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    Carnauba or a Polymer?

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    What wax do you use? A carnauba or a polymer wax?

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    I normally stick with carnauba.

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    I used Maguire's Gold Class carnuba/polymer paste wax. I think polymers last longer, carnuba's are reported to leave a better shine. Go figure.....

    I used Black Magic liquid poly on my '05 GTO and it looks like new, but they haven't made that wax in several years.
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    I've recently switch from Pinnacle to 3D products.

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    Carnauba wax twice a year.

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    Hands down the best combo I've found is using Jescar Powerlock + paint sealant and then following up with two coats of Collinite 845 insulator wax. The look of the car is incredible after doing a full decon and polish. The hydrophobicity is also unreal. Water just doesn't want to stick. Usually lasts 7-9months for me with a normal washing routine of every week or two. Using Optimum Car Wax Spray as a drying aid helps keep a fresh light layer of wax on the car too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OklaStinger View Post
    Hands down the best combo I've found is using Jescar Powerlock + paint sealant and then following up with two coats of Collinite 845 insulator wax. The look of the car is incredible after doing a full decon and polish. The hydrophobicity is also unreal. Water just doesn't want to stick. Usually lasts 7-9months for me with a normal washing routine of every week or two. Using Optimum Car Wax Spray as a drying aid helps keep a fresh light layer of wax on the car too.
    Do you apply it by hand or rotary buffer?

 

 
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