What Polish and or Wax for Red?

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  1. Matt94GT

    Matt94GT Legend SN95 Supporter Retired Staff

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    Anyone found anything that works super well for red, perferably laser red?
     
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    OTC Megs NXT and or Mothers Synwax both are synthetics that will last longer then carnuba wax's (despite the word wax in the name they are synthetic polymers). If you don't mind spend some change then go to www.autogeek.net and order some Klasse All-in-one awesome paint cleaner and light acrylic polish top that off with 4 Stars Ultimate Paint Protection. This combo has served me extremely well and looks great on ALL colors. .02 oh and if you want to get serious about detailing your stang then read up on www.autopia.org more info then you know what to do with lol.
     
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    Cool thanks man. I got a porter cable 7424 which I used once quickley gotta get some good pads then im golden.
     
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    I just picked up a PC from Pat (super302) can't wait to try my Poorboys World SSR 2.5 (swirl remover) and Poorboys Wolrd SSR 1 (polish). Good luck and post your results :thumb:
     
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    Yeah make sure you get good pads tho, that was my problem.
     
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    Orders some Lake County pads (7.5) and backing plate (6) now I need to practice.
     
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    nice let me know how they work out I need to get some pads, and if u have any tips with the porter cable that would be cool too
     
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    try Glare Professional Polish... you'll get unbelievable results!
     
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    Also the cheapest place I found for LC pad was with Bob at www.danase.com. I've always recieved great service from Bob.
     
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    thanks ill check him out
     
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    I did my mom's Redfire Escape to try out some Clearkote Red Machine Glaze and wholy shit, that stuff rocks! http://www.specialtymotoring.com/clearkote.htm Added a lot of depth and the shine was awsome. Topped it with Mothers FX synthetic, all using a pc.
     
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    nano wax
     
  14. Lightning Struck

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    what happend to good old turtle wax?
     
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    wow
    you got like a million results on that post.

    I just use a paint cleaner... Meguiars step 1 actually, it looks like this: [​IMG]
    and i will say, it's not like waxing your car every weekend, but the results are incredible.

    this is what it looks like the day after:

    [​IMG]

    now that's no adobe parlour trick. it's the real deal. I hate black, but if this shit does that on black, i would love to see what it does with red.
     
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    From my experience most (aka not all) OTC products look good at first but with in a month the product is dead and needs to be reaplyed. I hate spending my days off try to get the shine back, so I decided to research and research till I found what suited *my* taste. Poorboys world came shining through like a champ, you get great results, there easy to use, and most important (at least in my area) they are extremely sun friendly. Try using turtle wax in mid summer in South Florida in the middle of the after noon, it's like removing cement on the paint.
     
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    I didnt know that.
     
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    As far as red goes I really like Red machine glazed topped with Clearkote Carnuba Moose wax or Natty's blue.
     
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    Nice very nice, I am not as bad about the GT but I am extremely anal about the Cobra, it is a a garage queen..lol. But I use the same stuff on my Cobra and love it. If you want a good sealant to put on before the wax try Four Star UPP(Ultimate Paint Protection), gives a great reflective shine with excellent durabilty.
    So here is my proccess for the Cobra, SSR2.5(pc, orange pad), SSR1(pc, white pad), RMG(pc black pad), UPP(pc, black plad), then Carnuba Moose Wax or Natty's blue by hand, can't beat this combo imo.