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Old 05-03-2012, 07:50 PM   #1
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Best wax??

Any suggestions on wax to use for the car
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:50 PM   #2
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more info here. in my opinion Adams Americana is just the best. but it really boils down to personal preference and how much you want to spend.
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:00 PM   #3
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Buy from Adams polishes they r the best.
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:20 PM   #4
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Check out Autogeek.com and you'll learn more about the different products out there than you may want to.
Info over-load, but so very much needed when it comes to detailing our ride!

You will not be disappointed...but you may end up with more questions...LOL!
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Old 05-04-2012, 09:16 AM   #5
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Old 05-04-2012, 09:17 AM   #6
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Old 05-04-2012, 11:09 AM   #7
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Hard question to answer as what makes something "the best" is going to vary based on opinion and desired result.

What criteria are you most concerned with:

Ease of use?
Price per application?
Durability/longevity?
Enhancement of the cars color?
Hand or Machine applied?
Liquid or Paste?
Etc.
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Old 05-04-2012, 11:29 AM   #8
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After many uses of waxes including $100+ waxes I picked up Americana and it is by far my easiest and best looking wax. The best durability will come from a sealant such as werkstat acrylic.
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Old 05-04-2012, 11:41 AM   #9
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Old 05-04-2012, 01:56 PM   #10
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I use Adams Buttery wax for the ease of application. Quick question, do I need to clay bar every time I wax? If not how often should I clay?
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Old 05-04-2012, 01:59 PM   #11
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use the baggy test on your car to check to see if you need to clay shouldnt have to be done everytime
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Old 05-04-2012, 02:18 PM   #12
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I use Adams Buttery wax for the ease of application. Quick question, do I need to clay bar every time I wax? If not how often should I clay?
No need to clay that often... its an 'as needed' type of thing.

As mentioned you can do the baggy test, but for the mostpart you should be able to go anywhere from 3-6 months between clayings depending on where you live and what the car is exposed to.
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Old 05-04-2012, 03:14 PM   #13
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Long lasting and ease of use?

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Hard question to answer as what makes something "the best" is going to vary based on opinion and desired result.

What criteria are you most concerned with:

Ease of use?
Price per application?
Durability/longevity?
Enhancement of the cars color?
Hand or Machine applied?
Liquid or Paste?
Etc.
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Old 05-06-2012, 12:54 AM   #14
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I just got done using Blackfire products on my car. Goes on very easy and comes off even easier. Tomorrow I will finish cleaning the interior. Unfortunately I only use my phone for internet right now and I can't upload pictures to a post. I can post into my albums and will do so tomorrow.
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Old 05-06-2012, 09:11 AM   #15
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If it needs to be clayed will I be doing dammage by applying wax and not claying? I want to get some protection on my paint and I don't have time to do a clay right now.
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Old 05-06-2012, 01:48 PM   #16
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No wax will ever go on our Camaro. Only a Synthetic Polymer Polish.
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Old 05-06-2012, 03:07 PM   #17
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Good information. I've never heard of Adams, but will certainly be checking it out!
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Old 05-06-2012, 06:56 PM   #18
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Zaino is the best I have used. Lasts a long time and the depth of the shine it gives the paint is unbelievable.
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Old 05-07-2012, 08:16 AM   #19
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Just used Adam's for the first time and it is the only wax I will put on my Camaro now!!
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Old 05-07-2012, 09:29 AM   #20
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I have discovered that I like the durability of a polymer sealant with a carnauba on top that offers a 3-D shimmer.

I have used Pinnacle Sauvaron with excellent results. Recently just picked up Blackfire Midnight Sun with equally if not better results.

As previously suggested, I recommend to check out autogeek and their forum.
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Old 05-07-2012, 10:27 AM   #21
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Check out chemicalguys. They have lots of good stuff. You should use wax and sealent. I use Petes 53 and JetSeal...car looks amazing for months after waxing. I last waxed in the fall. Still shines and beads up water all the time.
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Old 05-08-2012, 12:55 AM   #22
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I only use Maguires products. I use the detailer every time I wash her. Spray on and wipe off. Only takes 5 minutes.
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Old 05-08-2012, 06:45 PM   #23
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Old 05-08-2012, 06:49 PM   #24
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