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Best to get a layer of wax on there, but a polish like Auto Glymn super resin polish will suffice.
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Re: Basic Guide: How to Clean your Car

I can vouch for super resin polish. Made my paintwork so shiny
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yeah, very very good product imo

new / old paintwork, it always delivers the goods.
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good good i've just got most of the products just need to get some microfibers now lol.
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Re: Basic Guide: How to Clean your Car

When the car is waxed or sealed with a resin sealant... then what should your washing regieme be? Snowfoam and rinse/dry only?
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When the car is waxed or sealed with a resin sealant... then what should your washing regieme be? Snowfoam and rinse/dry only?
what ever you want within reason..

(worth noting Super resin polish wont last long at all its a polish not a dedicated sealant)


i snow foam, wash with shampoo rinse and dry,...

longevity depends on a lot of factors but using a decent car shampoo in the correct dilution shouldn't harm the wax/sealant
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Re: Basic Guide: How to Clean your Car

Wheels would normally be clayed AFTER the car is clayed, so you can get the most use of the clay bar as contamination of the bar isn't as much of an issue if used on wheels.

e.g. use clean clay on car, when dirty keep for re-use on wheels and/or sills/shuts etc.
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Id like to update my picture:

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Im not playing (cant keep my car clean with my new job )

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Re: Basic Guide: How to Clean your Car

ok guys. currently i wash with acid rain neutralising shampoo rinse off the auto glym super resin and this gives a good shine but im looking to expand more!
anything within a small budget. Where can i get clay fro, does anywhere like halfords or motorworld etc sell it?
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Re: Basic Guide: How to Clean your Car

best deals are found online tbh,

check the links i posted in the first post. most of them are from www.cleanyourcar.co.uk

EDIT: halfords sell the meguiar's quik clay kit i think, which comes with lubricant aswell, but its not cheap from them i dont think, about 17
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yeah only problem is i dont have paypal so cant really buy stuff online. Much rather go to shop and buy it lol. meguiars good stuff?
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yeah only problem is i dont have paypal so cant really buy stuff online. Much rather go to shop and buy it lol. meguiars good stuff?
yeah its ok as a starter kit, you dont need paypal, can just pay with your credit or debit card
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meh. do you use clay on all the car bodywork? basically plan to follow your plan but without the snofoam as i dont have. want car looking shiney for Stanford hall
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