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cleaning your M-Lite

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Just wondering, for those of you that clean their car themselves what products do you use? In particular does anyone have a favourite polish that stands out above the rest?

I am off for a nice drive over to my dads a bit later and as the weather is nice gonna give it a good clean
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vanbobble wrote:
Sat Sep 05, 2020 8:18 am
Just wondering, for those of you that clean their car themselves what products do you use? In particular does anyone have a favourite polish that stands out above the rest?

I am off for a nice drive over to my dads a bit later and as the weather is nice gonna give it a good clean
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marco_polo wrote:
Sat Sep 05, 2020 8:31 am
vanbobble wrote:
Sat Sep 05, 2020 8:18 am
Just wondering, for those of you that clean their car themselves what products do you use? In particular does anyone have a favourite polish that stands out above the rest?

I am off for a nice drive over to my dads a bit later and as the weather is nice gonna give it a good clean
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Went for meguiars pack in the end, compound, ultimate polish and ultimate liquid wax - the wax is very liquid 😂

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I use Meguiars products too - mainly the shampoo, snowfoam and wax.
The plus side is my car always looks super glossy with the Meguiars products, no matter if it’s actually filthy, it just looks shiny and clean until you get properly up close.
The liquid wax for me lasts about at least 3 months before I have to give it another coat too, which is great.

I’ve got AF Tripple Polish, and also Autoglym super resin, but haven’t really had a chance to use them on this car.

I notice from your profile pic your car is Estoril Blue?

Here’s mine below:

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Aadil717 wrote:
Sat Sep 05, 2020 3:28 pm
I use Meguiars products too - mainly the shampoo, snowfoam and wax.
The plus side is my car always looks super glossy with the Meguiars products, no matter if it’s actually filthy, it just looks shiny and clean until you get properly up close.
The liquid wax for me lasts about at least 3 months before I have to give it another coat too, which is great.

I’ve got AF Tripple Polish, and also Autoglym super resin, but haven’t really had a chance to use them on this car.

I notice from your profile pic your car is Estoril Blue?

Here’s mine below:

(Probably a low res pic due to uploading through the phone!)

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Very nice mate.. here is mine, shame the sun was not out!
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Even without the sun it looks great mate, the reflections from the paint on the second pic are lovely!


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Megiaur's polish, autoglym shampoo, mitchell and king sealant and then corsa wax, snow foam and pre wash from auto finesse
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