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Discussion in 'Detailing' started by muskratX22, Aug 19, 2020.

  1. Aug 19, 2020 at 2:49 PM
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    muskratX22

    muskratX22 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I would like to hear some input on waxes as far as ease of application etc. Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Aug 19, 2020 at 2:54 PM
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    Unchained 5150

    Unchained 5150 Rick

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    This can go in a million directions. Honestly what is the goal to just have it shine, or be seriously protected?
     
  3. Aug 19, 2020 at 2:57 PM
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    Grossomotto

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    We talking about oil?
     
  4. Aug 19, 2020 at 3:18 PM
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    ian rogers

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    cryptolyme

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    turtle wax hybrid solutions ceramic
     
  6. Aug 19, 2020 at 3:24 PM
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    GOTSAND?18

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    Clearwater Bill

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    You might find our detailing forum interesting. It's where all the chatter about this kind of stuff is.

    Look for some threads / posts by @Too Stroked in there.
     
  8. Aug 19, 2020 at 3:26 PM
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    Tacospike

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    I was curious about this one. I just got the liquid wax but haven’t used it yet cause the truck been pretty garage kept lately.
     
  9. Aug 19, 2020 at 3:39 PM
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    Unchained 5150

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    I use all Blackfire and Pinnacle Black Label Products on my truck. I ceramic coat the wheels, all the black trim, and use Blackfire Paint Sealant on the whole truck. I wash it about once every 2 weeks as nothing sticks to it so it doesn't take much to clean. I always use my Leaf Blower to remove all water in every crevice, then use a Spray Sealant to keep the shine up. I use a Griot's Garage G9 Polisher with 5.5 inch pads and use a Swirl Remover once a year, then I polish twice a year.IMG_20200524_121245_428.jpg

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  10. Aug 19, 2020 at 5:12 PM
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    Interbeing

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    Very clean rig! Mine has never looked so good!
     
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  11. Aug 19, 2020 at 5:37 PM
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    zoo truck

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    Don't use wax anymore. Every time i did a nice carnauba wax job, it'd rain and you'd see withe residue everywhere. Seem ed i could never completely eliminate this. Had this ceramic glass treatment job done months ago. Problem solved.
     
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  12. Aug 19, 2020 at 5:46 PM
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    Gus

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    I used Colonite for the first time a few weeks ago and I like the results. I tend to try different waxes/polishes every few years but have always gone back to Mother's and Maguire's products. If I want to do a quick job I will use Turtle Wax Ice spray.

    Sucks that summer is nearing an end as far as being able to spend hours cleaning the truck outside. My Dad used to have a floor drain in his heated garage and I would always take my cars there to wash/wax during the winter months.
     
  13. Aug 19, 2020 at 6:51 PM
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    Kevin Jones

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    I'm a big Meguiar's fan. One advantage of owning a chain of auto parts stores for many years is that you get to try about every auto care product there is.

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  14. Aug 19, 2020 at 8:20 PM
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    I like Griots products for polishing and sealing. Use a Griots G8/G9. Then normally put Meguirs Ultimate wax and stack Beadmaker on top. Works well me and like the ease of use. 23D0DA89-033F-4A68-B032-7AFD2390484E.jpg325BD168-62C0-4487-B441-7C9017E2C329.jpg 57DE92DC-3798-4EAC-B7E6-BF1120FF7C1D.jpg
     
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    Tacoma1997White4x4

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    I use nu finish polish every start of a season so 4x a year

    wash truck every week

    I never scrub just pressure wash and use was/soap gun and rinse off

    I then just use clean microfiber


    Been looking at adding a sealer, any recommendations? Thx
     
  16. Aug 19, 2020 at 8:48 PM
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    gotoman1969

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    Personally I like Griots paint sealant. Super easy to put on and remove.
     
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    Damn you and that Pyrite Mica!!! My favorite color.
     
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    I’ve been hooked on Topcoat F11 for a while now. Pricey, but it applies insanely fast and easy, plus it works awesome and lasts a lot longer than wax. Best part is you don’t have to worry about getting it on black plastic or rubber.
     
  19. Aug 20, 2020 at 1:26 AM
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    Slick Taco

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    Been seeing a lot of ads for this and have always wondered if the hype was real. Guess I'll give it a try
     
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    I've been wanting to wax my vehicle for awhile, but living in rural Louisiana. It's a fight to keep it clean with crappy tar laden roads, pollen, and bugs year round.
     

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