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Firstson
Jun 19th, 2009, 04:38 AM
http://www.spongetechtv.com/

Ok so its a sponge with the soap and wax already in it, so you just wet it and wash your car. I feel like this would be almost impossible to do, let along bad for your car. Being that waxes are meant to repel water, wouldn't it be kind of difficult to have them both happen at the same time. I had black magic car wash with the my first car that claimed to be infused with carnuba wax, but I mean, it doesn't get much more basic than what they're offering here.

Opinions? Scientific insight would be awesome lol.

Peace

BigLeegr
Jun 19th, 2009, 04:51 AM
This is basically a wash and wax car shampoo, like in your BM shampoo. This is basically a sponge with a "dehydrated" shampoo infused into the sponge. As to the wash/wax shampoo in general, it typically causes some beading (usually via silicones rather than "official carnauba wax"), but the beading won't last long. It's for people that choose to not do things "properly" or are looking for a quick fix even though the results may be less than stellar. (And even if the cost per use is much higher to do it with such results.)

I don't think it's worth it, especially since, if I were looking for a soap infused media, I know of a soap cloth for a buck and a 3 pack of mitts for $10, so I likely wouldn't go with that product.

J. A. Michaels
Jun 19th, 2009, 06:14 AM
I saw the infomercial the other day. They said each sponge was good for 10 washes. It does nothing for me. Now they will triple the offer. Sounds like they are dumping the idea. Just typing out loud.

Eddie6th
Jun 19th, 2009, 04:56 PM
Eh.......No Thanks!

I remember another similair product, years ago...'just add water' ..

SEA MONKEYS!!!!


Sponge: No Carnauba,but silicon.

Sea Monkeys: No Sea Monkeys,but brine shrimp.

:chuckle1

Maserati Mario
Jun 19th, 2009, 07:16 PM
Get one and do a write up?

DejaVu
Jul 13th, 2009, 03:00 PM
those things are selling at a local closeout/outlet store called Ollies, real cheap. they look like they should be sold at a dollar store. I felt bad that people would actually buy them. This same store was selling other car care products that must have come from an old warehouse because the dates on them were from early 2000.

the_invisible
Jul 13th, 2009, 05:09 PM
They had this in Japan. They still do, I believe. Yes, it worked. I used it. This is an identical replica of the ones originated from Japan.

Just because you haven't seen it or used it, does not mean this product does not perform as it claims.

Also, speaking of Japanese products being replicated in North America, the Boler line of products are also replicas of some very successful polishing products invented by the Japanese. Again, I used them and they worked. The Boler polish is an all-in-one cleaner with a synthetic sealer. Being Meguiar's fans, it is easy for us to question products we have never encountered before. I urge you guys to refrain from making assumptions on products you have never used before.

To conclude, how many people here have used Swiffer? The original equivalent of Swiffer is actually a product invented in Japan twenty years ago. The patent was bought by Procter & Gambler for production and sale in North America. Some products being re-introduced in other parts of the world are more successful than others. Just because some of them are not as popular, that does not mean they are inferior to the products we are accustomed to using.

Eddie6th
Jul 13th, 2009, 05:55 PM
They had this in Japan. They still do, I believe. Yes, it worked. I used it. This is an identical replica of the ones originated from Japan.

Just because you haven't seen it or used it, does not mean this product does not perform as it claims.

Also, speaking of Japanese products being replicated in North America, the Boler line of products are also replicas of some very successful polishing products invented by the Japanese. Again, I used them and they worked. The Boler polish is an all-in-one cleaner with a synthetic sealer. Being Meguiar's fans, it is easy for us to question products we have never encountered before. I urge you guys to refrain from making assumptions on products you have never used before.

To conclude, how many people here have used Swiffer? The original equivalent of Swiffer is actually a product invented in Japan twenty years ago. The patent was bought by Procter & Gambler for production and sale in North America. Some products being re-introduced in other parts of the world are more successful than others. Just because some of them are not as popular, that does not mean they are inferior to the products we are accustomed to using.

I don't know about car cleaning products that come from Japan.I'll say this.....They are a clever bunch.They make a lot of good stuff in many fields.....Normally,we don't see too many specialist Japanese goods,simply because of the cost.

MadCow
Jul 14th, 2009, 12:24 PM
On the infomercial they mention cleaning the wheels with them, then going straight to the body. I cringed thinking of all the swirls they just created xD

jdoria
Jul 14th, 2009, 03:17 PM
Its just an OTC. Read their site.

The key for these guys is being listed as a penny stock, check them out on Money.com

Michael Stoops
Jul 15th, 2009, 08:03 AM
Living in this Car Crazy world know as MOL we tend to forget that not everybody shares our passion. For some, a product like this could be just what they're looking for and is "good enough" for them. They aren't looking for a swirl free finish, and probably wouldn't know what a swirl was if it jumped up and bit them on the nose. They're happy, and that's cool.

Of course, one day they may come across an MOL member at a gas station and compare their car to the MOL member car and start asking questions. Only then will they ask themselves "What was I thinking??". But until then they're happy, and that's cool.

NiNe STaR SHiNe
Jul 25th, 2009, 11:14 AM
I agree with ALL of you:scratchhead1

ashley0218
Aug 31st, 2009, 01:06 PM
I'm not sure what a swirl is either... but the idea does seem far-fetched. Sounds like a good idea to try and make a job better, but not extremely practical in the actual usage of it.

Calais
Aug 31st, 2009, 08:03 PM
I'm not sure what a swirl is either...

In no time you will be spotting them while speeding on the highway, in the rain at night on a silver car with high beams blinding you. Get out while you still can. :D

ziggo99
Sep 11th, 2009, 09:55 AM
I love how the picture of the 'Car Soap' is a Dawn bottle and the 'Car Wax' is a container of Turtle Wax. That and the spray bottles are household chemicals. But to each man his own. The degreaser sponge may be something handy though