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Old 09-12-2011, 12:05 AM   #1
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My baby is only two weeks old....eventually she will need to be waxed. What is the best wax to use for my 2011 Subaru??
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Old 09-12-2011, 12:38 AM   #2
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My baby is only two weeks old....eventually she will need to be waxed. What is the best wax to use for my 2011 Subaru??
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Old 09-12-2011, 12:38 AM   #3
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i use a claybar on mine and the paint feels and looks like a showroom finish after a year and 20,000 miles on my 2011 wrx
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Old 09-12-2011, 10:25 PM   #4
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i use a claybar on mine and the paint feels and looks like a showroom finish after a year and 20,000 miles on my 2011 wrx
Claying is suppose to be used before you wax your car. If you clay your car your paint will have nothing to protect it.
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Old 09-18-2011, 04:27 PM   #5
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i use a claybar on mine and the paint feels and looks like a showroom finish after a year and 20,000 miles on my 2011 wrx
uuh claybar isn't a wax, you definitely need to wax after claybar
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Old 09-18-2011, 04:33 PM   #6
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uuh claybar isn't a wax, you definitely need to wax after claybar
Agreed, clay bar only removes embedded dirt particles and other paint contaminants. If you used a quick detail lubricant to clay bar, that makes the surface feel slick afterwards, but it will not provide the same lasting protection as a quality wax.
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Old 09-12-2011, 01:10 AM   #7
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I like meguiars professional yellow wax. It lasts awhile and leaves a nice deep gloss. To the above poster, claybar is not a wax and shouldnt be used in place of it.
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Old 09-12-2011, 01:37 PM   #8
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any wax, its all on preference. some are good for light colors some are good for dark colors and some are good for metallics. i detail on the side, ive used many brands, and i can tell you they are pretty much all the same.
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Old 09-12-2011, 01:38 PM   #9
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Collinite 845.

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Old 09-12-2011, 01:42 PM   #10
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Mine is black....just want something that don't leave marks. Thanks!!
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Old 12-26-2011, 10:33 PM   #11
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Collinite 845.

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+1 for Collinite no.845, it's a marine wax used for salt water boats, perfect for the northeast or any coastal area. Its $20 per qt(2 waxes) very typical applica. Good call.
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Old 12-26-2011, 11:52 PM   #12
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+1 for Collinite no.845, it's a marine wax used for salt water boats, perfect for the northeast or any coastal area.
....actually, it's marketed as a wax for automotive, RV, marine and industrial use and is in the automotive section of their website (they have marine-specific products if that is what you are looking for). 845's roots are in helping to protect high voltage insulators (hence the name "Insulator Wax").
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Old 09-12-2011, 02:13 PM   #13
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Mine is black....just want something that don't leave marks. Thanks!!
Don't wax in the sun

Collinite 845

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Old 09-12-2011, 03:19 PM   #14
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Yeah last thing that I need is baked on wax.
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Old 09-12-2011, 02:14 PM   #15
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I only use Zymol Solaris for my car. Nothing but the best.

If your on a budget I suggest Zymol Royal. It doesn't give you quite the same beading that Solaris does, but considering Solaris is now sold out, It will have to do.

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Old 09-20-2011, 05:43 AM   #16
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I only use Zymol Solaris for my car. Nothing but the best.

If your on a budget I suggest Zymol Royal. It doesn't give you quite the same beading that Solaris does, but considering Solaris is now sold out, It will have to do.
LOL! I wonder how much that solaris wax costs, but when I looked at it it was already sold out and didn't list a price...


Menzerna Powerlock has probably some of the best results ive ever seen. Find it on detailersdomain.com
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Old 09-12-2011, 02:14 PM   #17
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http://www.rejex.com/

Goes on easy last 6months
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Old 03-21-2012, 03:28 PM   #18
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http://www.rejex.com/

Goes on easy last 6months
I use Rejex as well as my regular protectant.

Every couple years I have the paint "corrected" meaning that either I or someone else will use the Porter Cable thingie with all the different pads to take out all the imperfections / swirls / scratches.

Then I put more Rejex. Its the easiest and best stuff I've ever used. Perfect for lazy guys like me that don't want to go through the trouble of the 5-6 step stuff that others do.
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Old 09-12-2011, 02:40 PM   #19
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I only use Zymol Solaris for my car. Nothing but the best.

If your on a budget I suggest Zymol Royal. It doesn't give you quite the same beading that Solaris does, but considering Solaris is now sold out, It will have to do.
Srsly? that's great humor lol
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Old 09-12-2011, 08:53 PM   #20
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My baby is only two weeks old....eventually she will need to be waxed. What is the best wax to use for my 2011 Subaru??
You should clay bar and seal and wax her asap.
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Old 09-12-2011, 08:56 PM   #21
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Armour All
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Old 09-12-2011, 09:28 PM   #22
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I would use a sealant, and followed by a wax for good measure. I highly recommend Wolfgang deep gloss paint sealant.

Some good waxes are anything from Dodo Juice, Collinite 845, Nattys Blue or Red, Pinnacle Souveran.

Keep in mind it's not the wax as much as the prep. You can use a high grade wax on an un-unclayed car and get the same results as a low grade wax on a clayed car.
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Old 09-12-2011, 10:28 PM   #23
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I like Nu Finish paste wax because it last a long time.
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Old 09-12-2011, 10:39 PM   #24
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Ding ding ding.

I bought some of this over the weekend

Meguiars gold shampoo, then clayed, then Nu Finish polish, then two coats of Collinite 845

The depthness of color and wetness I got is pure sex!
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Old 09-13-2011, 01:59 AM   #25
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Pinnacle Soveran liquid wax... nuff said.
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