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Old 05-29-2012, 08:48 PM   #11
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which is the one I linked to...

I reviewed it. Good initial look and feel. Poor longevity.
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Old 05-29-2012, 08:56 PM   #12
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That is the different between a sealant or synthetic wax (many months+)(protection) and a Carnauba wax (5-6 weeks)(protection+shine/depth).

FK1000p is a sealant or synthetic wax, Authoglym HD is a hybrid carnauba/synthetic wax, P21s 100% carnauba is all carnauba wax.

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Old 05-29-2012, 09:05 PM   #13
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Not true. You can have a great longevity wax as well...

FK1000p is a wax and yet lasts months. Autoglym's HD wax is a beauty wax. Useful only if you're going to a car show the next day...
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Old 05-30-2012, 12:52 AM   #14
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All I can say is that my cars paint feels and looks better almost 9 months later then when I initially got it. Haha.

I'm open minded. I have no favorites and no brand loyalty. Although from all the talk I still want to try Zaino.
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Old 05-30-2012, 01:20 AM   #15
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I also want to try zaino. It gets rave reviews on Autopia. From what I remember it's a bit cost prohibitive though.
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Just finshed claying and waxing in the last hour and it took me about 4-5 hours with a couple of breaks but was so incredibly worth it.
I couldn't believe how much crap was on the paint in the two months it's rolled out of the factory but it's gone and baby butt smooth.





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Nice work!!
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I am doing mine soon, should I do a polish? my car is about 16 months old and has not been washed regularly due to my apartment living and not having any space to do it.
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Yes you should.
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