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Old 06-03-2012, 05:14 PM   #31
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I'm thinking I'll just use my meguires polish and sealant and top it off with some nice wax.
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Old 06-21-2012, 10:16 AM   #32
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I pick up the Titanium today. I don't think sealing is needed. I'll wash, clay and wax.
Zaino is the product of choice...wax on wax off...easy, no residue and lasts forever.
Supposed to rain this weekend in the desert...I'll be washing next week too...oh well.
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Old 06-21-2012, 11:23 AM   #33
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Sealing is always necessary.
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Old 06-23-2012, 10:06 AM   #34
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I pick up the Titanium today. I don't think sealing is needed. I'll wash, clay and wax.
Zaino is the product of choice...wax on wax off...easy, no residue and lasts forever.
Supposed to rain this weekend in the desert...I'll be washing next week too...oh well.
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Sealing is always necessary.
Zaino Z2pro and Z5pro are sealants.
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Old 10-16-2012, 06:21 AM   #35
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Looks awesome. I heard that the line Liquid Glass puts out is very good. Going to order it from Amazon.com.
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Old 10-20-2012, 03:37 AM   #36
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Cant speak for my focus, but on my mustang (like five years back now *sob*) I used the mothers 3-stage, no clay bar (was before clay bar became popular), and it came out looking smooth as glass (to my untrained, tho sometimes neurotically obsessed eye)...
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Old 10-20-2012, 05:43 AM   #37
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optimum makes great products- particularly opti seal.
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Old 10-20-2012, 05:49 AM   #38
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being the old guy here, i am retired and wax our cars every week. i know this is excessive, but i have the time. i am handicapped due to strokes. i cannot drive, but i love cars, so that is what i choose to do. boy, they do look good. 2011 red kia forte and 2002 blue ford focus. i care mostly about appearance. all the stretching, etc, is good rehab. i love optimum products.
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Old 02-24-2013, 11:14 AM   #39
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I have 2000 miles on my 2013 se hatchback. It's Oxford white and I'm finding those small "rail dust" rust spots in the rear. The clay bar will remove these correct? I've never clayed, waxed, or applied sealant before. Can someone give tips on the clay barring? Someone posted, "gentle".
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You spray lots of lube on a panel. Quick detailer works as lube or you can make your own using car wash soap and water in a spray bottle. Then you rub the clay gently on the panel in straight lines sweeping back and forth. You'll feel the bar picking up little contaminants and junk. You'll see it on the bar too. That's it!
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