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Old 08-02-2011, 07:11 PM   #1
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What wax do you use?

I've tried out a couple different waxes. Just curious as which everybody else has tried out and thought was good?


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Old 08-02-2011, 07:34 PM   #2
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Old 08-02-2011, 07:46 PM   #3
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i like royal blue wax.
tried some meguires gold class the other day and hated the stuff.

heard good about the autoglym, once im out of royal blue ill be getting some of it since i like there other products
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Old 08-04-2011, 12:08 AM   #4
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I've grown to like McGuiars paste waxes. Yes, it may be a bit more work than some, but I like the results for the most part. Never tried the clay bar though.
Only thing that sucks (and this applies to most paste waxes) is if and when you get it on a piece of dark plastic... it stains and really doesn't come out very well, if at all.

Luckily, with door handles on the Focus painted the same as the car, no longer is this really an issue on the new Focuses.

I never use the car wash wax stuff. Never. Just because I don't want to get it on the windows.

I do keep a bottle of liquid quick spray on wax though for touching up.
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Old 08-05-2011, 10:53 PM   #5
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waxing a focus is not worth it unless you have all the tools like buffer/buffer pads /an extension cord / and a good cement slab
but i recommend turtle wax especially if your cars yellow
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waxing a focus is not worth it unless you have all the tools like buffer/buffer pads /an extension cord / and a good cement slab
but i recommend turtle wax especially if your cars yellow
What?

Any waxing is better than no waxing. Hand waxing, while not ideal, still works, it just takes a little longer and the coat is not as even as if you'd have used a buffer.
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Old 08-06-2011, 10:40 AM   #7
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Wolfgang Deep Gloss Paint Sealant 3.0

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Old 08-06-2011, 12:46 PM   #8
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For the ambitious looking for depth and clarity who are willing to sacrifice durability - Pinnacle XMT series carnauba glaze then wax.
For those annoyed with white residue and an easy shine, there's nothing wrong with TW Ice
Personally, I use the pinnacle on most everything and TW on the wheels and rockers. With 125k on the clock, the TW hides the rash on the rockers quite well.
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Old 08-08-2011, 01:17 AM   #10
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I got some Turtle Wax Super Hard Shell stuff, only wax I've used and i've only waxed two cars so I don't really have a say, but it was the cheapest stuff at Mal-Wart.
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