BMW 1 Series Coupe Forum / 1 Series Convertible Forum (1M / tii / 135i / 128i / Coupe / Cabrio / Hatchback) (BMW E82 E88 128i 130i 135i)
 





 

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      11-03-2012, 03:03 PM   #1
crbalch
The Schwab
crbalch's Avatar
United_States
158
Rep
1,278
Posts

Drives: 2016 EBII M235i xDrive
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Chicago, IL

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2016 BMW M235xi  [0.00]
Foam Master Proper Ratio

Hey guys,

I know it tells you the ratio on the bottle etc, but for some reason I cant seem to get it to foam properly since I am a bit unsure the best way to use it. (Which position the lever should be in, how much soap to water, etc)

I am using dodo juice car wash and have no idea how many drops to put to the water, etc in order to get a nice foam. Any ideas?

Also if there is a better foaming car wash out there id be happy for suggestions.

Thanks
__________________
Esti the M235 | 2016 BMW M235xi | EBII | ACF Performance Flash | Fabspeed Sport Cat Downpipe | ///M Performance Exhaust | aFe Magnum Force Stage 2 Intake | ///M Front Lip | ///M Full Carbon Interior | ///M Rear Diffuser | BMS 12mmF/15mmR Spacers | Matte Black Roof Wrap | Matte Black Rear Spoiler, Mirror Caps, Double Slat Grille | ///M Side Sill Decals | Stainless Pedals | Hardwired Escort Passport | Hardwired Thinkware F770 Dashcam
Appreciate 0
      11-03-2012, 11:29 PM   #2
bmw1racer
bimmerphile, technogeek
bmw1racer's Avatar
United_States
234
Rep
3,011
Posts

Drives: 2012 128i Coupe 6MT Sport
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: SoCal

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
^ I use my soap (Meguiar's Gold Class) full strength in the bottle and select dial position "A" (1:128 ratio) on the Foamaster.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      11-04-2012, 01:37 AM   #3
crbalch
The Schwab
crbalch's Avatar
United_States
158
Rep
1,278
Posts

Drives: 2016 EBII M235i xDrive
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Chicago, IL

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2016 BMW M235xi  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by bmw1racer
^ I use my soap (Meguiar's Gold Class) full strength in the bottle and select dial position "A" (1:128 ratio) on the Foamaster.
How much soap and water do you put in the bottle?
__________________
Esti the M235 | 2016 BMW M235xi | EBII | ACF Performance Flash | Fabspeed Sport Cat Downpipe | ///M Performance Exhaust | aFe Magnum Force Stage 2 Intake | ///M Front Lip | ///M Full Carbon Interior | ///M Rear Diffuser | BMS 12mmF/15mmR Spacers | Matte Black Roof Wrap | Matte Black Rear Spoiler, Mirror Caps, Double Slat Grille | ///M Side Sill Decals | Stainless Pedals | Hardwired Escort Passport | Hardwired Thinkware F770 Dashcam
Appreciate 0
      11-04-2012, 01:12 PM   #4
bmw1racer
bimmerphile, technogeek
bmw1racer's Avatar
United_States
234
Rep
3,011
Posts

Drives: 2012 128i Coupe 6MT Sport
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: SoCal

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by crbalch View Post
How much soap and water do you put in the bottle?
I don't dilute the soap... That's what the dilution/mixing dial is for.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      11-04-2012, 02:06 PM   #5
crbalch
The Schwab
crbalch's Avatar
United_States
158
Rep
1,278
Posts

Drives: 2016 EBII M235i xDrive
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Chicago, IL

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2016 BMW M235xi  [0.00]
oh wow yeah i guess ive been using it a bit wrong...so i should essentially fill the bottle with just soap and let it do its thing?
__________________
Esti the M235 | 2016 BMW M235xi | EBII | ACF Performance Flash | Fabspeed Sport Cat Downpipe | ///M Performance Exhaust | aFe Magnum Force Stage 2 Intake | ///M Front Lip | ///M Full Carbon Interior | ///M Rear Diffuser | BMS 12mmF/15mmR Spacers | Matte Black Roof Wrap | Matte Black Rear Spoiler, Mirror Caps, Double Slat Grille | ///M Side Sill Decals | Stainless Pedals | Hardwired Escort Passport | Hardwired Thinkware F770 Dashcam
Appreciate 0
      11-04-2012, 11:41 PM   #6
bmw1racer
bimmerphile, technogeek
bmw1racer's Avatar
United_States
234
Rep
3,011
Posts

Drives: 2012 128i Coupe 6MT Sport
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: SoCal

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by crbalch View Post
so i should essentially fill the bottle with just soap and let it do its thing?
Yup.

Start with the lowest setting ("A") and see if you're satisfied with the foam output... If not go to the next dial setting... Just realize you'll be using up the soap at a faster clip as you move up the settings...
__________________
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:08 PM.




1addicts
1addicts
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST