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Old 06-03-2013, 10:30 AM   #1
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tips on waxing your daily driver

For those of you who drive your Mustang every day and like
most people wash it once a week on weekends I have discovered the answer
to keeping your paint waxed and gleaming. Believe it or not, that wax and clear
coat protectant that you can apply to your car at some car washes actually works!
In my town there is one of those new high tech self serve car washes with a wand
where you wash your car yourself and it takes credit cards. For years I was skeptical
about the clear coat and wax selector on the car wash control panel and just washed
my daily drivers and hand waxed them from time to time. Finally one day I decided
to give the clear coat and wax cycles a try. I figured out the way to wax your car
is to wash it at one of these car washes, then apply the clear coat protectant and wax
but........DON'T RINSE THE CAR AFTER APPLICATION! What you do is while the car
is still wet, dry it off with a soft towel, buffing the wax with your damp towel as you dry off the car. It takes a few weeks of doing this to get the full result, but if you
do that once a week the results are nothing short of amazing! The paint absolutely gleams, and the water sheds off the windshield so fast that you don't even need
to use your windshield wipers in the rain. I've had lot's of people ask me what I
use to make my paint look like that and when I tell them I use the wax at the car wash they look at me like I'm crazy. If your car has vinyl decals or stripes on it
this is a fantastic way to wax your car without getting a wax buildup around the
edges of the stripes. After a few months of doing this you will need sunglasses
to look at your paint job as the shine will burn your retinas!
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Croftgate Project-X here

I only use Project-X on my car. It is great stuff and the only problem I have is my Mustang is so freakin slippery now I have a hard time installing and removing the car cover by myself. I always thought Zaino was good until I used this stuff.

Try reading this post> I discovered something that is really really great

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oFF TOPIC BUT HOW DO YOU GET YOUR AVATAR?
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Go to Quick Links at top of this page

Click on Edit options and it will allow you to find what you need to do. Be sure you are signed in.
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To elaborate, make sure you are logged in, the then go to the top
of the main menu where it says control panel and click on it. scroll down and click
on edit your avatar. There you can upload a digital picture off of your computer
for your avatar.
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Old 06-03-2013, 12:03 PM   #6
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Thank you guys.
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Do I have to do anything special with the vinyl... So after I put the soap and then wash it off with water spray that wax on the car then what??
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Old 06-03-2013, 02:35 PM   #9
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You just wash the car rinse it off, apply the spray clear coat protectant and spray wax,
then just buff the car as you dry it off. The spray wax will protect your stripes and leave
no residue on the edges like paste wax. Just be sure to use a soft towel for drying the car...
a several years old bath towel that is soft from old age works best. I save all my old worn out bath towels for drying the cars.
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That's what i've been doing for a while now.
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Any before and after pics??
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Old 06-04-2013, 08:17 AM   #12
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My washes are just wash and detail. Wax every 3 months. That's clarity for ya
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Came Home to this **** not my car is stained guess I have to buff it out....
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No problem with Project-X

I had some sea gull bomb my hood and as soon as I got home all I had to do was wet a bounty paper towel and wipe it off. It was sooooo easy a caveman coulda done it.

I have used a lot of Zaino over the years but this Project-X is the absolutely best stuff ever. It makes the paint so slippery nothing will stick to it. Not even the Florida Love-Bugs are a problem anymore.

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I had some sea gull bomb my hood and as soon as I got home all I had to do was wet a bounty paper towel and wipe it off. It was sooooo easy a caveman coulda done it.

I have used a lot of Zaino over the years but this Project-X is the absolutely best stuff ever. It makes the paint so slippery nothing will stick to it. Not even the Florida Love-Bugs are a problem anymore.

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Who makes it? I'm looking for a durable wax more than a shining wax now that my cars out in the elements.
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I just waxed my car using Black Box wax, it's made by turtle was but it really only for black cars. But if you want to really make that car smooth and shine. Clay bar it first. It will be worth it.

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Lets put it this way. That's a reflection from my hood.
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Yeah its easy to wipe off but it leave a stain on the car.
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Yeah its easy to wipe off but it leave a stain on the car.
If you wax it the way it should be, there won't be any stains.
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Never waxed a car before might have to YouTube it, and also get that machine thing.
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Never waxed a car before might have to YouTube it, and also get that machine thing.
No machine needed. Just some elbow grease.
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I just waxed my car using Black Box wax, it's made by turtle was but it really only for black cars. But if you want to really make that car smooth and shine. Clay bar it first. It will be worth it.

Lets put it this way. That's a reflection from my hood.
Love the black mirror on my hood too. Was skeptical on black wax and white wax from meguiers. But I think I'll invest in both now. Your clarity beats mine and I even clay barred mine last month.
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I didn't like the outcome of the "black box" by turtle wax. All it has is black pigments in it to fill the small cracks and knicks. I honestly love meguirs.
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I just waxed my car using Black Box wax, it's made by turtle was but it really only for black cars. But if you want to really make that car smooth and shine. Clay bar it first. It will be worth it.

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Lets put it this way. That's a reflection from my hood.
I see a life proof case for the 5!

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Damn, it seems like i gotta was mine at least once a month, it sits out side and the was wears off so easily.
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It's either clarity and shine or durability. I'll take the shine! It's therapy, you know?
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I see a life proof case for the 5!

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Damn, it seems like i gotta was mine at least once a month, it sits out side and the was wears off so easily.
Yes sir. Love my lifeproof.
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