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Old 06-05-2007, 06:06 PM   #1
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Question Whats The Best Wax Really?

I HAVE TRIED all kinds and have not really found anything that blew my socks off. i am old well getting there and it get's harder each year to do this i just want it to be worth the pain

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Old 06-05-2007, 06:21 PM   #2
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Re: Whats The Best Wax Really?

i have tried a bunch of em too. i am sticking with LIQUID GLASS. goes on and off real easy , shines great and LASTS. i am sure you will get other opinions. but thats mine and i am sticking to it !
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Old 06-06-2007, 03:19 AM   #3
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i do have some liquid wax and must say that it is the best i have used so far.
i guess i better find that can
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Old 06-06-2007, 11:23 AM   #4
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Re: Whats The Best Wax Really?

I am not sure how to spell this but I like Mequiras Gold (sp). I should go out to the garage to check the spelling but too lazy.
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Old 06-06-2007, 12:04 PM   #5
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I like this stuff
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Old 06-06-2007, 12:13 PM   #6
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Re: Whats The Best Wax Really?

I find for the great protection, next to no work and a look that will knock your socks off the only choice is Liqui Tech "FINISH FIRST" which is a NO wax finish. Take some time and google this company. You will be happy that you did.

When I operated my Corvette parts/restoration business this is the only product that I sold. It works and is safe to use in many different applications such as Auto, Boats and the Home. No wax build up to contend with, has a UV protectent built in so all you do is just wipe on wait for it to haze (about 2 or 3 minutes) and then wipe off no work out is involved.

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Old 06-06-2007, 03:22 PM   #7
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Re: Whats The Best Wax Really?

I'm a BIG fan of Menzerna products. I've also had great results with Poorboys and Zaino. I've found Meguiars NXT to be the best locally available "wax" as far as ease of use, minor swirl filling and depth of shine. It's not the most durable though.
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Old 06-07-2007, 02:08 PM   #8
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I've found Meguiars NXT to be the best locally available "wax" as far as ease of use, minor swirl filling and depth of shine. It's not the most durable though.
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I have always heard lots of good stuff on Zaino as well.

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Old 06-08-2007, 01:22 AM   #9
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Re: Whats The Best Wax Really?

I have been using the California Customs MRon. You can use it right out in the sun and its a wipe on wipe off with the same towel. Stuff is pretty amazing. I will be show ing everyone at the meet in July just how well this stuff I use works.
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Old 06-09-2007, 12:17 AM   #10
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Re: Whats The Best Wax Really?

Have you looked at the "Wizards" product line. They have a pint sealant that works extremely well in all kinds of weather. The winter snow and road crud seems to wash off easily and the summer collecdtion of bugs and bird stuff is easily removed.

I use their Sealant called "SHINEMASTER" and their detail spray that is called "MIST-N-SHINE". Go to their website and check them out. www.wizardsproducts.com

If you have to go to a body shop when the accident does happen, the sealant is easily removed and the new paint work is not ruined.
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Old 06-12-2007, 08:13 AM   #11
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I use the shinemaster also and love it. The first coat takes a little longer to put on but after that I can do my whole suburban in about 45 min. and it is black. Dave
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Old 06-12-2007, 05:35 PM   #12
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Re: Whats The Best Wax Really?

I agree on the finish first your finish has to be clean it wil shine and feel like silk when done. The only other i use is by The Wax Shops Super Glaze and Super Glaze Plus. plus for cleaning . ICE is crap i had to try it
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Old 06-12-2007, 07:10 PM   #13
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I used to show Corvetes for about 10 years and the really, really best wax I ever used was Nu Finish. Yep, you can buy it at Wal Mart. Its liquid so it goes on easy. I use a buffer to apply and remove the polish. You can put it on and come back 4 hours later and it still buffs off easily. It beads a lot longer than Meguiers by my own tests. (not scientific I admit, but real world) Man, its all I use and I have won best paint of show and always first, second or third in my class and people can't believe it when I tell them what wax I use. Now I have to say "don't believe what any wax or polish dealer tells you, it won't last that long" I always try to polish every two months or so. You can travel to the mountain tops in Tibet and buy polish from the Dali Lamma and I really don't think its any better.
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Old 06-12-2007, 08:46 PM   #14
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Re: Whats The Best Wax Really?

I agree, that the paint HAS to be clean, either with a clay bar or a buffing with a buffing compound. I can do a whole truck in 45 minutes, that is on and off with a little work on the small crevices. I found that the orbital polisher makes the work go faster.

I used to use the Nu-Finish and found that what I now use better. I found the Shinemaster a surprise.
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Old 06-12-2007, 11:18 PM   #15
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I have used a product called Adams. they have waxes polishing compounds clay bars, litteraly everything you could ever need. I personally know a distributor of the product. i have been around cars my entire life and this is by far the best product i have ever used. everyone i know uses it they all LOVE it. its worth a try. it goes on smooth and comes off even smoother. You can get the wax from most snap-on tools dealers. or on-line @ http://www.adamspolishes.com/. but if you look up your local snap on guy i will bet he has some or knows how to get u some. the butter wax as its called is only about $20 for one bottle
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Old 06-13-2007, 09:31 PM   #16
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Re: Whats The Best Wax Really?

I have been a supporter of the Mothers line of products for years. Their mag polish can't be beat. For tires, I am currently using the Armor All Gel.
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Old 06-14-2007, 06:41 AM   #17
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OK, I couldn't remember what it was called, so I went home lat night & checked it out. Then I came in this morning & searched the web. FOUND IT!
Hands down, the BEST wax I have ever used. Stuff lasts a LONG time!
Collinite - Liquid Insulator Wax (No. 845)
This heavy duty liquid wax was originally developed for use by electric power companies for protection against high voltage power failures. It's primary use is on the finishes of automobiles, trucks, buses and airplanes where durability, high gloss and lasting protection are paramount. An excellent choice for fleet applications and very easy to use--requires minimum rubbing or buffing. Clear coat safe.
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Old 06-29-2007, 07:44 PM   #18
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I totally agree with wreckless 68 Adam's wax and polishes are by far the best products I've ever used. Not only does it make your truck look good, it makes it smell even better. I could use the detail spray for colougn! ummm....yeah check out adams.
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Old 07-02-2007, 09:23 AM   #20
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I have been saving my ear wax for years in little jar, I got a theory that would be a killer wax. I will keep you guys posted when I have enough to do the whole truck.
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Old 07-03-2007, 08:22 PM   #21
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I have been saving my ear wax for years in little jar, I got a theory that would be a killer wax. I will keep you guys posted when I have enough to do the whole truck.
Makes a real good furniture wax also.
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Old 07-04-2007, 12:19 AM   #22
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What about good ol TURTLE WAX!!!!!
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Re: Whats The Best Wax Really?

Wow, no other Zymol users? I've tried many products, and as far as wax goes, I really like the Zymol stuff. I personally prefer the natural products, it lets the paint breathe more, plus it smells like hot chicks at the beach! A quick wax, and then go over it again with some water in a spray bottle, lightly spritzing and rubbing it in, and the car is amazing. I've heard awesome stuff about the Collonite too, they are selling it at Advance now, and have used many other products with great success, but personally love the Zymol.
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Old 07-23-2007, 08:45 PM   #24
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zymol here , yeah its my favorite all though i usually have to do a follow up wipe down after final buff to get that wet deep shine
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Just bought first finish and best I have ever used thanks for input.
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