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Waterless wash and wax question

Discussion in 'Autocare, Detailing, Valet, Product reviews' started by brick10, Aug 3, 2019.

  1. brick10

    brick10 Senior Member

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    Probably the only place you should use it......:)
     
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    Wighty Senior Member

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    If it were me (and its not ) , i would wash the car normally then use it as a final coat all over . (If you still had the BMW you could have used it without washing first :rolleyes:).
     
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    I've just bought some Williams waterless wash and wax too, previously used Grease Lightning showroom shine, basically the same, I find it good stuff, don't use it on a really dirty car, but slightly soiled, so to speak it's great, also just as a polish on a clean car, and yes it's fine on a pan roof and ya windows. :)
     
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    I usually immediately think dirty car when I see those products but I suppose people would really only use them on light dirt....

    My preference is that if it is too dirty for quick detailer, then it needs a proper wash.
     
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    Used a type like this for 2 years but the normal WWW, its nice to use easy to remove When i did use this i would never use on a dirty car . I wash the car off , dry it , and then use the WWW i use it on windows excluding front screen , rubber trim and bumpers , you can use it on anything .But as for protection i give it 7/10 .After a few days you see no beeding on the paint work .Would be ok for garaged cars that get no wet work. Cuts the car cleaning time down to 1/4 of the time that it takes with a normal car polish Me i am back to the old original Turtle wax again .I used this on my first Mercedes W123 the bodywork looked just like a bottle , and the shine to match . And its just the same now on the W124 .I know it leaves residue after polishing off .But you can stop that if you polish off after with a micro cloth. I do mine once a week .And i am looking for no new type of polish ,Turtle all the way .This is just my opinion after polishing numbers of cars over 60 years 66845902_2331265366939723_2371282891872141312_n.jpg .
     
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    Just done me car with the Williams. Good stuff.
    Good results. :D
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    Sorry for all the pics.
    Mmmm, actually no I'm not.
    :p:D
     
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    Smartamg nice car .And i do think it would shine nice without any wax .
     
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    Probably not, would look clean just washing it, but almost certainly more shiny using a polish and wax. :)
     
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    DSC04077.JPG DSC04075.JPG Yes i know been there done it . I do wax mine once a week although it looks nice before i start . With my car its protection i need it for as it sits out doors most of the time . Just like it did before i had it . But i do use a winter cover in November on wards .I cover the car over with thermal sheets before i put the cover on . I must say the day i remove them in early March to take it for its MOT its like the day i covered it up in November nice and clean and damp free .
     
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    Mmmm, slightly random, but
    fair enough Capra, thanks for
    that. :D
     
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    Is that a new addition? Been away a while, not noticed it before :D
     
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    It’s supposed to accent the red accents Andy.....
     
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    Newish, you ain't been paying attention! :)
     

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