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What wax/polish???

Discussion in 'Bodywork, Tyres, Wheels & Trim' started by Dwg_23, Nov 15, 2012.

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    Dwg_23 Senior Member

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    Hi gents, just wondering on your views to the best wax/polishes to use?
    I've always stuck with auto glym super resin polish! Any views??
     
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    I'm with you on the Autoglym Super resin polish. Easy to use and very good at conditioning the paintwork for subsequent waxing. For that I stick with Autoglym and use their High Definition Wax. Expensive but effective and quite long lasting.
     
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    So you have to wax it after the resin polish? I've only used the super resin polish in the past! Can you tell the difference after you use the high definition wax then?
    Thanks
     
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    No, you don't have to. The SRP claims to provide protection from environmental contaminants, which is traditionally the role of the waxes.

    But - yes, you can tell the difference after the HDW. The gloss is deeper and water shedding is visibly better.
     
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    Might treat myself to a pot, like a good shine!! Thanks!
     
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    Autoglym here too

    A couple of times a year I use SRP followed by Autoglym Extra Gloss Protection. In between times I've started using their Aquawax which leaves almost as good a finish as the EGP but doesn't need a dry car, so it's quick to apply. Very happy with Autoglym so far.
     
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    If you want the easyest result, try the new stuff from Armorall.
    So easy to apply and no graft to polish up.
     
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    Alot of people rate autoglym by the sounds of it! I've used it alot on my last car,
    Just brought a merc and wanted the best wax for it, might stick with srp and try the high deff wax too!
     
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    Collinite 915 has been my wax of choice. Very good durability. The new stuff from Meguiar's, the Ultimate range gives excellent results as well, even in direct sunlight. Carlack69 do a brilliant sealant, so easy to apply and you can even add it to the wash solution.
     
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    I have gone over to Autoglym and yes so easy,,, I tried to buy the wax but Halfords down here did not keep it :(
     
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    Hal-frauds????!! Don't shop there! eBay everytime! Saves loads of pennies!!
     
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    Buy it online Malcolm. Free delivery and over a tenner cheaper than Halfords - even if they had it!
     
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    A friend of mine makes car polish ! Always try and get a few gallons as samples !
    He sells it to the F1 teams and Ferrari UK and Aston Martin so it's got to be pretty good and for me it's free :lol:
     
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    Go faster F1 wax..... Sounds good to me!
     

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