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Old 06-08-2003, 02:28 PM   #1
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Default zzzzzeke fell into that clay bar type of hype!

With all the recent hype around "claying", I decided to join in. I'm usually very impressed with my Zymol Cleaner wax, but have also heard good things about Mothers. I bought the Mothers Gold Clay Bar kit. I expected a little more for all that work, but I suppose my car is never that dirty (being that the last time I waxed it would be about a month ago.) I could definately tell a difference from the plastic door panels down. I spent approximately 3 hours from the hand wash to the removal of the wax.

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Lookin good, now only if you could get the sun to shine off, it'd be top notch.....best way to kill 3 hrs huh?
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Lookin damn good..as usual. Nice.
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Was your hand moving around in circles the rest of the day, like the guy in the Eagle One wet wax commercial?
Looking good! Now if only that pesky sun would show up.
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i'm getting sick of waxing. did the bonne yesterday....and today my boss LET me wash and wax 3 f-350'* today at work. hmmm fun stuff
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Hehe yeh it looks good..... but uh you missed a spot........Jk
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I JUST DID 5 HR JOB ON MY CAR. WASH..........PAINT CLEANER............CLAY.................POLISH.... .........WAX...........WHEW !! CLAY DID NOT IMPRESS ME TOO MUCH, BUT IT DID REMOVE SOME TINY BLACK "CRUD SPOTS" PRETTY WELL. USED ALL MEGUIERS PRODUCTS. I USE RANDOM ORBIT POLISHER TO PUT ON THE POLISH AND WAX AND REMOVE IT BY HAND. COME ON SUNSHINE !!
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i do the opposite
i use a random orbital polisher/buffer to take off the wax, and apply it by hand.
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Yeah, when I use the 15" orbital I use it for removing the wax/polish and apply by hand. Of course that huge mass makes removal a 1 minute job -one sweep and the whole side is done.
Looks good zzzzzeke, but then again like you say it always does.
I guess the clay is probably the best for those who polish/wax only 2-3 times a year or don't do a 100% effert into applying and removing the wax.
Hopefully we can get another Minnesota show here in the next few weeks -I'm about due. I haven't done much for mods since the last show, just cleaning and normal maintenance (except for the oil, I've got 12,xxx miles since the last change/filter and I'm only using regular Valvoline, but it'* still clean and the oil pressure is still at 50-60 psi @ idle. I've got an appointment for a change this Saturday @ West Metro Buick-Pontiac in Monticello).
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another MN meet sounds good to me. Calhoun was nice not to mention the babes!
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