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Old 04-27-2012, 12:42 PM   #1
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Which Wax to Use ??

Hello Guys hope all is well with you guys !!

As the Title says , I was wondering what /which wax you guys use on your Camaro.

As i want to buy a good quality Wax but don't know which one to get ?


Thanks for your help Guys !!

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Old 04-27-2012, 12:47 PM   #2
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Hello Guys hope all is well with you guys !!

As the Title says , I was wondering what /which wax you guys use on your Camaro.

As i want to buy a good quality Wax but don't know which one to get ?


Thanks for your help Guys !!

cheers !!
I use adams it isnot cheap but its great and very easy to use
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:49 PM   #3
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Hello Guys hope all is well with you guys !!

As the Title says , I was wondering what /which wax you guys use on your Camaro.

As i want to buy a good quality Wax but don't know which one to get ?


Thanks for your help Guys !!

cheers !!
I was/and still am a Maguiars & Mothers customer for cleaning products.
I will continue to use them on my daily driver.

However, since I got my Camaro profesionally detailed, I loved their products that were used, and will ONLY use those products, to maintain the quality.
http://autobahnsalon.com/index.html

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Old 04-27-2012, 10:38 PM   #4
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I was too till I bought the Adams @ CF2.
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Old 04-27-2012, 11:38 PM   #5
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Old 04-28-2012, 07:34 AM   #6
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I use Zaino and am very impressed with the shine and ease of use but like Adams it is expensive. With all good detailing the first one will be an exercise of love and time consuming but well worth it. Clay bar it and start with a clean canvas

I have heard really good things about Adams as well. You can check out the cosmetic section here http://www.camaro5.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=45
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Old 04-28-2012, 01:57 PM   #7
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Thanks you very much guys for all the info you provided I bought Adams

i bought this ADAM'S AMERICANA PREMIUM CARNAUBA PASTE CAR WAX

http://www.adamspolishes.ca/p-423-ad...e-car-wax.aspx



I hope it works out good and they even guarantee 110% so i was sold on it

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Old 04-28-2012, 01:58 PM   #8
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One more question guys

What do you guys do to avoid stone chips :S i got it already And top of that i have black car :((
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Old 04-28-2012, 03:59 PM   #9
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3M Clear Bra will help reduce the stone chips in the prone areas. http://www.trimlineinc.ca/
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Old 04-28-2012, 04:55 PM   #10
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I usually use Meguiars, I have tried Adams. I recently bought Blackfire products and will be detailing my Camaro next weekend (hopefully) with the Blackfire.
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Old 04-28-2012, 06:57 PM   #11
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Fix the stone chip and get a clear bra install. Your ride will thank you.
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Old 04-28-2012, 08:47 PM   #12
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Thank you very much guys for all the info for 3m clear bra

I am getting it done on 1 st may ,

Should i wax before getting clear bra ??

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Old 04-28-2012, 09:10 PM   #13
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I asked the same question when I bought my black Camaro 9 months ago. What I learned is that wax basically only protects the paint and shine you already have. You must polish using a PC or like to amp up the gloss. You would be amazed at the difference it makes. Here's what I did...and you can see the results...and that's w/o any wax on it yet...

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=218531

I installed the quarter flares right after I bought the car in June...8000 miles later, not one chip or ding on the gill area, which is usually the problem area on our cars.
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Old 04-28-2012, 10:10 PM   #14
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depends on what you want out of it, I like applying a new cote every 4 weeks so I use Megiars # 26 yellow wax, easy on off. longevity you can't beat collinite insulator wax. lasts 3 months or so and I use it in the winter but you can use it as a base wax and layer whatever else you want on top for depth or warmth.
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Old 04-28-2012, 10:22 PM   #15
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OTC, I like Meguiars #26 also, maintained with their spray wax.

I've been impressed with the look of Dodo juice waxes as well. But they arent OTC.

My vehicles sty in a garage nearly 24 7 so durabity is never an issue for me.
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Old 04-28-2012, 11:11 PM   #16
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One more question guys

What do you guys do to avoid stone chips :S i got it already And top of that i have black car :((
Get the Clear Bra, I just got mine installed at a shop in Oakville. The guy did a really god job. He wrapped the full hood, did the front end, headlights, foglights, trim around the windshield, mirrors, gills (part in front of rear tires, this is imporatant) and behind the tires. He also gave me some xtra so I could do my radio. He needed the car for the full day, I picked it up next day. Of course it stayed in shop overnight Let me know if you want the contact, I see you are in the GTA
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Old 04-28-2012, 11:12 PM   #17
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I did mine as soon as I noticed I got a few stone chips in front of the rear wheels
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Old 04-28-2012, 11:36 PM   #18
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Since yours is black, you can do what i did- Turtlewax Black box. Its a 2 stage system:
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Old 05-01-2012, 06:48 PM   #19
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I only use Pro Yellow Wax. I have used it over 17 years.

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Old 05-02-2012, 10:48 AM   #20
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Old 05-02-2012, 10:05 PM   #21
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I just tried Meguiar's Ultimate Wax Liquid. I needed an over the counter product on short notice after buying my car. I washed, clayed, and applied by hand. I didn't polish because the pollen season was coming and dealer installed swirls weren't that bad in the IOM paint. Was easy to put on and take off, and came with a fairly good applicator and microfiber towel (although the towel was black, which I don't like since you can't see dirt in it.)

I was really surprised how well it did. Still beading really well after several washes and our western Washington rain over a month later (it's my DD, 25 miles on back roads each way). It also took care of most of the swirls mentioned earlier, which I didn't expect. It also did as advertised, and didn't mark up any of the black trim or plastics, although I did get it in some cracks and that buildup did turn white after a few days. It is probably the best OTC product I would recommend.
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