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Time came to clay and wax before winter hits, so...
I got Meguiars clay bar kit, which comes with cleaner wax.
I was thinking to put Meguiars gold class wax over cleaner wax. Has anybody done this? Is it going to last for 3 month in rain and snow?
Which is better Gold Class or NXT?
Thanks!
 

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probably not for three months, but it should last for a while. Meguiars is a really good wax. you should do it just the way you said. This should probably be moved over in to the wash/wax thread.
 

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oh, I forgot there is dedicated wash/wax section...However I read threads on waxing using search, but didn't find much about applying multiple layers.
 

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Also what about polish(I'm thinking Deep Crystal System Polish) after clay? Or go straight to cleaner wax?
 

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Best answer is call Meguiars. They actually answer there phones. I have decided I like the NXT. It seems have a bit better shine than there gold class, and its a cinch to apply.
I generally apply, hand remove then hit it with a buffer with a microfiber pad just FYI.
 

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A carneuba wax will only last a few weeks. Typically if you want a long lasting wax get the NXT like above or some other synthetic wax.
 

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Also what about polish(I'm thinking Deep Crystal System Polish) after clay? Or go straight to cleaner wax?

The Deep crystal polish is great.... I have done and would reccomend, rinse, wash, clay, polish, wax, wax... (I use gold class wax, and it holds up quite well over the long term).

If you have a random orbital buffer, it will make the polish application easy and will shine like nothing else... you will even find yourself asking "Why do I need to bother with the wax? Can it possibly shine any more?" And, yes it can [headbang]

This is what the after looks like (I hadn't yet got to the trim in this photo)

 

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I can attest that the gold class does last a long time. The NXT has not gone a winter yet so its unknown as yet. But to get back to the original question. Call Meguiars. To much chemical hocus pocus going on with the synthetics to know otherwise IMHO.
Nice pic SVT_ME.
 

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I dunno with my experience the Gold class paste I use typically only really lasts around 3 weeks to a month. I mean it still might be there but it just loses its luster. Car does live outside though so that could have something to do with it.
 

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I dunno with my experience the Gold class paste I use typically only really lasts around 3 weeks to a month. I mean it still might be there but it just loses its luster. Car does live outside though so that could have something to do with it.
Ahh! Mine lives in the garage. Well, I did talk with Meguiars a while back about using the NXT over the Gold Class and they said it would be OK. Might try that to restore your shine really quickly.
 

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Time came to clay and wax before winter hits, so...
I got Meguiars clay bar kit, which comes with cleaner wax.
I was thinking to put Meguiars gold class wax over cleaner wax. Has anybody done this? Is it going to last for 3 month in rain and snow?
Which is better Gold Class or NXT?
Thanks!
I've done it. I have only clayed three times, so far, but I'll use the cleaner wax and then go over again with the MGC wax. The wax will last longer than you think. I usually use ICE Quick Detailer in between waxing, though. I don't know about the snow, but it's holding through the rain. I would like to do this at least one more time before winter, as well.
 

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I use Einszett polish and wax, the wax holds up quite well, I polish and wax the car maybe once each quarter and it still looks great and you can tell the wax is still protecting because it is so easy to clean crud like bugs off the paint, they wipe right off like the car is covered in Teflon (it's not). But this is California so I can't speak for the harsher snow environment.
 
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