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Old 06-08-2004, 05:53 PM   #1
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after everyones positive reviews of Meguiars waxes, i went out and bought everything. got the clay bar, final inspection spray, super suds car wash, paint cleaner, polish and carnauba wax in the deep crystal series. i paid over $60 for everything including applicatiors, rags, etc... i dont know what to think, im not impressed with the results. heres what i did. first did the entire car with dawn, then washed it again with the Meguiars car wash stuff. it looked good wet. put her in the garage, and did the hood, roof and trunk with the clay bar. i dont think i had much junk on the paint, cuz the only thing i got off was the glue from the pinstripe i just took off. so there goes $25 i didnt need. i then did step 1, paint cleaner. i dont even know if this did anything at all?? oh well, if its in the steps, its gotta do something. i then did 1 layer of polish and buffed it off with an orbital buffer. then i did another layer of that, so 2 layers of polish. then i did the entire car with the wax, and wiped the whole thing off with a polishing cloth. i admit that the car looks stunning from 10 feet away, but it always did. i was hoping to get rid of the acid rain spots, and tiny scratches. it did nothing but make it all shine a hell of a lot more.

anybody got any tips for me next time if i do this again?

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Old 06-08-2004, 06:01 PM   #2
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Looks amazing to me ,mighty fine example of some serious pic whorage to boot!
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I argee.... it looks really amazing.... nice work!

The ugly paint spot in the photos .... wax won't help with that... I'm not expert but I think the paint is actually damaged and will need to be redone.
Waxing and claybars will only protect it from further damage.

But other then that spot..... your car looks wonderful. :P
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Looks pretty good, that paint damage sucks though, Doubt it can get any better with out some paint.

BUT, I'm also not impressed with 3 stage either, that'* why I am a ZAINO user FOR LIFE!!!
Caution-thoughs with bad scratches/swirl marks, won't get fully covered by the Z. it will enhance them cause it makes your paint close to mirror finish. Oh and DON'T need to buff or worry about re-applying every 3-6 weeks, the great Z lasts for MONTHS
http://www.zainostore.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc
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I am happy w/ the Mothers 3 Phase wax.... but I have yet to try Zano.
My friend and I are going to order it and give it a try.... I've heard nothing but good things about it.
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DAMN!!!! id be plenty happy with that!!! if you have deep pockets, try the products from griots garage, they bring the paint back to life and a phenominal shine
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Looking GOOOD!!! Man I like black on a Bonny when it is polished up right.

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I used to use the Mothers three step process but I am a Zaino convert now. If applied correctly Zaino is nothing short of fantastic.
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Looks damn nice to me!!
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The 3 step stuff isn't the best at any category. Neither is zaino. Mixing and matching to get 3 of your own stuff is better.
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They put me in the line up and let the bright lights shine

No one can make primer shine, your paint is severly weathered in places but looks like you say from several feet away.
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