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Old 08-11-2005, 04:26 PM   #1
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Default So i just got done claying/polishing/waxing

So today i spent 6+ hrs washing, claying, polishing, and waxing my car. My arm is about to fall off but the paint looks much better. I spent way more than i planed on products but oh well. Here are the products i used.
The mothers clay bar kit

Liquid glass auto polish

Zymol auto wash

and Zymol Cleaner Wax

Got one of these too and love it
Absorber synthetic drying chamois

here is a crappy pic of the finish untill it gets nicer outside.


This is the 1st time ive ever done this, and i was confused about the Auto Glass "Polish" Afterwords as it says it contains no abrasives. Is this product a true polish or did i just wax the car twice and not know it?
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Old 08-11-2005, 04:30 PM   #2
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Glassy...looks great.
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Old 08-11-2005, 05:45 PM   #3
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Looks good.
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Old 08-11-2005, 07:52 PM   #4
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You waxed the car twice..But that's ok they are both one stepers.. so you cleaned and polished and waxed twice.

Nice looking
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Old 08-11-2005, 08:04 PM   #5
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Well....if i waxed twice, how did i polish? heh
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Old 08-11-2005, 08:10 PM   #6
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those are cleaner/wax both of them
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Old 08-11-2005, 08:49 PM   #7
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nice..took me the same time to do my car.
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Old 08-11-2005, 09:20 PM   #8
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good job, but can you come over and do mine?? my babies dirty!
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Old 08-11-2005, 09:32 PM   #9
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I am glad to see someone else with an Absorber. I have had mine for about 10 years now! I am amazed at how long this thing has lasted. I just leave it damp like the packaging says, rolled up in it's tube, in the trunk of a car.
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Old 08-12-2005, 09:19 AM   #10
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I am glad to see someone else with an Absorber. I have had mine for about 10 years now! I am amazed at how long this thing has lasted. I just leave it damp like the packaging says, rolled up in it's tube, in the trunk of a car.
Love it.
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Old 08-12-2005, 09:20 AM   #11
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those are cleaner/wax both of them
So is a "cleaner" wax like a polish? im confused.
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Old 08-18-2005, 12:13 AM   #12
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Isn't cleaner wax like the first step you do to clean the painted surface? Then polish then wax. I just detailed my car and just used dishsoap to strip the old wax then used swirl remover, then polish with carnuba then wax and rejex on front, took awhile but is well worth it.
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Old 08-18-2005, 08:28 AM   #13
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Liquid glass is the best! I have been using it for over 20 years and nothing out there will touch it!! Not the easiest on your arm but it is worth it...
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Old 08-18-2005, 09:11 AM   #14
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I'm Glad to see others spend as much time on their suby like I do

Nice work!
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Old 08-18-2005, 02:33 PM   #15
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PFT..I'm NEVER doing the whole routine again! I did the 3 step McGuires (sp?) polish and wax....my car was so shiney and smooooooth.
Then...Where did that dent come from? omg another! another! They all stick out from the shine......

Oh well....It rained yesterday a bit, so now my car is covered in a fine layer of dirt. Only the big dents are noticeable.
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Old 08-18-2005, 03:00 PM   #16
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i used mothers claybar kit a couple weeks ago. was pretty fun! after that, i used meguiars color X wax. it took out the majority of my swirly marks! it was awesome! i washed and waxed my car twice so far (once a week). took me about 2 hours to wax and about 30-45mins to wash (im thorough).
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Old 08-18-2005, 03:31 PM   #17
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Looks purdy!!
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Old 08-23-2005, 04:48 PM   #18
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With that mothers clay bar kit, do you spray anything on the bar it self? or just rub it?
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Old 08-23-2005, 04:55 PM   #19
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use water thats fine
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Old 08-23-2005, 07:01 PM   #20
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Quote:
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With that mothers clay bar kit, do you spray anything on the bar it self? or just rub it?
If it's the retail "kit", then it typically comes with a bottle of "detailer". You'll need to spray the surface as you go. The key is to keep the paint lubricated so the clay doesn't stick.

Do yourself a favor and read this article before you do anything:
http://www.guidetodetailing.com/arti...p?articleId=14
Most (if not all) of your questions will be answered on that site.
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Old 08-23-2005, 08:20 PM   #21
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That Liquid Glass is very very hard to remove.
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Old 08-23-2005, 10:50 PM   #22
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That Liquid Glass is very very hard to remove.
If you think that's tough, you haven't tried Collinite 376 - detergent proof, near impossible to remove if you let it dry more than 3-5 minutes. Not the *BEST* shine, but very good protective coat before winter.
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Old 08-24-2005, 12:28 PM   #23
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Thanks I just bought a bunch of stuff like thread 'starter' did and I've been rubbing dry clay and wondering why it isn't really working! LOL - good thing I haven't done that much!

ImprezYou: How did you like that polish? I did the zymol cleaner wax and it really didn't get the the nasty water spots out. I think I may either do the dish washer soap or try the paint polish.
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Old 08-24-2005, 08:44 PM   #24
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ImprezYou: How did you like that polish? I did the zymol cleaner wax and it really didn't get the the nasty water spots out. I think I may either do the dish washer soap or try the paint polish.
Did you follow the inst on the bottle? I used this stuff on mine when i first got it, you pretty much have to wipe it off right after you apply it, dont let it dry.
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