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Old 05-17-2012, 07:26 PM   #51
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Meguirs Ultimate Liquid Wax.

It's annoying to rub off the car, though, as sections look like there's a film on it and other parts look pristine.

My next waxing will probably be with NuFinish, and with a scuff mark I found yesterday evening I'll want to find something that can mask it as much as possible...
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Old 05-17-2012, 08:41 PM   #52
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Please don't use NuFinish on your new car! If you want a wax that is easy to find, buy Autogym HD wax. Personally I have my Ti professionally detailed once a year (just the other day). That way the paint is free of any flaws and it is easy to maintain.
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Posted via FF Mobile I just picked up the Ultimate Wax, which is supposedly their Tech Wax on steriods. I'll see how it does, anyone else use the stuff and really like it? And Volvo...you recommend you let it sit for like 15 mins before buffing?
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Who's ultimate wax? Meg's?
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Who's ultimate wax? Meg's?


Posted via FF Mobile Yes, supposedly their newest wax.
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I've not used it. It's always good practice to let it cure for a good 20 minutes to a half hour just to let the solvents evaporate, etc. It'll also be easier to remove if it's good and dry!
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I've not used it. It's always good practice to let it cure for a good 20 minutes to a half hour just to let the solvents evaporate, etc. It'll also be easier to remove if it's good and dry!


Posted via FF Mobile Ok, its supposed to be even better the Tech Wax, so Im sure it'll be good. Maybe thats why my waxes never last as long. I always let it sit for 10mins max and buffed it out. I thought thats all it needed.

Ps how do I stop tree crap from walling on the car while I wait 20 mins for it to cure hahaha.
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I never liked the NXT Tech wax so it had better be better than that. Lol.

As for the tree stuff, let it fall, right before you go to buff off the wax run a California duster over the surface to at least pick up the larger particles then your good to go.
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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
I'm not one to flame...ever... But did you just say that you shouldn't wax your focus...
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I'm not one to flame...ever... But did you just say that you shouldn't wax your focus...
I'm not one to flame...ever...but did you just quote a post from the first page...
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