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Old 11-11-2012, 11:15 PM   #81
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I actually really like the Armor All detailer. It's good stuff.
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Old 11-12-2012, 11:01 AM   #82
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don't get me wrong, it is great stuff (for the price). but it really does attract "creatures" to the car...
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Old 11-12-2012, 11:46 AM   #83
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I've not noticed that...but it's frozen here so there's no bugs out anyway.
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Old 11-13-2012, 01:16 PM   #84
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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.
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Old 11-13-2012, 03:28 PM   #85
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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.
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Old 11-13-2012, 03:31 PM   #86
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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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Old 11-13-2012, 04:29 PM   #87
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I use Mothers and also Spray wax mostly.
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Old 11-13-2012, 04:48 PM   #88
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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.
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Old 11-13-2012, 04:50 PM   #89
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Griots has a ton of pretty slick products too. I love their claybar set. Little pricey, but works great.
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:04 PM   #90
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The review below of Nu finish is what sold me and I've had similar results.

http://www.epinions.com/review/Nu_Fi...t_435747458692
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