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Autoglym Aqua Wax?

That stuff any good? Can you really apply it when the cars still wet?
Would be good for me - love cleaning and polishing my cars but times short with two little nellos!
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Re: Autoglym Aqua Wax?

In a word, yes.

It's a great 'top up' product which is quick and simple to use. I usually use it every two washes.
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I like it. As G5een says really good top up
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Re: Autoglym Aqua Wax?

Excellent stuff in between polishing and waxing
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Re: Autoglym Aqua Wax?

Works great and so easily on a wet car to give a great finish and some added protection......but it can be used on a dry car too like any other liquid wax, just not as easily!
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Re: Autoglym Aqua Wax?

It's magic stuff & I swear by it (or the 5 litre trade version called Express Was P17 put me on to)
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It's magic stuff & I swear by it (or the 5 litre trade version called Express Was P17 put me on to)
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it is very good
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Good stuff-smells great as well!
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Good stuff-smells great as well!
In that case, I'll get some as it can double up as aftershave as well, like 'Enry Cooper says 'Splash it all over!'
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Yep, does me proud too!
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It's so easy and the results are excellent
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Re: Autoglym Aqua Wax?

Any of us work for Auto Glym?

Seriously though, i like all the Auto Glym products and find they all work well, although i know some people dislike them and favour other products. personal preference i guess
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Re: Autoglym Aqua Wax?

If you use this regularly is there any need to proper wax the car or would this be sufficient?
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Re: Autoglym Aqua Wax?

For those who are lazy (most of us )and car in good condition then
1) wash your car
2) clay it to remove the crap stuck to the paint
3) 'polish' with Mothers Relections Advanced car wax ..apply with Meguiars Even-Coat Applicator (fit hand nicely) and remove with a microfibre cloth
and from then until a "re-polish' is required, wash your car and rinse, spray on some Meguiars Quick Detailer whilst wet and then dry with a damp microfibre drying towel.......this will prevent water marks and bring back the shine.

As you need the Detailer for the claying then you can buy Meguiars Professional Final inspection detailer 34 in bulk (same as Quick detaileras far as I can tell)

So only 2 products needed, apart from the clay and the wash to keep your car looking good.....

NB I use Zymol Ital wax(old formula) on the Alfa 147 2.0 as it is Red and the wax does it proud even if much slower to apply but the Volvo C30 gets the above ..look ma 5 cylinders




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That sounds like a loooong job Stori....
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Re: Autoglym Aqua Wax?

Aquawax contains carnuba hence the bubble gum smell. If you start with a properly clean surface and use it regularly it keeps your car pristine. To note, it's not a polish per se, it's a wax that protects and shines
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Re: Autoglym Aqua Wax?

So People, how exactly please do you use this stuff?

Wash the car as normal, rinse car with open hose (which mostly sheets off but leaves beaded water mostly on top surfaces), then what? Does it prevent the need to dry, etc?

Any advice before I shell out the readies would be appreciated.
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Wash & rinse the car as normal. Whilst still wet, spray lighty with Aquawax and dry & shine all in one using a decent microfibre cloth. A doddle
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Wash & rinse the car as normal. Whilst still wet, spray lighty with Aquawax and dry & shine all in one using a decent microfibre cloth. A doddle
I suppose the real question is whether it is any better using Aquawax than doing the same thing with Meguiars Final Detailer (aka Final inspection 34)
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Aquawax contains carnuba hence the bubble gum smell. If you start with a properly clean surface and use it regularly it keeps your car pristine. To note, it's not a polish per se, it's a wax that protects and shines
Carnauba makes bublegum smell?

I got a storage full of carnauba based waxes and they all smell different

I've got cherry, apple, chocolate and even one that smells like turbuntine ... imagine that
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I suppose the real question is whether it is any better using Aquawax than doing the same thing with Meguiars Final Detailer (aka Final inspection 34)
Mothers Reflections series has also an excelent spray wax, that is actually almost like a normal wax in texture, but it can still be applied to wet surface.
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Re: Autoglym Aqua Wax?

hi oliver k i used to be a rep / demonstrator for autoglym about 8 years ago still use it imo definately the best
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Re: Autoglym Aqua Wax?

yep that stuff is the dogs i havent used my leathers for ages just wash the car blade off the excess, then use one squirt of aqua was per panel,using the micro cloth then buff it up, its the easy way to get a superb finish.
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Re: Autoglym Aqua Wax?

Megs detailers are all synthetic I think and dont have carnuba.....they will also improve the finish and add some protection so are ok its just a personal preference to use synthetic or carnuba products.
I have loads of detailer sprays, and most do a good job to aid drying and give a good shine though.....but I think the Aquawax is thicker than the rest, more like halfway between a detailer spray and a liquid wax..... so likely gives the best or longest lasting protection.
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