Well following SR's and others' top recomendations
I asked Santa to visit me via the Autoglym factory this year and he delivered everything I asked for !
So on Sunday I launched a full scale cleaning attack on the Brera and the results are quite simply staggering
To start with -washed with AG Bodywork Shampoo Conditioner, rinsed off then repeated and leathered dry.
Used Custom Wheel Cleaner on the alloys, then rinsed and repeated. Also used an enamel silver paint pen on the wheel bolt heads which have started to rust!
Then when dry used Alloy Wheel Seal and gave the tyres a squirt of Instant Tyre Dressing.
Then had a first attempt at using a clay bar (Meguiars Quik Clay) which was surprisingly easy.
Its quite a surprise how much extra grime it lifts off along with all those anoying tar spots on the doors!
Next up was Bumper Care on all the door/window rubbers and around the wipers and the the black plastic bits by the headlamps/ foglamps.
Fast Glass was used on the skyroof and windows which gave the roof a very deep gloss shine!
Then a non AG product for the exhausts and headlamp surrounds - Autosol Metal Polish- which is particularly good for lifting the black soot from the exhaust chrome.
Finally the big gun was brought out!
AG High Definition Wax.
Easy to apply - a b*gger to get off without swirls- but a brilliant finish after the hard work.
I was going to do the interior as well but it basically got dark outside- I'd been going from 10 - 4.30 and felt like I'd spent all day at the gym!
Next day the sun was shining and I can honestly say she's never
looked so good since I bought her.
The paint finish is now showroom standard (despite the odd stone chip) and even the missus commented
Obviously everyone has their fave products and I'm sure there's plenty of alternatives out there, but for me for vfm and ease of use (despite taking 6 hours
) Autoglym products are pretty damn good.