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Old 08-04-2009, 11:15 AM   #38
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Originally Posted by formulahawk View Post
I did the claybar test when my car arrived and found claying wan't required. A simple test, take a clear sandwich bag, place it over your hand, gently run it over the surface of your car, if it feels perfectly smooth you do not need to clay.

However I live 100 miles from Oshawa. This is the first new car I didn't have to clay.

That's a good test...I recently learned it too.

Claying isn't always necessary on new cars as you intimated. I did my Father's 'Benz, and the bar remained clean the entire time.
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