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Re: Car Wax Re: Audi A4 questions
I'm sure that Turtle Wax works really well, but if you want the best stuff
on the market get Meguiar's. It may take all day, but it pays off. This
stuff can even take out the swirls that the dealers put onto cars(at least
the American cars). It does consist of several coats of differant
compounds, but I garentee it's worth.
At 10:57 AM 7/15/97 -0700, CDARRING.US.ORACLE.COM wrote:
>> Finally, what kind of wax can I use to get that
>> shiny "wet" look?
> Ever since I was a kid, my dad suckered me into believing "waxing
>Audis is fun". He'd watch F1 on TV while I was out there in the sun waxing
>away my young years...
> Anyway, I have had the opportunity to use quite a few car waxes
>(Turtle Wax, Zymol...). I'd have to say that one of the best waxes I've
>is NuFinish. NuFinish used to have infomercials on TV where the guy would
>his car through, like, 100 car washes, and the water would still bead on the
>surface. Then they would pour Kerosene on the car and set it on
>fire...ohhh???...but it was protected by the NuFinish...ahhh!!! Needless to
>say, I was sold, so I saved up all those nickles my dad was paying me, and
>bought a bottle (~$5.00 is most K-Mart, Wal-Mart type stores).
> Marketing garbage aside, this stuff is actually very good.
>Application and removal are so easy. Its non-abraisive (easy on clear
>but the solvents are still strong enough to take off all sorts of little
>tar, paint marks, scratches, and paint oxidation. Best of all, you get this
>slick "wet" feeling. Put the bottle on any slighly non-level surface, and
>*splat*... the bottle slides off and spills all over the driveway (yeah!).
>Even my cat and fell while trying to climb on the car. The bottle claims
>coats per year.
>P.S. Alternating between waxes over time is usually not a good idea, as one
>has a tendency to remove/react with the one already on the car.