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Old 04-23-2012, 06:41 PM
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So I just moved to an area with really hard water and was wondering what others have done to deal with this. Everything is covered with water spots. I know I can go to the car wash down the ways and they have water filtration systems so there are no spots, but who wants to pay up to $10 to do something you could do in your driveway? I was thinking about buying this Garden Hose Filters – Pure Water Products, LLC but I don't know how well it would work. If anyone has any suggestions please let me know.
Old 04-23-2012, 09:49 PM
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I feel your pain. I've lived all across the country in the last 30 years and have hated the places with the hard water.

Thankfully, ever since I bought my blazer, I just let the rain do its job. Sorry, not much help.
Old 06-19-2012, 02:10 PM
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Get a water blade or a shamy called the absorber. Since i shut my water softener off when i wash the blazer, the ranger which is black, or the wifes malibu i havent seen anywater spot left after drying them. I bought my absorber at wal mart years ago and it still works great and you can put them in the washer when the get real dirty.

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I have a hose bib hooked up to the water softener. That helps out a lot no more water spots
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I use Taste Pure RV Water Filter on my garden hose it works very well and lasts the whole summer I buy it at Walmart for $30
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One trick I have found is to hope that the weather folks are correct with their predictions and wash your car/truck the day of or before it will rain and it washes most of the water spots away, all the ones that I can see or notice anyways. Hope this helps.
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you can clay bar it i found works really good and it will smooth out the paint and make for a good waxs
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there are the air dryers/ blowers , I have been known to use my gas powered leaf blower to dry off my bike and car LOL
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i just wash it, keep it waxed with turtle wax ice, and as soon I'm done washing it i get the 200mph leaf blower out and dry it like that...people that pass probably think im an idiot but whatever black cars are a pain to clean as is haha
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