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Old 05-31-2012, 08:03 PM   #11
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What kind of polish/sealant should I use for my silver car. I was looking at the poorboys stuff but after shipping, it ends up costing a lot and I'm close to broke until I get paid from my new job starting Monday.

Anything I can use from autozone? Or should I just hold off and use some easy cleaner wax and clay it an do it right when I have the money?
I own a silver vehicle.


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Old 05-31-2012, 08:17 PM   #12
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What do you use on it?
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Old 05-31-2012, 08:38 PM   #13
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I just purchased a bunch of meguair's stuff off of amazon. It looks to be pretty good, and I'll be washing, claying, and polish/waxing this weekend in all likelihood. I spent about $60, and figure it'll make the car look damn good and protect it.

My car is 4/23 built and I've only washed it once so far, so it could use another bath.
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I used the Mequire's Clay system and then used a glaze and finished it off with NXT syn wax and it easily came off the plastic and didn't leave any white residue. Don't forget to go the tails and headlamps which some people don't.
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You put wax on tails and headlamps?
I have some old meguires polish I can use, it should work fine for now. I also have some nxt. I just need a new clay bar because the one I have is 8 years old and I've used it about 20-30 times. It's grimy and I don't want it on the fresh paint.
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Wax protects the plastic too and is fine for the lenses.
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What do you use on it?
Finish Care FK 1000p high temp wax over BlackFire Wet Diamond and Autoglym SuperResin Polish and Extra Gloss protection. All that results in a semi permanent coating that last through the season and into the winter til next spring.
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You need to clay it, and then probably a mild polish, then seal and wax.
This clay bar thing is new to me - what does it do? and where can I get one? lol
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Removes bonded contaminants from your clear coat. Gently.

Wa mart and target have a kit you can buy. I buy the generic clay bars from amazon.
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Is the one at target cheap? I don't go in wal mart because I don't like fighting the crowds of dirty people and it's the first of the month do everyone got their food stamps today and it will be packed.
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