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Re: Best liquid car wax?

Post by Joe77 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:45 pm

Ahh if hes doing it by hand scrap that then lol.

Okay id deffo do the full decon like you said.

Id be biased to say use srp as a glaze/aio then top with autoglyms hd wax.

Or the prima amigo topped with bsw

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Post by Sam1er » Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:50 pm

Prima amigo is a lovely glaze :D iv only used it once but its one i kept and didnt sell on. Also really liked Infinity wax dark glaze and light glaze, I was really impressed with those! Just got in Auto Glanz Supernova, cant wait to give that a go :)
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Re: Best liquid car wax?

Post by fez_7 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:34 pm

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If your doing a basic wash, yes you can apply a sealant straight after or even something like sonax bsd that adds some protection.

For a detail:
prewash
wash
de-iron/de-tar/clay
Polish
glaze (if required, polish should remove the need for a glaze unless you still have swirls you want to hide)
Wax

If you want to use a sealant then go polish then sealant and if you really want then wax on top of sealant, dont add a sealant on top of wax as it wont bond.

With regards to the meg's stuff, they may have been designed to work with each other, so they would work if the manufacturer has stated it (example of the britemax stuff i mentioned last time). But you couldnt mix products from different manufacturers and expect them to work the same way as they are most likely not designed to work with each other. This is true for sealants and glazes but for waxes and glazes any should work with any and i regularly mix products from different manufacturers.

Hope this helps
Right, I think I now understand regarding the sealant but I’m now getting confused regarding the polish and glaze!

For a basic wash, after washing I will just go over it with sealant (Ultimate Fast Finish).

For a detail, after washing I will apply:
Ultimate Compound AND/OR Black Hole???
Wax

I won’t bother with sealant when detailing then. But what confuses me now is that are you suggesting I should polish every time? I was under the impression I should only polish when necessary and it would be better to glaze every time instead as its not abrasive whereas polish is? If I’m only to use 1 then I would prefer to use Black Hole if possible due to its finish.

Also to avoid any confusion, I’ve just bought the products and used them only once so I’m not planning on replacing them anytime soon. The products I have are what I’ve got to work with and the only extra purchase I’ll be making is a wax (either Natty’s Blue or Double Speed-Wax). And yes I am applying by hand.
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Re: Best liquid car wax?

Post by Jiggaman » Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:42 pm

If I were you I would forget the sealant.

Detail; wash, (Decon + wash again), polish, glaze, wax.

Maintenance wash; wash, dry, (maybe wax again if it's been a while), detailer spray (I would use Sonax BSD).

I would only bother with a sealant if your paint has been machine polished and is in great condition, in which case I'd be using a better one than the Megs.
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Re: Best liquid car wax?

Post by Sam1er » Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:45 pm

fez_7 wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:34 pm

Right, I think I now understand regarding the sealant but I’m now getting confused regarding the polish and glaze!

For a basic wash, after washing I will just go over it with sealant (Ultimate Fast Finish).

For a detail, after washing I will apply:
Ultimate Compound AND/OR Black Hole???
Wax

I won’t bother with sealant when detailing then. But what confuses me now is that are you suggesting I should polish every time? I was under the impression I should only polish when necessary and it would be better to glaze every time instead as its not abrasive whereas polish is? If I’m only to use 1 then I would prefer to use Black Hole if possible due to its finish.

Also to avoid any confusion, I’ve just bought the products and used them only once so I’m not planning on replacing them anytime soon. The products I have are what I’ve got to work with and the only extra purchase I’ll be making is a wax (either Natty’s Blue or Double Speed-Wax). And yes I am applying by hand.
For a detail, after washing I will apply:
Ultimate Compound AND/OR Black Hole??? - correct, you can use either or both (Black hole last though). you would use a glaze after the polish (UC in this case) if there are still defects you want to hide.

You do not need to polish everytime, it is upto you if you want to polish or not. Personally i rarely polish my own car, if i do i crack out the machine polisher to do so but that can add 6 hours plus to the routine, iv done the odd occasional hand polish on certain areas that may have a scuff. Usually i would decon then glaze then wax.
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Re: Best liquid car wax?

Post by fez_7 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:59 pm

Sam1er wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:45 pm
fez_7 wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:34 pm

Right, I think I now understand regarding the sealant but I’m now getting confused regarding the polish and glaze!

For a basic wash, after washing I will just go over it with sealant (Ultimate Fast Finish).

For a detail, after washing I will apply:
Ultimate Compound AND/OR Black Hole???
Wax

I won’t bother with sealant when detailing then. But what confuses me now is that are you suggesting I should polish every time? I was under the impression I should only polish when necessary and it would be better to glaze every time instead as its not abrasive whereas polish is? If I’m only to use 1 then I would prefer to use Black Hole if possible due to its finish.

Also to avoid any confusion, I’ve just bought the products and used them only once so I’m not planning on replacing them anytime soon. The products I have are what I’ve got to work with and the only extra purchase I’ll be making is a wax (either Natty’s Blue or Double Speed-Wax). And yes I am applying by hand.
For a detail, after washing I will apply:
Ultimate Compound AND/OR Black Hole??? - correct, you can use either or both (Black hole last though). you would use a glaze after the polish (UC in this case) if there are still defects you want to hide.

You do not need to polish everytime, it is upto you if you want to polish or not. Personally i rarely polish my own car, if i do i crack out the machine polisher to do so but that can add 6 hours plus to the routine, iv done the odd occasional hand polish on certain areas that may have a scuff. Usually i would decon then glaze then wax.
We’re finally on the same page :lol: thanks for clarifying!
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Re: Best liquid car wax?

Post by fez_7 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:03 pm

Jiggaman wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:42 pm
If I were you I would forget the sealant.

Detail; wash, (Decon + wash again), polish, glaze, wax.

Maintenance wash; wash, dry, (maybe wax again if it's been a while), detailer spray (I would use Sonax BSD).
A lot of people seem to be recommending the Sonax BSD, I might have to look into this as well but the £ seem to be adding up :roll:
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Re: Best liquid car wax?

Post by Joe77 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:13 pm

Sonax bsd mixed with something else i cant remember now creates astonishing results

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Post by Joe77 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:14 pm

I think it was no7 by chemical guys or finishkare detailer

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Post by Sam1er » Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:21 pm

There may be some for sale soon in the for sale section :) I need to have a good clear out of products i dont use. If your after some detailing supplies it will be a good thread for you. Il try and get some photos this weekend and post it on monday.
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Re: Best liquid car wax?

Post by Joe77 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:22 pm

Dont you dare do that lol

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Post by Joe77 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:24 pm

I need some chemical guys bare bones wash,

Dodo juice leather cleaner and sealant.

Some more snow foams

New mitt new wheel brushes =)

May pop a couple of detailing sprays on there too + some carpro perl that stuff is genious.


Gonna get the bmw when i get it fully detailed by beau technique eith a ceramic coating. Dont have the courage to attempt a coating in my own

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Post by Sam1er » Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:45 pm

Love carpro PERL. fantastic stuff and so versatile! Leather cleaner, try Dr Leather spray or wipes for maintenance, really is the business. Iv got some Auto Finesse Leather stuff i no longer use, will probably pop that up for sale aswell. you should see my garage, its full of detailing equipment, you would be drooling lol.
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Post by Joe77 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:48 pm

Sam1er wrote:Love carpro PERL. fantastic stuff and so versatile! Leather cleaner, try Dr Leather spray or wipes for maintenance, really is the business. Iv got some Auto Finesse Leather stuff i no longer use, will probably pop that up for sale aswell. you should see my garage, its full of detailing equipment, you would be drooling lol.
Yeah ive got a shed full, one of every type of detailing tool or chemical lol, got a few glazes waxs polishes etc,

Need to deffo stock up on snow foam and tar remover, and a couple of detailers.


I find the dodo juice combo perfect tbh heard good things about the leather wipes and i would use those hadnt i used the dodo juice haha.

It lasts a couple of months and inbetween sealing i just go over with a warm damp cloth does the trick tbh mate

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Post by Sam1er » Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:54 pm

Nice! Iv not tried many dodo juice products. Iv only tried the super natural wax once. Loved it but for some reason never bought many of their products. Really should give them more of a try. Iv got pre wash for years lol, but tar remover im on the hunt for a good one. Iv tried 3 different brands of tar remover so far, only liked 1 of them but need to try some others. Good call on the warm damp cloth. Il try that next time, might save a few £ on wipes lol. I just like the fresh leather smell the seats give off after using the wipes :lol: but they do clean very well also lol
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