|Auto Washing, Detailing & Paint Protection Discuss wax, polish, chamois, microfiber towels, simple cloth towel, scratch repair and paint protection. Use this Forum to discuss your cleaning tricks and techniques.
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|02-27-2013 01:07 AM|
Where does nu finish fall?
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|02-25-2013 02:01 PM|
|ViperThreat||I wax about 4 times a year, with a bi-weekly wash.|
|02-25-2013 01:48 PM|
|crice8||Matt, I read on AutoGeek that one can apply Carnuba wax over a sealant such as Surf city garage nanoseal. The sealant will provide the hard as glass look while the carnuba will provide a depth gloss. Would it be ok to do the sealant once every 4-6 months and the carnuba about once a month on top of it?|
|10-24-2012 05:26 PM|
If you are using regular old carnuba based wax, every 3-4 weeks, as the carnuba wont last very long.
If you are using something with polymers(AKA sealant) then depending on the brand and the conditions the car is subject to, 6-12 months.
|10-24-2012 10:05 AM|
|foundonroadalive||i do it every week. but i am retired and a focus fanatic. i like optimum, especially opti-seal.|
|10-24-2012 10:04 AM|
|foundonroadalive||i think waffle towels work well also.|
|10-24-2012 09:37 AM|
|cbdallas||If you're using pure carnauba or synthetic waxes with no cleaners or polishing agents in them, you can use it every day if you want to....but that would be a waste. Put on a fresh coat when you notice water not beading tightly on the surface. That's not the only indicator but it's an easy one. Hint: only use microfiber.|
|10-24-2012 07:28 AM|
i was wondering how often you should wax your car? i just started really getting in to trying to keep the car clean and waxing it makes it look amazing but can you over wax a car?