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Old 03-26-2014, 01:31 PM   #11
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I've tried the surf city garage stuff, very good stuff. haven't heard of dodo juice
You can find it on autogeek. I buy pretty much all of my detaling products from there. The only thing I buy local would be the Surf City Garage goodies
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There is a detailer on youtube named larry. AmmoNYC is his company and he just released some products and i might give them a shot
The AMMO stuff is nice, but about 3x overpriced. I've used the stuff and done comparisons too. Chemical Guys and others have cheaper (and sometimes better) alternatives.




Wax will not last more than 6 months, it usually lasts 3 months at best.

Use a sealant (I use CG Jetseal) and then the wax. There's also Hybrid V7 that has wax in it that you can use to maintain after each wash.
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I started using Adams Polishes about 2 years ago and I will never go back to anything else. They totally blow away any other product I've ever used.
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I started using Adams Polishes about 2 years ago and I will never go back to anything else. They totally blow away any other product I've ever used.
Are you talking about the adams specific brand or the adams poorboys line that autogeek has?
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I have heard terrific things about the adams buttery wax and their liquid paint sealant. It is very similar to Zaino.
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I use M105/M205 followed by Opti-Seal and whatever carnauba is nearby. If you've polished well then anything you put on it will be for preservation of your finish and not for looks. Some people believe that certain sealants and waxes will add shine, but it just tells me that more time should have been put into polishing.

I also dislike Turtle Wax products.
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I use M105/M205 followed by Opti-Seal and whatever carnauba is nearby. If you've polished well then anything you put on it will be for preservation of your finish and not for looks. Some people believe that certain sealants and waxes will add shine, but it just tells me that more time should have been put into polishing.

I also dislike Turtle Wax products.
M100 is out now (revised M105) and I find it far superior. Well worth the $19 on Amazon Prime. M100 + M205 is what I normally use, maybe some D300 mixed in.

I will 100% disagree with the shine comment. I have plenty of glazes, sealants, and waxes that add shine better/differently. I've done comparisons on the same cars, similar colors, different manufacturers, etc. There are some great products out there that make a great difference. But overall, it's a waste if you don't spend the time on the paint correction.

I use CG Blacklight, CG Jetseal, CG 5050, and CG Lava on most vehicles for the best shine.
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I use Liquid Glass followed up with Collinite 845. I am going to have to clay my car next detail as the white paint has some fall out from brake dust on the lower body parts and rear bumper.
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I decided to try the Iron X to get rid of a little but of rail dust and I am impressed. If you have a light colored vehicle this stuff is a must to have. My car still has less than a thousand miles on it but I had collected a small bit of rail dust on the lower parts of the vehicle (brakes with help of the liquid brine to treat roads); Iron X took it right off. I put a good coat of Liquid Glass followed with a coat of Collinite 845. I have used a lot of detailing products over the years but this is the best sealant/polish - wax combo I have put together yet. I used the Collinite on my rims, turned out great. I highly recommend this. I am so sold on the Collinite that we are now a distributor.
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I decided to try the Iron X to get rid of a little but of rail dust and I am impressed. If you have a light colored vehicle this stuff is a must to have. My car still has less than a thousand miles on it but I had collected a small bit of rail dust on the lower parts of the vehicle (brakes with help of the liquid brine to treat roads); Iron X took it right off. I put a good coat of Liquid Glass followed with a coat of Collinite 845. I have used a lot of detailing products over the years but this is the best sealant/polish - wax combo I have put together yet. I used the Collinite on my rims, turned out great. I highly recommend this. I am so sold on the Collinite that we are now a distributor.
Glad to hear it! I bought some Trix (basically tarx and ironx) and I'm excited to try it. I have a dark colored car, so I don't think it will make as much of a difference for me, but I still wanted to get any iron out before claying and polishing.
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