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Old 04-24-2013, 08:39 AM   #1
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Blackfire BlackICE Review - Just Half A Test Episode 2

Blackfire recently unveiled a new hybrid wax, designed for darker cars. In this video I test the beading and sheeting..... and trust me, you WANT to see this! This stuff sheets like no other wax I've seen!

This video series is all about testing the beading and sheeting properties of different LSPs and bringing the results to you.

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P.S. Next up in this video series is Americana, stay tuned
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Old 04-24-2013, 06:13 PM   #2
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Okay yea, you were right. The sheeting is insane on that thing! Wow! If only it weren't so expensive
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That's pretty cool. You could dry your car with a cotton pad.

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Dude great review ! That's sheeting is insane opposed to other waxes.
Sucks its only for dark cars
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:44 PM   #5
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Okay yea, you were right. The sheeting is insane on that thing! Wow! If only it weren't so expensive
Definitely the biggest con of the wax. Way too expensive. If it was a little cheaper and wipe on wipe off wax, it would definitely be a contender for best wax ever.

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Dude great review ! That's sheeting is insane opposed to other waxes.
Sucks its only for dark cars
I know man! I'm sure it could be used on lighter cars but it might mute the flakes :(

I just posted on Autopia if they will ever have a light colored car version of this wax ie WhiteICE lol

Maybe, one day... and hopefully they reduce the price too!
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:46 PM   #6
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If it was cheaper, I'd have already bought some
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I know man! I'm sure it could be used on lighter cars but it might mute the flakes :(

I just posted on Autopia if they will ever have a light colored car version of this wax ie WhiteICE lol

Maybe, one day... and hopefully they reduce the price too!
Oh that would be awesome !
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If it was cheaper, I'd have already bought some
I can send you a sample if you want? Should be enough to do 1 camaro if you apply the wax as thinly as you can
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:57 PM   #9
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That price is freaking retarded. It better apply itself for that.
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I can send you a sample if you want? Should be enough to do 1 camaro if you apply the wax as thinly as you can
Will it dull the flakes in my paint since it's targeted for black cars?

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That price is freaking retarded. It better apply itself for that.
You obviously haven't seen the price for the Adam's Patriot Wax or any other high end wax out there? I think the record is well into the thousands of dollars for a wax.
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Will it dull the flakes in my paint since it's targeted for black cars?



You obviously haven't seen the price for the Adam's Patriot Wax or any other high end wax out there? I think the record is well into the thousands of dollars for a wax.
No, I have not. But I dont think any wax should be that much.
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No, I have not. But I dont think any wax should be that much.
If you don't think waxes should cost $150, I suggest you never google high end waxes lol

Some are worth it, most probably aren't. I'd like to see a wax in a much lower price range compete with the sheeting I have shown in this video though.

Not to mention the durability or the looks. Normally I wouldn't say to believe 5 months from a wax unless you can actually prove it, but Blackfire is a line that has proven itself over and over again. I'm sure at least 3 months is achievable

Which again, I'd like to see a much lower priced wax compete against.
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Will it dull the flakes in my paint since it's targeted for black cars?
Targeted for dark cars, not just black. Your car is exactly the car that will benefit from it imo
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If you don't think waxes should cost $150, I suggest you never google high end waxes lol

Some are worth it, most probably aren't. I'd like to see a wax in a much lower price range compete with the sheeting I have shown in this video though.
Agreed.
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Yeah. The sheeting is cool.... But there is no way to get around blow drying your car.... You want a spot free car, you have to blow dry the car, then detail the car with Adams detail spray...
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Yeah. The sheeting is cool.... But there is no way to get around blow drying your car.... You want a spot free car, you have to blow dry the car, then detail the car with Adams detail spray...
No way to get around blow drying your car?

I've been getting around doing that for years lol... still have a spotless and swirlfree car
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Yeah. The sheeting is cool.... But there is no way to get around blow drying your car.... You want a spot free car, you have to blow dry the car, then detail the car with Adams detail spray...
The only way to get a spot free dry is to get the water deionizer. Softens the water to where if it dries on the car you have zero water spotting
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I've been getting around doing that for years lol... still have a spotless and swirlfree car
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Targeted for dark cars, not just black. Your car is exactly the car that will benefit from it imo
Do you know if it is best to apply it right after you polish without anything under or can you apply a sealant under? I currently use blackfire wet diamond all finish.
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Do you know if it is best to apply it right after you polish without anything under or can you apply a sealant under? I currently use blackfire wet diamond all finish.
You could apply it over that, but it's a hybrid meaning it's sealant and wax together.

Everything Blackfire is made to work together though so you can still apply over BFWD if you want.
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You could apply it over that, but it's a hybrid meaning it's sealant and wax together.

Everything Blackfire is made to work together though so you can still apply over BFWD if you want.
Oh ok, forgot it was a hybrid. I figured you could apply it over bfwd since it's a blackfire product anyway but asked just in case
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Oh ok, forgot it was a hybrid. I figured you could apply it over bfwd since it's a blackfire product anyway but asked just in case
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No way to get around blow drying your car?

I've been getting around doing that for years lol... still have a spotless and swirlfree car

To each thier own I guess. I prefer my way.. wash, dry with leaf blower, then finish with adams detail spray....
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