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Old 05-08-2003, 03:19 AM   #1
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Default recommandation for good wax

hey guys

you'all know any good wax that can make your car look really new and shiny?? let me know where can I order 'em
Thx a lot

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Old 05-08-2003, 09:13 AM   #2
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any wax with carnauba in it is a good wax...do a web search for the kind that sounds right for you...turtle wax...meguiars...zymol...mothers...are some good ones
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Old 05-08-2003, 09:28 AM   #3
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I only go with the best:

www.thebestwax.com


no beating this stuff
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Old 05-08-2003, 09:59 AM   #4
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meguires gold class is what i use. im sure there are 'better' wax, but if you clean the surface with claybar prior to waxing and
buff the wax well after the wax application, pretty much any wax will make the car look decent.

wat i also like about the meguires stuff is that even if you
accidentally put wax on the rubber trim or plastic it will
come right off unlike some other waxes i tried in the past which
just stains white and tons of elbow grease to take off.
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Old 05-08-2003, 10:11 AM   #5
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http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show...hreadid=279809

www.zainobros.com

I love this stuff. . .I've gotten 15! people from my work to buy this stuff after they saw my car with it on (last page of thread above has pics of my car with this on!).

We're actually getting our order delivered in a matter of hours (if UPS tracking is coorect that is!) for over 300 worth of this stuff. . .way easier than wax to put on and take off. . .plus the shine is intense!

WRXemALL
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Old 05-08-2003, 11:24 AM   #6
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Preach on, Brother David....Zaino is awesome!
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Old 05-08-2003, 03:11 PM   #7
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Meguires Professional Series Yellow Wax Number 26 is the best IMHO

Holds up good and looks great too.
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Old 05-08-2003, 03:23 PM   #8
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Meguires Professional Series Yellow Wax Number 26 is the best IMHO

Holds up good and looks great too.
that's what I use, right after meguires cleaner wax
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Old 05-08-2003, 05:44 PM   #9
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I love using that too. Not as expensive as the real $40 Zymol, but works really well. I usually follow these steps:

1) Wash
2) Clay bar (only if surface is very contaminated)
3) Polish
4) Wax (Meguair's #26)
5) Walk around car 5X for final inspection
6) Sit in garage and enjoy the shine for a few hours with beer in hand (before it gets dirty again once the garage door opens)

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Meguires Professional Series Yellow Wax Number 26 is the best IMHO

Holds up good and looks great too.
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Old 05-08-2003, 08:49 PM   #10
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Check out www.griotsgarage.com

Their best of show wax is just that.. the best. My red 99 Saab 9-3 used to shine like new money when I had it.

Go to your local Porter-Cable tool outlet store and buy the 6" random orbit sander/polisher. Buy the orange foam pad from Griots'. Apply the BOS wax with the orange pad. Remove 90% of the wax with a good cotton towel. Buy the buffing pad from Griots' for the Porter-Cable. Buff off the rest.

There simply is not a better shine available. My 2002 WRX looks new even after a Michigan winter.

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Old 05-08-2003, 11:36 PM   #11
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^ what Rob said.

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Old 05-09-2003, 12:16 AM   #12
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Meguiar's
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Old 05-09-2003, 11:19 AM   #13
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Meguiars's and Mother's are very good, locally available, and relatively cheap.
You will find a lot of people going with sealants or polymers now (such as Zaino) which provide much longer protection and produce a high shine. The down side is that some people feel these waxes don't give you as much of a "deep" look as a carnuaba. You can usually layer these products for a better result or... many people (including myself) use a sealant (I use Klasse) topped with a traditional carnauba for the best of both worlds.
Just remember, the look of your car is more a result of the polish and glaze BEFORE the wax, and the technique/process you go through before applying that final layer.
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