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Old 10-14-2008, 05:17 PM   #1
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I just bought the Nu Finish and i want to coat my 08 wrx with it. Is that product safe?? Has anyone had any trouble with it??
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Old 10-14-2008, 05:57 PM   #2
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You should research which products are best first, then buy.
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Old 10-14-2008, 08:25 PM   #3
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Assuming its the Nu Finish wax, yes, it's perfectly safe.
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Old 10-14-2008, 11:18 PM   #4
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well I will use it on my old 95 mitsu so i had to buy it anyway. ;P
And it is the Nu Finish-Once A Year Car Polish. It says that it has no wax and it won't scratch the clear coat. I am just asking because it don't want to mess up my new rex. =]
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Old 10-14-2008, 11:24 PM   #5
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I'm sure it will work fine, but a one step polish won't give you the same results as a full detail. Wash, clay, polish, wax. I only use Meguiars products.
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Old 10-15-2008, 09:03 AM   #6
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Yah, it's fine to use
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Old 10-15-2008, 09:11 AM   #7
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It actually works pretty well. Won't give you the best shine or gloss, it does last longer than most though. Works great on painted wheels and engine parts. Also works well on exhausts.
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Old 10-15-2008, 07:32 PM   #8
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http://www.griotsgarage.com/

Good stuff in there, but spendy.

I used Nu Finish on the bottoms of our sleds... make them FASTAR!
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Old 10-15-2008, 07:43 PM   #9
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I've used new finish before with the pc and orange pads and was by no means happy with the results. It will give the car a nice shine but it will not remove any imperfections in the paint- swirls and scratches.
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Old 10-15-2008, 10:51 PM   #10
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You should research which products are best first, then buy.
Take his advice, he's one of the few on here that know what they're talking about when it comes to detailing. Also, check out some detailing forums such as autopia.org or detailcity.org You'll learn a lot.
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Old 10-16-2008, 02:12 PM   #11
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^It is not the best wax out there, I would recommend getting a better wax...
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Old 10-18-2008, 01:47 AM   #12
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thx for input ;p I will consider getting a better one then, and i'll just use this on my mitsubishi. =] It's my first new car, so I'm still new to all those care products.
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Old 10-18-2008, 03:53 AM   #13
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I save my old leftover waxes or the one's that I wasn't completely satisfied with for using on wheels, door jambs, other peoples cars, fiberglass showers etc... There's always something to use it up on. I bought Nu-Finish one time but I use it on all my brass for reloading, works great!
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Old 10-19-2008, 07:26 PM   #14
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i just used the nu finish on my '95 mitsu galant and i have never seen my car in such a good condition =]=] The only complaint i can have is that it does not cover any scratches. I even think, it exposes them more...
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Old 10-19-2008, 09:31 PM   #15
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Yes it is safe to use but I'm not fond of Nu Finish. I like using Mother's or Meg's brand.

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Old 10-19-2008, 11:33 PM   #16
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It will look good, very nice... but you have to put a lot of effort to make it really shiny
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Old 10-19-2008, 11:45 PM   #17
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You would be better off using a mild paint cleaner like meg's deep crystal paint cleaner, followed by a good paint sealant...klasse super glosse, optimum poliseal, poorboy's...etc. it's an easy two step process (not including washing) that will yield better results (glossier and deeper...and for me, klasse outlasts nufinish).
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Old 10-20-2008, 11:17 AM   #18
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how about Zymol?? have you used it?? I read a lot of good things about the Zymol Cleaning Wax...
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Old 10-22-2008, 08:56 AM   #19
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If I remember correctly Nu-finish is not a wax, it is a paint sealant. Sealants are not as aggresive and waxes and have a longer lasting protection.
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Old 10-22-2008, 09:00 AM   #20
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If I remember correctly Nu-finish is not a wax, it is a paint sealant. Sealants are not as aggresive and waxes and have a longer lasting protection.
For the most part sealants are going to last much longer then a carnuba or a synthetic wax.
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Old 10-22-2008, 09:18 AM   #21
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Here is my recommendation:

"Klasse All-In-One car polish & wax" and finish it off with "Klasse Sealant Glaze" and for winter protection (I live in Minnesota) I would put two cost of the sealant.

And some OTC stuff I would use is: Meguiars Mirror Glaze #7 and finish it off with Meguiar’s Hi-Tech Paste Wax #26.

GL with the car.

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Old 10-22-2008, 09:24 AM   #22
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Here is my recommendation:

"Klasse All-In-One car polish & wax" and finish it off with "Klasse Sealant Glaze" and for winter protection (I live in Minnesota) I would put two cost of the sealant.
bah there both sealants. Commonly referred to as the "Klasse Twins" If you want good long protection I would look into the collonite waxs. On my car right now I have it as clayed polished with 106fa jetseal 109 and topped it with swissvax mystery.
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Old 10-22-2008, 10:27 AM   #23
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nu finish is fine for a good, quick, cheap, easy to use coating. i use it regularly with no problems. it's easy on, easy off, and then i can do other things with the rest of my day. sure, it won't give an award winning shine, but i do not have a show car. i drive my car. i don't care about shows. i don't want to spend a ton of money. i have other things to do. so yes, nu finish is fine, depending on what you're looking for.
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Old 10-22-2008, 05:39 PM   #24
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good point rotorhead...Did you notice as well that the previous scratches are more visible after Nu Finish is applied?? I noticed that with my old car.
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sorry, radekkacz07, didn't see your response. no, i don't really notice scratches any more with nufinish, but my car is silver and hides scratches very well. i used it on my old red rx-7, but again, i can't remember seeing any more/less scratches after nufinish. then again, that paint was really old and thin. if i didn't wax, the car would quickly turn matte orange. no chance on it lasting a whole year though! with any car i've ever used it on, it would last 2-3 months.
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