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WaLeast aggressive Clay bar?

Discussion in 'Autocare, Detailing, Valet, Product reviews' started by Submariner1, Nov 9, 2019.

  1. Submariner1

    Submariner1 Senior Member

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    I was told Sonus Ultra Fine SFX was the least Aggressive ( i.e. less likely to cause minor marring ) but can’t find a supplier with it in stock.
    One supplier suggested Valet Pro “Orange” Ultra Fine Clay bar.
    Has anyone used either of these , ideally love a comparative between the 2.

    Or a comparison with Meguairs Smooth Clay kit or Bilt Hamber Soft Clay bar , as I have used these.

    IMO I think Bilt Hamber is great value but more aggressive than Meguairs. More gut feeling.

    Having machine polished her in the summer, with 3 Ms least aggressive swirl remover. I only need to remove the lightest contamination.

    Any views appreciated.
     
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    Have a look at swissvax blue clay, okay not cheap but very soft compared to megs or bilthamer.
     
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    How does the Farecla G3 Clay mitt compare ?
     
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    Jesus buddy , where have you been :D ?
     
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    Not quite as aggressive as megs but still much harder than swissvax,
     
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    Bilt Hamber do several grades of clay, they do a soft for regular use, as you have used it I would continue, it is so easy to use and designed for the purpose you are aiming at.

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Bilt-Hambe...ywords=bilt+hamber+clay&qid=1573321760&sr=8-5

    I use the medium but only once or twice a year as I find it sufficient with the AG UDS, BH Double Speed Wax and Sonax I use to protect the bodywork

    Have you tried Dragons Blood (or suck like) to remove the contamination instead of Clay? it may be a better option as non abrasive

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Pro-Kleen-...73322088&sprefix=dragons+blood,aps,168&sr=8-2
     
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    Been busy new windows and doors on the house, getting ready for a post Brexit move LOL :)
     
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    She has Been behaving herself nicely , other than warning me A Service overdue by 1 day!
    Princely mileage 2,456 since last year. Hardly justifies Mobil 1 0W40 lol!
    Going in on Thursday.

    Only fault was the rear camera stopped! Replugged in the USB power source and it has worked perfectly ...
    Maybe someone or I knocked the usb plug partially out.?

    And new rear tyres are overdue at 2.5mm :-/
    Looking at a pair of Goodyear F1 Eagles Asymmetric 2s.
     
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    The Bilt Hamber Soft was OK , but was looking for something less aggressive as she was machine polished fairly recently . Just want something really gentle to remove any minute contaminated particles collected since. As I want to be lazy and spread the collinite on with the Hitachi polished. (Got a special pad with zero abrasion) just don't want any gritty nasties rubbed on.
    This big 6” pad spreads the Collinite on quickly, evenly and fast :)

    I was recommended to use IronX but to be honest anything acidic scares me ... even if they say its PH 6-7.
     
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    The Bilt Hamber Soft was OK , but was looking for something less aggressive as she was machine polished fairly recently . Just want something really gentle to remove any minute contaminated particles collected since. As I want to be lazy and spread the collinite on with the Hitachi polished. (Got a special pad with zero abrasion) just don't want any gritty nasties rubbed on.
    This big 6” pad spreads the Collinite on quickly, evenly and fast :)

    I was recommended to use IronX but to be honest anything acidic scares me ... even if they say its PH 6-7.
     
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