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Old 04-21-2012, 05:01 PM   #1
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Trick to waxing

Just bought a brand new Transformer Camaro!! After driving it for a few hundred miles it is time to bring the shine back. I just purchased “Meguiar’s” ultimate paste wax, has anybody used this before? Also, does any body have any tips on waxing around the rally racing strips decal? Thank you for any advice given.
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Old 04-21-2012, 05:06 PM   #2
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Don't wax any stripes or decals that are matte finish, I use detail spray to clean them up, still looking good after a year and a half, I leave a good 1/4" at least around the stripes so I don't get white stuff around the edges
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Old 04-21-2012, 05:08 PM   #3
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mask off your stripes using painters tape, if your stripes are gloss they could be waxed, detail spray is also good for your stripes
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Old 04-21-2012, 05:36 PM   #4
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Thanks for the advice. I am going to use the painters tape and leave 1/4" of space.
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Old 04-21-2012, 05:44 PM   #5
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Adams SVRT is great for the Matte stripes!
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Old 04-21-2012, 06:19 PM   #6
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Here's a tip from Mike @ Meguiar's to look at:

http://www.meguiarsonline.com/forums...ion-Experience
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Old 04-21-2012, 09:24 PM   #7
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Adams SVRT is great for the Matte stripes!
VRT is really a great product for any of your Vinyl or rubber. It doesnt leave any sort of greasy or wet look, just a nice clean "new" look.
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Old 04-22-2012, 12:48 AM   #8
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Just bought a brand new Transformer Camaro!! After driving it for a few hundred miles it is time to bring the shine back. I just purchased “Meguiar’s” ultimate paste wax, has anybody used this before? Also, does any body have any tips on waxing around the rally racing strips decal? Thank you for any advice given.
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Old 04-22-2012, 09:05 AM   #9
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Adams SVRT is great for the Matte stripes!
I wonder if Adams SVRT would work for the Transformer stripes as they have a 'carbon fiber' like texture to them?

We have the same car as the OP and I'm curious about that too.
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Old 04-22-2012, 09:50 AM   #10
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I wonder if Adams SVRT would work for the Transformer stripes as they have a 'carbon fiber' like texture to them?

We have the same car as the OP and I'm curious about that too.
I have a faux carbon decal on my hood and I use BLACKFIRE Crystal Seal. I have also used BLACKFIRE Crystal Seal on matte finished Lamborghini's and it maintains a clean look while promoting water beading.
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Old 04-22-2012, 09:51 AM   #11
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Just bought a brand new Transformer Camaro!! After driving it for a few hundred miles it is time to bring the shine back. I just purchased “Meguiar’s” ultimate paste wax, has anybody used this before? Also, does any body have any tips on waxing around the rally racing strips decal? Thank you for any advice given.
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Dustin, with Meguiar's Ultimate Paste Wax, you want to remove shortly after applying. If you allow it to haze too long it can be a little difficult to remove. Wipe on, wait a few moments, wipe off. Its a great looking product.
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Old 04-22-2012, 11:56 AM   #12
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Adams SVRT is great for the Matte stripes!
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