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Old 08-29-2015, 09:50 PM   #1
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First time clay barring

Any tips or tricks to make it easier the first time?

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Old 08-30-2015, 12:06 AM   #2
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Any tips or tricks to make it easier the first time?

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Use lots of lube on her. 😆

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Haha ok will do blue...thanks.

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Dispose of the bar if you drop it on the ground. Trying to salvage it will leave you with tons of scratches. Break the bar into a couple pieces so you don't have to throw out the whole thing if dropped.
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+1 on either 1/2 or 1/3 pieces. It's pretty easy if it's too hard to move use more lube. w/o insulting wash 1st and you'll have to wax afterwards,

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Take off your rings, if any.

Use plenty of lube. What brand will you plan on using? I use Mother's California Gold detailing spray and it works GREAT!

Keep the bar away from the soft rubber black trim.

Don't be afraid to rub moderately hard (again, with plenty of lube, the bar should NEVER drag on the surface). Even rubbing harder, the clay should just glide very easily, like ice on ice. If you are leaving ANY clay behind on the surface, you are not using enough lube.

Fold the bar over on itself after every section, so that you have a clean bar to start with.

Do your windshield too.

I use Griot's Garage clay bar, and I've found it to be one of the best. Very sticky and softer than some others I've used, and it picks up a lot of crud out of the paint.
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I bought a Meguires kit and it worked perfectly...she feels like a sheet of glass. Thanks again fellas.

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