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stylin_vr2

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OK.. 2 things..
1. is it really bad for ur paint 2 wax with the sun full on shining on ur car? cuz i wanna cut n polish the beast 2day cuz its so nice!!
2. is there an easy way 2 cut n polish? cuz while i enjoy the workout, it gets a bit 2 fullon for my teeny tiny lil muscles!!
THANKS!
 

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1. The wax can dry faster on a hot car, I do the family car in the shade or in the evenings.

2. You CAN use a plug in buffer, but take it easy and keep it moving as you don't want to eat the paintwork. I rather use elbow grease, as then I know I've done a good job.
 

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One thing you need to ask yourself...does your car really need a cut? Alot of people go and cut their car when all it needed was a wax or polish.

I would nto reccomend waxing a car in the sun, it dries to fast and doesnt get a full cure.
 

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always wax in the shade, make sure the paint isnt hot, otherwise it wont dry the wax properly and u leave marks on the paint until u next wash it. Using a microfibre cloth makes the job alot easier too, they remove the dried wax better imo.

Also i recommend the meguiars nxt generation paste wax, and in between waxes the nxt generation speed detailer spray, spray it on and wipe off with microfibre cloth and it looks like u just waxed ur car. I been using it for a few weeks and the car looks better everytime. The spray makes the rims shine up real nice too.
 

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One thing you need to ask yourself...does your car really need a cut? Alot of people go and cut their car when all it needed was a wax or polish.
I agree totally. i had a guy in at work who was told to put a cut and polish over his car that was only 6 months old. it would have rooted his paintwork. if it does need it then just remember that there are different levels of of cut and polish.
 

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ye i think it needs it.. it lives out with the elements and needs some lovin.. ha
that spray stuff sounds interesting thou! might have 2 give that a shot!!
thanks guys!
 

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i used the spray wax for a few weeks, personally i think it only good if your using it to make it look nice for a car expo etc...... the spray makes it look nice for two days or so than it look crap again. plus it dosnt make your panels feel all nice and smooth for long.
 

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I think the spray stuff is mainly to remove light dust buildup between waxes. Sort of like that 'waterless wash' solution you can buy in bottles.
 

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I think the spray stuff is mainly to remove light dust buildup between waxes. Sort of like that 'waterless wash' solution you can buy in bottles.
thats 100% right, but i use it after i wash for the just waxed look, and boost the shine up a bit if im gonna go for a cruise. Everyone at auto salon uses it.
 
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