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Re: Waxes, Sealants and Hybrids

Post by Dave999 » Sun Jan 26, 2014 5:23 pm

C2V3 is brilliant in my opinion. Works really well on all colours

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Post by Blackroc » Sun Jan 26, 2014 5:38 pm

Carto_Bob wrote:Great news cheers - how long should the interval be between polishing the wax off and applying the sealant?
Sealants sit over polishes, not over a wax - they don't bond well to waxes and won't last at all.

So it should be polish then sealant, and IF you really want to you can wax over the sealant for extended protection.

If you polish the car, once you have finished buffing the polish off, the sealant can be applied straight away :-)

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Post by Blackroc » Sun Jan 26, 2014 5:38 pm

Dave999 wrote:C2V3 is brilliant in my opinion. Works really well on all colours

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Indeed it does :-)

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Re: Waxes, Sealants and Hybrids

Post by Carto_Bob » Sun Jan 26, 2014 6:28 pm

OK thanks - I thought tripple was a wax.... :roll:
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Re: Waxes, Sealants and Hybrids

Post by haroon » Sun Jan 26, 2014 7:00 pm

Gary_LB wrote:
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Pics Gary ;) it's too bloody wet down South to attempt to wash mine, gonna try that dodo juice hybrid too
I didn't take any mate as I haven't got any tyre dressing yet (it's next on my list) so it doesn't quite look how I want it as it doesn't look finished. I'd thoroughly recommend it though!
Lol @ tyre dressing. Yeah Ill order my dodo juice hybrid next week, but god knows when I'll get the opportunity to use it tough with this weather!

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Re: Waxes, Sealants and Hybrids

Post by Harvey321 » Sun Jan 26, 2014 7:54 pm

Blackroc wrote:
Carto_Bob wrote:Great news cheers - how long should the interval be between polishing the wax off and applying the sealant?
Sealants sit over polishes, not over a wax - they don't bond well to waxes and won't last at all.

So it should be polish then sealant, and IF you really want to you can wax over the sealant for extended protection.

If you polish the car, once you have finished buffing the polish off, the sealant can be applied straight away :-)
can you not apply a wax straight after buffing the polish off then?
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Re: Waxes, Sealants and Hybrids

Post by Blackroc » Sun Jan 26, 2014 8:24 pm

Harvey321 wrote:
Blackroc wrote:
Carto_Bob wrote:Great news cheers - how long should the interval be between polishing the wax off and applying the sealant?
Sealants sit over polishes, not over a wax - they don't bond well to waxes and won't last at all.

So it should be polish then sealant, and IF you really want to you can wax over the sealant for extended protection.

If you polish the car, once you have finished buffing the polish off, the sealant can be applied straight away :-)
can you not apply a wax straight after buffing the polish off then?
AF Tripple is an AIO (All In One) polish.

It contains polish, glaze and carnauba wax so that it has a small amount of protection once applied.

Once you have applied and buffed Tripple (as any polish) you can apply a sealant OR wax on top.

You would go:

Wash>Polish>Wax

Or

Wash>Polish>Sealant (>wax on top if you want)

Hope that helps :-)

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Re: Waxes, Sealants and Hybrids

Post by Carto_Bob » Sun Jan 26, 2014 10:21 pm

It does thanks!
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Re: Waxes, Sealants and Hybrids

Post by Harvey321 » Sun Jan 26, 2014 10:21 pm

Yep that clears up all of my confusion thanks again
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Re: Waxes, Sealants and Hybrids

Post by toc » Mon May 26, 2014 2:26 pm

First wash, finished off with AF triple and dodo juice SNH

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Re: Waxes, Sealants and Hybrids

Post by Motley2012 » Wed Nov 04, 2015 8:49 am

Read with interest as I am fast approaching the end of my pot of SNH and was looking to change. Have tried HD Wax along the way but keep coming back to SNH as the paintwork always still feels "slick" after a good soap.

Guess I'll be ordering another 100ml £21.20 via flubit
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Re: Waxes, Sealants and Hybrids

Post by Monkeyjm22 » Tue May 15, 2018 1:09 am

Blackroc wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2014 8:24 pm
Harvey321 wrote:
Blackroc wrote:
Sealants sit over polishes, not over a wax - they don't bond well to waxes and won't last at all.

So it should be polish then sealant, and IF you really want to you can wax over the sealant for extended protection.

If you polish the car, once you have finished buffing the polish off, the sealant can be applied straight away :-)
can you not apply a wax straight after buffing the polish off then?
AF Tripple is an AIO (All In One) polish.

It contains polish, glaze and carnauba wax so that it has a small amount of protection once applied.

Once you have applied and buffed Tripple (as any polish) you can apply a sealant OR wax on top.

You would go:

Wash>Polish>Wax

Or

Wash>Polish>Sealant (>wax on top if you want)

Hope that helps :-)
fantastic write up blackroc, enjoyed reading the whole thing and it completely makes sense to me.

One question i ask (sorry, bit of a detailing newbie), when a wax is coming to the end of its last and you notice the effects dropping off. Would you strip the remaining with a panel wipe or similar and apply from scratch? Or just apply a new layer over the top?

Also when carrying out a routine wash, do you use any top ups such as a quick detailer?

cheers! :mrgreen:

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