OT: Question about car washing and wax jobs,

Sorry for making an off-topic post, but there's so much hands-on know- how in this group, I know somebody here has had to find the right product.
Is there a good car-wash product that can be used to wash a car, but still leave the wax on?
I'm waxing a newly compounded car and would like the wax to last. Does washing the car with regular dish detergent remove wax?
I browsed through an auto parts store, but surprisingly, it was no help.
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Yes. But only because it is way too strong. One teaspoon of Joy non-concentrated stuff per 5 gal of water is what we used in the auto detailing industry to preserve the wax...
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Why use soap at all? 99% of the time I use a hose connected to a brush and wand and no soap. I only soap the wheels. Than I use a micro fiber towel to dry the vehicle., No spots.
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SHAM-FARKING-WOW!
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Yeah. Have that scam-wow twit punch the dirt off.
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SHAM-FARKING-WOW!
No, not a shamwow, a micro fiber towel. You find them at Sam's Club at about $12 for 25 towels. Typically 2 or 3 towels will completely dry my Tundra with out having to wring them out
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I am a big fan of the turtle wax car wash. It has a wax component to it that really makes for a great shine. I always wipe the vehicle down with a synthetic cloth I bought for about $10 at Wal Mart. I get lots of compliments...
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On Tue, 16 Jun 2009 18:59:46 -0700 (PDT), Ben Shakman

And dish detergent eats the wax off quickly.
MeGuiars has a good wax wash. I think Mothers does too, and Turtle's wax-wash is pretty decent.
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Any good car wash product will work. Avoid the dishwashing liquid. Eventually the wax will be gone anyway, but it does last longer with the right soap.
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