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Chemical Guys Citrus Wash & Gloss 16 oz.

Dilutes 1 to 4000 - the highest concentration of premium wash soap!

Chemical Guys Citrus Wash & Gloss is formulated to simply be the best gloss-enhancing car wash at any price. This citrus-based, hyper-concentrated shampoo is the ultimate surface-prepping paintwork cleanser, shampoo, and gloss enhancer in one. This 100% surface friendly and biodegradable formula outperforms hazardous solvent shampoos and surface cleaners. Chemical Guys Citrus Wash & Gloss leaves paint clean, smooth, and ready for wax or a sealant.

Citrus Wash & Gloss’ citrus base aides foam in lifting and holding soil in suspension for easy, scratch-free rinsing. Ultra hyper-concentrated citrus extracts break down dirt and grime while lubricating surfaces, allowing debris to be gently rinsed off. Naturally derived citrus extracts are combined with the finest cleaning and glossing agents available today to deliver a 100% pure citrus cleaner, free of  artificial thickeners, colors or additives. Chemical Guys Citrus Wash & Gloss delivers the cleanest, streak-free, high gloss finish available from an all in one car wash.

  • Dilute 1 capful with 5 gallons of water.
  • The slickest citrus-based wash formulated to outshine most waxes.
  • Shampoo and gloss enhancer in one.
  • 100% surface friendly biodegradable formula
  • One gallon container will wash over 300 vehicles.

NOTE: This product is Extremely Concentrated. All Chemical Guys Natural Hyper Concentrated products have massive dilution ratios. Citrus Wash & Gloss needs to be diluted 1 cap product with 4-5 gallons of water.  The extreme high suds and superior high gloss shine is maximized at the correct dilution ratio.


  1. Add 1 cap full with 4-5 gallons of water for a superior wash. 
  2. As a paintwork cleanser dilute 1 oz with 1 gallon water for superior surface cleaner to remove built up grime and wax.
  3. Always start by washing the tires and wheels first.
  4. Do not use the same wash water on your car's paint as you do your tires and wheels.
  5. Always wash vehicle when the surface is cool.
  6. Rinse the vehicle with water to remove loose grit and surface dirt.
  7. Start washing from the top down and rinse the car often.
  8. Use a final rinse of free-flowing water (nozzle off the hose) allowing the water to sheet.

16 oz.

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Chemical Guys Citrus Wash & Gloss 16 oz.

Our Price: $8.99
Item ID: CG-CWS-301-16
Availability: Usually ships the same business day
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Chemical Guys Citrus Wash & Gloss 16 oz.
4.5 Stars based on 12 Review(s)
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August 5, 2014
Perfectly removes all remaining wax in prep for a new application or the application of a sealant. It also produces tons do suds making it easy to use.
One bottle will wash a ton of cars Works just as stated Ton of suds
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June 13, 2014
nice slick, soppy wash that leave paint looking good

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Fantastic soap.
April 3, 2014
I am always skeptical when a company says you only need one ounce per 4 gallons, but this is quite accurate. At one ounce per gallon it does a great job stripping waxes and sealants. My car is coated with Opti Guard so this soap works extremely well to clean my vehicle and leave the coating bare. Great stuff! Buy it rather than using a dish detergent to strip tThe surface
Great value. A little goes such a long way. And it smells like Mt.Dew.
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Leaves behind film
February 26, 2014
I bought to use on my daily driver as it lives outside and gets covered in sap and bird droppings. It seemed to clean very well until i noticed under some parking lot lights that there was a film all over the car. Which you can't just wipe off, it just smears. Had to rehash car with different soap. Won't use it again.
Takes sap and bird droppings off paint well
Leaves behind film

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November 19, 2013
I use this mixed with Dawn to strip LSPs before claying and polishing any car. Works awesome. I just bought my second bottle and will continue to use it.

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Not my cup of tea
July 3, 2013
This shampoo produces lots of suds and cleans quiet well. The downside is that it leaves behind a hard-to-remove film that can kill the beading of some LSPs. IMO the capacity of this shampoo to strip old LSPs is greatly over sold. If you want a shampoo that cleans well and doesn't leave residue behind look elsewhere.

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#1 General wash
June 27, 2013
Hard to beat.....One oz. to 4 gallon wash! Very slick and virtually no water spots. No need for drying.

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March 8, 2013
I love using this in a strong ratio to strip all wax and sealants from my cars when I get ready to clay and resell for the year. Chemical guys make fantastic products and this one is no exception. Smells great and works even better!!

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October 21, 2012
I used CG's CW&G for the 1st time today before sealing my car with WGDGPS 3.0. I was very impressed with the long lasting suds and how little you have to use to get all those suds. It is also very slippery so its easy to use. The car looked just waxed even before I sealed it. Thats how good this shampoo is. As mentioned elsewhere you have to shake it up good before use.

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April 18, 2012
this stuff really does cleanse the paint and leave a great shine.

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Love it!!!
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I like it a lot, make sure you shake it a lot before usage...