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Old 04-10-2003, 11:48 PM   #1
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Default washing ....now waxing!!!

why we're on the previous subject of how you wash your car.....
How often do you wax your car?
What kind of wax do you use?


I like to use Zymol cleaner wax every 2-3 monthes or so
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Mothers Wax...good stuff

Used it last summer, goin to do it more often this summer
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Do a google search on car detailing. Yes, there are some fanatics out there (but, hell, if I had a $100k car, I could go nuts too). Anyway, there is alot of good info out there. The best thing I found is that detailing "clay" that you use before waxing that removes everything from the clearcoat of your car. Once that is done, every wax makes your car'* paint look a mile deep!

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ok i swear by this stuff if you find anything better let me know! Eagel One every product they make is great. The wax i like the best is Eagel One Carnuaba Clearner Wax, try it some time let me know what you think of it.

http://www.eagleone.com/
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I use Eagle One on the rims and rubber.

Their wax is that good?!
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ok i swear by this stuff if you find anything better let me know! Eagel One every product they make is great. The wax i like the best is Eagel One Carnuaba Clearner Wax, try it some time let me know what you think of it.

http://www.eagleone.com/
Yes I have Eagle one to be the greatest Wax so far.. I"ve recently switched from Mother'* to Eagles just at the end of last summer ( I hate turtle wax including those with the lipstick color fix crap ). But I'll say I've been using Mothers for a long time and have no complains against' it.. but will wait till the end of summer ( after this summer of trying Eagle one wax exclusively ) to see if it'* really worth it for me .
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I used Turtle Wax, not bad but I'm sure theres better out there like Mother'*, I heard their one of the best. How many times to do it, in the mag. Auto Week they had an article in their to wax your car 2 times a month. To me that sounds too much.
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I use meguiar'* cleaner wax and then follow it up with meguiar'* protectant wax. Also, I use mother'* chrome polish on the wheels. I wax about every 2 months or so. When i have time I use the cleaner stuff before the protector. I had to use it 3 weeks ago when i pulled my car outta the winter. Tomorrow I will be going back home and putting my bumper back on...I had it painted while I was at my school. Also, the chrome wheels will be going on. I can't wait to see how well it'* gonna look. I haven't seen my car look good in a long time.
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It depends.

On the SSEi I am using up a tin of Turtle Wax Emerald Series Paste that I had left over from my truck. Good stuff but does not last long. After that is gone I am switching to Zymol Cleaner Wax. Makes my dads white Dakota look amazing. Can hurt on my White SSEi. So far I have waxed it twice since I bought it 5 weeks ago. Usually I do it four time a year, spring, twice in the summer and once in the fall for winter.

On my 89 Trans Am that is black I use the Griots 4 step hand wax kit. Step 1, cleanning clay. Step 2-Fine hand cleaner. Step3-Best of Show wax. Step 4-Speed Shine to remove any residue and guarantee a trophy. It gets all 4 steps in the spring and fall and in the summer it gets a few touchups with the best of show wax. Its black and I MUST have it shining like a Army Generals shoe.

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what would you guys suggest for fixing little spots where the paint came off my white car?
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