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Old 11-01-2005, 06:09 PM   #1
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Now that I'm married and have a house and yard to take care of, I don't get around to waxing my cars nearly as often as I did back when I was a single man. Also, it'* a nearly impossible to wax a car in the winter up here, since my garage isn't heated.

So I'm looking for something that will protect my paint for the longest time possible. I care more about paint preservation than shine, but if I can get the best of both worlds, that'* good too. Cost is also a factor (see above comment about being married with a house and yard to take care of).

I was reading back through the old topics, and I see that Liquid Glass is loved by many members of this board, but is there anything better for me, considering my needs and priorities?

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You already found it. Liquid Glass. Goes on nice and fast, too. Much quicker and easier than any waxx you'll find....
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What about that Nu-Finish, once a year stuff? Does it actually last a year?

How long does the Liquid Glass last between applications?
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Liquid glass is okay, but for a longer lasting finish, I use Nu-finish paste waxs for long term applications.
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My experience with Nu-finish is that it'* been one of the shortest-life waxes I've used. Liquid Glass has been the best. Some differing opinions may be affected by environment or climate.
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I can vouch for liquid glass, i apply it every six months, use the precleaner first, works like a charm, i had it fresh on when i went to Oregon this summer. worth the money.
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Matt'* car was beautiful after the Alberta to Oregon drive.
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meg'* paste wax, gold class. I use a buffer, and it stands out wonderfully, and lasts a long time.
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Im a firm believer of a good buff wax job before and after winter snows.

then you can use the spray on waxes.
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I have no doubt that meguiars gold class is good stuff, but my experience is that a regular paste wax just won't last as long as I need it to.

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I can vouch for liquid glass, i apply it every six months, use the precleaner first, works like a charm, i had it fresh on when i went to Oregon this summer. worth the money.
Now that'* what I'm talking about! 6-months of protection, instead of 30 days. I just may try that Liquid Glass, since so many people here are sold on it. Sadly, I just waxed the hood, so I'll need to undo that before I can apply the new.

Who has the lowest price on that stuff? Autozone?
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