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silvermilnec
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PostPosted: Mon May 08, 2017 9:07 am    Post subject: Running out of zymol wax, what to get Reply with quote

Hi guys I've had my tub of zymol carbon wax a few years now and it's performed well! Have waxes moved on?

My products
Bucket with grit guard
Meguiars Sheepskin wash mitt
Meguiars snow foam
Autoglym chamois
Zymol auto wash
Poor boys black hole
Meguiars 105 compound for paint correction
Zymol carbon wax

And the usual quick detailers.

So I need a new wax, any recommendations my car basalt.

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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 9:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm a big fan of hybrid waxes nowadays. Hybrids match shine with durabilitu.

Dodo juice supernatural hybrid is a great product. You can buy a sample pot which would last for ages for about £12.

I love the blackfire waxes - midnight sun for the red car and black ice for the black car. Again, both are hybrids. Pricey, (like zymol) but a tub will last for a long time.
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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 9:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am with Monkey on this, Blackfire instant detailer to apply after each wash gives a great shine. and I have tried a number of products over the past few years and have to say dojo juice is one of the best I use one for show car shine , it doesnt last quite as long as other dojo products but gives a nice wet look deep shine. needs redoing every 8 weeks or so but some of their other range last much longer all depends on what your after .
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PostPosted: Sat May 20, 2017 7:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

silv- may I recommend ditching the chamois for a microfibre drying towel. Less chance of causing marring and scratches with the mf towel and also quicker to use.
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PostPosted: Sat May 20, 2017 8:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good old Collinite 476S for me.
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PostPosted: Mon May 22, 2017 10:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I bought Bilt Hamber products after very good reviews in Auto Express (google it) and the wax has been superb, reasonably easy to apply and it lasts for ages.
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PostPosted: Mon May 22, 2017 12:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've got some of this stuff, excellent results;

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HARLY-WAX-car-polish-PURE-CARNAUBA-WAX-harley-/370355728382?hash=item563aebeffe:g:mc0AAOSwRgJXg4f2
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PostPosted: Mon May 22, 2017 2:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Recommend you get yourself a Dodo Juice sponge - my favourite after trying loads of wash mitts.

My last two porkers I used a Gtechniq approved detailer. But got me thinking about what to do with my recent 997 turbo purchase. The Gtechniq detail is superb but is very expensive. Would cost circa £900+ for the turbo. I'am thinking about doing it myself this time & quite interested in trying Kamikaze - not cheap - but vastly cheaper doing it myself. The Kamikaze wax is a hybrid sealant & wax. Results look impressive.
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PostPosted: Mon May 22, 2017 3:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm a huge fan of Swissvax as it's just so easy to use and the results are bang on time after time .
I'd also recommend a superb Prestige car care ' big yellow' drying towel they are just awesome Grin
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