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Old 02-01-2003, 10:30 PM   #1
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Best Wax ???

Whats the best wax and leather care products i should get??

this is basically my first car, so i want to keep it in perfect condition.

and where is the best place to get everything?

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Old 02-01-2003, 10:43 PM   #2
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the best wax I've seen is Zaino, but it's really expensive too. But is definately worth getting if you want that exotic wet look to your paint.

I've used pure carnauba wax (the chunky hard kind) and it's beautiful! The downside is that it takes FOREVER to wax a car with that stuff.

I most recently tried Zymol, and it worked out fairly well with cleaner-wax brand. It's like a wax with a mild rubbing compound in it. It was almost up to par with the caranauba wax.
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Old 02-01-2003, 11:02 PM   #3
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caranuba upside: Great shine, feels so smooth
caranuba downside: Only effectively lasts a few days

synthetic upside: Lasts months instead of weeks
synthetic downside: not as shiny as caranuba


Personally I HATE waxing my car, so I'm using Meguiar's gold, seems to work pretty well for moi.
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Old 02-01-2003, 11:19 PM   #4
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caranuba upside: Great shine, feels so smooth
caranuba downside: Only effectively lasts a few days

synthetic upside: Lasts months instead of weeks
synthetic downside: not as shiny as caranuba


Personally I HATE waxing my car, so I'm using Meguiar's gold, seems to work pretty well for moi.
You need a car buffer like me Takes me 30 min to do the whole thing.
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Old 02-01-2003, 11:36 PM   #5
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You need a car buffer like me Takes me 30 min to do the whole thing.
Yeah, I know... seriously..
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Old 02-02-2003, 12:09 AM   #6
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nice, thanks for the advice

where do i get all these products??

just like from canadian tire?

damn.. my car is cosmo black, its gonnna get dirty
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I wonder if the Meguiar's step process works?, i.e. Pre-cleaner, wax, polish. I've been using the carnuba wax simply because of the "on like butter, off like dust" results.
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Old 02-02-2003, 04:16 PM   #8
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ya the Meguiar's 3 step process works. i've done it and the results are great. but now i clay bar my car then just apply the wax for even better results.
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Old 02-02-2003, 06:06 PM   #9
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I use Zymol, and only Zymol.
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ya the Meguiar's 3 step process works. i've done it and the results are great. but now i clay bar my car then just apply the wax for even better results.
I bought one of those too, but was going to use it to remove acid damage to the paint from those darn birds.
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Old 02-03-2003, 04:28 AM   #11
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You need a car buffer like me Takes me 30 min to do the whole thing.
how about next time u go to the states u pick me one up for me.
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Old 02-03-2003, 05:15 AM   #12
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Zaino.

It's a real B**ch to get on, but once complete, it will leave a smile on ur face.
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how about next time u go to the states u pick me one up for me.
NP, pay for my gas
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Old 02-03-2003, 03:44 PM   #14
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I use Zymol, and only Zymol.
I've seen a can of Zymol for like $700. Is this for real, I almost fainted, didn't even bother asking about it. If cheaper where do you get it?
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NP, pay for my gas
whats cheaper the gas or the buffer
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