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Has anyone any experience of this product Collinite see linky, is it as good as they say it won an Auto Express award if thats a good guide...pricey though.....Boat and Car Cleaning: Collinite Car Products
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Collinite is known for being about the longest lasting wax you can buy. If you want something you can apply and forget for 6 months Collinite is your man.

There are a number of types that people say are good - take your pick.

915 - Marque D' Elegance (paste)
476S - Detergent Proof Auto Wax (paste)
845 - Insulator Wax (liquid)

The cheapest place I found it was by buying from the US from this guy and probably half the price of the link you've posted..

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I've not tried it but the reviews and reports I've seen have all been favourable.

When I've finished this DoDo Juice, it's ny next purchase.
 
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Has anyone any experience of this product Collinite see linky, is it as good as they say it won an Auto Express award if thats a good guide...pricey though.....Boat and Car Cleaning: Collinite Car Products
After reading quite a few reviews used the Collinite 476 on my silver 156 after polishing firstly with Autoglym Super Resin in May last year, still looks great & gives fantastic water beading.

Have even tried it out on some of the house paintwork, the weather beaten south west facing timbers (panels/frames) after reading the all purpose instructions on the tin !!!
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Re: Collinite

As already said the Collinite waxes are known for their durability and give a very good finish.

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I bought some Collinite 476 from that Ebay seller (Very good communication and a pleasure to do business with), only applied one coat in January and it's still beading.
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I use Collinite 476 (recommended by my local detailer) over Einszett soft glaze. Very good, hard wearing, easy to apply.

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It's brilliant stuff was amazed how well it shined my car
 
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Had my 147 since Feb now and managed for the first time this weekend to fully detail it.

This is how it went:

Wash
Tar remover
Clay
Wash again.
Dried
Carlack NSC
Collinite 476s

Then on Sunday I applied a 2nd layer of Collinite. The finish was mirror perfect. looks great on Silver cars and can imagine it would look just as good on any other colour.

I'll post some pics as soon as I download them from my camera.
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I use their 915 product, however AutoExpress group tests are worth less than what they are written on.

I would highly recommend collinite and it is not an expensive wax, in fact quite the opposite. You can pay over £100 for a wax.

I say order some 915, and use run of the mill AutoGlym Super Resin Polish followed by Extra Gloss Protection then use the wax... Wait until you see the results .

I would say 2 coats of each product, try to leave a coat of Extra Gloss over night, if you have a garage.

Hope that helps!
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Then on Sunday I applied a 2nd layer of Collinite. The finish was mirror perfect. looks great on Silver cars and can imagine it would look just as good on any other colour.
I have used the 915 on a red and silver car. Both came up extremely well.

One touch to add to it all, rather than wax after each wash, get some quick detailer as a drying aid. Really does a great job and keeps the shine top titty!

I use the 1 gallon bottles of Last Touch by Meguiars.
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Neil, I've read something about that. Do you mean to spray QD on while wet and then dry off. Or dry and then run round with the QD?
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After claying and before polishing what will remove alot of the swirling SRP ?
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Neil, I've read something about that. Do you mean to spray QD on while wet and then dry off. Or dry and then run round with the QD?
The quickest and most efficient method is to spray some Quick Detailer on a Pannel just after you have washed it, before you dry it. You should see the water being repelled from the pannel then dry thayt pannel as you normally would. Removing the water and QD in the process. There should be an extra bit of shine left over.

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After claying and before polishing what will remove alot of the swirling SRP ?
SRP really is a polish, a mild one at that. It generally fills the swirls rather than "cuts" them out. Its no bad thing, thats what I use and get some fantastic results.

After claying follow the SRP with EGP and some Wax and wait until you see the results! It takes a long time, but its well worth it. The collinite makes the results last longer too, and it can be waxed now and again too, or as mentioned above a quick spray of QD as you dry.
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Having just bought some collinite, and obviously wanting to get the best from it, do you let it dry like it says on the tin, if so how long for? reason I ask is that in my previous experience with other polishes, if it is left too long its a b*****d to get off or is it a case of applying to each panel and then when you have covered the whole car, take it off again in the same order?
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Dont leave it too long, I generally do one panel wait a few minutes and remove, have done two pannels at the same time too.
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thats what I thought was the best option, because nothing looks worse then polish you cant get off
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Luckily never had that problem. Just had a similar issue with windscreen sealant, apply a little too much and it welds itself to the screen. A bit of moisture cured that.

Keep us posted how you get on, pics are essential :P
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I will do. Got down off tomorrow so I'll probably to it then ready for the southwest meet on sunday. that way I got time to finish things off on saturday. think forecast is ok for next couple days

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Cool, pics will be required .
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well the weather has been kind today so far so I have

washed it
dried it off
1 coat autoglym super resin polish
1 coat Autoglym extra gloss protection
1 coat collinite 915

and he is looking beauty so far but after I have had lunch if the weather is kind I will go get some glass cleaner and do that then hopefully do another coat of each again.

Can anyone tell me is it ok to use the autoglym resin polish or the collinite on the alloys or are they too abrasive?
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havent had time to do 2 coats today but these are pics of the car so far. tell me what you think
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Very shiny
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thanks, I'm pleased with how its come up
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Excellent job mate.

Wait till you see the water just fall off it
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