Car wash set up help

Discussion in 'Pre Wash, Wash, Decon, Claying, Engine, Wheels, an' started by Fantality, Aug 25, 2016.

  1. Fantality

    Fantality New Member

    I've never really hand washed my car but I would like to start.

    I bought a bunch of microfiber towels which I believe I will use for drying after washing. (any other uses?)

    I also stocked up on car wash soaps from chemical guys.

    I want to do a two bucket car wash. Already have one bucket so I will go to home depot to pick up one of their 5 gallon buckets.

    I will need grit guards for the two buckets. I plan on getting 3 grit guards total; 2 for rinse bucket and 1 for the wash bucket. Or should I just get one grit guard with washboard for my rinse bucket? Also, for regular grit guards, does it matter if i buy the "Grit Guard" grit guards or chemical guys grit guards?

    I will be picking up these wash mitts: mitt mitt

    These two seems to be the best being sold from amazon so I will try them both to see which one I will be using from then on.

    Does everything look good so far? Comment below for corrections/recommendations please.

    Now, this is where i really need help. What do I do with washing my wheels?

    From researching, it seems like I will need another bucket solely dedicated to washing the wheels.

    • does this bucket need grit guards? if so, how many?
    • can i use the chemical guys soap for washing the wheels or would i need special wheel washing soap?
    • would i put aside one of those wash mitts for the wheels? or is there a different type of washing thing for wheels?


    After I finish washing and drying my car, what is the usual step I would take?

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