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Old 08-06-2013, 08:33 AM   #11
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I've been looking at Adams stuff, looks good but its a tad on the expensive side and also Chemical Guys stuff


any other recommendations?
Adams is top-notch. I wouldn't use anything less.
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Old 08-06-2013, 08:37 AM   #12
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I think you may have been the one that recommended them to me in the first place actually....they have a great line up
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I use Zaino and Black light from Chemical guys. Both very good products, and for the amount you use the prices are not bad. No- I don't rep either of these products.
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Consider a few factors like you climate, how much sun you get (#1 enemy of paint) and if your car is garaged or not.
For me I use the cheaper stuff like Mother's or Meguires Gold Class carnuba. If you wax frequently then even the cheap stuff is good but quality waxes will last longer.

I claybar my cars in the spring followed with a heavy wax job then another wax in the fall before winter sets in and I'm fine to go. With the Focus I try to limit its snow driving and it's garaged so my program has been working for me.
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I use what we use at work, Collinite Fleetwax. Best stuff ever and it smells so good. It lasts a long time as well.
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Consider a few factors like you climate, how much sun you get (#1 enemy of paint) and if your car is garaged or not.
For me I use the cheaper stuff like Mother's or Meguires Gold Class carnuba. If you wax frequently then even the cheap stuff is good but quality waxes will last longer.
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I use a clay bar, then paint cleaner, then polish, then wax. This process seems to offer the best paint protection I've ever used on my cars. Easily lasts for almost a year, but takes a solid day to properly apply all steps
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IIRC Zymol has a $25,000+ wax. Was the wax your talking about Chemical guys project J97? I have never used high end waxes like that. I personally love Pinnacle Liquid Souverän Car, it is cheap, beads amazing and provides lots of depth in the paint.
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A place that I used to have my car detailed by used Liquid Glass
Body shops hate it because it is loaded with silicone and silicone is something that causes paint issues
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Surf City garage and Sonus products are what I use mostly. Autogeek.net is where I get all of my stuff unless aside from the surf city garage products I use. The scg tire shine is the best I have ever used.
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