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Old 08-21-2013, 06:41 PM   #1
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Clay bar kit

I just ordered this clay bar kit and was wondering if anyone has had any experience with it. Oh and this will be my first time clay barring my car so any tips would be appreciated http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0002U...AC_SX110_SY165
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Old 08-21-2013, 06:47 PM   #2
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Keep the area you are claying wet. Don't drop it. If it hits the ground it should hit the trash.
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What i did was remove any existing wax that was on the car with dawn soap. As stated before, keep the area wet with the detail spray, and work each area over with a few passes. You'll probably find that MOST of the car will be decent, not requiring too much time to work over, but you'll find some trouble spots. Just take your time and work it until it literally glides over the paint. Hmm what else. Work the clay continuously as it gets dirtied. As stated if you drop it, trash it. That claybar picks up every little thing. It will ruin your pain should it have bits of rock.

After you finish, at the very least throw a nice coat of wax to seal the clean paint. If you have more time, Wax after claying with regular car soap, Dry, Polish, then wax. The results of claybar are actually very profound. Definitely worth the few hours of labor imo. Heres mine right after claying. No wax or polish.
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Old 08-24-2013, 03:12 PM   #4
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^ +1. I have heard people say "Don't rub the clay on the car too hard". I lubed that baby up and ran that clay across pretty dang hard and it did some magic.
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You must wax or seal your now stripped clean paint. Once you claybar, there's nothing protecting your paint from contamination. This applies to clear coat cars too.

Quick detail works as a great claybar lubricant.

Now I want to clay mine...

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