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what wax to do use???

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by yotacoma12, Apr 11, 2012.

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what kind of wax do you use??

Poll closed May 11, 2012.
  1. a boutique wax

    16 vote(s)
    21.1%
  2. over the counter

    50 vote(s)
    65.8%
  3. dirt is my wax

    10 vote(s)
    13.2%
  1. Apr 11, 2012 at 11:42 AM
    #1
    yotacoma12

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    what wax do you use for your truck???? is your truck light or dark colored. I like blackfire midnight sun. do you use a boutique wax or an over the counter??

    Post a pick of your freshly waxed ride.. if you got one!!!!!
     
  2. Apr 11, 2012 at 11:52 AM
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    yotacoma12

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  3. Apr 11, 2012 at 11:56 AM
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    seksilumpia

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    i like to stick with either mcguire's gold or zymol wax..both work so well
     
  4. Apr 11, 2012 at 12:03 PM
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    crazyengineer

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    I use Meguir's NXT Generation Tech Wax 2.0

    It works great, and a lot easier to use than the turtle wax I was using before. Gives a great shine and repels water well.

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Apr 11, 2012 at 2:39 PM
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    fishntaco

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  6. Apr 11, 2012 at 2:40 PM
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    brny67

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    i am going to try this stuff^^^^^
     
  7. Apr 11, 2012 at 2:42 PM
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    Konaborne

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    Zymol creame.
    Best wax you can buy.
     
  8. Apr 11, 2012 at 2:44 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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  9. Apr 11, 2012 at 2:47 PM
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    COMAtose HI

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    Ho you oliy guy!!! lol
     
  10. Apr 11, 2012 at 2:47 PM
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    drubacca117

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    Currently using Meguiars Ultimate Liquid Wax, which I really like. I might try a few different Meguiars waxes before I settle on one, but for now I like what I have!

    To answer the other question... My Taco is Magnetic Gray...
     
  11. Apr 11, 2012 at 2:48 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    I like her shiny when she's not covered in dirt :D
     
  12. Apr 11, 2012 at 2:49 PM
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    zapper

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    I've been using "NU Finish" but the stuff leaves a lot of white powder on the paint. Because it's not clear, you've got to get every little bit, like around pin stripes and roof lines, hood edges, etc., or it shows up.
     
  13. Apr 11, 2012 at 2:51 PM
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    bubbagumps

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    $2.99 Turtle Wax. Consumer Reprots put out an article a while ago and found no benefit to buying more expensive wax. Also, based on my own experience of waxing my vehicles every other month for the past 30 years, I have found no benefit to spending a lot of money on waxing products.
     
  14. Apr 11, 2012 at 2:57 PM
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    COMAtose HI

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    I use the liquid form of that on my MGM.
     
  15. Apr 11, 2012 at 3:39 PM
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    mcdee

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    Klasse cleaner and sealant, have you for many years with good results-great for glass also.
     
  16. Apr 11, 2012 at 4:09 PM
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    drubacca117

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    Meh, different strokes for different folks. Some people just trust certain brands more than others, prefer certain product application over others, or think that certain products produce better effects than others. If you're happy with the $2.99 Turtle Wax, go nuts :)
     
  17. Apr 11, 2012 at 5:14 PM
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    Konaborne

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    zymol's expensive :pout:
     
  18. Apr 11, 2012 at 5:16 PM
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    John3

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    This is what I use too...even works in the sun. I use a cheap buffer from Walmart to apply and a big microfiber to take it off...really easy to use and looks great!
     
  19. Apr 11, 2012 at 5:17 PM
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    Polymerhead

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    I used the liquid version over the weekend and liked it a lot. We'll see how well it holds up though. It seems like the paste/puck waxes set up harder. Can't beat the liquid for ease of use though. Comes off real easy.

    [​IMG]
     
  20. Apr 11, 2012 at 5:17 PM
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