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Old 05-31-2012, 08:13 PM   #1
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Few more questions about detail process..

So from all my thread searching on the site I think I have this process down wash,clay, seal, wax, (polish if needed before wax) right? Also, after claying, do you go right into the next step, wash the car again first, or just wipe the residue off. I've seen conflicting advice on this part?
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Old 05-31-2012, 08:16 PM   #2
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wash, clay, wash, polish (if needed) , wax/sealant


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Old 05-31-2012, 08:16 PM   #3
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If you're going to polish after claying, then you can either wash or not before polishing. Doesn't matter. If you're not going to polish, then you should wash before applying your sealant or wax.
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Old 05-31-2012, 08:19 PM   #4
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  1. Strip wash
  2. Clay
  3. Re-wash or waterless wash
  4. Aggressive Polish (as needed)
  5. Moderate Polish (as needed)
  6. Fine Polish
  7. Sealant (if using a sealant)
  8. Glaze (if using a glaze)
  9. Wax (if using a wax)

Steps 7-10 can be used in any combination or alone, but the order of application needs to stay the same.
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Old 05-31-2012, 08:24 PM   #5
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Thanks for the quick responses guys. . As soon as I get my signing bonus I'm going to go crazy on the Adams website. I hear/ read their products are some of the best out there and tend to develope a cult like following among its customers haha.
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Old 05-31-2012, 08:35 PM   #6
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Thanks for the quick responses guys. . As soon as I get my signing bonus I'm going to go crazy on the Adams website. I hear/ read their products are some of the best out there and tend to develope a cult like following among its customers haha.
Be ready to by a gallon of detail spray (among others ) So many uses and after a while, if you don't have a Bottle of it in your hand or hanging from your belt, you'll feel naked!
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