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New car, best steps for care of paint preventative etc?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by COTaco4lyphe, Dec 5, 2018.

  1. Dec 5, 2018 at 5:29 PM
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    COTaco4lyphe

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    Hi all, been searching the forums and teh advice is a little overwhelming TBH. What is the general advice on how to care or handle a new taco?

    Clay, wax, polish? I am not a wash/wax person all the time but I figure while it is new I shoudl do what I can to do some preventive stuff to help her :)

    CO winters etc. Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Dec 5, 2018 at 5:39 PM
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    Clearwater Bill

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    Thanks to you both!
     
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    You shouldn’t need to polish a new truck. And you polish before wax not wax before polish.

    I would wash (properly) and lay a sealer. Waxes are outdated products. Waxes last maybe 4 weeks. A good sealer lasts about 6-12 months.

    Depending on the amount of disposable income you have you can get your paint ceramic coated.
     
  6. Dec 6, 2018 at 8:35 AM
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    Ceramic coating... worth it less washing less touch paint less scratches.
     
  8. Dec 14, 2018 at 2:35 AM
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    I use a nanoskin (instead of clay, youll never touch clay again!)

    Are you talking about a specific product, or just the companies products?
    John
     
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  9. Dec 15, 2018 at 3:39 AM
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