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Just want to say how impressed i am with this wax My car has'nt been washed for around 6 weeks due to freezing conditions and lack of time, but has been used daily up and down the M4. You can imagin the state it was in The wheels were black and the car was covered in salt and road grime It's never been so dirty before. Friday afternoon i gave it a wash and hose off, and the dirt and salt came off so easily,even the wheels only needed a quick wipe over with sopey water.My GTV now looks mint again it looks like it's just been waxed although it was September since i last did it, cant believe how shiney it still is.
Highly Recommend Collinite wax, it's the best i have ever seen

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Where did you get it from?
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Where did you get it from?
Hi Jim, bought mine from E-Bay.Never seen it in the shops.Costs about 19 a tin and well worth it
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Re: Collinite 476s

Is this the stuff?
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Collinite-No-9...1%7C240%3A1318
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No. This is the one.And it's cheeper than i thought

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Collinite-9oz-...1%7C240%3A1318
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No. This is the one.And it's cheeper than i thought

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Collinite-9oz-...1%7C240%3A1318
It best be good sunny! Just ordered a tub!
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It best be good sunny! Just ordered a tub!
You wont be dissapointed

Let me know what you think once you've used it.
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I will mate, is it easy to apply and get off? Carnt be arsed with too much elbow grease!
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I will mate, is it easy to apply and get off? Carnt be arsed with too much elbow grease!
Very easy. I use a microfibre cloth slightly wet and apply to a panel at a time. Use another micro cloth to remove turning frequently. There is no hard rubbing, no dust and no smears It's so easy you'll want to do it twice
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Very easy. I use a microfibre cloth slightly wet and apply to a panel at a time. Use another micro cloth to remove turning frequently. There is no hard rubbing, no dust and no smears It's so easy you'll want to do it twice
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Re: Collinite 476s

You made a good choice.

Collinite is considered to be one of the best waxes available. If you read Detailing World you will see how often it is spoken about. Not the cheapest but you get what you pay for.
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i'm a 476 convert !

simply the best stuff out there ! so easy to apply and remove and its considered one of the best for durability !

alfa last waxed in Aug and it comes up like its just been waxed !

476 users have found that 30 minutes cure time is best and a second coat is worthwhile.

i do the wheels with it also and it works a treat !
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Re: Collinite 476s

Well said....and it's nice to see other products spoken about other than AG.
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Re: Collinite 476s

don't go there !

i got into trouble when i first joined the site and made remarks about Autoglym !

as i said then great products and up there with the best and use the bumper stuff, tyre shine and the clean wheels still to this day, but when it comes to "Wax" collinite 476's blitz's it !

used AG for years SRP/EGP/HD and the Aqua fast wax and i'm sorry but although i was very happy using these products at the time, when i first used 476 there was no contest ! the shine and depth of colour it creates and the durability is fantastic, but unless someone has used it they will always believe AG is as good if not better, but i will always disagree, my brother always used AG and swaer by it , until i waxed the rear panel on his car when he visited and 2 weeks later phoned me to say he wanted to know where i got it as it was great and after 3 washes way better then the AG he had always used.

but hey everyone will like different products !

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Re: Collinite 476s

i did a bit of research and found good posts on 476 so thought i give it a go.

i used 476 with carlack68 very pleased with the results. i top it up every week with AG Washwax.

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Re: Collinite 476s

Brought mine 3 months ago it's great stuff and last up to 6 months between applications, was voted No1 wax in Autoexpress trial. Easy to apply and clean off.
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Re: Collinite 476s

collinite is a good wax you will find both go over autoglym SRP nicely ( polish with fillers )

The 476 works best on light colours while the 915 works best on dark colours
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Re: Collinite 476s

I just bought liquid Collinite #870 Fleetwax designed for boats and aeroplanes. My father-in-law has a boat so might use it on this and my car wheels.
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Re: Collinite 476s

Not tried it as a blinkered AG fan but it won an Autoexpress test some months back

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AG is over rated if you ask me

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Re: Collinite 476s

I started using the Poorboys Natty/Blue paste wax and you can tell the difference in terms of appearance and durability over a liquid wax (e.g. A/Glym Super Resin Polish). More on a dark car.. less on a light one.

But it takes longer to apply. AG is quick and the finish is excellent. Only the more expensive paste polishes give a noticeably better finish.. and sometimes even that noticeable difference is marginal.

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I started using the Poorboys Natty/Blue paste wax and you can tell the difference in terms of appearance and durability over a liquid wax (e.g. A/Glym Super Resin Polish). More on a dark car.. less on a light one.

But it takes longer to apply. AG is quick and the finish is excellent. Only the more expensive paste polishes give a noticeably better finish.. and sometimes even that noticeable difference is marginal.

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i think this is where it gets difficult to explain ?

AG SRP is not a wax ! and polish and wax are different things !

Polish creates a good prepped surface and SRP has swirl fillers to disguise swirls this alone has some protection but little durability, wax or sealant is applied over polish to seal in the finish you have created.

Some paste wax's are not as easy to apply and remove like SRP but as above its not the same product group so cannot compare, collinte 476 is very easy to apply and remove for a "wax" hence its so popular and its as easy if not easier to use then SRP and does not create all the white dust SPR does !

but the ideal way to use SPR as it is a good product for what its meant for (not a final finish) is;

clay
paint cleaner (carlack 68 is brill)
SPR to polish and remove very light swirls and disguise larger ones
Sealant or wax or both

the sealant and Wax are the final stages SPR is not a final stage and is a polish not wax, polish gets it clean then you are meant to protect that finish and this is where sealant or wax enters the picture.

onced waxed with a wax product not a polish the finish will stay like that for ages hence the reply's saying its great and has lasted months on the car and each wash produces that "just waxed finish" but without having to wax !

Autoexpress along with other detailers have all tested its durability against other products and it always comes out way at the top ! funny how AG does not ????? in the same tests.
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Re: Collinite 476s

Right I'm kinda new to all this cleaning stuff, I used to just take it to the hand car wash. This Collonite stuff is the final coat of product so this is a sealant too?
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yeah me too and i get bored really easy
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yeah me too and i get bored really easy
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