar's products.
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Old 03-23-2018, 01:38 AM   #13
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CG has some good stuff, but they also have too much stuff that does similar jobs. Adams has some good stuff, albeit they tend to be pricey. Unlike Adams, CG's marketing makes it very confusing when you have 10 different kinds of sealants, waxes, interior cleaners, glazes, etc. With Adams, they have one type of each product, and you either like it and think it's worth the cost, or you don't, and if you don't, they refund 110% of the purchase price.

Meguiars makes some good products too, so I pick and choose what I use and like and what I don't. I DO have a lot of Adams products.

Has anyone tried Hydrosilex? I'm intrigued, but want to hear an unbiased review.
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Old 03-23-2018, 02:02 AM   #14
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Definitely. I started with a CG bundle, but now I'm an OPT disciple. ONR wash with Opti-Seal as drying aid is pretty much the easiest and best 1-2 combo I've found.


Started with Adam’s but am using OPT exclusively now as well. Plus it is so much more affordable.


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Old 03-24-2018, 03:14 PM   #15
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Dial soap works the best to remove wax.
I can believe that.
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Old 03-24-2018, 03:15 PM   #16
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Dawn dishwashing liquid or probably anything like it removes wax.

I like Meguiar's products.
Can't go wrong with Meg's. If I had a polisher to my head and they guy was making me pick one brand, Meg's would be it. Their professional line has all grounds covered really.
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I like some of their items but admit I have not used many other high end products so there might be better. I tested 4oz bottle of their product that helps with removing water and drying the car after wash. For me it took beading water, which is easy to blow off and caused the water to smooth out making it harder to blow off. I have also used their rubber mat cleaner and it did not work well for me and smells not so good. Snow foam is great and their waxes work well and feel and smell good.


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The Mequiar's sealant I use does the same thing. It makes the water bead up into tiny drops that defy my leaf blower. Granted, it's a cheap one but it probably still blows about 90 MPH. I know there's more powerful blowers but I don't like taking the chance it might damage something.
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