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    Posted: 05-July-2010 at 13:30

I know that foam guns do not get a good write up so I went out an bought a Karcher so I can then use a foam lance....I just need to find a foam lance.

Polished Bliss do this one

Clean your Car do this one

Autobrite do several

Anyone got any suggestions or recomendations?

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Yeh avoid the brass fittings as they are rubbish

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Thanks Pete

Why are the brass fittings pants then?  I would have thought brass would have been better than plastic. 

Some of the Karcher adapters appear to be plastic rather than brass interestingly enough!

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hey Andrew

I recently bought the CYC one and think is the biz, along with snow foam, it fits my Karcher washer a treat! only wish I found this earlier!

 

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The brass ones tend not to fit well (loads of folk complained when AB first sold them,me including)

Plus they go all mouldy

 

 

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Well I bought the Clean Your Car one and a bottle of 5L Valet pro pH neutral snow foam.  I had loyalty points left from previous purchases from CYC so they got my business again.

Great fun to use.  I put about 200 ml of snow foam in the bottle then put 1 litre of cold water in and I had enough foam to do the wifes Focus three times and have enough left over to do another once over.

The CYC lance has plastic Karcher fittings now, after a number of people complained about the brass ones...

If the weather allows I'll do mine tomorrow and post some pictures.

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Originally posted by Andrew Rolland Andrew Rolland wrote:

If the weather allows I'll do mine tomorrow and post some pictures.

Not quite the next day but.....

Foamed!

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I've used it a couple of times now and I hadn't quite got the hang of the spray adjustments the time I took the photos but you can get a real good thick layer on that does eat into the grime and help take the worst of it off.  I find it particularly good with the brake dust on my alloys.

Great fun.  Got a few neighbours cars to do, did my dads yesterday and I have several enquiries from colleagues at work but that is mostly scratch removal....

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TAKES A LITTLE GETTING USED TO BUT AS YOU SAID ,,,GREAT FUN!

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