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      02-12-2018, 03:24 AM   #23
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I use Meguiar products for my vehicle.
I've used dozens of waxes over the past 30 years. Some might allow the water to bead after 3 or 4 surfs. Some perhaps a dozen. The above product is in the several dozen surfs before some areas do not bead anymore.
I use it on my windshield too. Lasts many times longer than rain X and does not leave that headlight glare. It leaves a smoother feel than any other wax/polish I've ever used.
I just ran out, and will not consider anything else unless it is free.
I do not know if it is safe for clear coats.
Here is some more reliable products that you can use for cars: https://outdoorfact.com/best-rv-wax-...rglass-review/
Oh, for 30 years, so you're an expert on this issue. . Which type of Meguira's wax should we go after:
+ Meguiar’s M5032
+ Meguiar’s M6332
+ Meguiar’s M5616
+ Meguiar’s M4965
+ Meguiar’s M5916
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Wax is so 1992, lol. I use a waterless wash that works amazing and protects like no other. Absolutely an unbelievable product. Honestly, what I did was get my car ceramic coated then I just use Clear Shine to keep her right. It's never scratched my car or done any harm. I use it on my interior, everything. Shit is amazing!!!

https://clearshine.store/
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That's not cheap !
But it's good stuff
I purchased here and had a friend send to Thailand

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Wolfgang-F...item3d1dc70ddd

As you mentioned its high dollar but the 2 x 8oz tubs will last me a while
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I purchased here and had a friend send to Thailand

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Wolfgang-F...item3d1dc70ddd

As you mentioned its high dollar but the 2 x 8oz tubs will last me a while
Yeah , Wolfgang is great stuff but not cheap . And I use also the Wolfgang Auto Bathe shampoo.
Thanks for the link
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Yeah , Wolfgang is great stuff but not cheap . And I use also the Wolfgang Auto Bathe shampoo.
Thanks for the link
If you was to obtain from that seller I can confirm he is the real deal, only issue is there must be a cost included for the wooden box, but he was way cheaper than some of the other sellers I checked.

The actual wax is a dream to apply and remove.

Also UK to Belgium no customs issues.
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If I want paste wax, it's Swissvax. If I want a sealant, I just use Power Lock. Both are great. But I have a vast collection of waxes and sealants from back in the days when I went completely overboard on all this stuff.
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Swissvax for waxes, Ceramic Pro for coatings.
Expensive af.
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Yeah , Wolfgang is great stuff but not cheap . And I use also the Wolfgang Auto Bathe shampoo.
Thanks for the link
If you ever consider another shampoo try this one
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Swissvax for waxes, Ceramic Pro for coatings.
Expensive af.
Wax is stupidly cheap per application if you know what you're doing. A 200mL jar is $100 at full retail and you could easily get 40-50 full coatings out of that, so that's less than $2/application, call it $4 if you go nuts.

Most sealants and coatings are under $100 for a generous application and many can cover a normal sized car twice. So call it $50-$60 per application.

Now add in all supporting cast of polishers, pads, towels, lights and a steamer and then you're starting to flesh out the expensive part.
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As a wax, Zymol really impressed me. I used their cleaner wax on my 2005 Sti and the results were incredible. Even took out some light swirl marks for me. I had the Metallic Obsidian black with pearl and it looked soo deep with tiny flecks or blue / green that I couldn't even see before Zymol. I remember one day after waxing my car some old lady stopped me while I was parking to ask me about my paint haha.

Anyway. I just got my cpo bmw and bought some Mothers clay bars and carnuba wax to try on my mineral grey wagon. It was easy to apply and buff by hand. Results are fine but not Zymol level and dust is quickly attracted to the finish.

I'm going to look into this ceramic coating business...
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Wax is stupidly cheap per application if you know what you're doing. A 200mL jar is $100 at full retail and you could easily get 40-50 full coatings out of that, so that's less than $2/application, call it $4 if you go nuts.

Most sealants and coatings are under $100 for a generous application and many can cover a normal sized car twice. So call it $50-$60 per application.

Now add in all supporting cast of polishers, pads, towels, lights and a steamer and then you're starting to flesh out the expensive part.
Great point.

But still....is it worth paying arm and leg for Swissvax or Wolfgang over well-regarded products like Griot's Garage? That's gonna depend on the person...for me it's not worth it.
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If you ever consider another shampoo try this one
Lol I have this. Maybe I don't have great attention to detail but aside from its thick consistency it just seems like any other car soap. If you're gonna wax then get actual wax.
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Wax is stupidly cheap per application if you know what you're doing. A 200mL jar is $100 at full retail and you could easily get 40-50 full coatings out of that, so that's less than $2/application, call it $4 if you go nuts.

Most sealants and coatings are under $100 for a generous application and many can cover a normal sized car twice. So call it $50-$60 per application.

Now add in all supporting cast of polishers, pads, towels, lights and a steamer and then you're starting to flesh out the expensive part.
Great point.

But still....is it worth paying arm and leg for Swissvax or Wolfgang over well-regarded products like Griot's Garage? That's gonna depend on the person...for me it's not worth it.
I don't disagree, I have jars of Lusso Oro and Dodo Wax in my fridge. That's good enough for me. Nice to use in the cooler months over a sealant like Menzerna, but wax has about a ten minute life in our summers, so I tend to ignore it in the summer.
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If you ever consider another shampoo try this one
I have the Meguiar's also in my collection . But I prefer 100 X the Wolfgang Auto Bathe .
Wolfgang Auto Bathe = waterspot free , it contains oils (TUFF SUDS II) to nourish the paint . And the shine is incredible .

But like with everything from Wolfgang , it's not cheap => https://www.wolfgangcarcare.com/wg1000.html
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Another +1 for Collinite 845. Amazing protection, especially for the money.
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IOM...wax is really not needed on a clear coat car.
It absolutely is just as important. Clear coat is just another layer of paint.

Opti-Coat is the best, not entirely sure I would call it a wax though.

https://opticoat.com/page/opti-coat-pro
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Another +1 for Collinite 845. Amazing protection, especially for the money.
Agreed!
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IOM...wax is really not needed on a clear coat car.
It absolutely is just as important. Clear coat is just another layer of paint.

Opti-Coat is the best, not entirely sure I would call it a wax though.

https://opticoat.com/page/opti-coat-pro
Is the professional version still as sticky as the consumer level, OptiCoat 2.0? Not a big fan of that one.
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As a wax, Zymol really impressed me. I used their cleaner wax on my 2005 Sti and the results were incredible. Even took out some light swirl marks for me. I had the Metallic Obsidian black with pearl and it looked soo deep with tiny flecks or blue / green that I couldn't even see before Zymol. I remember one day after waxing my car some old lady stopped me while I was parking to ask me about my paint haha.

Anyway. I just got my cpo bmw and bought some Mothers clay bars and carnuba wax to try on my mineral grey wagon. It was easy to apply and buff by hand. Results are fine but not Zymol level and dust is quickly attracted to the finish.

I'm going to look into this ceramic coating business...
I like Zymol paste wax and use the cleaner wax also.
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Is the professional version still as sticky as the consumer level, OptiCoat 2.0? Not a big fan of that one.
Not at all. I don't think they even sell the 2.0 stuff anymore.
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Is the professional version still as sticky as the consumer level, OptiCoat 2.0? Not a big fan of that one.
Not at all. I don't think they even sell the 2.0 stuff anymore.
Good riddance. Put it on one car and totaled it, probably that sticky junks fault.
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well i used Liquid Glass LG-100 Ultimate Auto Polish/Finish Sealant and is the best Car Wax
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