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Offline Jeni_R_

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Re: Snow foam recommendation
« Reply #10 on: 17 January 2018, 22:50 »
^^ The lance is great. Not tried Magifoam myself. Hear mixed opinions on it.  Worth a shot though.  It’s the same lance plus snow foam as I linked to in my earlier post.

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Offline Jim_mk7.5

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Re: Snow foam recommendation
« Reply #11 on: 17 January 2018, 23:06 »
Ultimate Finish do their own which is what I always use - great product and great price....

£14.95 for 5lt -http://www.theultimatefinish.co.uk/car-care/snow-foam.aspx

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Offline hepton

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Re: Snow foam recommendation
« Reply #12 on: 18 January 2018, 21:33 »
Top two ime are:

ValetPro Advanced Neutral.  1L or 5L

http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/washing-and-drying/foam-pre-wash/valet-pro-advanced-neutral-snow-foam/prod_1087.html

and

Bilt Hamber Autofoam 5L

http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/index.php?_a=viewProd&productId=1165

Imo,VP just edges it performance wise but BH is excellent and great vfm.

As an alternative, VP Citrus Pre Wash has superb cleansing.  I use it in addition to and after snow foam (particularly in winter), but it can be used instead of, and applied via a snow foam lance or a pump sprayer.

http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/index.php?_a=viewProd&productId=728

With the snow foam:  Aim for a snow foam coating that is thick enough to cling for a few mins but thin enough to run off taking dirt with it.  Don’t aim for one that sticks like glue, because that’s all it will do. And a shaving foam consistency is not what you want either as this sits there doing not much other than softening the dirt, you want it to do that but then to run off the car.

VP Advanced at a ratio of 1:8 or 1:9 for maintenance washes as this is sufficient to cleanse without adversely affecting protection.
 
This is what I aim for with VP.



I think you are very restricted as to what you can do with a Karcher snow foam lance.  Invest in a proper snow foam lance that gives you full control.  These two are the best, both made by company PA.

https://www.autobritedirect.co.uk/index.php/autobrite-heavy-duty-foam-snow-foam-lance-magifoam-500ml.html

http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/washing-and-drying/foam-pre-wash/snow-foam-lance-various-fittings/prod_371.html

This stuff any good Rebecca ?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Autobrite-Heavy-Duty-PA-Snow-Foam-Lance-Magifoam-500ml-KARCHER-CONNECTOR-GIFT/262687157703?epid=2123794498&hash=item3d295fedc7:g:X2gAAOSwHYpaNSxO
The lance is good , the magifoam is too thick . when i used to use it ,i would put my window down couple of days after washing car then when i put it up ,id have stains all over the glass as it collects in bottom of doors very annoying :cry: