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Old 06-04-2012, 11:12 PM   #1
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car wax HELP

Anybody have any suggestions on a car wax? i just purchased some things from Adam's and i know they ahve a good wax but if i can find a cheaper altenative that people recommend than im up for it.
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Old 06-04-2012, 11:28 PM   #2
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what about adams butter wax, seems pretty cheap.. can i just get that or would i need other things to put on before it
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At the Autopia Car Care Store, they had numerous type of Waxes and Sealants that won't break the bank, check them out. Don't forget your discount for being a member here on Camaro5....
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Anybody have any suggestions on a car wax? i just purchased some things from Adam's and i know they ahve a good wax but if i can find a cheaper altenative that people recommend than im up for it.
If you are looking for a well priced, but EXTREMELY long lasting wax then you have two choices.

FK1000P

or Collinite 845.

Both waxes are highly-recommended by those who value longevity.

Collinite 845 will give you paint a very bright finish, and looks great on silvers, whites, and medium colors like blues.

FK1000P has a very distinct look that has been compared to dipping your car in a layer of shiny clear coat, it is very hard to describe, but very unique.
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Old 06-05-2012, 11:51 AM   #5
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If you are looking for a well priced, but EXTREMELY long lasting wax then you have two choices.

FK1000P

or Collinite 845.

Both waxes are highly-recommended by those who value longevity.

Collinite 845 will give you paint a very bright finish, and looks great on silvers, whites, and medium colors like blues.

FK1000P has a very distinct look that has been compared to dipping your car in a layer of shiny clear coat, it is very hard to describe, but very unique.
Thank you, i will look into it
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Old 06-05-2012, 12:05 PM   #6
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what about adams butter wax, seems pretty cheap.. can i just get that or would i need other things to put on before it
Buttery is a good liquid wax, super easy to apply and remove, but does sacrifice some durability. I generally recommend applying it once a month to maintain a good layer of protection.

You don't "need" to do anything other than wash prior to waxing, but keep in mind the end result is more about the prep work than it is about the last product you apply. So to that end claying to remove bonded contamination, and a little polishing to remove imperfections and bring out the gloss PRIOR to waxing will make the end result that much better.

If you need help putting a kit together let me know, more than happy to help. Also remember we offer the industries only 110% money back satisfaction guarantee so if you decide to give Buttery a try and it doesn't impress you we'll buy it back +10% of what you paid.
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Old 06-05-2012, 12:39 PM   #7
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Buttery is a good liquid wax, super easy to apply and remove, but does sacrifice some durability. I generally recommend applying it once a month to maintain a good layer of protection.

You don't "need" to do anything other than wash prior to waxing, but keep in mind the end result is more about the prep work than it is about the last product you apply. So to that end claying to remove bonded contamination, and a little polishing to remove imperfections and bring out the gloss PRIOR to waxing will make the end result that much better.

If you need help putting a kit together let me know, more than happy to help. Also remember we offer the industries only 110% money back satisfaction guarantee so if you decide to give Buttery a try and it doesn't impress you we'll buy it back +10% of what you paid.
okay thanks!
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