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Old 04-03-2011, 09:49 PM   #1
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What kind of wax do ya'll use to wax your car i use ice.
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Meguires NXT tech wax. Good stuff IMO.
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Wat kind of wax do ya'll use to wax your car i use ice.
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Re: Wax

envirotech dry wash n gaurd (technically not a wax)
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Meguires NXT tech wax. Good stuff IMO.
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What kind of wax do ya'll use to wax your car i use ice.
I just started using that
Works pretty good IMO
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I haven't used a meguires product that I liked. Regular wax, I use turtle wax platinum series. Quick n slick is my new Protectant. Black cars will let you know what works or not.
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I haven't used a meguires product that I liked. Regular wax, I use turtle wax platinum series. Quick n slick is my new Protectant. Black cars will let you know what works or not.

So true
I've tried a few other waxes but none have been all that good
obviously if I don't remember what I used it wasn't good
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So true
I've tried a few other waxes but none have been all that good
obviously if I don't remember what I used it wasn't good
I've got a shelf full of one time use waxes. Those are the only ones I'm satisfied with.
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I've got a shelf full of one time use waxes. Those are the only ones I'm satisfied with.
Same here, they just collect dust now
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Not all waxs are to be applied the same make sure u read how to use. Some u let stand for awhile and others it's on then off. About every wax works good for me if done right, turtle wax is my favorite.
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envirotech dry wash n gaurd (technically not a wax)
I have this same stuff I have yet to use it since the car has yet to leave the garage from this winter road conditions. I plan to try this myself hopefully it works good like you say.
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I've never had a problem with miguiers products I use meguiers gold wax I have tried ice I did'nt like it too hard to see whats been waxed and what has to be waxed.
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I washed the car off and did an 80 mile an hour dry job i was very pleased.
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Thats the only way to dry your car!!!!
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Thats the only way to dry your car!!!!
Ya that is!!!!!!!!
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Meguires NXT tech wax. Good stuff IMO.
That's what i've been using too. I use it on my motorcycles and cars.
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Re: Wax

I can go 80 and still have water beads on the hood lol. I just use a microfiber towel to dry it. but I bought Croftgate waterless stuff to try.

and btw...I still haven't figured out what the this whole clay bar thing is
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The clay bar is for getting your paint smooth for a better finish for waxing.
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I can go 80 and still have water beads on the hood lol. I just use a microfiber towel to dry it. but I bought Croftgate waterless stuff to try.

and btw...I still haven't figured out what the this whole clay bar thing is
The clay bar removes all the surface impurities from the paint before waxing. It also removes the old wax that is on the car. Smooths out the paint very nicely. I use them regularly before I apply a new coat of wax.
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apparently I suck at google bc nothing was coming up lol
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Yah I've always used Meguiars products...paste wax that has to haze, the hell with all that liquid/creme wax crap, I've never liked it.

A clay bar kit is a great thing if you have a lot of road gunk/tree sap, grime etc on your paint and want to remove it. As said it will remove all the impurities as well as previous wax layers so your paint is exposed afterwards. It's key to wax immediately after to apply protection back on your paint. Don't clay bar and decide to wax 2 weeks later, you'll hate yourself and the car will hate you even more, lol.
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Yah I've always used Meguiars products...paste wax that has to haze, the hell with all that liquid/creme wax crap, I've never liked it.

A clay bar kit is a great thing if you have a lot of road gunk/tree sap, grime etc on your paint and want to remove it. As said it will remove all the impurities as well as previous wax layers so your paint is exposed afterwards. It's key to wax immediately after to apply protection back on your paint. Don't clay bar and decide to wax 2 weeks later, you'll hate yourself and the car will hate you even more, lol.
how exactly do you use a clay bar tho? I googled it and nothing for cars came up lol
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You use soapy water or quick detailed to lube the paint and rub the clay on the car until the paint feels smooth. That's it.
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You use soapy water or quick detailed to lube the paint and rub the clay on the car until the paint feels smooth. That's it.
yah pretty much and when the clay bar surface that you are using becomes dirty and gritty, knead it to get a clean surface again and continue rubbing. One clay bar will do the entire car no problem.
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yah pretty much and when the clay bar surface that you are using becomes dirty and gritty, knead it to get a clean surface again and continue rubbing. One clay bar will do the entire car no problem.
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You use soapy water or quick detailed to lube the paint and rub the clay on the car until the paint feels smooth. That's it.
sweet sounds good lol. I may give this a try
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sweet sounds good lol. I may give this a try
Yah you'll definitely be able to tell the difference if the car has a lot of crap in the paint...before you do it, run your hand on the hood or fender...feel for any resistance or roughness. After the clay bar, that feeling will be minimal if any.
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Yah you'll definitely be able to tell the difference if the car has a lot of crap in the paint...before you do it, run your hand on the hood or fender...feel for any resistance or roughness. After the clay bar, that feeling will be minimal if any.
Will do. You normally seem to have pretty sound advice so I'll take your word for it lol
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The clay bar does work wonders for your paint.
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