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Question Best wax for white cars?

I've been using (discontinued) megs professional mirror glaze #16 and while it seals well it just doesn't give that finished look I want. which current products can I use to achieve that?



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Re: Best wax for white cars?

its all in the prep bro...not the wax. Check out detailedimage.com(vendor here) for some awesome recomendations. Theres also some great detail threads in this forum.
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Re: Best wax for white cars?

thanks for the info! ive been browsing (and used to be a member on a detailing forum).

just finished my hood with meg's UC (great results on a white pad, washed my orange pad and will try that on a test spot tomorrow). We've actually got a detailing warehouse here in Tampa, its like a damn candy store! http://www.properautocare.com
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Re: Best wax for white cars?

ahhh...so you hve a DA. Youll be fine then...LOL....still check detailedimage....lots of how to's etc.
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Re: Best wax for white cars?

yup had it a while (also have an E34 BMW) but since getting my jeep (with a reliably deep clearcoat LOL) ive become more interested in using the PC.

I've heard that certain waxes are better for black vs white or that sealants are better for white because they bring the color out better. I'll check your link tho thanks!
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Re: Best wax for white cars?

I like Mequiers #21 sealant...others like blackfire and Opti-seal etc. Its all personal preference. But really...it is in the prep. I use meguiers m105 and m205 with the new Lake country hydro-tec pads, followed by the #21 Meguiers(2 coats) and then a couple coats of P21S Comcours Carnuaba. I plan a detail here in a few weeks with some #8 glaze, then #21 and P21s. Makes Inferno red POP.
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Re: Best wax for white cars?

im just gonna get this and glob it on and call it a day

http://www.zymol.com/zymolcompletekit-atlantique.aspx


aaahhhhhhhhhh!!!! but seriousl i hate you. im going to the warehouse tomorrow and buying some #21, m205 and P21S.


m205 is less harsh than the m105 correct?
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Re: Best wax for white cars?

yes....m205 is the finishing polish...and is the BOMB! Its perfect for just light swirls, holograms etc. Try a hydro-tec Cyan colored pad with it. Its the best polish Ive ever used.
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Re: Best wax for white cars?

In my eyes, I've yet to see any wax that really does much for white paint as far as looks. Instead I prefer the look of one or two coats of sealant over properly prepped white paint. Seems to me that wax just mutes what little pop there is with white. If you do go with 2 coats of sealant, just be sure to pay attention to the directions on the bottle regarding the amount of time to wait between coats. Never used the M21 but others that I have used need between 8 and 24hrs between coats.
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Re: Best wax for white cars?

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yes....m205 is the finishing polish...and is the BOMB! Its perfect for just light swirls, holograms etc. Try a hydro-tec Cyan colored pad with it. Its the best polish Ive ever used.
okkk buttttt.....how is ,205 compared to meg's UC?? stronger? thx again!
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Re: Best wax for white cars?

In order from most aggressive to least, here's a list of meg's SMAT products:

M105/M95
Ultimate Compound
ScratchX 2.0
M86
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^^^^yep
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