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Old 07-05-2013, 11:52 AM   #1
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So I waxed my car today using meguiars liquid wax. I was going to get the canned one but was feeling lazy. Anyways, I got the waxing done and all and it looks really good but it's not as good as I thought it would come out.

Would the canned hard wax give me better results? My cars grabber orange so I know not to expect the same mirror like finish black cars tend to get.

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I use formula 1 spray waxes in between wahes to knock the dust off. Other than that, I use meguiars paste waxes once a month after washes. You'd be suprised what keeping a decent layer of wax on your car will do for the paint. If you do nothing but hand wash and use microfibers for dust and avoid touching the paint as much as possible you won't have swirls or mars on the paint at all.
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I use formula 1 spray waxes in between wahes to knock the dust off. Other than that, I use meguiars paste waxes once a month after washes. You'd be suprised what keeping a decent layer of wax on your car will do for the paint. If you do nothing but hand wash and use microfibers for dust and avoid touching the paint as much as possible you won't have swirls or mars on the paint at all.
Thanks. I also have these dried drops of water (I think). They've become much less obvious after the wax. How would I get rid of them? After washing I immediately dried it using a chamois but its still there.
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Thanks. I also have these dried drops of water (I think). They've become much less obvious after the wax. How would I get rid of them? After washing I immediately dried it using a chamois but its still there.
You could try using a little vinegar. The spots from the water are probably just mineral deposits from unfiltered water. A clay bar would get rid of all of them, or just use a smidge of vinegar on them as the vinegar will remover hard water.
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i think of spray waxes as in between waxes...just to give it a little shine when you think it needs to look a bit deeper of a color. all other times i use a spray detailer about once a week.
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i think of spray waxes as in between waxes...just to give it a little shine when you think it needs to look a bit deeper of a color. all other times i use a spray detailer about once a week.
You know my opinion....I only use waterless wash and all wipe on and wipe off waxes and protection. For me....nothing better.
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Ill be Honest I'm ignorant to the whole waterless wash stuff. How does it work? And what are some good products?
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I use a spray wax from Lucas that works fantastic very easy to use.
Obviously non liquid waxes are usually a bit better but I use this once every few weeks and it keeps a great shine, beads water, and helps keep the evil bird $*%& off.

Keep in mind you always want to wax in a shaded area especially with non liquid wax. The sun cakes the wax into your clearcoat and can damage it when wiping off.
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Ill be Honest I'm ignorant to the whole waterless wash stuff. How does it work? And what are some good products?
I luv waterless both for wash and protection....can be applied in full sun or in my garage. I only use Croftgate products, and if you go waterless for shine and protection make sure whatever brand you use does not contain any petroleum or acetone. The way I look at it , Model T's were the best at one point....now waterless is the only way to go using technology of today.
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Thanks for the awesome advice guys!
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Thanks for the awesome advice guys!
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