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Couple of years ago i brought a Master Collection Kit from swissvax it had in a 140 pot of wax in the kit so i hid it up so i wouldnt loose it and guess what i did lose in my grandads tresuretrove garage today it finally turned up thank god !

Anyone used swissvax Best of Show Wax ??? any tips ???
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Like all waxes, apply a very thin coat with a foam applicator and only remove once fully cured and layer as per manufacturers suggested time.
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i bought the entry kit when i got my mito, i love the stuff.

i use the scuderia wax
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i did pay something like 450 for the kit and was young i didnt have a clue on how to use half the stuff im glad ive found it all now !

do multible coats make a differance ?
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Yes but only two or three coats. Paint prep before waxing is far more important but layering BOS gives great results
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not sure i only put the one coat on, going to quick detail and apply another coat this weekend. the pre wax stuff is a nightmare to take off but well worth it in the end. really easy to clean afterwards
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have you seen Paul Dalton's Crystal Rock State of the Art Wax 500 a pot !!!!!! Am i stupid enough to buy this lol ive got some dissorder where i think the more expensive it the better it is hence i have to have it !
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ive do still have the pre wax cleaner and the quick finish but lost the manual was thinking of

pre wax
polish
seal
wax (dodo juice) 2x
wax Swissvax 2x

i do worry that some product cancel the other out tho
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Wash
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wax with swissvax only

thats what i did and it came up lovely.

there is a good guide on there website
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have you seen Paul Dalton's Crystal Rock State of the Art Wax 500 a pot !!!!!! Am i stupid enough to buy this lol ive got some dissorder where i think the more expensive it the better it is hence i have to have it !
Yeah, seen that stuff. There was a wax test on DW and BOS is probably the best wax on the market, I'm buying a pot myself after my car get repainted.

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ive do still have the pre wax cleaner and the quick finish but lost the manual was thinking of

pre wax
polish
seal
wax (dodo juice) 2x
wax Swissvax 2x

i do worry that some product cancel the other out tho
Dodo Juice wax is excellent but I'm not too sure it's nessesary tbh.

My method is:
Wash
Clay
Wash (very important)
Polish (if it's a machine polish I use IPA to clean the paint afterwards)
Wax/ Sealent

I haven't tried glazes yet but they're supposed to make a huge difference if you use them between the polish and wax/ sealent stage
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i just gave swissvax a call and thay were very nice to send me a manual free of charge !

mite give the old dodo juice i miss and stick with the kit for now dont want to end up with wax holograms from too much wax

really no need to clay as the paint work is all new only had it resprayed 2 months ago and i havnt stop cleaning it since

only sealent i have is extra gloss protection by autoglym but unsure if to use the stuff or not
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only sealent i have is extra gloss protection by autoglym but unsure if to use the stuff or not
have you ever heard of Finish Kare 1000P? It is honestly the greatest detailing product on the market! I have appiled it to quite a few cars and everyone loves it. It can also be applied to alloys and it makes washing them so mush easier

If you can honestly say you don't like it I will buy it off you..... I don't know if I'll ever use it because mine is still 85% full after doing.... ummm 13 cars? It lasts for 12 months
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Yes i have read quite abit the fk1000p been meaning to order some . Just read so much on so many products i get fried after a while poorboys race glaze dodo juice etc etc

i do like my kits where i have everything to do the job this swissvax stuff running low so i have got to start looking at some good quality opptions !
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at what stage do you use this 1000p stuff. not that i need it but that wont stop me getting some. so:
wash.... etc?
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at what stage do you use this 1000p stuff. not that i need it but that wont stop me getting some. so:
wash.... etc?
I use it after polishing instead of a wax. It looks better (read deeper and "wetter") than any other wax I have tried.
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Yeah, seen that stuff. There was a wax test on DW and BOS is probably the best wax on the market, I'm buying a pot myself after my car get repainted.



Dodo Juice wax is excellent but I'm not too sure it's nessesary tbh.

My method is:
Wash
Clay
Wash (very important)
Polish (if it's a machine polish I use IPA to clean the paint afterwards)
Wax/ Sealent

I haven't tried glazes yet but they're supposed to make a huge difference if you use them between the polish and wax/ sealent stage
I use Poorboys Black Hole and its awesome! Its a glaze for dark cars and the one for light cars is called White Diamond. 12. Theres a pic of my MiTo after buffing it off. Looked so wet it was unreal! They basically contain fillers to hide those godamn swirls! Clear Kote make one called Red Moose Glaze which is arguably better i hear.

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have you ever heard of Finish Kare 1000P? It is honestly the greatest detailing product on the market! I have appiled it to quite a few cars and everyone loves it. It can also be applied to alloys and it makes washing them so mush easier

If you can honestly say you don't like it I will buy it off you..... I don't know if I'll ever use it because mine is still 85% full after doing.... ummm 13 cars? It lasts for 12 months
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Im dying to try FK 1000p! Amongst a million other products!
The thing is with waxes they dont seem to have that wetlook whereas ive been recommended sealants if i want the wetlook i crave, one being Optimum opti-Seal which you spritz on very sparingly and wipe in. Its about 16 and is meant to be the nuts!
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I've used some FK1000 on my wheels but not had a chance to get out and properly polish the car and get it on the body work. The wheels are looked great when I was finished despite the kerbing I've caused on them
 
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Im dying to try FK 1000p! Amongst a million other products!
The thing is with waxes they dont seem to have that wetlook whereas ive been recommended sealants if i want the wetlook i crave, one being Optimum opti-Seal which you spritz on very sparingly and wipe in. Its about 16 and is meant to be the nuts!

Lovely reflections there

I think it's time for me to invest in a glaze
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Aye! I think we should have a polish-party. Everyone turns up with their favourite wax/system and then we can try a bit on various of our panels, to see which one gives us the result we prefer. Roy or someone can be invited too.

I'm certain that they're all pretty much the same .. only difference being what suits a particular colour or even shape of car.


Who's bringing the 500 a pot one..?

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heh.
it's not that i'm tight but i wont buy anymore products till i've used up the zymol cleanerwax i've got.
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