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Old 06-11-2012, 07:20 PM   #11
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Agree with Mcguires NXT tech wax is great stuff when ur doing a full wax on wax off job. For the quick spray wax detail I still like the ICE product but will have to look into the liquid glass products.
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I tried the Turtle Wax Ice stuff, it's alright, but not the best wax I've used, I got it on sale and frankly if I could I'd return it. While it's easy to apply, the shine isn't that great and I find it doesn't last very long and it doesn't sheet very well.
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my old truck after i used the 3step

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I like Colinite 845 and then use Pinnacle Liquid Sovereign. After I clay bar. I still have to do my car :(
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Agree with Mcguires NXT tech wax is great stuff when ur doing a full wax on wax off job. For the quick spray wax detail I still like the ICE product but will have to look into the liquid glass products.
I'm referring to the Paste wax not spray on
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I recently learned about Griot's Garage products. They are sold brick-and-mortar at Advance Auto Parts, and online at many Internet stores.

I washed my car the other day with everything they sell. Wheels first with their wheel cleaner. Then I used their clay with their impressive Speed Shine product. After that, waxed with their Best in Show wax. Followed with Speed Shine polish.

I also used their tire detailer, and their rubber product for the nasty stuff Ford uses on their window seals.

The clay bar is excellent. Larger than Meguiar's, and it was fantastic. Paint is smooth as day one. :)
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Old 06-12-2012, 11:38 AM   #20
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Griots isn't sold in every advance auto...
Only in select stores. I actually went to the store that is advertised as having griots products in my town and they had none.
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