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  1. turtle wax ice? yay or nay?

    Detailing, Wash & Wax
    hey everyone, im new to the forum so sorry if this has been covered. i have a '12 rallye red ex-l coupe and had it stored for the winter, and when i get it back next week i want to know id turtle wax ice is the way to go. id used it on my moms '10 black accord coupe and it looked amazing, but i...
  2. Wash, clay bar, and wax (pics)

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    Used a Meguiar's clay bar kit, and Meguiar's Gold Class Carnauba Plus paste wax
  3. Mini Review of Eagle One: Nano Wax

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    Ok heres my first ever Review Product Eagle one: Nano Wax (liquid Spray) Ok so here goes Price: low less than 4 dollars when i got it at autozone Use: extremely simple just spray and wipe/buff with soft cloth/towl Time: the directions say take 10 min for the whole car but i end up taking ~30...
  4. How often should I wax

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    I recently sealed and waxed my car about 2 weeks ago, I tend to wash my car anytime it's dirty or about once every week. So that being said do I need to reapply wax more often then the suggested amount of time? Side note I use memeguires soap that is suppose to have wax in it when I was and I...
  5. Wax

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    I was told that the new cars don't have a polish wax on them and to get the dealer to do it. Is that true? Or is it just a upsell? Sent from my iPhone using AutoGuide.com App
  6. Wax remover??

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    I have a couple of the normal rock dings on the edge of my hood I just waxed over instead of touching up due to time restraints. When I have time, what is the best, safest wax remover so I can paint over the pesky little chips with some Honda touch up paint? In my garage, I have paint...
  7. Is there no point in taking a brand new car off to get a wax?

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    Should you get a brand new car right off the lot and drive it into a detailing place for a wax? Or do new cars already come with a coat of wax?
  8. Wash, wax, and rain. /fail

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    So the weather finally cleared up this afternoon in SE Michigan so I thought it would be a good time to wash/wax before it gets cold. Took my time and did a pretty good job. Five hours later, it's raining cats and dogs. Oh well, at least the wax job will be good for another couple if months...
  9. Pure Brazilian Ivory Carnauba Wax

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    Pure Brazilian Ivory Carnauba Wax My first wax job on the coupe. Used a random orbital machine which i purchased for only $32 from Ebay :eusa_dance: In my opinion it looks a lot better now than when i bought it brand new off the lot 3 months ago. Products used: Meguiars Clay Kit (removes...
  10. Wash, polish, wax help!

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    Hey everyone; Just bought a new car (my first) and wanted to make sure I do things right from the start. I've been doing a little research and of course theres many ways to do things; I just wanted to see what you guys think of my game plan and if there are any major flaws. 1) Start cleaning...
  11. 2 weeks old. Should I wax?

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    Hi, I'm new to this forum and this is my first post. I'm also not as dedicated as you all are but still hoping for some advice. I bought the Civic Coupe EX w/navi and stupidly got it in CBP. It's a dd and I park outside when home and usually on a busy boulevard in Los Angeles. At work during...
  12. Best Wax?

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    Just wanted to get some opinions on what the best car wax is. Right now I'm looking at the new Turtle Wax Ice and Meguiar's Tech Wax 2.0. I want something that is easy to remove and doesn't flake. Thanks:)
  13. How to get wax off the seat?

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    So I went out today to get my back waxed (don't judge me lol) and I guess the lady must have dropped some on my shorts and I didn't notice. Long story short I have some on my seat now and I have no idea how to get it off. Anyone have any ideas? Thanks!
  14. Review of Meguiar's Wash and Wax + Ultimate Liquid Wax + Ultimate Detailing Spray

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    So I spent about $60 on some cleaning products the day after I bought my Si. I wanted to clay bar the car, but after struggling trying to wash it and the soap not staying on the car lol, I knew the clay bar could wait till I racked up some miles. Products Used: Meguiar's Ultimate...
  15. Review of Meguiar's Clay Bar Kit and Spray Wax

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    So it was finally nice again here in NY so I decided to give the car a good cleaning and quick wax for the summer. I went to the local Autozone and picked up Meguiar's Clar Bar Kit for $20 and Meguiar's Quik Spray Wax for $10. I have heard good things about these so I figured why not give it a...
  16. Turtle Hard Shell Wax

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    Has anyone tried using the turtle hard shell wax cuz my friend told me he used this product and made his car look shiny.. i bought it today but im planing to use it tomorrow but i have no idea on using it, my TW si looks dirty as hell now i havent clean in for 2 weeks. Anyone that have use it...
  17. How long should I wait to wax? (new car)

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    Hello all, I just bought a '12 coupe Si and I was wondering how long I should wait to wax it. Ive heard that the paint needed at least a month to cure after the coming off the assembly line. It looks like it was built this month (the sticker on the inside of my door says 5/12) Is it true
  18. Just finished a 16 hour wax job.

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    Me and the wife just finished waxing the new car. We started with washing with Mother's California Gold. Then the clay bar. The clay bar was slick right from the start....there probably wasn't much contamination since it's a new car. Then the 3 step polish, sealer, wax. After that a detailing...
  19. Best kind of wax?

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    I am looking to see what is the best kind of wax is out there. Right now I am using Zymol cleaner wax that you can get at Canadian Tire with Meguiars detailer, but I want to take my car to the next level. Right now it is shiny, but I want it even better. I am not afraid of putting work into...
  20. Hand Wash & Wax [vs] Brushless Car Wash & Wax

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    Hey everyone, I'm looking for the best way to take care of my car without becoming extremely OCD (a little is alright). :wigglesmiley: Which do you believe is best? Consider the amount of money and time spent with each. My vote/explanation: I've been using Automatic car washes and spending...
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