Optimum Car Wash Review
Foamy whippy creamy, Optimum Car Wash.
Thanks to Krismas for the sample of Optimum Car Shampoo.
So we have here a daily driver that sits outside 24/7 with about a week’s worth of dirt.
70ml of Optimum Car Wash is then measured and poured into the wash solution bucket, while the rinse bucket holds clean water with two grit guards sitting at the bottom.
My initial sense while mixing the shampoo is that it’s very slick and slippery.
After using the much money-saving Osren shampoo (about RM0.20 per wash), I’ve forgotten the feel of a luxurious shampoo. The difference is that with the Osren shampoo, my lambswool wash mitt feel like hair that’s been washed with just shampoo. With the Opt wash, the mitt feels like hair that’s been washed and conditioned several times.
The mitt glides on the paint very easily and rinses off easily with a gentle stream of water.
Here the panel is wearing a week’s old coat of Optimum Car Wax.
The next thing that surprised me was the strength of the suds/foam/lather. I normally remove my grit guard from the rinse bucket before throwing the water out, here’s a picture of the RINSE bucket after removing the grit guard. Looks like whipped cream.
After drying the car, the lubricity and suds of shampoo helped to achieve a safe swirl-free wash.
(This panel was polished with M205 and protected with Zaino Z2 a week ago)
I then waxed the rest of the car with Optimum Car Wax.
Yeah I know, the orange peel…
Pros: great lubricity, strong suds, good cleaning power.
Cons: can’t be sourced locally(yet?)
In conclusion, if you can afford it, go for it!
P.S sorry for the lack of updates, I have the pictures and results of another sealant test we did and still haven’t have the time to do a write-up on that yet.
My exams are next week and should be free to update then.
Also there will be some details during that time, so make sure to check back again!