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11-23-2012 09:28 AM
Benton14 Mother's is a great wax. But, before you wax, you want to get the impurities out of the clear coat and paint. For that, use a clay bar.
The clay bar generally absorbs up all the dust, grime, tar, sap, and other things that get lodge in the crevices of your vehicle's paint job.

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11-20-2012 10:46 PM
trackhermit I like turtle wax.. used it for years.
11-13-2012 04:04 PM
mdorton19 The review below of Nu finish is what sold me and I've had similar results.
11-13-2012 03:50 PM
mdorton19 Griots has a ton of pretty slick products too. I love their claybar set. Little pricey, but works great.
11-13-2012 03:48 PM
mdorton19 Lyonsroar: It may not last 8/12 months in the midwest with the weather, rain, salt, tree sap, ect. It does, however, last 8 months in a climate that isnt super hard on a car. Ie Texas conditions. I'm from Ohio, lived there for 22 years. So I'm well aware of the differences in climate and their effects on cars. Covered parking or a garage is a must her if you want any longevity out of a wax or sealant. Turtle Wax hard shell is my number two.
11-13-2012 03:29 PM
velocityfocus I use Mothers and also Spray wax mostly.
11-13-2012 02:31 PM
lyonsroar Nu Finish is crap. There are like 100 better products out there. There's no way it'll last 8 months on a car unless its garaged 90% of the time and only driven on weekends in the summer. We 'reinvent the wheel' because chemicals evolve and change. My newest sealant acquisition lasts 8-12 months on a car exposed to the elements every single day.
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11-13-2012 02:28 PM
B&WScrew Another Collinite 845 fan. Prep with clay bar followed by Poor Boy's swirl removers (depending on severity) and Poor Boy's Pro Polish + EXP then topped with the Collinite. Beads real nice and holds up well especially over the winter.
11-13-2012 12:16 PM
mdorton19 I use the standard Nu Finish because it lasts for about 8 months, and it's super easy to use. I take all the normal steps like doing it in the shade, washing the car first, buffing ect. It looks great on my Race Red paint, and protects the paint from the Texas sun. It's also cheap. Don't reinvent the wheel.
11-12-2012 10:46 AM
lyonsroar I've not noticed that...but it's frozen here so there's no bugs out anyway.
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